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Event to Showcase Upstairs Living Spaces Happening Tonight

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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An event happening tonight will highlight the upper stories of the downtown area. 

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Conservation Reserve Program Sign Ups Ending Today

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The sign up period for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), which was extended from last Friday, ends today.

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New Physical Therapist Comes to Washington

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A new physical therapist has joined the staff at Washington County Hospital and Clinics.  

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Last Day for Shoe Donations to Be Received

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Today is the last day the Soles for Souls project is accepting shoe donations.

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Henry County Human Remains Identified as Female

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 5:18 pm

As previously reported by KCII, on March 17th the Henry County Sheriff’s Office received reports of possible human remains found on Old Highway 34.

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Washington Page – April 12, 2012

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 11:02 am

Tera Pickens from the Kirkwood-Washington Center talks about the new facility that is coming next year.

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School Board Rejects Bids

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School Board met last night to discuss work for the 1918 building as part of their meeting.

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Protecting Your Garden from Frost

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Freezing temperatures are returning at night after a month of record high temperatures. Patrick O’Malley, horticulture specialist with Johnson County Extension, gave us some tips on how to keep your garden plants safe through the cold nights.

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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Town Hall Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington County Safe Coalition will hold a meeting tomorrow to raise awareness of fetal alcohol syndrome.

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Pesticide Testing Offered in Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The Iowa Department of Ag and Land Stewardship (IDALS) is offering pesticide testing tomorrow in Washington.  

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Scholarship Available For Women

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A scholarship is available for a female college student in need of financial help to complete her education. 

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Marr Park Night Prairie Burn Happening Tomorrow Night

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County Conservation Board is having their annual Marr Park Night Prairie Burn tomorrow night.  

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Two Public Hearings at Keota School Board Meeting Tonight

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Keota School Board will hold public hearings on both the budget for 2012-2013 and the calendar for that school year. The board will begin the meeting with presentations on short and long term planning involving a preview of an April 20th community meeting.

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Titanic Event in Columbus Junction Library

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking is on Sunday, but on Saturday night you have an opportunity to learn more about the Titanic, and experience some aspects of the ship first-hand.

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Washington Page – April 11, 2012

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at 11:03 am

Teri Hartzler talks about the Demon Dash for Cash happening Saturday, April 21st.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa – April 11, 2012

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at 11:00 am

Pam Johnson, Iowa County Dispatcher talks about helping a father from Keokuk County help welcome his son into the world.

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Washington School District Changing Brighton Bus Stop

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at 6:31 am

The Washington Community School District is temporarily moving its bus stop in Brighton.

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Board of Supervisors Hears Quarterly Reports

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors heard quarterly reports as part of their meeting yesterday.  Sue Rich from Washington County General Assistance shared that they spent a little over fifteen hundred dollars from January to March.

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Lawmakers Want Schools to Start Later

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at 6:29 am

Some Lawmakers and Governor Branstad want school districts to adhere to the state law saying schools cannot start earlier than the first week of September  to promote tourism in Iowa. In the past, many school districts that wanted an earlier start received a waiver from the state that allowed them to go around the law.

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Washington School Board Holding a Public Hearing

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Community School Board is holding a public hearing as part of their meeting tonight.  

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