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Washington County Fair Wednesday Highlights

Posted: Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Fair held many events yesterday with the focus being Kids Day.

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Washington County Fair Thursday Events

Posted: Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County Fair continues today with more 4-H and FFA Livestock events.

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Mid-Prairie Softball

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 2:37 pm

The Mid-Prairie Girls Softball team beat Davenport Assumption this morning winning 9-0.  The Golden Hawks lost to East Marshall 3-0 in the battle for for fifth place.

Washington Page – Maggie VanRoekel

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Maggie VanRoekel from the 4-H County Council talks about the Pride of Iowa event happening tomorrow at the Fair.

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Heat Advisory Still in Effect

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 6:31 am

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A heat advisory is still in effect until 7:00 tonight for the entire area today.

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State Government Officials Hold Town Hall Meeting on Drought Conditions

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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State government officials visited southeast Iowa yesterday to discuss the current drought conditions in the state.  

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Supervisors Start Process of Zoning Ordinance Changes

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A public hearing was held as part of the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting yesterday.  

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Washington City Council to Discuss Construction

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Washington City Council is set to hold a public hearing tonight regarding construction.  

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Road Work in Washington Under Way

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Roadwork starting at the north junction of Highway 92 to 2nd Street in Washington is under way.

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COO of Winfield Company Named President of IMPA

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Iowa Motion Picture Association had elected a new president.

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Mid-Prairie Heads to Consolation Round

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 6:23 am

With a close loss in the State quarterfinals yesterday afternoon, a southeastern Iowa softball team is heading to the consolation round.

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Washington County Fair Tuesday Events Recap

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Fair held more events yesterday with many animal shows being featured.  

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Washington County Fair Wednesday Events

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County Fair continues today with the focus being Kids Day.

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Area Softball Results

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 3:31 pm

The Washington Demons came out on top against Carlisle  earlier this afternoon 5-2.

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Washington Page – Mitchell Hora

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Mitchell Hora with the Washington County 4-H County Council talks about the Swine Show at the Fair tomorrow.

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Heat Advisory

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 6:31 am

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A heat advisory is in effect for the entire area today and tomorrow.

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Roads Obstructed by Corn Could Be an Issue

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 6:30 am

Corn has been growing taller in area farm fields and many times it can create problems for drivers.

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Law Enforcement Warn of Potential Scam

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 6:29 am

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents of a potential scam.

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County Pork Producers to Sponsor Racing Event

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Area pork producers have announced they are once again sponsoring a racing series at the Iowa Speedway this year.  

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Burn Ban in Effect for Johnson, Jefferson Counties

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Following this period of dry, hot weather area counties are calling for burn bans.

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