Today’s Local News

Over Two Inches of Rain Recorded

Posted: Saturday, June 21st, 2014 at 6:22 am

More than two inches of rain fell in Washington this week.

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Summer Officially Begins Today

Posted: Saturday, June 21st, 2014 at 6:22 am

Today is the longest day of the year.

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Keota Lunch Prices to Increase

Posted: Saturday, June 21st, 2014 at 6:22 am

To address a deficit going into the next fiscal year, the Keota School District is raising its lunch prices.

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Bid Accepted for 12th and Tyler Project

Posted: Saturday, June 21st, 2014 at 6:22 am

A bid for a construction project in the City of Washington came in under the estimates.

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Drought Conditions Remain in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Saturday, June 21st, 2014 at 6:21 am

Drought conditions continue to improve across the state.

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Former Members of Historic Church Holding Reunion

Posted: Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Former members of Grace Hill Moravian Church will gather this weekend for their annual reunion.

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Wreck in Highway 1 Construction Zone

Posted: Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A wreck on Highway 1, near black Diamond Road in Johnson County, with a Kalona woman sent two people to the University of Iowa Hospitals by ambulance.

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Riverside Residents Invited to Paint the Town

Posted: Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Riverside residents are invited to help paint downtown businesses tomorrow.

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Swamp Subdivision Approved Near Kalona

Posted: Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A minor subdivision near Kalona was approved at this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Who is Going to Kiss a Pig?

Posted: Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A Washington company is hosting an employee event with a kiss a pig contest to raise money for cancer care.

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New Bank to be Built in Washington

Posted: Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A new bank will be built in Washington.

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Swinging Bridge Festival Enters First Year

Posted: Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Arts and history will be the focus of tomorrow’s Swinging Bridge Festival in Columbus Junction. Planning for this new event began in November.

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3-D Archery Shoot this Weekend

Posted: Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 6:20 am

A 3-D archery shoot will be held this weekend.

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The Longest Day to Aid the Alzheimer’s Association

Posted: Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The Alzheimer’s Association is raising awareness and funds by promoting The Longest Day events.

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Washington to Fix Sewer Problems

Posted: Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at 6:23 am

An estimated nearly $140,000 will be spent for the City of Washington’s sanitary sewer rehabilitation phase one project.

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Small Change Made to Kalona’s Storm Sewer Project

Posted: Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The cost of the storm sewer line replacement from A Avenue South to the east drainage ditch in Kalona has increased slightly.

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City Collecting Tree Debris Following Storms

Posted: Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Today and tomorrow the City of Washington Maintenance and Construction Department is collecting and disposing of storm damage tree material.

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Brighton Celebration Gets Started Tonight

Posted: Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The organizers of this weekend’s Whoopee Days are rolling out a variety of new competitions.

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Local Church Turning 150 Years Old

Posted: Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A church in rural Washington County is celebrating its 150th Anniversary this weekend.

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Assistant County Attorney Hired

Posted: Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A new assistant county attorney will begin in Washington on Monday.

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