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D-89 Republican Hopefuls on In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 at 6:55 am

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Bipartisanship and same sex marriage are the topics on today’s In Touch With Southeast Iowa program.

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Wet Weather Continues to Delay Planting

Posted: Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 at 6:53 am

Another wet week hindered the planting progress in southeast Iowa. The USDA reports that there was less than a half a day of suitable for field work last week.

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How to ID a Census Worker

Posted: Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 at 6:52 am

The U.S. Census Bureau is conducting door-to-door follow-ups, and wants to make sure people are able to identify a census worker.

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Washington Councilors Busy Next Few Weeks

Posted: Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 at 6:50 am

Washington City Councilors have several committee meetings this week and next.

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Highland Senior to Be Honored by Prudential

Posted: Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 at 6:49 am

A local high-school student is being honored for his service in a youth led tobacco prevention program.

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WHS Senior Night

Posted: Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 at 6:48 am

Family and friends of students graduating from Washington High School are invited to the class of 2010’s Senor Night.

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25 Washington Co. Organizations Could Lose Tax Exempt Status

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:39 am

25 nonprofit organizations in Washington County are in danger of having their tax-exempt status revoked.

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SE Iowa Farm Rental Rates Down

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:35 am

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The cost of renting farmland in southeast Iowa is down slightly.

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Supervisors To Approve Fuel Contract

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:32 am

Washington County Supervisors are slated to approve renewing the annual fuel contract at this week’s meeting.

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90 Acre Sale Not Quite Finalized

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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There are a few details that need to be worked out before the sale of 90 acres of land from the school district to the city of Washington is finalized.

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Learn at Lunch to Focus on Main Street

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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The upcoming Learn at Lunch will focus on historic preservation. The monthly event is hosted by the Washington Chamber of Commerce. Executive Director Tim Coffey says this one will focus on the Main Street program.

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ISWC Offering Scholarships

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:14 am

Memorial Scholarships are being offered by the Iowa Soil and Water Conservation District to help those pursuing their education and careers in a soil conservation, natural resources related field.

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IFAA Offers Scholarships

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:13 am

The Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement is making available scholarships to incoming freshmen in the fall of 2010.

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4-H Fun Run Next Month

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:09 am

The Washington County 4-H one mile & 5k run is coming up.

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Board of Supervisors to Meet Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, May 16th, 2010 at 5:06 am

Washington County Supervisors are slated to approve renewing the annual fuel contract at this week’s meeting.

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Caregivers Support Meeting

Posted: Sunday, May 16th, 2010 at 5:04 am

A caregivers’ support meeting this week in Washington will focus on people who look after loved ones with dementia.

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Highland’s Senior Awards Night

Posted: Sunday, May 16th, 2010 at 5:02 am

Highland High School is honoring their seniors.

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Scholarships Available for Youth Involved in Livestock

Posted: Sunday, May 16th, 2010 at 5:00 am

The Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement is making available scholarships to incoming freshmen in the fall of 2010.

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Ambulance Contract Up for Bids

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:14 am

Washington County Supervisors are adjusting the contract for ambulance service and putting it out for bids.

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Ainsworth woman charged

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:12 am

An Ainsworth native is among those accused of accessing President Barack Obama’s student loan records.

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