Today's Local News

Southeast Iowa Seeing Dry Conditions

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2012 at 9:37 am

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The most recent information released from the National Climatic Data Center shows Washington County experiencing very dry conditions.  

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Washington City Council Amends Water Rates

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council adopted an ordinance changing the water rates at their meeting last night.  

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County to Receive Funds from the State

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Washington County is getting ready to receive funds from the state of Iowa.  

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Principal Reflects on First Year in Washington

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The principal of a Washington Elementary School is looking back at his first year on the job.  

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Mid-Prairie Ranks among Top High Schools

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Mid-Prairie has been named one of the top high schools in the country.

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Weekend Rain Helps Topsoil

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2012 at 6:24 am

The three inches of rain we received this past weekend helped to a certain degree for fields short on moisture.

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Relay For Life Race Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Washington County’s Relay for Life is holding their annual 5K/10K run and 1 mile walk/run tomorrow.  

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T-Shirts Distributed to Washington County 4-Hers

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A Washington business is sponsoring 4-H members for this year’s Washington County Fair.  

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Sewer Rate Increase for Small Jefferson County Town

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2012 at 6:21 am

The town of Linby will see their sewer rates increased this August.

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Washington Page – Tera Pickens

Posted: Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Tera Pickens, Director at the Kirkwood Washington Center talks about the upcoming fall classes.

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Power Outage in Washington This Morning

Posted: Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 at 9:58 am

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People in the downtown might have experienced a quick blink in their power this morning.  

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Board of Supervisors Hear Update on Mental Health System

Posted: Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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During their meeting yesterday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors heard an update on the county’s mental health system. 

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Washington City Council Set to Amend Water Rates

Posted: Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is set to adopt an ordinance changing the water rates.  

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Washington County Unemployment Numbers Continue Downward Trend

Posted: Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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May unemployment figures released by the Iowa Workforce Development show a decrease in claims for a third straight month.  

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WACO District Seeks 4-day School Week

Posted: Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 at 6:25 am

WACO school district has gotten approval from its Board to pursue a four day school week.

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Sign Up Open for Fall College Classes

Posted: Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Sign ups for college fall classes are available for anyone interested.  

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Kalona to Apply for Mini Grants

Posted: Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona will be applying for mini grants through the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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SE Iowa Research Farm Celebrates 25 Years Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 at 6:22 am

South East Iowa Research Farm will celebrate 25 years tomorrow.

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First Day of Summer Today

Posted: Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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

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Washington Page – Cris Gaughan

Posted: Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Cris Gaughan from the Washington Y talks about their Girls Camp happening July 30 – August 3.

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