Today’s Local News

Kalona City Council to Review Roadwork Bids

Posted: Monday, October 21st, 2013 at 6:21 am

Bids for roadwork in Kalona will be opened this evening.

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Kalona City Council to Review Roadwork Bids

Posted: Sunday, October 20th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Bids for roadwork in Kalona will be opened tomorrow evening.

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Auditor Encourages Early Registration

Posted: Sunday, October 20th, 2013 at 6:20 am

The Washington County Auditor’s office is recommending citizens register to vote on or before October 25th to avoid delays at the polling place.

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Washington Teacher Selected for ‘Calling All Teachers’ Campaign

Posted: Saturday, October 19th, 2013 at 6:24 am

A Washington High School teacher was one of 120 teachers who received funding for a project from U.S. Cellular’s Calling All Teachers campaign.

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Loan Secured for Wayland Industrial Park Land Purchase

Posted: Saturday, October 19th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The planned industrial park in Wayland has received financial assistance.

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Old Jail in Louisa County Inspected

Posted: Saturday, October 19th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A grant from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources allowed Louisa County to inspect the old jail recently.

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Marr Park Celebrates Halloween Tonight

Posted: Saturday, October 19th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The annual Halloween Hike held by Washington County Conservation is tonight at Marr Park.

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SE Iowa Artists Open Studios to Public This Weekend

Posted: Saturday, October 19th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The fifth annual Southeast Iowa Artists’ Studio Tour across Wahington, Henry, Des Moines, Lee and Van Buren counties is this weekend.

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Drought Conditions Remain Same for SE Iowa

Posted: Saturday, October 19th, 2013 at 6:22 am

In the past week the drought conditions across the state have lessened slightly, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

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Crypto Outbreak Continues

Posted: Saturday, October 19th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Washington County Public Health states that there is a Crypto outbreak in Iowa and warns residents to not consume unpasteurized products.

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Gardeners Preparing for Winter

Posted: Saturday, October 19th, 2013 at 6:20 am

Now’s the time to inspect your gardens, and clean it up, before winter arrives.

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City of Washington Reduces Energy Use by 5.2 Million kWh

Posted: Friday, October 18th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Angela Lobberecht, Key Account Manager with Alliant Energy, presented the company’s annual report at this week’s Washington City Council meeting.

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Workers Clean Building Where Meth Lab Was Found

Posted: Friday, October 18th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Crews from Triage Bio Clean Services worked to clean a building in Washington at 322 North Avenue D where a methamphetamine lab was found in March.

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Leaf Vac Starts Monday

Posted: Friday, October 18th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Beginning Monday, the City of Washington’s Maintenance and Construction Department will start picking up leaves.

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Stabbing Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

Posted: Friday, October 18th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The trial of a woman accused of using a pocket knife to stab someone in Wellman has been set.

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Drought Expected to Persist Through January

Posted: Friday, October 18th, 2013 at 6:23 am

There’s no end in sight for the drought currently impacting southeast Iowa.

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Seniorfest Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, October 18th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics is hosting the annual Seniorfest tomorrow.

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Louisa County Museum to Focus on Civil War

Posted: Friday, October 18th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Sunday, the Louisa County Historical Museum will host a day dedicated to the Civil War.

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Winter Storage Advice for Perennial Flowers

Posted: Friday, October 18th, 2013 at 6:20 am

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach advise that perennials, such as gladioli and dahlias, must be stored indoors during winter to survive.

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Fire Departments Called to Hog Barn in Rural Washington County

Posted: Thursday, October 17th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Three local fire departments responded to a property near West Chester yesterday afternoon, although a fire never broke out.

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