Today’s Local News

School Board Election Unofficial Results

Posted: Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Unofficial results from yesterday’s school board elections are in.

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No Reports of Buckling Roads in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 at 6:23 am

J.J. Bell Washington Maintenance and Construction Superintendent says that surprisingly there have not been any buckling roads in the city this year despite the hot, dry conditions.

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Grape Harvest Underway

Posted: Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The grape harvest is underway in southeast Iowa.

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Large Scale Emergency Exercise to be Discussed Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Tonight the Washington County Emergency Management Commission will be discussing the mock emergency disaster scheduled for next month.

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Job Fair Scheduled for Area’s Unemployed

Posted: Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 at 6:20 am

A career fair is being held for southeast Iowa’s unemployed tomorrow at the Iowa City National Guard Armory.

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School Board Election Unofficial Results

Posted: Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 at 11:02 pm

Unofficial results from Tuesday’s school board elections are in.

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Record High Temperature Yesterday

Posted: Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Yesterday’s high temperature of 101 degrees in Washington broke the record previously set in 1912.

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Grassley Deciding His Position on Syria

Posted: Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 at 6:27 am

At this time Iowa Republican Senator Chuck Grassley stated he has not decided whether to support millitary action or not in Syria.

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Iowa County Water Park Closed

Posted: Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 at 6:26 am

An improperly maintained water park in Iowa County has been closed.

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Dual-County Director Agreement Still in the Works

Posted: Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Mental Health Disability Services Director Bobbie Wulf presented a revised agreement for the sharing of her position with Keokuk County to the Washington County Board of Supervisors yesterday morning.

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Bean Appeals Convictions, Court Affirms

Posted: Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The Iowa Court of Appeals has announced that 54-year-old Rodney Bean’s convictions stand.

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School Board Elections Today

Posted: Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am
School board elections are being held today.

All Area Fields Short on Moisture

Posted: Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am

After another dry week, southeast Iowa’s fields are in rough shape when it comes to moisture.

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Jefferson County Social Host Ordinance Takes Effect Next Month

Posted: Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Adults providing an opportunity for or hosting an underage drinking party in Jefferson County can now face a civil penalty.

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Bank Branch to Open in Washington

Posted: Monday, September 9th, 2013 at 6:26 am

A new bank branch is coming to Washington.

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Red Flag Horseless Carriage Tour Rolls into Southeast Iowa Again

Posted: Monday, September 9th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The second annual Red Flag Horseless Carriage Tour will be coming through Washington County and Southeast Iowa in two weeks.

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Taxes Due This Month

Posted: Monday, September 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am
The first half of real estate and mobile home taxes are due this month.

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New Parade Route Approved

Posted: Monday, September 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A new parade route will be used this year for Washington’s Homecoming Parade the afternoon of October 4th.

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Wellman to Enforce Past Due Account Policy

Posted: Monday, September 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Residents failing to pay their utility bills may see those services shut off.

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Riverside to Obtain Bids for Security Cameras

Posted: Monday, September 9th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Riverside City Hall may soon be equipped with security cameras.

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