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Fairfield Events Center has plenty to offer in October

Posted: Friday, October 8th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Fairfield Arts and Convention Center has plenty to offer people with any interest this month.

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Marijuana Charges “Pending” For Washington High School Student

Posted: Thursday, October 7th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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A 16 year old Washington High School student has been cited for disorderly conduct, possession of tobacco by a minor and could face charges for possession of marijuana.

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Fire Safety Comes To Washington’s Stewart Elementary

Posted: Thursday, October 7th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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October 3rd through the 9th is national fire safety week.

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Woman Airlifted To U Of I Hospitals After Highway 1 Crash

Posted: Thursday, October 7th, 2010 at 6:27 am

The Washington County Safety Center is reporting 1 injury in an accident that happened on Highway 1 yesterday evening.

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Washington County Pesticide Testing Offered Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, October 7th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship will test pesticides tomorrow at the Washington County Extension office.

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Washington Soil And Water Conservation District Meeting Tonight

Posted: Thursday, October 7th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Soil & Water Conservation District will hold its monthly meeting this evening at 7:30 pm at the USDA Office.

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Schmitz hosting Listening posts on Working Family’s

Posted: Thursday, October 7th, 2010 at 6:23 am

State Senator Becky Schmitz will be hosting three listening posts next week that will focus on Iowa’s working family’s.

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Shed Fire reported in Columbus Junction

Posted: Thursday, October 7th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Safety Center is reporting that there was a shed fire in Columbus Junction yesterday afternoon (10/6).

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Washington County Conservation Education Center Has New Winter Hours

Posted: Thursday, October 7th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington County Conservation says it’s Education Center in Marr Park has new winter hours.

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Washington Supervisors Searching For Grants To Pay For Automatic Door At Orchard Hill Complex

Posted: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Washington County Supervisors have unanimously shown support for the installation of an automatic, handicap accessible door at the Orchard Hill Complex.

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Students, Chamber Of Commerce Working Together For Washington Promotional Video

Posted: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Two Washington High School juniors are filming city events to create a Chamber of Commerce promotional video.

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Fairfield Police Release More Details in McDonalds Robbery

Posted: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Fairfield Police Department is reporting that at approximately 5:15am Sunday a robbery was reported by an employee at the McDonald’s Restaurant located at 1705 W. Burlington.

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Washington City Council Preview

Posted: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Today the Washington City Council will meet in regular session.

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Walk At Work Today In Washington

Posted: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Jet Physical Therapy in Washington is inviting area residents to get an hour of exercise this afternoon.

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Lake Darling to Hold a Public Meeting on Renovations Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Lake Darling State Park will be holding a public meeting tonight to discuss lake and campground renovations.

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Washington County 4-H Looking For “Clover Kids” Participants

Posted: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Washington County 4-H is looking for kindergarten through third grade students to participate in hands-on activities through Clover Kids.

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Kalona City Council Looking to Partner with Interstate Power and Light Company

Posted: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council held a public hearing Monday during their regular city council meeting to discuss the possibility of entering into a franchise agreement for electric with Interstate Power and Light Company.

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Adolescent Health, Obesity Task Forces Created To Deal With Health In Washington County

Posted: Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Healthy Community Coalition has unveiled two new task forces and complimentary programs to address the health issues of area residents during the next five years.

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Washington County Supervisors Approve Application For Joint Four County Housing Trust

Posted: Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors has joined Benton, Jones and Iowa counties to form a housing trust through the East Central Iowa Council of Governments.

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Candidate Forum Scheduled For October 18th In Washington

Posted: Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce will host a moderated candidate forum on Monday, October 18 for four contested county and state races.

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