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Whoopee Days 2010

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:44 am

Brighton is commemorating their community celebration for their one hundredth year anniversary.

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Washington Junior High Report Cards

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:41 am

Parents of Washington Junior High students can now pick up report cards for the final term.

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Grassley Named Hardest Working Lawmaker

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:38 am

A newspaper that focuses coverage on the U. S. Congress has recognized Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley as the hardest working lawmaker on Capitol Hill.

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Warbucks Head Shaving

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:35 am

The actor playing Oliver Warbucks in the upcoming production of Annie is raising money for cancer research, by changing his appearance for the role.

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Washington County Conservation Board “Park Packs”

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:33 am

Families this summer have the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors with some fun and educational activities from Marr Park.

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Primary Voter Turnout

Posted: Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at 7:07 am

Voter turnout in Washington County was low for yesterday’s primary. Washington County Auditor Bill Fredrick says turnout was around 18-percent.

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Kirkwood Washington Center Accelerated Classes

Posted: Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at 7:06 am

The Kirkwood Washington Center has a new agreement with Mount Mercy College that would allow you to get a four year business degree without leaving Washington.

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Weekend Events at Wellman YMCA

Posted: Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at 7:04 am

Parents have two options this weekend for activities for their children at the Wellman YMCA.

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July 1st Deadline for State Fair

Posted: Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at 7:04 am

The Washington County Extension is reminding all 4H, FFA members, leaders and parents of the July 1st State Fair entry deadline.

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New Pastor at St. James

Posted: Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at 7:03 am

St. James Catholic Church in Washington will be getting a new pastor.

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Sigourney Movie Night

Posted: Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at 7:02 am

Movie buffs and nature lovers can get the best of both worlds in Sigourney. 

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Unofficial Primary Election Results

Posted: Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 6:56 am

One incumbent County Supervisor advanced out of the primary the other did not.

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Outgoing Principal Looks Back

Posted: Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 6:53 am

As the out going Washington Principal prepares to start his new job, he says there a quite a few things he’s proud of during his time at Washington High School.

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Paint the Town Purple

Posted: Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 6:51 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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Local DNR Officer Retires

Posted: Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 6:50 am

A local DNR Officer says he’s enjoying retirement after over 38 years on the job.

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Washington Co Environmental Dept Receiving Award

Posted: Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 6:49 am

The Washington County Environmental Department will be receiving a special recognition in water quality award from Governor Chet Culver on June 28 at Honey Creek Resort State Park.

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IMS Grad to Perform for Fundraiser

Posted: Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 6:47 am

A former graduate of Iowa Mennonite School is putting on a performance for a fund-raiser for the IMS Annual Fund.

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COPD Study Information

Posted: Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 6:45 am

A research group is looking for area residents to take part in a study on lung disease and the genes passed down that predispose people to it.

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Unofficial Primary Election Results

Posted: Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 5:00 am

Unofficial Primary Election Results

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Election Day

Posted: Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 at 6:30 am

It is Election day today and polls will be open from 7-am – 9-pm.

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