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Lt. Governor Cancels Washington Visit Due to Weather

Posted: Monday, February 8th, 2010 at 6:21 am

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Lt. Governor Patty Judge had planned to be in Washington today, but had to cancel due to the weather. Her office says they’ve yet to reschedule

IWD Opening New Washington Office

Posted: Monday, February 8th, 2010 at 6:19 am

The Washington Work Force Center is moving into a new location.

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Board of Supervisors

Posted: Sunday, February 7th, 2010 at 5:30 am

A proposed zoning ordinance for Washington County is up for first reading this week.

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Moving Iowa Forward Tour

Posted: Sunday, February 7th, 2010 at 5:25 am

Lt. Governor Patty Judge will be in Washington Monday for the Moving Iowa Forward Tour.

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School Snow Days

Posted: Sunday, February 7th, 2010 at 5:17 am

The Washington School District has had nearly a week’s worth of time off due to this school year’s unusually harsh winter.

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Work Force Center Open House

Posted: Sunday, February 7th, 2010 at 5:15 am

The Washington Work Force Center is moving into a new location.

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Mills Seed Building Starts to Rise

Posted: Saturday, February 6th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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Crews from Patterson House Moving finish up tuck pointing before they Jack the building up

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The old Mills Seed Building in Washington is on its way up.

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Health Dept. Move Hits Snag

Posted: Saturday, February 6th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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Efforts to build a new facility for Washington County Public Health have a hit a few snags.

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Marek: Much Work Remains Before Govt. Reorganization

Posted: Saturday, February 6th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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Riverside State Representative Larry Marek says much work remains before the legislature passes a government reorganization effort.

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Econ Prof: Jobs Creation will Come Later

Posted: Saturday, February 6th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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Iowa’s leading economic index was up in of January, and the Associate Dean at the University of Iowa’s Tippie Business College says it suggest the state is pulling out of the recession.

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Washington Council Delays “Junk” Ordinance

Posted: Saturday, February 6th, 2010 at 5:52 am

Concerns over creating hardships for people who run automotive related businesses prompted Washington City Councilors to table a revised junk and junk vehicle ordinance at this week’s meeting.

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Parents Night Out

Posted: Saturday, February 6th, 2010 at 5:26 am

The Washington YMCA wants to give parents the night off.

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Antler Measurements

Posted: Saturday, February 6th, 2010 at 5:22 am

With the deer season ending on January 31st, many hunters now have the opportunity to have their antlers measured.

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Winter Storm

Posted: Saturday, February 6th, 2010 at 5:20 am

Southeast Iowa is in for another winter storm.

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Snow Moving into Area

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2010 at 6:52 am

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Snow will overspread the area today as a winter storm system strengthens south of the region. By the time snow ends this evening, snowfall amounts are expected to range from less than one inch north of Interstate 80, to 3 inches along the Iowa and Missouri border.

State Senate Hopeful Clarifies GOP Candidacy

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2010 at 6:51 am

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A Wayland man who’s running for a seat in the State Senate is clarifying comments he made about his candidacy as a Republican.

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Bio-Diesel Maker Comments on RFS2

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2010 at 6:48 am

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New renewable fuel standards being handed down by the federal government is coming as good news to a local bio-diesel plant.

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Local Retailer Expects “Appliance Clunker” Program to Go Fast

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2010 at 6:45 am

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Iowa is launching a program similar to “cash for clunkers,” except it’s for household appliances.

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Washington County Expected to Help out Fellow ISAC Member

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2010 at 6:43 am

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It would appear that counties in Iowa stick together.

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M-P Anxious About State Budget

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Mid Prairie is one of many school districts anxious about what will happen in the Iowa Legislature this session.

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