Today's Local News

Free Gardening Advice From Keokuk County

Posted: Thursday, July 15th, 2010 at 6:20 am

A service from Keokuk County is offering area residents free advice and tips for gardening.

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Arrest Made in Superior Tooling Burglary

Posted: Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 at 6:29 am

Wapello Police have made an arrest in connection with a burglary in Wapello.

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New Washington County Approves New Veterans Affairs Commissioner

Posted: Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors has appointed National Guard veteran Darren Dennler to the county’s Veterans Affairs Commission.

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Main Street Washington Event Approved For Alcohol, But Not In Park

Posted: Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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The Washington City Council has approved an alcohol permit for August’s Main Street Washington Celebration, but won’t allow the organization to distribute alcohol in the city’s Central Park because of a city ordinance.

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Southeast Iowa Congressman To Hold Office Hours in Washington, Wapello, and Keokuk

Posted: Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack will hold office hours in Washington, Wapello, and Keokuk this month.

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Sendoff Ceremony in Mount Pleasant

Posted: Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Approximately 50 soldiers from the 832nd Engineer Company of the Iowa Army National Guard will be in Mount Pleasant for a sendoff ceremony. 

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2nd Annual Alumni Steer Show at Washington County Fair

Posted: Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 at 6:18 am

The 2nd annual Alumni Steer Show is Thursday, July 22nd at 4pm at the Washington County Fair.

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Changes At The Washington County Fair

Posted: Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 6:28 am

You may notice changes to the Washington County Fairgrounds later this month. 

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Accident Sends Ainsworth Man To Hospital

Posted: Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 6:26 am

An accident involving an Ainsworth man occurred yesterday at approximately 3:40 pm on Highway 34 and Quincy Avenue south of New London.

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Henry County Fair Update

Posted: Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Henry County Fair in Mount Pleasant started yesterday with all day events.

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Secretary of Agriculture Candidate Pens Book

Posted: Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Francis Thicke is seeking to unseat current Republican Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey, and has written a book to explain his vision for farmers.

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Keota Comprehensive Plan Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The public is encouraged to attend a public input meeting about the comprehensive plan for development of the city of Keota.

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“Washington Day” With The Cedar Rapids Kernels

Posted: Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball is hosting “Washington Day” tomorrow at 6:35pm.

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Blood Drive at Keokuk County Health Center

Posted: Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 6:21 am

A Blood Drive is being held today at the Doug Adam Memorial Conference Room at the Keokuk County Health Center. 

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Washington County Clothing Competition Winners Head to State Fair

Posted: Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 6:20 am

25 4-H members participated in the Washington County Clothing Competition on Wednesday, June 23rd.

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Washington High School Graduate Receives Iowa State University’s AGSCO Scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 6:20 am

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Washington High School graduate Jeremy Vittetoe has received Iowa State University’s 2010-2011 AGCO scholarship, money that is given to students based on scholastic accomplishments and appitude.

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Governor Honors Washington County Environmental Department

Posted: Monday, July 12th, 2010 at 6:27 am

Governor Chet Culver has honored eleven Iowa businesses and organizations for outstanding contributions to the environment, including one in Washington.

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State Senator Becky Schmitz Says Local Economy Stronger, Growing

Posted: Monday, July 12th, 2010 at 6:26 am

State Senator Becky Schmitz says local businesses are stronger.

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Washington Chamber of Commerce’s “Men’s and Women’s Fun Day”

Posted: Monday, July 12th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Members and employees of Washington Chamber of Commerce businesses are invited to participate in single sex golf tournaments sponsored by the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort.

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Iowa Corn Promotion Board Elections Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, July 12th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Corn Promotion Board election is tomorrow at Iowa State County Extension Offices.

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