Today's Local News

Annual City-Wide Garage Sale in Riverside

Posted: Monday, July 26th, 2010 at 6:21 am

A date is set for the Annual City-Wide Garage Sale in Riverside.

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Washington County Board Of Supervisors Agenda

Posted: Monday, July 26th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Tuesday at 9:30am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session at the county courthouse in Washington.

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Washington Board of Supervisors, School Board Agenda Items

Posted: Sunday, July 25th, 2010 at 5:06 am

Tuesday at 9:30am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session at the county courthouse in Washington.

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Thursday Night Live Is Back

Posted: Sunday, July 25th, 2010 at 5:04 am

After a week hiatus, Thursday Night Live entertainment returns to Washington’s Central Park later this week.

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Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge Presents Friday Night Flights

Posted: Sunday, July 25th, 2010 at 5:02 am

The Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge is opening up their auto rout on Friday evenings to allow visitors access by car for viewing the wildlife and habitat on the area.

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Washington Schools Not Affected By Federal Recall

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 7:03 am

The Washington Community School District is not affected by a federal recall of Whitco Company LP stadium light polls that can fracture or crack and fall over.

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Washington Municipal Airport Receives More Than $9,000 From State Aviation Program

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 7:02 am

The Washington Municipal Airport has received more than $9,000 from the state’s aviation program to improve the approach to its hanger and other paved areas.

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Open House for New Doctor at Washington County Hospital and Clinics

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 7:01 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics invites community members to stop by an open house for great refreshments and to meet the newest member of its staff, Dr. Sonia Gupta

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Brinton Film Festival Celebrates 12th Year

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 7:01 am

This month, the Brinton Film Festival celebrates its 12th year of showing some of the oldest movies still in existence, some of which date all the way back to 1897.

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West Nile Virus – May Not Know You Have It

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 7:00 am

West Nile Virus has been detected in humans or animals in each county in the state, and summer flooding has increased the number of mosquitoes in southeast Iowa.

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Louisa County Conservation at Louisa County Fair

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 5:35 am

The Louisa County Conservation will be represented at this year’s Louisa County Fair in Columbus Junction.

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Highland Huskie 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 5:25 am

The Highland High School Student Health and Wellness Committee is hosting the First Annual 5K Run/Walk and Kids Run.

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Last Full Day At The Washington County Fair

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Today is the last full day of the Washington County Fair.  There is a livestock auction this morning at 9am, Barnyard Olympics at 2:30pm, Antique Appraisal Show at 5pm and Golf Cart Bowling at 5:30pm in the Grandstand.

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Lt. Governor Patty Judge Visits Washington County Fair

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Lt. Governor Patty Judge visited with constituents and fairgoers yesterday at the Washington County Fair.

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Washington School Board Approves Phase 1 Bid For New High School Construction

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Board of Education has approved a construction bid for grading and utilities at the site of its new high school building.

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Iowa 22 Near Wellman To Close July 27 For Repairs

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:23 am

Iowa 22 west of Wellman will be closed for two days next week because of road construction.

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Washington’s “207 Night Club” Keeps Local Music, Business In The City

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:22 am

The 207 Night Club in Washington is nearing its six month anniversary, and owners Mike and Angela Jacobs say they’re not slowing down.

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Flags To Be At Half Staff Saturday

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:21 am

Governor Chet Culver has ordered all flags in Iowa be at half staff tomorrow in honor of a fallen soldier from Iowa. 

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President Obama Asks Business Leaders For Ways To Generate Private Investment

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:20 am

President Barack Obama is asking business leaders for regulatory ideas that would generate additional private investment in business.

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Iowa Lt. Governor To Attend Washington County Fair Tonight

Posted: Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 10:52 am

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Lt. Governor Patty Judge’s campaign office has confirmed that she will be walking the Washington County Fairgrounds tonight to meet with constituents.  Judge, a Democrat, will arrive at the Washington County Fair this evening at 6:15 pm.