Today's Local News

Washington Man Charged With Three Counts Of Assault

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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A Washington man has been arrested and charged in three assaults in the city, one involving two 14 year old boys.

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Bids Underway For “Emergency” Repairs On Underwood Avenue, “Old Military Road” West Of Ainsworth

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:26 am


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The Washington County Board of Supervisors has approved bidding for immediate repairs to Underwood Avenue, also known as Old Military Road, north of the railroad tracks outside of Ainsworth.

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Tree Distribution in Washington County Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Your chance to get a tree for only $25 is running out.

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Loebsack Representative Holding Office Hours In Washington Today

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:24 am

A representative of Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack will hold office hours in Washington today.

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Fairfield student named Semifinalist in 2011 National Achievement Scholarship Program

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:23 am

It was announced today that Fairfield Community High School student Edna Jones was named as a semifinalist in the 47th annual National Achievement Scholarship Program.

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Washington County 4-H Award Nominations Due

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The deadline for multiple Washington County 4-H awards is approaching.

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Mid Prairie School District closer to getting Geo Thermal Energy

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Mid-Prairie and Keota School District’s held their joint school board meeting on Monday.

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Flying Pigs Duathlon Attracts Athletes From Across The State

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Despite the rain, dozens of athletes were in Washington this weekend to compete in a duathlon.

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Washington Fire Department Assists With Burning Recycling Truck

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 6:29 am


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The Washington Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire south of highway 92 near Ainsworth yesterday.

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Homecoming Celebrations This Week In Washington

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Homecoming is this week in Washington.

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Preview: Today’s Washington County Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet this morning in regular session.

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Alliant Energy Power Project near Brighton to start next week

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Alliant Energy will be starting a new project in Brighton next week.

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Senator Becky Schmitz hosting Forum on Education

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Senator Becky Schmitz is hosting a public forum on Education next week in Fairfield.

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Washington County 4-H Leadership Development Deadline Is Today

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Extension Office is accepting applications for new 4-H Leadership Development Program participants.

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Glenn Miller Orchestra coming to Fairfield Thursday

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Glenn Miller Orchestra will be in Fairfield at the Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

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In Early October, Some Driveways In Washington Won’t Be Accessible

Posted: Monday, September 27th, 2010 at 6:30 am


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The first phase of Washington’s 2010 Paving Project began on September 20th with the closure of South 9th Avenue between Washington and Van Buren Street.

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3 Fall Bus Tours Offered By Ainsworth “Helping U Get Smiles” Group

Posted: Monday, September 27th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Ainsworth based group “Helping U Get Smiles” is offering three bus tours this fall hosted by Washington County Historian and nationally recognized educator Michael Zahs.

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Property Taxes Are Due September 30th

Posted: Monday, September 27th, 2010 at 6:26 am

First half real estate and mobile home taxes must be paid by September 30th.

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Lane restrictions on U.S. 218 near the Washington/Henry County line begin Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, September 27th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Construction work on a bridge approach on U.S. 218 1.1 miles north of the Henry County line over the East Fork Crooked Creek Bridge is set to start tomorrow.

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Washington County Barn Quilt Tour Is Friday

Posted: Monday, September 27th, 2010 at 6:24 am

A tour of Washington County barn quilts will take place Friday.

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