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Supervisors Still on the Fence on Zoning

Posted: Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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The majority of Washington County Supervisors remain on the fence when it comes to a proposed zoning ordinance.

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Washington Council to Discuss TIF District

Posted: Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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Washington City Councilors will begin discussions this week on creating a tax increment financing district

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Crowd Gathers to Help Chamber Celebrates 75 Years

Posted: Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 at 5:52 am

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A crowd gathered last night in Washington’s Chamber of Commerce building to help the organization celebrate its 75th anniversary.

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Family Math Night at Lincoln

Posted: Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 at 5:50 am

Students at Washington’s Lincoln Elementary School will be dealing cards, rolling dice and playing other games this week…all in the name of math.

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Extension to Offer Several Manure Application Courses

Posted: Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 at 5:48 am

Iowa State University Extension will be having three-hour manure applicator certification workshops for dry manure operators on six different dates and locations in February.

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4th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

Posted: Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 at 5:46 am

The 4th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit is later this month.

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Minor Family: News from Haiti Difficult to Come By

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 at 7:10 am

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A family in Kalona is in the process of adopting a two year old girl from Haiti, but because of the recent earthquake, the process is at a stand still.

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Several Key Education Measures Emerge

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 at 6:56 am

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As a key member of the Iowa Senate’s Education Committee, Fairfield Senator Becky Schmitz has been involved in several significant pieces of legislation introduced this session.

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Highland Signs on for Race to the Top

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 at 6:54 am

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A Highland School Board Member says the district is signed on for the federal Race to the Top program.

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Fog to Give Way to Ice

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 at 6:53 am

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Ice is expected to hit southeast Iowa this week.

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Chamber Celebrates 75 Yrs Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 at 6:51 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 75th anniversary tonight.

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Washington Woman Wins Half a Million Dollars

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 at 6:48 am

An eastern Iowa woman won a $500,000 prize Friday in a joint drawing by the Kansas and Iowa lotteries.

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WHS Taking Driver’s Ed Apps.

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 at 6:27 am

Applications for spring driver’s education are now available at the Washington High School.

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Washington Man Injured in Plane Crash Near E. Iowa Airport – New Information

Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 7:41 am

A Washington man is recovering at a Cedar Rapids hospital after a plane crash Sunday night.

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Marek Asks Local Governments to Share the Pain of Budget Woes

Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 7:29 am

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The effects of Iowa’s state budget shortfalls are expected to be felt by local governments.

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Grassley Has Kind Words for Obama

Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 7:25 am

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President Barack Obama hasn’t been without his critics. But he recently got some kind words from an unlikely source: Iowa Republican Senator Chuck Grassley.

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Supervisors to Set Public Hearing Date on Zoning

Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 7:23 am

Washington County Supervisors are expected to set the date for the first official public hearing on a proposed zoning ordinance

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Government Offices Closed in Recognition of MLK

Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 7:22 am

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Many schools and government offices are closed today in recognition of Martin Luther King Junior’s

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WCHC Launches Pulmonary Disease Treatment Program

Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 7:14 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics’ Physical Therapy Department is launching a new program to treat those with severe Pulmonary disease.

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Daffodils For Sale

Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 7:09 am

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The American Cancer Society’s annual Daffodil Days sale is in full swing.

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