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Relay For Life Kick Off Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Relay For Life is holding a team captain kick off meeting. 

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Main Street Scholarships Registration Deadline

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Main Street Washington is holding their national conference in Des Moines and is offering a chance for a scholarship to attend. 

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Severe Weather Spotter Training Available

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The National Weather Service Quad Cities office is holding the first of two storm spotter training classes in the area tonight.   

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Conservation Reserve Program Signup Period Announced

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is announcing the next general signup period for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). 

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, March 13th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are holding their weekly meeting tomorrow this week to go over the fiscal year 2012 budget. 

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Movie Night at the Library

Posted: Sunday, March 13th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Public Library is hosting a movie night tonight. 

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Congressman Dave Loebsack Holding Office Hours

Posted: Sunday, March 13th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Congressman Loebsack will have a representative from his office in southeast Iowa the next 2 weeks.

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Increases

Posted: Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Washington County’s unemployment rate increased in January according to data from the Iowa Workforce Development. 

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Second Theater Fundraiser Happening Tonight

Posted: Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 6:28 am

A second fundraiser is being held tonight to continue to raise funds for the renovation of the State Theater’s exterior in Washington. 

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Producing Foods for Personal Use Course Offering

Posted: Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The ISU Extension is offering a course called the Homegrown Lifestyles Program which is targeted for those who want to do their own vegetable and fruit production. 

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Hoopers Basketball Tournament Signup Deadline

Posted: Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington and Wellman Y facilities are preparing for their version of March Madness. 

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National Wild Turkey Federation Seeking Women Members

Posted: Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The National Wild Turkey Federation is inviting ladies for their outreach program, Women in the Outdoors. 

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Daylight Saving Time and Detector Checking

Posted: Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Tonight is the time to spring forward. 

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City Council Budget Shows Need for More Taxes

Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2011 at 11:28 am

In the Washington City Council’s budget for the next fiscal year, it shows a need for more income. 

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Preschool Vouchers Could Hurt School Districts

Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Lawmakers in Des Moines were divided Tuesday night after talking about preschool funding. 

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Daylight Saving Time Begins This Weekend

Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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It’s that time of year when we spring forward. 

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Monthly Game Day at Library

Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Public Library is hosting monthly “Game Day at the Library” tomorrow. 

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Bones Presentation at Marr Park Sunday

Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Conservation Center at Marr Park is offering a class on bones this weekend. 

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Children’s Basketball Contest on Saturday

Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Washington Township Optimist Club is sponsoring a basketball contest for children tomorrow. 

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Purple Martin Workshop in Kalona Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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A workshop on attracting purple martins will be held at the CAM Iowa Clothing Center in Kalona tomorrow and organizer Jim Walters says this workshop is attended by more than 200 people each year.   

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