Today's Local News

Restrictions On Iowa 78 In Louisa and Henry Counties In Effect Today

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:20 am


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Concrete patching work on Iowa 78 in Henry and Louisa counties began today and will last for more than a month.

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Absentee Ballots Available for Special Election at Mid-Prairie

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:19 am

Absentee ballots are available for the Mid-Prairie September 14th special election to extend the Physical Plant Equipment Levee, which covers expenditures over $600 from the general fund.

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2nd Annual Sons of American Legion Veterans Golf Tournament

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:18 am

In an effort to help build an All Veterans Memorial Park of Washington County and other veteran’s projects, the Sons of American Legion “Squadron 29” is hosting a golf tournament.

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Southeast Iowa Triathlon Features “Biggest Loser”

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:17 am

The Southeast Iowa Triathlon Sprint is in Fairfield on September 25.

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Facebook Tips For Your Business Offered At Tomorrow’s “Learn At Lunch”

Posted: Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 at 6:22 am

Using Facebook for your local business with be the topic during tomorrow’s “Learn At Lunch” event.

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Washington County Non-Party Nomination Papers Due Wednesday

Posted: Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 at 6:20 am

Washington County is reminding residents that nomination papers for non-party offices for this fall’s General Election ballot are due at 5 pm on Wednesday.

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Two Area 4-H’ers Receive Scholarships

Posted: Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 at 6:19 am

Two area 4-H’ers have received a $2,000 scholarship.

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Mid-Prairie and Keota to hold a Joint Opening Session for New School Year

Posted: Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 at 6:18 am

A joint opening session for the staff at Mid-Prairie and Keota Schools is tomorrow.

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Kalona Man Arrested For ATM Theft

Posted: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 6:28 am

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A Kalona man has been arrested and charged with first degree theft in connection with missing ATM money.

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Washington County Residents Continue To Present At Iowa State Fair

Posted: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington County residents have already shown cattle and hogs at this week’s Iowa State Fair, and competitions continue for students.

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Washington, Other Southeast Iowa Planned Parenthood Clinics Report Increased Traffic During Last Year

Posted: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Planned Parenthood’s five southeast Iowa clinics report increased use during the last year, including one clinic in Washington.

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Washington County Resident To Be Inducted Into The 4-H Hall Of Fame

Posted: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Pat Greiner of Washington County will be inducted into the 4-H Hall of Fame on tomorrow at the Iowa State Fair.

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E911 Services And Communications Meeting Monday In Crawfordsville, Meal Served

Posted: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 6:20 am

The Washington County E911 Services and Communications Board will meet Monday night at the Crawfordsville Fire Department.

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New Staff at IMS

Posted: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 6:19 am

Iowa Mennonite School has hired three new teachers to join their staff this year.

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Columbus Welcomes Two New Staff to Music Department

Posted: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 6:18 am

Columbus High School has hired two new staff members to their music department.

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Highland Huskie 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser

Posted: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 6:17 am

The Highland High School Student Health and Wellness Committee is hosting the First Annual 5K Run/Walk and Kids Run.

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Washington City Council Approves $1.5 Million To Obtain Land For Wastewater Treatment Plant

Posted: Friday, August 20th, 2010 at 6:28 am


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The Washington City Council has unanimously approved a plan to purchase land from Bernard and Judith Bartholow, located north and west of its current wastewater treatment facility, for $1.5 million.

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Ordinance Moves To Third And Final Reading Despite Protest From Two Council Members

Posted: Friday, August 20th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington’s City Council did not remain unanimous during Wednesday’s meeting, as Councilman Fred Stark and Bob Shepard voted against furthering an ordinance that would remove the city’s 30 mile per hour speed limit signs on East Washington Street.

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Traffic Changes At Washington’s Junior High School

Posted: Friday, August 20th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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School begins Monday in Washington, and the city’s Junior High has changed how parents can drop off their children.

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Washington Chamber of Commerce: Lady’s Fun Day A “Success”

Posted: Friday, August 20th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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More than 80 female members of the Washington Chamber of Commerce participated in the “Ladies Fun Day” four person best shot golf tournament.

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