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One Sent To Hospital After “Assault” In Washington Parking Lot

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:26 am


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A weekend parking lot assault has sent one man to the hospital.

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Washington Housing Variance Requested, Public Planning And Zoning Hearing Set For Thursday

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:24 am

A zoning variance has been requested by Dave and Jessica Waite to build a home south of Washington.

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European Union Now Accepting More U.S. Corn, Iowa Farmers To Benefit

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:22 am

The European Union is now accepting six varieties of genetically modified corn grown in the U.S.

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Restrictions On Iowa 78 In Louisa and Henry Counties In Effect Today

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:20 am


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Concrete patching work on Iowa 78 in Henry and Louisa counties began today and will last for more than a month.

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Absentee Ballots Available for Special Election at Mid-Prairie

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:19 am

Absentee ballots are available for the Mid-Prairie September 14th special election to extend the Physical Plant Equipment Levee, which covers expenditures over $600 from the general fund.

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2nd Annual Sons of American Legion Veterans Golf Tournament

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:18 am

In an effort to help build an All Veterans Memorial Park of Washington County and other veteran’s projects, the Sons of American Legion “Squadron 29” is hosting a golf tournament.

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Southeast Iowa Triathlon Features “Biggest Loser”

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:17 am

The Southeast Iowa Triathlon Sprint is in Fairfield on September 25.

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Facebook Tips For Your Business Offered At Tomorrow’s “Learn At Lunch”

Posted: Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 at 6:22 am

Using Facebook for your local business with be the topic during tomorrow’s “Learn At Lunch” event.

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Washington County Non-Party Nomination Papers Due Wednesday

Posted: Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 at 6:20 am

Washington County is reminding residents that nomination papers for non-party offices for this fall’s General Election ballot are due at 5 pm on Wednesday.

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Two Area 4-H’ers Receive Scholarships

Posted: Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 at 6:19 am

Two area 4-H’ers have received a $2,000 scholarship.

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Mid-Prairie and Keota to hold a Joint Opening Session for New School Year

Posted: Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 at 6:18 am

A joint opening session for the staff at Mid-Prairie and Keota Schools is tomorrow.

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Kalona Man Arrested For ATM Theft

Posted: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 6:28 am

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A Kalona man has been arrested and charged with first degree theft in connection with missing ATM money.

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Washington County Residents Continue To Present At Iowa State Fair

Posted: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington County residents have already shown cattle and hogs at this week’s Iowa State Fair, and competitions continue for students.

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Washington, Other Southeast Iowa Planned Parenthood Clinics Report Increased Traffic During Last Year

Posted: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Planned Parenthood’s five southeast Iowa clinics report increased use during the last year, including one clinic in Washington.

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Washington County Resident To Be Inducted Into The 4-H Hall Of Fame

Posted: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Pat Greiner of Washington County will be inducted into the 4-H Hall of Fame on tomorrow at the Iowa State Fair.

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E911 Services And Communications Meeting Monday In Crawfordsville, Meal Served

Posted: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 6:20 am

The Washington County E911 Services and Communications Board will meet Monday night at the Crawfordsville Fire Department.

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New Staff at IMS

Posted: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 6:19 am

Iowa Mennonite School has hired three new teachers to join their staff this year.

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Columbus Welcomes Two New Staff to Music Department

Posted: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 6:18 am

Columbus High School has hired two new staff members to their music department.

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Highland Huskie 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser

Posted: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 6:17 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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Washington City Council Approves $1.5 Million To Obtain Land For Wastewater Treatment Plant

Posted: Friday, August 20th, 2010 at 6:28 am


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The Washington City Council has unanimously approved a plan to purchase land from Bernard and Judith Bartholow, located north and west of its current wastewater treatment facility, for $1.5 million.

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