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Posted: Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Tomorrow is the Washington Fire Department’s annual Pancake Day.  We talk with Joe Redlinger about how he and other firemen manage to serve 1500 people.

Christmas Cash Call Winner Claims Prize

Posted: Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at 8:27 am
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Out of 40 qualifiers in our Christmas Cash Call, it was Felicia Humphries of Washington who came away the winner.

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Meeting on Mental Health Redesign Tomorrow at Library

Posted: Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at 6:24 am

With big changes caused by the 2012 Mental Health & Disability Services Redesign, a meeting is being held to start a dialogue on what those changes mean.

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Firemen Prepare for Wednesday’s Pancake Day

Posted: Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at 6:24 am
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The Washington Fire Department has been preparing for tomorrow’s Annual Pancake Day.

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Downtown Businesses See Benefits of Local Shopping

Posted: Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Judging by responses, Downtown Washington businesses benefited from a shop local mentality this holiday season.

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Additions Being Made to Mid-Prairie’s Wall of Fame

Posted: Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Members of the community that have made big impacts on the district will be added to Mid-Prairie’s Wall of Fame tonight.

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Ainsworth 4-H’er Awarded Heifers from Cattlemen

Posted: Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at 6:21 am
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A Washington County 4-H member is the recipient of three bred heifers through the Iowa Foundation Heifer Program.  

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, January 14th, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Lynn Fisher with the Washington County Obesity Prevention Task Force talks about the Community Garden program they’re starting this spring.

Edwards Trial Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, January 14th, 2013 at 6:25 am
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The trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting a fellow inmate in Washington County Jail is set to begin tomorrow.

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More Discussion on Richmond Lagoon Project Expected

Posted: Monday, January 14th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Continued discussion on the situation in Richmond is expected at tomorrow’s Washington County board meeting.

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‘Alive After Fives’ Include Service Group and Service Day

Posted: Monday, January 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Among the upcoming Washington Chamber of Commerce ‘Alive After Five’ events are a service club this week and a highlight of a day of service next week.  

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City’s Special Assessment Taxes to be Reviewed

Posted: Monday, January 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington City Council plans to examine the city’s special assessments.  

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Community Gardens Program to Begin this Spring

Posted: Monday, January 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Obesity Prevention Task Force will start incorporating nutrition and gardening education into elementary curriculum’s this spring.

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Drought Persists Through Winter

Posted: Monday, January 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The National Weather Service says drought conditions have changed very little over the last month.  

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More Discussion on Richmond Lagoon Project Expected

Posted: Sunday, January 13th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Continued discussion on the situation in Richmond is expected at Tuesday’s Washington County board meeting.

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Change to Washington’s Construction Fees

Posted: Sunday, January 13th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Fees for electrical, plumbing, and mechanical construction in Washington would change under a new fee schedule drafted for the city council to consider.

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Soybean Association Ambassador Team Includes Local Farmer

Posted: Sunday, January 13th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Among the 21 Iowa Soybean Association Farm and Food Ambassador Team members is a farmer from Keota.

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IMS Holding Halftime Activities for Area Youth

Posted: Sunday, January 13th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Iowa Mennonite School is offering area youth a unique chance to play basketball in front of a big crowd.

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Caregivers Support Group Meets

Posted: Sunday, January 13th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A monthly caregiver’s support group will meet Thursday in Washington.

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