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Former Washington Men Sentenced on Drug Charges

Posted: Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 at 5:56 am

A former Washington Man has been sentenced to seven-and-a-half years in prison on drug charges.

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Marek Backs Insurance Reform Measure

Posted: Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 at 5:52 am

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State Representative Larry Marek of Riverside put his support behind a bill to make insurance companies provide routine care for patients participating in cancer clinical trials.

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Link-Up Helps Families with Phone Costs

Posted: Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 at 5:50 am

The Iowa Utilities Board is reminding Iowans who may need financial assistance paying their phone bill, that there is a program to help them.

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Washington Co. Pork Producers Announce Annual Scholarships

Posted: Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 at 5:48 am

Contestants are being sought for this year’s Washington County Pork Queen Contest.

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Keota Man to Make Second Statehouse Bid

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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A farmer from Keota is making his second bid for the Statehouse.

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Washington Lawyer Wants to Run for County Attorney

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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A lawyer at a local law firm wants to be the next Washington County Attorney.

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Zoning Experts Admits There are Drawbacks

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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A man who helped write Washington County’s proposed zoning ordinance says land use regulation does have some drawbacks.

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WCSD To Select New Superintendent this Week

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 at 5:54 am

Washington School Board members are expected to offer the superintendent’s position to a candidate

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IDPH: Limiting Screen Time Correlates with Healthy Body Index in Kids

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 at 5:52 am

A new report from the Iowa Department of Public Health indicates keeping children at a normal body index may be easier by simply limiting screen time.

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Youth Ice Fishing Clinic Offered in Louisa Co.

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 at 5:50 am

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Kids in Louisa County are being invited to learn how to ice fish.

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Iowa FFA Members Visit State Capital

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 at 5:48 am

Iowa FFA members visited the state capital recently for their 25th Annual Legislative Symposium.

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NEWS UPDATE – Man Accused of Holding Knife to Woman’s Throat During Sexual Assault in Lone Tree

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 9:22 am

A 39 year old man is facing two felony charges after allegedly forcing a woman in Lone Tree to have sex with him.

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House Fire Sends two to Hospital

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:28 am


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A house fire in Washington that sent two people to the hospital is being blamed on an electric blanket.

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MSW Announces $20K in Challenge Grant Money

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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A downtown Washington business is getting a facelift courtesy of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Challenge Grant Program.

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Washington Councilors to Begin Budget Talks

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Washington City Councilors will begin forming next year’s budget this week.

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Washington Councilors to Begin Budget Talks

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Washington City Councilors will begin forming next year’s budget this week.

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Supervisors Could Set Public Hearing for Zoning

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Washington County Supervisors are expected to set a public hearing date for a proposed zoning ordinance this week.

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Grassley Says Biodiesel Credit is a Top Priority

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:20 am

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Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says renewing tax credits for biodiesel is a top priority for him this year.

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Loebsack Urges Obama to Make LIHEAP Funds Available

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:18 am

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Congressman Dave Loebsack has announced nearly five million dollars for home heating assistance to aid Iowa families who are under pressure in the current economic struggles.

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St. James Packaging Food for “Kids Against Hunger”

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:14 am

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St. James Church is looking for volunteers to help the “Kids Against Hunger” effort.

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