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The Henry County Fair Continues Through Sunday

Posted: Friday, July 16th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Henry County Fair continues through Sunday in Mount Pleasant.

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Washington YMCA Grill Tonight

Posted: Friday, July 16th, 2010 at 6:20 am

The Washington YMCA is hosting a “Family Fun Night” in Sunset Park tonight from 6 to 7:30 pm.

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Flooding Washes Out Sweet Corn in Washington

Posted: Thursday, July 15th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Summer flooding has lowered the amount of sweet corn available in Washington County, and no local sweet corn is available in the City of Washington.

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Washington High School Students May Have Plenty of Options This Fall

Posted: Thursday, July 15th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Students in Washington may have community college and other opportunities with neighboring school districts this fall.

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McCreedy Building To Be Repaired Without Bidding Process

Posted: Thursday, July 15th, 2010 at 6:24 am

A contract for repairs to Washington County’s McCreedy Building, which houses the county’s assessor and engineer, has been approved without bidding in order to begin work as soon as possible.

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Henry County Fair Continues

Posted: Thursday, July 15th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Henry County Fair continues today through Sunday in Mount Pleasant.

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Jazz and Blues Musician Patrick Hazell Performing at Washington’s “Thursday Night Live”

Posted: Thursday, July 15th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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This afternoon, Thursday Night Live will return to Washington’s Central Park.

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Keokuk County Expo Schedule

Posted: Thursday, July 15th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Keokuk County Expo continues this week in Sigourney.

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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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