Today's Local News

Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Continues to Drop

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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

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Special City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington City Council is holding a special meeting tonight.  

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4-H Project Preparation Day

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Extension is holding its Project Preparation Day next month.  

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C Avenue Needs Work, Kalona City Council Says

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Kalona City Council says one street in their town is in need of some work.  

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Keota City Council to Increase Security at City Hall

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 at 6:23 am

Officials will now be able to keep a closer eye on Keota City Hall.  

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Zoo Field Trip Signup Deadline Today

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Y is getting ready to go to the zoo.  Executive Director Greg Woller says they are taking a family field trip to Niabi Zoo in the Quad Cities this weekend.

He says the Y is trying to do more family events.  The cost for the trip is $10 and the registration deadline is today.  The bus will leave at 8:30 Saturday morning and return approximately 4:00 that afternoon.

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Fairfield Airport to Receive Upgrades in Equipment

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 at 6:21 am

Just as Washington’s airport is going to see upgrades in the near future, Fairfield’s airport will also receive funds to update its equipment.  

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House Fire in Brighton

Posted: Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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A house fire was reported approximately 3:00 yesterday afternoon in the 200 block of North Harrison in Brighton by the Washington County Safety Center.  

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Washington Airport Receives Improvement Funds

Posted: Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Airport is receiving funds for an expansion.  

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Police Arrest Two in Henry County Domestic Dispute

Posted: Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 at 6:27 am

A Winfield man is behind bars after a late-night disagreement between family members.  

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Take Pride in Your Y Week

Posted: Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Y is having an opportunity to help clean up its Washington building.  

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Alive After Five Event Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The next Alive After 5 event is taking place tonight.  

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Informational Meeting Being Held

Posted: Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 at 6:24 am

St. James Catholic School is hosting an informational meeting tonight.  

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IMS Alumni, Current Students Teaming Up for Sequel Performance

Posted: Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 at 6:22 am

A sequel to a gospel production is coming to the Iowa Mennonite School.  

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First Day of Summer

Posted: Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The official start of summer happens this afternoon, making today the year’s longest day with over 15 hours of sunlight.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Monday, June 20th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are seeking an agreement of services as part of their meeting tomorrow.  

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Chamber Director Graduation

Posted: Monday, June 20th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce Director can add a new title to his name.  

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Committee Nominations Being Accepted

Posted: Monday, June 20th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Nominations are being accepted for those wishing to serve on the Washington County Farm Service Agency Committee.  

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Dietary Guidelines Simplified

Posted: Monday, June 20th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released a new food icon.  

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Kalona City Council Discussing Potential Changes

Posted: Monday, June 20th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The second June meeting of the Kalona City Council will bring a few new items of business.  

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