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High School Students to Receive Computers This Fall

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Students getting ready to start high school this fall will have a new way of learning given to them at the start of the year.  

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Rainfall Amounts Vary for Southeast Iowa in May

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The wet month of May we experienced left us with above normal precipitation when compared to the 30-year average.  

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Interesting Sight in the Sky Tomorrow Night

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Those who like to stargaze should get ready for a rare astronomical event tomorrow night.  

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Crop Reporting Deadline

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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With spring planting coming to a close, Bill Bartenhagen with the Washington County FSA is reminding producers to report crops and land uses as well as failed acreage.  

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Sky Factory to Become First Net-Zero Solar Powered Business in State

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Sky Factory will be flipping the switch this week to become the first net-zero solar powered business in Iowa.

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United Presbyterian Church’s Son a Success

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2012 at 6:21 am

United Presbyterian Church’s Son Games was held last week and wrapped up yesterday.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, June 3rd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are holding their meeting tomorrow because of the Primary on Tuesday.  

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Primary Election Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, June 3rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Voters will be heading to the polls Tuesday to choose candidates in their party for the November general election.  

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United Presbyterian Church’s Son Games Wraps Up Today

Posted: Sunday, June 3rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

United Presbyterian Church’s Son Games was held this past week and wrapped up today.

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Levy Approved at Last Weeks Jefferson County Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, June 3rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

Jefferson County Board of Supervisors held a regular meeting this past Tuesday.

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School Board Approves Purchase Note

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School Board held a special meeting yesterday to discuss resolutions.  

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Special Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign Ending Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A special seat belt enforcement campaign that started two weeks ago is about to end.  

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Paint the Town Purple Month

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

With Washington’s Relay for Life coming up, the organizing committee wants to increase awareness of the event by Painting the Town Purple.  

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Simplified Dietary Guidelines Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A new food icon that was released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is celebrating a milestone.  

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Kalona Historical Village Holding Antique Show

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Kalona Historical Village will be holding an Antique Show this upcoming Friday.

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Yard Waste Hours Return to Normal

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

Washington’s Yard Waste Center is no longer open on Saturdays.  

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Keokuk County Holding Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors will hold their weekly meeting on Monday.

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Sugar Creek Holding a Fundraiser Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

Sugar Creek MYF is holding a Burger Bash fundraiser this weekend.

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Washington Page – Angela Widmer

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2012 at 11:01 am

Angela Widmer from Crooked Creek Christian Camp talks about their upcoming summer camps getting ready to start on June 11th.

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Last Chance for Absentee Ballot Requests

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Those wishing to request absentee ballots for the upcoming primary have one last chance this weekend.  

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