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Housing Rehabilitation Assistance Deadline

Posted: Monday, February 28th, 2011 at 6:28 am


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The city of Washington has been awarded federal funds for housing and rehabilitation assistance.

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Funnel Week Begins in Des Moines Today

Posted: Monday, February 28th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The state legislature begins what they call “Funnel Week” today. 

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Youth Baseball Signup Happening

Posted: Monday, February 28th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington Y is holding registrations for spring baseball. 

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Open Cattle Show Coming

Posted: Monday, February 28th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County 4-H is sponsoring an IJBBA Sanctioned Cattle Show next month.

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Henry Washington ECA Board Meetings

Posted: Monday, February 28th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Henry/Washington Early Childhood Area is preparing to hold two meetings. 

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, February 27th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are holding their regular meeting this week to discuss a variety of items.

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Alive After Five Planned

Posted: Sunday, February 27th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The next Alive After 5 event has been planned for this week. 

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Jefferson County Supervisors Discuss Land Acquisition

Posted: Sunday, February 27th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow morning and during their weekly meeting, they will be receiving an update on the Pathfinders Resource Conservation & Development group. 

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High School Construction Continuing

Posted: Saturday, February 26th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The new Washington High School is starting to take shape. 

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Flooding Outlook Unchanged

Posted: Saturday, February 26th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The snowfall we have received the last couple of days is not going to cause major flooding this spring. 

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Photos at Washington Public Library

Posted: Saturday, February 26th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Washington Public Library is presenting a display of photos from two Washington residents. 

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Washington Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting Set

Posted: Saturday, February 26th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Washington Soil & Water Conservation District is holding their monthly meeting Thursday evening at 7:30.

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Police Chief Receives Award

Posted: Saturday, February 26th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Sigourney Police Chief has received an award from Iowa’s Lieutenant Governor. 

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Mid-Prairie All State Speech Winners

Posted: Saturday, February 26th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Five Mid-Prairie students have been awarded medals for their participation in speech contests. 

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Standardized Grading Could Help Students

Posted: Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Middle School students in one school district in central Iowa will see changes in the way they are graded in school starting next fall. 

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Hunter Safety Course

Posted: Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Conservation Board is preparing to host a hunter safety class.

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Daffodil Order Deadline Extended

Posted: Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The American Cancer Society has extended their Daffodil Days fundraising campaign. 

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Production Barrow Weigh In Scheduled

Posted: Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Fair Swine Committee is offering a production barrow division for this year’s county fair. 

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Preparing For Two Wheeled Vehicles

Posted: Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Warmer weather will soon be here and that means more two-wheeled vehicles will be on the roads.

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Auction Happening Tomorrow for Conservation

Posted: Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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There is an auction happening tomorrow evening for the Tri-Rivers Conservation Foundation. 

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