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Thanksgiving Closures

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 at 5:57 am

Thanksgiving is tomorrow (11/26) and most government offices and many businesses will be closed

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Thirsty Camel Fire Likely Started in Roof

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 8:20 am

Iowa (AP) – The fire that destroyed a restaurant near Columbus Junction over the weekend appears to have started in the roof.

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E. Iowa Child Among Latest Deaths Tied to H1N1

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 7:16 am

A child from eastern Iowa is among the latest reported deaths from H1N1.

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Bobcats on the Rise

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 6:57 am

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press play to hear from DNR Wildlife Specialist Don Pfeiffer

Southeast Iowa’s bobcat population is up slightly.

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Addiction Recovery Group Celebrates Two Years

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 6:56 am

A Washington based organization designed to help people battling addictions is celebrating

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Washington Chamber Looking to Draw Rural Residents in for Holiday Shopping

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 6:55 am

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press play to hear from Washington Chamber Executive Dir. Tim Coffey

Businesses are gearing up for the busiest shopping day of the year

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Kalona Chamber Hoping for Busy Shopping Season

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 6:44 am

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With the holidays fast approaching, the Kalona’s chamber president is hoping people decide to shop local.

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Two Fill Up Spots for KCII Food Drive

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 6:00 am

KCII’s Caring Christmas Food Drive has two fill up locations scheduled this week.

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Fire Damages Thirsty Camel Bar Near Conesville

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 8:56 am

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A fire yesterday damaged a bar in rural Louisa County.

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Name of Man Killed in Weekend Bar Fight Released

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 6:43 am

The name of a man killed in a weekend bar fight in Washington has been released.

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IPERS Drop Could Prove Dangerous in Police Work

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 6:42 am

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Press play to hear from WPD Chief Greg Goodman

Like many funds invested in the stock market, Iowa’s Public Employees Retirement System faces an uncertain future.

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Washington Moves Forward Converting Old Library to City Hall

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 6:26 am

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Councilors Meet in the Old Library

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Press play to hear from City Admin. Dave Plymann

Washington is moving toward converting the old library into city hall.

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Wayland Food Pantry Running Low

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 6:23 am

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At least one area food bank is struggling with its supply.

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SNOW Continues this Weekend

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 6:20 am

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Press Play to Hear from MSW Executive Dir. Amy Vetter

Main Street Washington’s annual SNOW event continues this weekend.

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Tips on Turkey Prep from ISU Extension

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 6:18 am

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press play to hear from ISU Extension Nutrition Specialist Pattie Stiener

Thanksgiving is this week and in homes across the country turkeys will be prepared in a variety of ways.

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News Update-Fight at 4th Avenue Bar & Grill

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 at 4:25 pm

A fight early this morning ended in one person being transported to the Washington County Emergency Room.

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Supervisors to Continue Discussions on Health Department Relocation

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 at 6:00 am

Washington County Supervisors this week are expected to decide whether to go with a plan that calls for building a new facility for public health.

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Local Food Bank Running Low

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 at 5:59 am

At least one area food bank is struggling with its supply.

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SNOW Activities Continue in Downtown Washington

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 at 5:58 am

Main Street Washington’s annual SNOW event continues this coming weekend.

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Turkey Cooking Tips

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 at 5:57 am

Thanksgiving is this week and in homes across the country turkeys will be prepared in a variety of ways.

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