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Absentee Ballots

Posted: Saturday, May 1st, 2010 at 6:41 am

Absentee ballots are now available in Washington County for this June’s primary election.

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City Sound

Posted: Saturday, May 1st, 2010 at 6:40 am

The Washington City Council is looking to get wired.

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WHS Prom

Posted: Saturday, May 1st, 2010 at 6:39 am

Be on the look out for formal gowns and tuxedos around Washington today…it’s the WHS Prom.

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Ridiculous Day

Posted: Saturday, May 1st, 2010 at 6:38 am

The date has been set for this year’s annual Ridiculous Day celebration in Washington.

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Alive after Five Event

Posted: Saturday, May 1st, 2010 at 6:29 am

Archer Appliance in Washington is inviting the public to celebrate with them.

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Pesticide Testing to be Held in Washington

Posted: Saturday, May 1st, 2010 at 6:28 am

The next pesticide testing date at Washington County Extension is May 14.

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St. Louis Woman Killed in Henry County Crash

Posted: Friday, April 30th, 2010 at 7:36 am


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A St. Louis, Missouri Woman was killed after the vehicle she was driving overturned yesterday near the Washington-Henry County Line.

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Two Vehicle Crash Hospitalizes 1

Posted: Friday, April 30th, 2010 at 7:25 am

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A two vehicle crash Thursday afternoon sent one person to the hospital and shutdown the westbound lanes of highway 92 in Washington for about a half-hour.

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WHS Students Witness “A Fatal Reality”

Posted: Friday, April 30th, 2010 at 7:24 am

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Students at Washington High School were subjected to a horrific, alcohol related accident Thursday

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Washington Council to Seek Condemnation for New Sewer Plant

Posted: Friday, April 30th, 2010 at 7:22 am

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Washington City Councilors are moving forward with a plan to condemn 30 acres of land to build a new wastewater treatment plant on.

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Schmitz: Thanks to the Pages

Posted: Friday, April 30th, 2010 at 7:19 am

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State Senator Becky Schmitz is sending out a thank you to all the young Iowans who served as pages during this year’s legislative session.

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New Wapello Clinic Opening

Posted: Friday, April 30th, 2010 at 7:14 am

A ground-breaking for a new medical and physical therapy clinic in Wapello is coming up.

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Maharshi Holding Eco-Fair

Posted: Friday, April 30th, 2010 at 7:10 am

Maharishi University of Management is hosting the 10th Annual Eco-Fair in Fairfield.

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Washington County Master Gardeners Sale

Posted: Friday, April 30th, 2010 at 7:09 am

Gardeners this season have a chance to purchase a variety of perennials and other garden related items during an upcoming plant sale put on by the Washington County Master Gardeners.

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Washington Schools to Receive Microsoft Settlement Money

Posted: Thursday, April 29th, 2010 at 7:43 am

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Washington Schools are eligible for more than $280,000 as part of the settlement of a class action lawsuit between brought by the state of Iowa against Microsoft.

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Columbus Schools to Look at New Sex Ed. Program

Posted: Thursday, April 29th, 2010 at 7:35 am

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A group of parents would like to see changes to the way sex education is taught at the Columbus School District.

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Stark Opposes Speed Limit Increase on E. Washington

Posted: Thursday, April 29th, 2010 at 7:34 am

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A member of the Washington City Council is taking issue with a report from the Iowa Department of Transportation that calls for raising the speed limit on East Washington Street.

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Macedonian Exchange Student Collecting Athletic Equipment

Posted: Thursday, April 29th, 2010 at 7:23 am


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A foreign exchange student at Washington High School is collecting gently used athletic equipment for orphanages in her home country.

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Patterson Returns from Volunteer Trip to Brazil

Posted: Thursday, April 29th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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The Washington County Engineer is fresh off of a volunteer trip to South America.

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Midwest Wood Works to Open Next Week

Posted: Thursday, April 29th, 2010 at 6:24 am

A new showroom featuring Amish crafted furniture is having its grand opening.

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