Today's Local News

Stories from the Sky Program At Conservation Education Center

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Conservation Board if offering family entertainment at Marr Park with their “Stories from the Sky” program.

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No Thursday Night Parking In Downtown Washington

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The City of Washington is reminding residents that there is a no parking ordinance in effect Thursday nights from 10 pm to 5 am Friday morning.

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International Folk Dance Ensemble To Perform In Fairfield

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts in Fairfield is having The International Folk Dance Ensemble of Brigham Young University present a program of traditional music and dance showcasing costumes and choreography from around the world.

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“Second Hand Toes” Performing at Washington’s “Thursday Night Live”

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 6:20 am

This week’s Thursday Night Live in Washington’s Central Park brings something new to the summer program: tap dancing.

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Wellman Hit Hard By Heavy Rainfall

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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High water levels from heavy rainfall have left the south side of Wellman underwater. 

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Summer Heat Could Cause Pavement To “Blow Up”

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Department of Transportations is warning motorists that summer heat could cause the state’s pavement to “buckle and shatter”.

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Free Flood Clean-Up Kits Available

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The American Red Cross Grant Wood Area Chapter is offering free clean up kits for residents affected by Tuesday’s flash flooding in Wellman.

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Appliance Cycling Program Activated To Deal With Yesterday’s Heat

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Alliant Energy activated it’s Appliance Cycling Program to save energy during yesterday’s high temperatures.

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Washington City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Tomorrow the Washington City Council will meet.

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Iowa Writer Pens “What Cheer: A Love Story” For Young Iowans

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The city of What Cheer is the setting for a new book about love in Iowa.

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Edna Jones Lecture Series #4; The War of 1812

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Washington County Historical Society and the Washington County Genealogical Society is presenting the 4th segment of the Edna Jones Series titled ‘The War of 1812.”

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Open House For New Doctor At Washington County Hospital and Clinics

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics invites community members to stop by an open house for great refreshments and to meet the newest member of its staff, Dr. Sonia Gupta.  The open house is tomorrow from 2 to 4 pm at the Education Classroom, across from the cafeteria, at WCHC.

News Update: Flooding in Wellman

Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 10:17 am

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Flooding in Wellman this morning closed Ginkgo Avenue and flooded other city streets after rainfall overnight and this morning. (Photos taken by KCII’s Bill Gatchel)

More Than 10,000 Paid Entries For Washington County Fair, Actual Attendance Higher

Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 6:28 am

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A new ticketing system has allowed the Washington County Fair Board to keep track of this year’s fair entry.

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Anti-Zoning Group Says Many Washington County Residents Are Unaware Zoning Has Passed

Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Democrats and Republicans had booths at last month’s county fair, as well as “Free County”, an anti-zoning group.

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High Levels Of Nitrites In Wellman Water Again

Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 6:25 am

Water samples taken in Wellman have again shown high levels of nitrites.

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31 Iowa Dams Have Deficiencies, Including One In Washington County With “Moderate” Risk

Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 6:24 am


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In wake of July 24th’s Lake Delhi dam breach in northeast Iowa, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources has identified 31 dams in the state with deficiencies, including one in Washington county.

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National Farmers Market Week

Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 6:23 am

The community is invited to come celebrate National Farmers Market Week at the Farmers Market in Lone Tree this evening.

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Washington County Hunter Safety Course Begins Today

Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Conversation Board is hosting a Hunter Safety Class this week at its Education Center in Marr Park.

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Tommy Castro Band In Fairfield For Local Mans Birthday

Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Tommy Castro Band is performing a special concert in honor of a local man’s birthday.

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