Today’s Local News

Membership in Watershed Group to be Considered

Posted: Sunday, August 4th, 2013 at 6:24 am

A resolution is on the Kalona City Council agenda for tomorrow night that would confirm their membership in a watershed coalition.

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Thomas Named Kid Captain

Posted: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at 6:29 am

The University of Iowa Children’s Hospital has announced the 2013 Kid Captains for this fall’s Iowa Hawkeye football season and a Washignton teen has been selected.

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Circus Prize For Coloring Contest

Posted: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at 6:27 am

The Washington Free Public Library is holding a circus-themed coloring contest for all ages with a unique prize.

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Operation Releaf Provides Trees at Discount

Posted: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

Alliant Energy is teaming up with Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Washington County Extension to provide Operation Releaf.

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Majority of Iowa Classified as Abnormally Dry

Posted: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at 6:24 am

Abnormally dry conditions are being experienced across much of the state.

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DOT Website Gets Reorganized

Posted: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Department of Transportation’s website has been given a facelift.

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Routine Maintenance 300 Feet Up

Posted: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Yesterday morning, Kevin Erpelding of Archer Appliance and Electronics climbed approximately 300 feet up the KCII radio tower.

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Improvements at Sharon Hill Proposed

Posted: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Preliminary designs for improvements to Sharon Hill Cemetery have been put together.

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Consideration of Zoning Expected in September

Posted: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

The first reading of a Keota zoning ordinance is expected in September.

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Washington Relay Hits $1 Million Mark

Posted: Friday, August 2nd, 2013 at 6:28 am

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Washington County has raised $1 million.

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July’s Rainfall Below Average

Posted: Friday, August 2nd, 2013 at 6:27 am

The Washington area had approximately 1.7 inches of rain below the average for the month of July.

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Celebrate Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, August 2nd, 2013 at 6:26 am

Tomorrow is Celebrate Washington.

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Sticks and Strings Begins Another Season Tonight

Posted: Friday, August 2nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

A new season of Washington Public Library’s Sticks and Strings is kicking off tonight at 7 p.m.

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Emerald Ash Borer Found in Fairfield

Posted: Friday, August 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Emerald Ash Borer has made it to Fairfield.

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Blossom End Rot Common

Posted: Friday, August 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Blossom end rot is common among tomatoes, particularly those that ripen in July and early August, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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Relay for Life in Keokuk County

Posted: Friday, August 2nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

A day full of activities in Sigourney is planned for tomorrow.

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Crooked Creek Days Starts Tonight

Posted: Friday, August 2nd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Winfield’s Crooked Creek Days gets underway tonight with an unusual boating event.

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Participants in Crime Spree Sentenced

Posted: Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 6:29 am

Travis Alan Peterson

Michael Patrick Mueller

Two Washington men who played a role in a five month crime spree have been sentenced.

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Seven Arrested in Seven Days For Possession of Pseudoephederine With Intent to Manufacture

Posted: Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 6:28 am

Two men turned themselves in last night for Washington County warrants for possession of pseudoephederine with intent to manufacture.

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Auditor, Treasurer, Recorder to Discuss Supervisor Vacancy

Posted: Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 6:28 am

The Washington County Auditor, Treasurer and Recorder will be meeting in special session on Wednesday, August 7th at 2 p.m.

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