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Washington Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Monday, November 22nd, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be meeting in regular session Tuesday morning. 

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Kalona woman finalist in online contest

Posted: Monday, November 22nd, 2010 at 6:23 am

An Eastern-Iowan is in the final round of a nation-wide contest.

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City Council Approvals

Posted: Monday, November 22nd, 2010 at 6:22 am

Last Wednesday night, the Washington City Council approved the request for Boy Scout Troop #242 of Washington for use of electric power for lighting and to block off three or four parking spaces on the east side of the square in Friday night’s Christmas Parade. 

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Learn At Lunch Event

Posted: Sunday, November 21st, 2010 at 6:30 am

The next in the series of Learn at Lunch events titled, “Small Steps to Health and Wealth” focuses on personal health and financial well-being.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, November 21st, 2010 at 6:28 am

On Tuesday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session.

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Jefferson County Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, November 21st, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors is meeting tomorrow in their weekly session.

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Washington County Accident Sends one to U of I Hospitals

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 10:21 am

At approximately 7:00 A.M. Friday the Washington County Communications Center received a report of a single vehicle accident in the 1700 block of Underwood Avenue.

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Car-Deer Safety

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:30 am

Late fall is the worst time for car-deer collisions and according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration there are about 1.5 million car accidents with deer each year. 

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Everyone’s An Elf Project

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Washington County Public Safety Center personnel are getting into the Christmas spirit again this year and is presenting the “Everyone’s an Elf” project. 

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Candlelight Tour of Homes

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes on Saturday, December 4th and Sunday December 5th. 

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Food Safety important this time of year

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Thanksgiving is next week and food safety is on a lot of people’s minds.

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Christmas Extravaganza Today

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:24 am

A Christmas Extravaganza in Hamakua Place will take place today from 9 am to 2 pm. 

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Donkey Basketball at WACO School Tonight

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:23 am

WACO High School is presenting the “Dairy Land Donkey Basketball Show” tonight.

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Iowa State Extension Hotlines offers a lot of Information

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Iowa State University is offering a unique toll free answer line.

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Swine Risk Management Workshop

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Women that might be interested in marketing swine are invited to attend a workshop that focuses on risk management education and decision making tools. 

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Milk Quality Workshop Coming in December

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The ISU Extension is offering a Milk Quality Workshop on Thursday December 9 so milk producers can be ready for the major changes in milk quality standards. 

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News Update: One Car Rollover

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 7:18 am


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There are reports of a one car roll over accident at 1770 Underwood Avenue between Riverside and Ainsworth. Air Care has been called and is in route. KCII will bring you more information as it becomes official.

9th Avenue Paving Project Update

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 6:30 am

The paving of South 9th Avenue at the intersections of Madison and at Jefferson Street in Washington is scheduled to be completed within two weeks.

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Flu Vaccines

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Centers for Disease Control says that you are encouraged to get a flu shot to stay healthy and there are influenza vaccines available.

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Extension offers tips to weatherize your home

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Winter is coming and for many that means its time to start weatherizing your home.

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