Today's Local News

Conservation Station to Stop at Running Wild

Posted: Friday, August 20th, 2010 at 6:18 am

The Iowa Learning Farm is traveling across Iowa with their new Conservation Station, a mobile learning center that encourages Iowans to help protect and improve soil and water quality.

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Angel Food Orders Can Be Picked Up Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, August 20th, 2010 at 6:17 am

The Brighton Horizons group is reminding the community that orders for Angel Food can be picked tomorrow.

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News Update: Crawfordsville Boil Order Lifted

Posted: Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at 10:27 am

The boil order that has been in effect in Crawfordsville has been lifted.  

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State Senator Becky Schmitz Talks Transparency in Washington, Will Return To Address Main Street Businesses

Posted: Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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A small group gathered Tuesday morning at the Washington Public Library to hear about transparency and accountability in Iowa’s state government.

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Update: Washington County Youth At The Iowa State Fair

Posted: Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Youth continue to compete this week at the Iowa State Fair, and Riverside’s Brian Becker reports good results.

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Washington and Wayland Teens Arrested In Connection With Graffiti On “Approximately 60 Cars”

Posted: Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Public Safety Center says two area teenagers have been arrested in connection with recent graffiti on “approximately 60 cars” in Washington.

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Southeast Iowa Law Enforcement Conducting “Operation H.E.A.T.”

Posted: Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Police Department and County Sheriff’s Office say they’re participating in “Operation H.E.A.T.” through next Wednesday.

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Brighton Man Arrested For Gun Violation

Posted: Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at 6:23 am

A Brighton man has been arrested in connection with a police seizure of four guns this week.

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Chamber’s Men’s Fun Day at WGCC

Posted: Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at 6:19 am

Men who are Chamber members, work for a Chamber Member Business or a member of the Washington Golf and Country Club are invited to Men’s Day at the Washington Golf and Country Club.

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2010 Courage Ride

Posted: Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at 6:18 am

Iowa Mennonite Schools annual Courage Ride is coming up Saturday, August 28th.

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Mid-Prairie and Keota to hold a Joint Opening Session for New School Year

Posted: Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at 6:17 am

A joint opening session for the staff at Mid-Prairie and Keota Schools is next Monday.

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Washington County Supervisors Discuss Funding Options For $8 Million Contribution To “Extensive” Road Rehab Plan

Posted: Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of supervisors received a second presentation from County Engineer David Patterson concerning the state of secondary roads.

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Louisa County Accident Sends Four To Hospital

Posted: Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 at 6:25 am


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Four have been sent to area hospitals after an accident in Louisa County.

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Washington Youth Showing Cattle This Week At The Iowa State Fair

Posted: Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Washington area farmer Carol Horning and her husband are camping at the Iowa State Fair this week.

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Washington Junior High School “Meet The Teachers” Night Is Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington’s Junior High School says it will hold a “Meet The Teachers” tomorrow from 5 to 6 pm for 7th, 8th and 9th grade students.

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“Leadership Washington” Program Now Forming, Orientation Begins September 8th

Posted: Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 at 6:21 am

One of the most popular programs offered by the Washington Chamber of Commerce begins this September, but the signup deadline is tomorrow.

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Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge Presents Friday Night Flights

Posted: Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 at 6:20 am

The Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge is once again opening up their auto rout on Friday to allow visitors access by car for viewing the wildlife and habitat on the area.

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Last Chance to See Way Off Broadways Show “Big River”

Posted: Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 at 6:18 am

Iowa’s only professional musical theatre Way Off Broadway in Fairfield is showing their third and final musical of the summer.

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Former Sigourney Care Administrator Accused of Fraud has Court Date Set

Posted: Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 at 6:17 am

A former administrator at the Sigourney Care Center is accused of fraud charges and faces disciplinary action. Roger Holdeman is charged with three felony counts of insurance fraud.

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Washington County Fair Queen Enjoys The Fair This Week – Without The Sash

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Knoxville’s Lacy Stevenson was crowned State Queen at the Fair on Saturday.

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