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Supervisors to Review Zoning Admin. Candidates

Posted: Friday, June 4th, 2010 at 7:33 am

Washington County Supervisors this morning are reviewing the candidates for the zoning administrator

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Ridiculous Day in Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, June 4th, 2010 at 7:26 am

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Things are getting Ridiculous tomorrow in Washington. Ridiculous Day is an annual event designed to promote the downtown area.

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Washington Council Says No to Street Closure for Private Party

Posted: Friday, June 4th, 2010 at 7:08 am

Washington City Councilors have said no to a request to block a street for a private party.

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Pre-Election Coverage Wraps Up Today

Posted: Friday, June 4th, 2010 at 7:03 am

KCII wraps up pre-election coverage today ahead of next week’s primaries.

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Fairfield Fish Kill Appears to be from Natural Causes

Posted: Friday, June 4th, 2010 at 7:01 am

A small fish kill in a Fairfield park appears to be from natural spawning stress.

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Quitline IA Facing Budget Cuts

Posted: Friday, June 4th, 2010 at 6:58 am

Iowa’s helpline for quitting tobacco will no longer offer free nicotine patches and gum as of June 30th.

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Keokuk Co. Master Gardeners Hosting Parade of Gardens

Posted: Friday, June 4th, 2010 at 6:57 am

The Keokuk Master Gardeners and the Sigourney PEO are hosting a Parade of Gardens.

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Supervisors Move Forward with Zoning Map, Protests Continue

Posted: Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 at 8:18 am

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Washington County Supervisors are in the process of approving a zoning map, while staunch zoning opponents continue to protest.

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Washington Council Approves New Garbage Contractor

Posted: Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 at 8:15 am

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Mark is being replaced by Luke. The Washington City Council last night approved a new garbage and recycling contract with Luke’s Sanitation.

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English Valley Outfitters to Hold Groundbreaking

Posted: Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 at 8:12 am

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A resort designed by veterans for veterans is having a groundbreaking ceremony this weekend.

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County Engineer: Be Wary of Where You Put Political Signs

Posted: Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 at 7:48 am

While many local residents are gearing up for the election by displaying political signs, the Washington County Engineer is advising them to make sure they’re not in the highway right-of-way.

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Iowa Grain Prices Down

Posted: Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 at 7:47 am

Iowa corn and soybean prices are down slightly this month and are significantly lower than this time last year.

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Washington Yard Waste Center Resumes Normal Hours

Posted: Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 at 7:44 am

Washington’s Yard Waste Center is no longer open on Saturdays.

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Many Washington County Fair Deadlines are June 1st

Posted: Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 at 7:41 am

The Washington County Extension is reminding all 4H, FFA members, leaders and parents of the July 1st fair entry deadline.

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Washington Co. Conservation Holding Youth Fishing Derby

Posted: Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 at 7:40 am

Young anglers have an opportunity to showcase their skills as well as learning new fishing techniques at the Youth Fishing Derby coming up this weekend. 

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Two Injured in Highway-1 Crash

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 7:35 am

Two Oskaloosa residents were hospitalized after a crash on Highway 1 yesterday morning.

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Local Attorneys Concerned over DHS Reorganization

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 7:30 am

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More concerns are arising over the reorganization of the Iowa Department of Human Services.

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Reed: Happiness Not Guaranteed; Only the Pursuit There of

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 7:27 am

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One of the Republicans running for Congress in Iowa’s second district says the U.S has strayed from the path envisioned by the founding fathers.

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Severe T-Storms Knock Out Power

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 7:23 am

Several rounds of severe thunderstorms rolled through southeast Iowa last night.

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SE Iowa Farmers Make Headway on Replanting

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 7:21 am

After several weeks of wet conditions, southeast Iowa farmers were finally able to get back into the fields and focus on getting crops in the ground.

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