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Distracted Driving Leads to Accident

Posted: Saturday, August 11th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A distracted driver is facing charges after an accident she caused.

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Circus Coming to Area Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, August 11th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A circus will be coming to Columbus Junction on Sunday.

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Court Process Continues for Local Candidates and Washington Business

Posted: Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 2:20 pm

Initial and preliminary hearings were held today for the three political candidates and a Washington business charged with election misconduct.

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Washington Page – Ann Williams

Posted: Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 11:01 am

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Ann Williams from Washington talks about her experience being part of the Olympic Torch Relays in 1996.

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Washington Resident Shares Experience Carrying Olympic Torch

Posted: Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A resident from Washington is recalling their experience as being part of the Olympic Torch Relays in 1996.  

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School Looking For Volunteers

Posted: Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A Washington school is looking for volunteers for the upcoming school year.  

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Investment Class Coming to Washington

Posted: Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Those thinking about investing or just wanting to know more about managing finance have an opportunity to learn how early next year.  

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Entry Forms for Stock Show Due Today

Posted: Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Entry forms and fees for Washington County youth exhibiting at the Ak-Sar-Ben Stock Show are due today.  

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Dental Screenings Available in Washington County

Posted: Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A statewide program is available in Washington County highlighting the importance of dental hygiene.  

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Ollie Native Makes it to State Fair

Posted: Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 6:23 am

An Ollie native is at the Iowa State Fair to show off her steer.

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Watermelon Days Begins Tonight

Posted: Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The small town of Conesville is holding a festival this weekend.

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Drought Conditions Worsen

Posted: Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The most recent drought information shows southeast Iowa conditions continue to deteriorate.

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Washington Page – Brent Hinson

Posted: Thursday, August 9th, 2012 at 11:01 am

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In the second of a two-part program, Washington City Administrator Brent Hinson finishes his conversation about some different things happening within the city of Washington.

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Initial Court Appearances Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, August 9th, 2012 at 6:30 am

The initial court appearances for three local political candidates and a Washington business is tomorrow.  

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Washington Schools Online Enrollment Due Today

Posted: Thursday, August 9th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Community School District student registrations for the upcoming school year are due today.  

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Thursday Night Live Welcoming Popular Artist

Posted: Thursday, August 9th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Thursday Night Live tonight is hosting a popular southeast Iowa favorite.  

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Monthly Pesticide Testing Offered in Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, August 9th, 2012 at 6:26 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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Annual Walk For The Future Event Coming Up

Posted: Thursday, August 9th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Iowa’s 13th annual Sudden Infant Death Syndrome “Walk For The Future” is happening in Washington and six other Iowa communities later this month.  

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Superintendent Goals Focus of Washington School Board Meeting

Posted: Thursday, August 9th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The superintendent’s goals were the focus of last nights Washington Community School Board Meeting.

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Suspicious Items Found at Washington Public Library

Posted: Thursday, August 9th, 2012 at 6:22 am

An interesting discovery was made on the shelves at a local library this week – and it wasn’t a book.

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