Today's Local News

Investment Class Coming to Washington Next Year

Posted: Thursday, October 11th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A class for those thinking about investing is coming to Washington next year.  

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Homecoming Week at WMU

Posted: Thursday, October 11th, 2012 at 6:21 am

This year’s Winfield-Mt. Union homecoming royalty were crowned at last nights Boom Night.

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Board of Supervisors Talk about Land This Week

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Future development and highway easements were on the minds of elected county officials yesterday.  

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Washington School Board Set to Meet Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington School Board is holding an election of President and Vice President during their meeting tonight.  

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Scouting for Food on Saturday

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Southeast Iowa Boy Scouts will be scouting for food on Saturday thanks to donations from area residents.  

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Applications for Riverboat Fall Grants Due Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Applications for the fall 2012 Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants are due tomorrow.  

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Harvest Better Than Expected So Far

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 6:24 am

All things considered, one Washington County farmer is pleased with this year’s harvest.

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IMS Senior Leaders Recognized

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Some Iowa Mennonite School seniors were recently recognized for their leadership qualities.

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Another Big Year for Courage Ride

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The results from this year’s Courage Ride are in.

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Third Part of 4-H Clover Talks about Hands

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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National 4-H Week continues with youth from the county discussing the important parts of the program.  

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Candidates Forum Held Last Night

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Candidates seeking elected positions spoke at a forum last night in Washington.  

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ACT Registrations Open

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Registrations are available for Washington students wishing to sign up for the next round of ACT tests.  

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Dental Hygiene Program Highlighting New Campaign

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:26 am

A new way to teach children to brush their teeth is being highlighted during National Dental Hygiene Month.  

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Mid-Prairie Elementary Schools Raise Money for Cancer Research

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:25 am

During the month of September, students at Mid-Prairie Elementary schools were able to turn their spare change into cancer research.

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4-H Week Continues with Focusing on the Heart

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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This week is National 4-H Week and Washington County is continuing to celebrate the 4‑H youth who have made an impact in the community.  

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Wellman Offers Way to Get Rid of Fall Yard Waste

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Wellman makes it easy for you to get rid of any unwanted yard waste.

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Plans for Columbus Junction Levee Project Approved

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The specifications for the proposed levee project in Columbus Junction have been approved.

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Alive After Five Celebrating Business Anniversary

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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A Washington business is hosting an event tonight to celebrate their anniversary.  

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Oklahoma Man Arrested in Wellman Early Sunday

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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An Oklahoma man is behind bars after being arrested in Wellman early yesterday morning.  

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Candidates Forum Tonight

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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Candidates seeking elected positions in Washington are speaking at a forum tonight.  

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