Today's Local News

Washington Page – Byron Leu

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Byron Leu from the ISU Extension talks about the Greenhorn Grazing Program and a class happening Monday at the Washington County Extension office.

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House Damaged After Overnight Accident

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 8:46 am

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An overnight car accident on the south side of Washington has damaged a house.  According to the Washington County Safety Center, the accident happened about 12:30 this morning.

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Family Fun Getaway Giveaway Winner Announced

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 8:02 am

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Congratulations to Andrew Meyer of Lone Tree, the winner of the 2012 Family Fun Getaway Giveaway contest. 

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Extreme Drought Conditions Now Reported in Parts of Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The most recent drought information from the National Climatic Data Center shows extreme drought conditions in parts of southeast Iowa.  

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Governor Temporarily Lifts Weight Limit

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Governor Terry Branstad has signed a proclamation that will temporarily help farmers impacted by the drought.  

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City to Hold Waste Water Plant Tours This Spring

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The city of Washington is in the process of holding an open house for the new waste water treatment plant.  

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Brighton Tire Fire

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The owners of a Brighton business are recovering following a fire that destroyed their shop.

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World Record Attempt in Louisa County Continues Today

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A world record attempt is currently underway at the Louisa County Fair.

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FSA Authorizes Emergency Grazing of CRP Acres

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 6:23 am

In response to the hot weather and drought conditions, the Farm Service Agency has authorized emergency grazing of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres in 25 Iowa Counties.

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Campfire Stories Returning to Marr Park Tonight

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Conservation Board is again offering family entertainment at Marr Park with their “Stories Around the Campfire” program.  

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Brinton Film Festival Opens Tonight

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The 14th Annual Brinton Film Festival is opening tonight.  

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Brighton Tire Fire

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 8:29 pm

The owners of a Brighton business are recovering following a fire that destroyed their shop.

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Washington Page – Angela Widmer

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Angela Widmer from Crooked Creek Christian Camp finishes her conservation about different upcoming events.

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City Council Starts Ordinance Change Process

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council considered ordinance changes as part of a special meeting last night.  

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Area Organization Talks about Successful Summer Camps

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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An area organization is looking back at how successful their summer camps were this year.  

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Area Fire Crews Have a Busy Day Yesterday

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Area fire crews had a busy day yesterday.  

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Greenhorn Grazing Program Discussing Watering Systems and Drought Issues

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A popular program is returning to Washington County early next month.  

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Pool Safely Week

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:25 am

This week has been recognized as Pool Safely Week by the Iowa Department of Public Health.  

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Wapello to Replace Warning Sirens

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The City of Wapello is in the process of replacing their warning sirens.

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IMS Accepting Donations for Re-Shingling

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:23 am

An area school is gathering funds for some re-shingling on their roof.

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