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Chamber Looking Back During 75th Anniversary

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 6:46 am

As the Washington Chamber of Commerce celebrates its 75th anniversary, they’re taking a look back.

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Kalona Pool Open After Improvements

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 6:44 am

The Kalona Pool opened this weekend with some new upgrades.

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KPL To Kick Off Summer Programs

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 6:44 am

The Kalona Public Library has a number of activities and events planned for this summer.

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Pesticide Training in Washington

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 6:40 am

The next pesticide testing date at Washington County Extension is June 11th.

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Washington County Board of Supervisors

Posted: Sunday, May 30th, 2010 at 5:06 am

Washington County Supervisors this week get an update on the Iowa Department of Human Services reorganization plan.

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District 3 Race for the Washington County Board of Supervisors

Posted: Sunday, May 30th, 2010 at 5:04 am

Three Republicans and one Democrat are vying for the district 3 seat on the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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Iowa Teachers Agriculture Academy

Posted: Sunday, May 30th, 2010 at 5:02 am

The 2010 Teachers Ag Academies are coming up.

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Pesticide Testing in Washington

Posted: Sunday, May 30th, 2010 at 5:00 am

The next pesticide testing date at Washington County Extension is June 11th.

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Missing Dog

Posted: Saturday, May 29th, 2010 at 7:18 pm

A male boxer dog was found on east Jefferson street in Washington Iowa. The dog has a red harness on and does not posses any tags or other information. For more information or to see if it is your dog, call Laurie Bauer at (319)-461-4916.

Expect High Travel and Patrol During Memorial Day Weekend

Posted: Saturday, May 29th, 2010 at 6:41 am

Low gas prices, pleasant weather and a long Memorial Day weekend means many Iowan’s are hitting the road.

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Stewart Elementary School Geothermal Project

Posted: Saturday, May 29th, 2010 at 6:39 am

Installing geothermal heating and cooling system at Washington’s Stewart Elementary School will cost a little more than 1.5-million dollars.

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Washington High-School Graduation

Posted: Saturday, May 29th, 2010 at 6:38 am

Washington High-School bids farewell to the class of 2010 tomorrow.

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Washington School District Offering Summer Meals

Posted: Saturday, May 29th, 2010 at 6:37 am

The Washington School District is again participating in the summer food service program.

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Senator Becky Schmitz Proud of Veteran’s Benefits

Posted: Saturday, May 29th, 2010 at 6:28 am

As the nation prepares to celebrate Memorial Day, a local state lawmaker is again touting Iowa’s status as the first in the nation to approve all 10 of the quality of life measures requested by the Department of Defense.

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Brighton Summer Day Camps

Posted: Saturday, May 29th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The City of Brighton, Brighton Chamber of Commerce, and Brighton Lions Club are sponsoring summer day camps.

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Angel Food Orders Due

Posted: Saturday, May 29th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Brighton Horizons group with assistance from the First Church of God is offering Angel Food as an alternative to paying retail food prices.

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Pressure Canners to be Tested

Posted: Saturday, May 29th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Mildred E Sands

Posted: Saturday, May 29th, 2010 at 6:13 am

Funeral services for 87 year old Mildred E. Sands of Washington will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 1 at Jones-Eden Funeral Home in Washington. Burial will take place at the Oregon Township Cemetery in Ainsworth. Visitation will begin at 12 p.m. on Monday, May 31 at Jones-Eden Funeral Home with family visitation from 6 to 8 on Monday evening. A memorial has been established to Cotter Presbyterian Church and Salem Welsh Presbyterian Church.

Anhydrous Tank Rupture Prompts Evacuations

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 6:49 am


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Several homes were evacuated and a portion of G36 was closed after an anhydrous tank rupture northeast of Washington last night.

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Unemployment Edges Up for Iowa, Huge Drop in Washington Co.

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 6:45 am

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Iowa’s unemployment rate edged up a o.1% last month, while Washington County’s saw a nearly 1% decrease.

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