Today's Local News

Area Organizations to Receive Grant Money

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Community Foundation of Washington County (CFWC) has selected six local organizations to receive grant money this year.  

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Prescription Take Back Program

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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People with older medicines in their house have a place they can take them and not harm the environment.  

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Youth Veterinary Medicine Camp

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Youth interested in learning more about animal health have an opportunity to see what it’s like to be an animal doctor this summer.  

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Fairfield Airport Receiving Federal Grant

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Fairfield Airport has been awarded a grant from the Federal Government.  

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City Reminds Residents of Grass Ordinance

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The City of Washington is reminding property owners that it is time to mow and trim the grass and weeds again.  

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Rising Gas Prices Prompts Chamber to Promote Local Activities

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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With gasoline prices approaching record levels, the Washington Chamber of Commerce is sharing ideas on local activities.  

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Iowa Poet Laureate Coming to Kalona

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Iowa’s Poet Laureate is coming to Kalona to share some readings.

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Youth Summer Program Comes to Washington

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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A program is coming to Washington for youth to promote physical activity.  

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Church Youth Group Presenting Passion Week Performance

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

The youth group from the United Presbyterian Church is presenting a performance reflecting on the last days of Jesus on Earth.  

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Easter Egg Hunt Happening Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Kiwanis Amers and Hy-Vee are holding an Easter Egg Hunt tomorrow.  

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Washington City Council Approves Lane Change

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council approved changing West Madison Street from 4 lanes to 3.  

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Woman Taken to Hospital after Highway 218 Crash

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:29 am

The Iowa State Patrol is reporting 1 person injured from an accident on Highway 218 near mile marker 65 or Old White Way yesterday afternoon.  

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Bridge Work Set to Begin

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Construction work on Highway 92 is scheduled to begin next week.  

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Drops in March

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Washington County’s unemployment rate went down in March according to data released from the Iowa Workforce Development.  

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County Treasurers Seeking New Company to Host Website

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:25 am

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County Treasurers across the state are working together to find a new company to provide website services for residents to pay property taxes and motor vehicle fees.  

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Last Chance for Theater Auditions

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington Community Theater is holding one last round of auditions.  

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Clover Kids and 4-H Children Opportunity

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Children who are involved with the Washington County Clover Kids have an opportunity to learn about a sheep project through a special mentoring program.  

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Keota City Council Hears Department Updates

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Keota City Council heard updates from city departments this week during their regular meeting.  

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Board of Supervisors Discuss Engineer Sharing Agreement

Posted: Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors reviewed the agreement with Keokuk County on the sharing of a County Engineer during their regular meeting yesterday.  

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Washington City Council Holding Discussions

Posted: Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is meeting tonight to hold discussion on the lane configuration on West Madison Street.  

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