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In Touch With Southeast Iowa – April 16, 2012

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 11:00 am

Senator Sandy Greiner talks about the end of this year’s legislative session.

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Board of Supervisors to Hear Quarterly Reports

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be hearing quarterly reports as part of their meeting tomorrow.  

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Weekend Storms Cause Damage in Keokuk County

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Severe weather over the weekend caused some minor damage in the Keokuk County town of Hedrick.  

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Google Teams Returning to Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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An event is being held tomorrow in Washington to help local non-profit agencies.  

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Stromchaser Bill Passes House

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 6:25 am

As the Legislative Session winds down, lawmakers are still passing legislation, such as the “Storm chaser” Bill. These aren’t the storm chasers that follow tornadoes to study or film them. These are contractors who follow storms and misrepresent themselves to homeowners whose property has been damaged.

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Application Deadline for College Scholarships Today

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The scholarship application deadline is today for those wanting to pursue a degree or certificate in a horticultural related field.  

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Safety Reminders as Adult Turkey Hunting Season Opens

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Iowa’s adult spring turkey season opens today and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is passing along safety reminders.  

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Book Discussion Set for Next Month

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A book discussion is being held next month that is being hosted by the Washington Public Library.

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L and M School Board Setting 2013 Assignments

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Louisa Muscatine Community School Board will meet tonight to discuss board policies and assignments for fiscal year 2013. They will first hear from the elementary school technology team, and hear infrastructure quotes from the technology team.

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Severe Weather Coverage Last Night

Posted: Sunday, April 15th, 2012 at 6:31 am

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Severe weather rolled through Washington County and the KCII listening area last night.  

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Extension Honors Volunteers This Week

Posted: Sunday, April 15th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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This is National Volunteer Week and the ISU Extension is saluting volunteers across the state and here in Washington County.  

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Youth Turkey Hunting Season Ends and Adult Season Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, April 15th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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While Iowa’s youth spring turkey season ends today and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources wants to pass along safety reminders as the adult hunting season starts.  

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Stormchaser Bill Passed by House

Posted: Sunday, April 15th, 2012 at 6:23 am

As the Legislative Session winds down, lawmakers are still passing legislation, such as the “Storm chaser” Bill. These aren’t the storm chasers that follow tornadoes to study or film them.

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Musicians Against Hunger – Today

Posted: Sunday, April 15th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Operation Backpack, a group which provides backpacks full of food to children in need, will be hosting the event, Musicians Against Hunger, on today.

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Reporting Controlled Burns Important

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Farmers in Washington County who wish to use fire to help with their controlled burns are reminded to call them in to the Safety Center.  

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Book Event Next Week Features Local Author

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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An event is happening next week that is featuring a local author.  

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Annual Relay for Life 5K Registration Open

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Registration is now open for this year’s Washington County Relay for Life 5K and 10K.

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Archers Holding First Shooting Event of the Year Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Archers are having their first 3D Shoot of the year at their range northwest of Washington tomorrow.  

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4-H State Fair Special Lineup Made Known

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The Iowa State University Extension in conjunction with the 4-H has announced this year’s special event lineup for the state fair.

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Musicians Against Hunger Event

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Operation Backpack, a group which provides backpacks full of food to children in need, will be hosting the event, Musicians Against Hunger, on tomorrow. Local elementary and high school students will be performing along with the Praise Band, along with many other bands and musicians, at the United Presbyterian Church from 1:30 to 4:00.

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