Today's Local News

County Land Discussion Part of Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, August 19th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Land is part of the discussion during this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.  

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First Day of School This Week

Posted: Sunday, August 19th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Students across southeast Iowa are getting ready to hit the books for another school year. 

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Open Houses for Mid-Prairie Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, August 19th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Mid-Prairie schools are holding open houses for incoming student’s tomorrow night.

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Kalona Seeks Grant for New Fire Truck

Posted: Sunday, August 19th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Kalona will apply for grants and consider bids at the City Council meeting tonight.

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Drought Has Not Effected Farmers Market

Posted: Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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While the drought has had an effect on area crops, the same affect has not happened on local gardens.  

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Washington Elementary School Project Completed

Posted: Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A Washington school has been able to complete a project that has spanned two school years.  

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Honor Flight Looking for Escorts

Posted: Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A special trip taking World War II Veterans to Washington, DC is looking for volunteers to help on the trip.  

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Crop Farmer Weighs In on This Years Yield

Posted: Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A local farmer is weighing in on how this dry summer is affecting yields and harvesting.

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Wellman Considering Using Contractor to Fill Position

Posted: Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The City of Wellman will utilize temporary help while trying to fill a vacancy.

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Courage Ride 2012 Next Weekend

Posted: Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The chance to support cancer research by riding a bike is coming up next weekend.

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Educator Appreciation Breakfast Monday

Posted: Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual “Educator Appreciation Breakfast” Monday morning in Washington.  

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Annual Doggie Paddle Scheduled

Posted: Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 6:21 am

An annual event for man’s best friend has been announced.  

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Burn Ban Lifted for Two Southeast Iowa Counties

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 12:02 pm

Two open burn bans that were issued a month ago have been lifted.  

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Washington Page – Charla Howard

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 11:01 am

In the second of a two part program, Charla Howard from Golden Crest Realty talks about a recent conference she attended and about the housing market.

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Supervisor Announces Re-Election Bid

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A Washington County Supervisor who lost in the June Primary has announced a bid for re-election.  

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Rainfall Helps to Ease Drought Conditions Across Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The latest drought monitor is showing southeast Iowa conditions improving slightly.  

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Washington Resident Talks about Meeting US President

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A Washington resident was able to take part in two unique experiences recently.  

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Home Sales Forecasted to Remain Strong

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Interest rates are at a very low point, prompting an increase in home sales.  

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Local Paralympian Making Appearance in Fairfield Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 6:24 am

There’s an opportunity to meet a U.S. paralympian tomorrow in Fairfield.

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IMS Welcoming Foreign Exchange Students

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Iowa Mennonite School is taking full advantage of foreign exchange programs this year.

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