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Louisa-Muscatine School Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Louisa-Muscatine Community School District met last night.

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Fire in Rural Kalona Destroys Building and Vehicle

Posted: Monday, January 16th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Around 7:15 yesterday morning, the Washington County Safety Center received a report of a fire at 2196 140th Street, the Simon Nisly residence.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, January 16th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow and will be discussing a resolution for the release of permanent County highway easements.  

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Washington County Hospital Announces New Chief of Nursing

Posted: Monday, January 16th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Hospital and Clinics is welcoming a new Chief of Nursing to their staff.  

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No Chance of Record Breaking Cold To Return Soon

Posted: Monday, January 16th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The record cold temperatures southeast Iowa experienced three years ago today is something that is extremely unusual says Jim Hladik with the National Weather Service in the Quad Cities.  

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Input Still Needed for Future City Planning

Posted: Monday, January 16th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Help is still being sought on how to develop the city for the future.  

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Volunteer Day of Service Today

Posted: Monday, January 16th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Local volunteers are encouraged to take part in a day of service today as part of the Martin Luther King Junior Holiday.

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Marr Park Additions

Posted: Monday, January 16th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Marr Park in Ainsworth has several new additions in the works. Director of the County Conservation Board Steve Anderson says they have expanded the campgrounds, and are almost finished with that project.

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Keota Council Meeting

Posted: Monday, January 16th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The City of Keota will have its regular Council meeting tonight. They will review a building permit from John Greiner and hear from Ryan Seiren from the Fire Department.

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SAFE Routes to Schools Funding

Posted: Monday, January 16th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Iowa Transportation Commission has approved funding for the SAFE Routes to Schools program that several communities in Southeast Iowa have applied for.

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Fire in Rural Kalona Destroys Shed and Car

Posted: Sunday, January 15th, 2012 at 7:54 am

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Around 7:15 this morning, the Washington County Safety Center received a report of a fire at 2196 140th Street, the Simon Nisly residence.  

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New Chief of Nursing at Hospital

Posted: Sunday, January 15th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Hospital and Clinics is welcoming a new Chief of Nursing to their staff.  

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Loebsack Representative Holding Office Hours This Week

Posted: Sunday, January 15th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Congressman Dave Loebsack is having a representative from his office in southeast Iowa this week.

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SAFE Routes to School Funding

Posted: Sunday, January 15th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Transportation Commission has approved funding for the SAFE Routes to Schools program that several communities in Southeast Iowa have applied for.

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Louisa-Muscatine School District Meeting

Posted: Sunday, January 15th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Louisa-Muscatine Community School District will meet on Monday.

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Press Conference Provides Few Details of Hopf’s Disappearance

Posted: Saturday, January 14th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A press conference was held yesterday morning that provided more information on the investigation into the disappearance of Sharon Ruth Hopf of Crawfordsville.  

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Iowa’s Emergency Food System

Posted: Saturday, January 14th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Iowa is one of only 12 states without an emergency food system in place. Several groups, including the Food Bank of Iowa have been pushing lawmakers to draft a bill to start a $2 million dollar program that would be incorporated into Iowa’s existing network of emergency food providers.

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Upcoming Washington County Riverboat Foundation Meetings

Posted: Saturday, January 14th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation is holding two meetings next week.  

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National Wildlife Turkey Federation Fundraiser Returns

Posted: Saturday, January 14th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The National Wildlife Turkey Federation is holding a fund raiser on Saturday, February 4th.  

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Kalona Council Meeting

Posted: Saturday, January 14th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Kalona City Council will hold their regular meeting on Monday. They will continue their discussion of the current FEMA Mapping, which they have been working on for the past several meetings to change.

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