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Special City Council Meeting To Discuss Ordinances

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is holding a special session tonight to discuss different ordinances.  

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Primary Election Candidate Filing Papers Submission Deadline Today

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Nomination papers for various county positions for the June 5th Primary Election are due today.  

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Ticks and Other Insects Get an Early Start

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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It’s spring and that means time to get outside and do yard work, or spend some time at a park. But you might have noticed more insects outside this year. Pam Holz with the Washington County Conservation Board says it’s not just because of the early start to spring.

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Financial Literacy Fair Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Students in Washington Junior High and Mid-Prairie Middle School can take part in an event tomorrow that caps off a year’s worth of financial study and career exploration.

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Open House Being Held Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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An open house is being held tonight to honor the Washington Chamber of Commerce Director, Tim Coffey.  

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Keokuk Sheriff Election will Have Four Options

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:22 am

With only hours left to file, the election for Sheriff in Keokuk County has 4 contenders. Incumbent Jeff Shipley, who was charged with OWI and had the charges dropped, is in the running.

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Southeastern Community College Celebrating Poetry Next Month

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Southeastern Community College will be hosting a poetry reading in April to celebrate National Poetry Month. SCC’s Culture on Campus Committee and the Di Dante Literature and Writing Club will host Mary Fons, a nationally ranked slam poet.

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Washington County Man Arrested on Drug Charges

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 11:24 am

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A Washington County man has been arrested based on information obtained from a warrant.  

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 11:01 am

In today’s program, Christina Nash from the Wellman Y talks about their summer camp program.

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New Regional Center Location Announced

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A new location has been announced for Kirkwood’s Washington County Regional Center.  

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Permits for Dust Control Available

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:29 am

The Washington County Engineer’s Office is reminding county residents that the deadline for getting a dust control permit in the county is April 30th.  

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Mental Health Funding in Question

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:28 am

The Iowa Senate has passed a bill that would overhaul Iowa’s mental health system. Senate File 2315 contains five divisions, each one aimed at retooling an aspect of the mental health system. The main change would create a regional structure rather than the county based structure that we have now.

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All Iowa Reads Book Discussion Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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A book discussion is happening tonight at the Washington Public Library as part of the All Iowa Reads program.

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Yard Waste Pickup Starts Today

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington Maintenance and Construction Department is getting ready to resume regular yard waste pick up for the year.  

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Power Outage Planned for Early Tomorrow Morning

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Residents in parts of Washington, Keokuk and Jefferson counties need to be prepared for a power outage early tomorrow morning.  

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College Fair for Area Students and Parents Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Washington High School is hosting a college fair for area high school students and parents to learn more about college options tomorrow.

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PQA Plus Training Coming Soon

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Two Pork Quality Assurance Plus training sessions will be in the area soon. The Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State Extension are hosting these sessions for pork producers who need to be certified.

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Alive After Five Event Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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An Alive After Five event is being held tonight to celebrate a special week.  

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Columbus Junction Council to Review Liquor Licenses

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The city council of Columbus Junction will be meeting tomorrow night. At the meeting the council will vote on liquor license renewals and requests.

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Power Outage Planned for Early Wednesday Morning

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 11:01 am

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Residents in parts of Washington, Keokuk and Jefferson counties need to be prepared for a power outage early Wednesday morning.  

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