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Transportation Changes Possible for Mid-Prairie

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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As the Mid-Prairie School District’s new high school building comes closer to completion, the district’s school board is having discussions about transportation.  

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4-H Project Preparation Day Happening Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County Extension is holding its Project Preparation Day tonight.  

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Reading Club Wrap up Event Planned

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Washington Public Library is preparing to host a big event this week to wrap up their summer reading clubs.  

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Day Camp Held

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Extension hosted a “Survivor” Day Camp recently teaching survival lessons.  

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IMS Volleyball Camp Available to Area Athletes

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Washington County kids have had a number of activities available to them this summer, and athletic camps are another popular way for them to stay active on vacation.  

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Weekend Accident Injures Four

Posted: Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 6:32 am


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A weekend accident near Ainsworth causes multiple injuries. 

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Weekend Fire Destroys Barn

Posted: Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 6:31 am


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A weekend brush fire destroys a farm building. 

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4-H Communications Night

Posted: Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Washington County 4-H is holding their Communications Night again this year.

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Board of Supervisors Discussing Planning and Zoning and Dispatch Center

Posted: Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be making an appointment to the county Planning and Zoning Commission as part of their meeting tomorrow.  

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Fireworks Safety

Posted: Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Fourth of July fireworks are happening tonight in many communities around the area tonight.  

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Holiday Closures Today

Posted: Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Today is Independence Day and most government offices will be closed.  

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School District Promotional Video

Posted: Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington Community School District has launched a new informative video.  

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Kalona Summer Reading Program a Success

Posted: Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Coordinators of the Kalona Public Library Summer Reading Program say they are very pleased with the success of this year’s events.  

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Plans for New Downtown Building in Keota in the Works

Posted: Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 6:21 am

A proposal for a new building in downtown Keota is one of the items on the agenda for Keota’s city council.  

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Board of Supervisors to Discuss Planning and Zoning and Dispatch Center

Posted: Sunday, July 3rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be making an appointment to the county Planning and Zoning Commission as part of their meeting this week.  

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Weekend Fireworks Displays

Posted: Sunday, July 3rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

This weekend has many opportunities over southeast Iowa to celebrate our country’s birthday with different fireworks displays.  

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First July Meeting of Wellman City Council This Week

Posted: Sunday, July 3rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Wellman City Council will convene Tuesday to discuss a few new items of business.  

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Department of Agriculture Grants Available

Posted: Sunday, July 3rd, 2011 at 6:21 am

Washington County producers and producer-owned businesses who want to add value to the commodities they produce on their farms have federal money available to them.

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Summer Food Safety Reminders

Posted: Saturday, July 2nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

The Iowa Department of Public Health says summer is often marked with an increase in food borne diseases.  

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First Six Months Busy for Sheriff

Posted: Saturday, July 2nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar says his office has been extra busy the first six months of this year.  

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