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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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M-P Presents “The Apple Tree”

Posted: Thursday, April 29th, 2010 at 6:21 am

This year’s Mid-Prairie High School musical isn’t a traditional musical; it consists of three different one act performances. It’s called The Apple Tree

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WHS Alum Graduates from Natl. Guard Training

Posted: Thursday, April 29th, 2010 at 6:21 am

A graduate of Washington high school has completed military training in the Army National Guard.

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Obama “Committed to the Middle Class”

Posted: Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 at 6:19 am

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President Barack Obama swung through southeast Iowa yesterday as part of the “White House to Main Street Tour.”

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Kalona Woman Found Guilty of Insurance Fraud

Posted: Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 at 6:16 am

A jury has found a Kalona woman guilty of insurance fraud, but acquitted her husband on a similar charge.

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Schneider Appointed Chief Deputy

Posted: Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 at 6:12 am

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has a new chief deputy.

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Washington School Board to Discuss Union Contract

Posted: Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 at 6:10 am

Washington School Board members are slated to take action on a new contract with the union representing teachers.

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Washington Council to Discuss Ordinance Changes

Posted: Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 at 5:57 am

Washington City Councilors are considering a number of changes to the code of ordinances at tonight’s meeting.

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