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Midwest Old Threshers Reunion This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A popular event in southeast Iowa that draws large crowds is this weekend.

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Southeast Iowa Could See Rainfall from Hurricane Isaac

Posted: Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Now that Hurricane Isaac has made landfall in Louisiana, local weather experts say southeast Iowa could see some benefit from the storm.  

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Non-Sewered Communities Discussion Part of Weekly Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Discussion of Washington County’s non-sewered communities was a part of this week’s Board of Supervisors meeting.  

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City Council Holding Work Session Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A work session is being held tonight to discuss issues happening in the city of Washington.  

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Matt Stutzman Representing Iowa at Paralympics

Posted: Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Iowa will be well represented at this year’s Paralympics in London.

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Rainfall May Benefit Soybean Farmers

Posted: Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Crop conditions across southeast Iowa remain bad, but rainfall late last week may be giving soybean farmers some hope.

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Second Phase of Sewer Cleaning Started

Posted: Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Washington has started the second phase of their sewer cleaning project.  

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Washington County Resident Inducted into Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame

Posted: Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame welcomed a new member from Washington County at this year’s Iowa State Fair.  

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Columbus Schools Keeping it “Green” While They Clean

Posted: Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 6:21 am

After the passing of legislation, schools in the area are attempting to be “green” while they clean.

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John Archer Delivering Speech at GOP National Convention Today

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A candidate for Iowa’s second congressional district is at the Republican National Convention.

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Poll Shows People in Favor of Voter ID Law

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 6:28 am

A poll conducted during the Iowa State Fair overwhelmingly showed people are in favor of a Voter ID law in Iowa and in their county of residence.  

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Alive After Five Event To Welcome New Business

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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An Alive After Five event is being held tonight to celebrate a new business.  

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Non-Party Nomination Papers Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The deadline for residents of Washington County wishing to file nomination papers for non-party offices for this fall’s General Election ballot is tomorrow.  

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Senator Staff Holding Listening Post Next Week

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A time to address concerns with an elected official is next week. 

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Washington Grass Ordinance Reminder

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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With the recent amount of rainfall received, grass could be showing some signs of growth.

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Compassion Group Blood Drive This Week

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Iowa Mennonite School’s Compassion Group is all about giving back, but this week they’ll be taking something.

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Columbus Junction Council Reviews Water Plant Bids

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Columbus Junction City Council reviewed bids for a new water treatment plant last week.

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Washington Page – Becky Harkema

Posted: Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 11:01 am

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Becky Harkema talks about joining the Washington and Wellman Y staff as their new director.

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Jefferson County Shooting Leaves One Man Dead

Posted: Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A shooting in Jefferson County has left one person dead and the suspect in jail.  

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Area Road Work Projects to Start This Week

Posted: Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Different road projects are set to begin in areas of southeast Iowa this week.  

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