Today's Local News

Two Fairfield Schools Go Into Lock-down

Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Two Fairfield schools went through level 1 lock-down procedures yesterday.

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Three Washington County Residents Jailed Following Fight

Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Three men were arrested yesterday after an early morning brawl.

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Washington City Council Introduces Cafe Ordinance

Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington City Council has begun the process of creating a new ordinance to allow outdoor seating areas for restaurants.  

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Grassley Weighs in on Threat of Fiscal Cliff

Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Senator Chuck Grassley says letting the Bush-era tax cuts expire and letting the Budget Control Act of 2011 go into effect, as is, will lead to a number of negative consequences.

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Kalona Gets Extension on Preferred Risk Policy Rates

Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Those outside the 100-year floodplain in Kalona will have more time to secure flood insurance.

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Washington’s Alternative High School Conferences and a Special Project

Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Most Washington Community School District schools had already completed parent-teacher conferences by last month—except the Assure Center, which is the alternative high school.

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Kalona Man Places 1st in Iowa Cyclocross Championships

Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A Kalona native won gold at last weekends 2012 Iowa Cyclocross Championships.

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Rolling Meth Lab Seized in Downtown Washington

Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at 1:24 pm
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A drug task force and other agencies seized a rolling methamphetamine lab and arrested two people in downtown Washington this afternoon.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Today we talk with the director of the Washington Public Library Debbie Stanton about some upcoming events and the library’s holiday hours.

County Reevaluates Estimated Payoff Date for TIF District

Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors heard the status of their TIF district at today’s meeting.

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Police Continue Investigation; Seek Information from Public

Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington Police Department is continuing an investigation into an armed robbery, but they are not ready to release more information.

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Washington County Riverboat Foundation to Award Grants

Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation is set to give out another round of grants this evening.  

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New Support Group for Parents of Special Needs Children

Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A new support group has formed in Washington and has begun meeting for parents of children with special needs.

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Mid-Prairie Dance Team Receives Division 1 Ranking

Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie’s Dance Team recently made their school proud at a state competition.

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Paws & More Preventing Dog Bites Through Education

Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at 6:22 am

In addition to being the only animal shelter in the county, Paws and More also does community outreach.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Today we hear from Washington Cable Commission Member Roger Adams about the commission’s efforts to create public access television programming.

Record High Broken in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 at 12:51 pm

Unseasonably warm weather helped Washington break a 40 year old record yesterday.

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New City Commission Looking to Construct Small Facility

Posted: Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington City Cable Commission is examining the construction needs for a new city facility that would house a production studio and equipment to run a public-access cable channel.

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Chamber of Commerce Exceeds Goal for Tour of Homes Numbers

Posted: Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The annual Tour of Homes in Washington had more than double last year’s turnout.

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ISU Beef Program in Washington Today

Posted: Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The recent drought has been hard on livestock producers.

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