Today's Local News

Washington County Maintenance Department Urges Caution on Area Roadways

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 10:29 am

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Severe weather that rolled through southeast Iowa Thursday night is having some long term effects on roadways in Washington County.

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Car Fire in Washington

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 8:07 am

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The Washington Fire Department responded to a car fire at 901 Adams Street this morning.  Washington Assistant Fire Chief Craig Rembold says the fire started in the rear of the vehicle.  He says the owner of car did have trouble starting it which could have attributed to the fire.

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No one was injured and the Washington Fire Department was able to put it out within 15 minutes.

WACO Students Pitch-in With Clean Up

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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WACO Schools Superintendent Pat Coen reports to KCII news that secondary students at WACO schools are asked to report to class today at normal time with work gloves, boots and clothes instead of their usual pencils and books.

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Evacuation at Junior High School Yesterday Morning

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:29 am

Students at the Washington Junior High School had an unexpected break from class yesterday morning.  

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City Reminds Residents of Grass Ordinance

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The City of Washington is reminding property owners of their grass and weed ordinance now that spring has arrived.  

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Soil and Water Conservation Week

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Its Soil and Water Conservation Week, a week dedicated to spreading the word about the programs and people who help preserve our natural resources.

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Washington Yard Waste Center Offering Extra Hours in May

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington Waste Water Treatment Plant and Yard Waste Center is getting set to offer extra hours in May.  

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Help Needed for Downtown Cleanup Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A group of volunteers is looking for people to help clean up areas of downtown tomorrow.  

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4-H Summer Camp Research Study

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Area kids participating in one of two 4-H summer camps will have the opportunity to get involved in a research study.

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Book Discussion Happening Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington Public Library is hosting a book discussion tomorrow.  

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New State Maps Available

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Iowa Department of Transportation has released its new Transportation Map for this year.  The new maps show all highways, major county roads and major streets in the state’s 16 largest cities as well as airports and rail lines.

The map also shows an index listing the cities shown and their populations.  One addition this year is the maps are also available in electronic format on the Internet.

The new maps can be found at any driver’s license station including the treasurer’s office at the Washington County Courthouse.

Louisa-Muscatine School District Starts Search for New Principal

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Louisa-Muscatine Community School District is looking for a new high school principal.

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Evacuation at Junior High School This Morning

Posted: Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 11:09 am

Students at the Washington Junior High School had an unexpected break from class this morning.

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Washington Page – May 3, 2012

Posted: Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 11:01 am

Father Troy Richmond shares information about some upcoming events at St. James Catholic Church in Washington.

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Body Found in River Identified

Posted: Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 7:39 am

The body of a man found by some fishermen in Louisa County has been identified.  

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Washington City Council Discusses Ordinances

Posted: Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council held several hearings as part of their meeting last night.  

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Harkin Representative Scheduled to Visit Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A representative from Senator Tom Harkin’s office will be in Washington tomorrow.  

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New Program Coming to Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A new program is coming to southeast Iowa to help get people more active.  

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Mid-Prairie Salary Negotiations

Posted: Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Mid-Prairie School District recently negotiated salary and benefits with its teachers.

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Iowa Adult Day Service Awards

Posted: Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Iowa Adult Day Service Association is looking for nominees to be recognized for their excellence in the support or delivery of Adult Day Services.

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