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Highland Huskie 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 5:25 am

The Highland High School Student Health and Wellness Committee is hosting the First Annual 5K Run/Walk and Kids Run.

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Last Full Day At The Washington County Fair

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Today is the last full day of the Washington County Fair.  There is a livestock auction this morning at 9am, Barnyard Olympics at 2:30pm, Antique Appraisal Show at 5pm and Golf Cart Bowling at 5:30pm in the Grandstand.

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Lt. Governor Patty Judge Visits Washington County Fair

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Lt. Governor Patty Judge visited with constituents and fairgoers yesterday at the Washington County Fair.

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Washington School Board Approves Phase 1 Bid For New High School Construction

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Board of Education has approved a construction bid for grading and utilities at the site of its new high school building.

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Iowa 22 Near Wellman To Close July 27 For Repairs

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:23 am

Iowa 22 west of Wellman will be closed for two days next week because of road construction.

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Washington’s “207 Night Club” Keeps Local Music, Business In The City

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:22 am

The 207 Night Club in Washington is nearing its six month anniversary, and owners Mike and Angela Jacobs say they’re not slowing down.

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Flags To Be At Half Staff Saturday

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:21 am

Governor Chet Culver has ordered all flags in Iowa be at half staff tomorrow in honor of a fallen soldier from Iowa. 

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President Obama Asks Business Leaders For Ways To Generate Private Investment

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:20 am

President Barack Obama is asking business leaders for regulatory ideas that would generate additional private investment in business.

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Iowa Lt. Governor To Attend Washington County Fair Tonight

Posted: Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 10:52 am

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Lt. Governor Patty Judge’s campaign office has confirmed that she will be walking the Washington County Fairgrounds tonight to meet with constituents.  Judge, a Democrat, will arrive at the Washington County Fair this evening at 6:15 pm.

Heat, Refreshments and Barn Concerts: Wednesday At The Washington County Fair

Posted: Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 6:28 am
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Yesterday’s high at the fairgrounds was 88 degrees, and mixed with summer humidity, fairgoers were feeling the heat.

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Multiple Fair Events Offered In Lieu of TNL Entertainment

Posted: Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 6:26 am

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There will be no Thursday Night Live guest performers or Municipal Band performance this week in Washington, but the weekly farmers market will take place in Central Park at 5pm.

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Parking In Downtown Washington

Posted: Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 6:24 am

Washington’s Downtown Revitalization has triggered a review of parking on and near the town square.

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Mid-Prairie Wraps Up State Tournament Softball

Posted: Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie wrapped up State Tournament softball tournament play yesterday.

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Washington Will Have a “Wonderful” Middle School

Posted: Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 6:22 am

As Washington prepares to build and move students to a new high school facility, plans are also in the works to turn the current high school into a new middle school.

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Columbus Junction Day Camp for Boys

Posted: Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Boy Scouts of America in Columbus Junction is hosting a Day Camp for area boys between the ages of 6 and 10. 

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Washington County Empowerment Board To Meet For The Last Time

Posted: Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 6:20 am

The Washington County Empowerment Board will meet for the last time this afternoon at 4:30 pm at the Washington Public Library.

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Update: Early Morning Scare at Washington’s Frontier Restaurant Caused By Basement Appliance

Posted: Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Yesterday morning KCII reported that the Washington Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report at the Frontier Restaurant of smoke and a smell of gas coming from the building’s basement.

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Columbus Junction Semi-truck Driver Airlifted To Hospital After Accident

Posted: Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 at 6:28 am

A Columbus Junction man is in the hospital after losing control of his semi-truck.

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A Day For “Kidz” At The Washington County Fair

Posted: Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Today is “Kidz Day” at the Washington County Fair.

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Mid Prairie Continues State Tournament Softball Play Today

Posted: Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 at 6:23 am

Mid Prairie continues State Tournament softball play today. 

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