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Food Drive Continues

Posted: Monday, December 20th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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KCII’s 8th Annual Caring Christmas Food Drive continues today at Archer’s Appliance and Electronics. 

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Camp Climbing Club

Posted: Monday, December 20th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Crooked Creek Christian Camp is having a climbing camp.

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Columbus Community School Board Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, December 20th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Columbus Community School District will be meeting in regular session tonight. 

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, December 19th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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On Tuesday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session.

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Land Values Increase

Posted: Sunday, December 19th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The latest land values show that the average dollar per acre in Washington County has increased over last year.

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Riverside City Council Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, December 19th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Riverside City Council will be meeting in regular session tomorrow.

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Jefferson County Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, December 19th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors will be meeting in their regular session on tomorrow morning.

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Power Outage

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 12:06 pm

Shortly before noon today Alliant Energy Reported 2478 customers without power in Washington County and 18 without power in Johnson County.  Listener reports indicate outages in the Kalona, Richmond and Riverside areas.  Power was restored at 2:00 p.m. KCII will bring you more information as it becomes official.

New Gun Law Concerns

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Washington Police Chief Greg Goodman has expressed concern regarding the new gun law which is taking effect January 1st.

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Mills Seed Building Update

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council received an update on the status of the Mill Seed Building during this past Wednesday’s meeting.

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Final Mailing Dates

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The United States Post Office is reminding everyone of mailing deadlines. 

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Last Weekend to Visit Santa

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce wants to remind everyone that this is the last weekend to visit Santa’s house.

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Rescheduled Kalona Christmas events tonight

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Last Saturday Downtown Kalona was supposed to hold their Kalona Christmas events but they were rescheduled due to snow.

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Congressman Loebsack Representative Meeting

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Yesterday, Congress Dave Loebsack District Representative Jared Hershberger was at the Washington Chamber of Commerce. 

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Iowa DNR Priorities from Legislature

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has set their priorities for the 2011 legislative session.

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Washington County Income, Higher then Iowa’s

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The median household income in Iowa rose by less than $1,000 between 2007 and 2009, and the poverty rate climbed nearly 1 percentage point, but Iowans fared better than people in many other states hard-hit by the economic recession, according to a report released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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City Wells Chemical Treatment

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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At Wednesday night’s Washington City Council meeting, a proposal was made by the city water department regarding the status of three of Washington’s wells. 

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Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation recently announced its Competitive Grant Awards for the fall of 2010.

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Coaches Versus Cancer Events Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Tomorrow, the Washington Demons will be having two special fundraising events. 

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Weather Related Accidents

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Yesterday, the Washington County Safety Center reported three accidents due to slick road conditions.

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