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Conlin Set to Visit Washington

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:39 am

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An attorney from Des Moines who wants Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley’s job is planning a visit to Washington tonight.

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Final Legislative Briefing Today

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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State Representative Larry Marek and Fairfield State Senator Becky Schmitz are in Washington this morning for the third and final legislative briefing

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WHS Dance Marathon Tonight

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Washington High School and Junior High Students are dancing to raise money for cancer patients.

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Musical Event in Louisa Co.

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Louisa County Historical Society is hosting an afternoon of music. The Historical Society has invited two area groups to sing at the event.

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Date set for Demon Dash for Cash

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The date for the second annual Demon Dash for Cash has been set.

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Washington To Begin Street Sweeping

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The city of Washington will begin street sweeping operations next week.

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Washington Schools Pull Money from IASB Account

Posted: Friday, March 19th, 2010 at 7:21 am

The Washington School District is moving funds out of an account connected to the Iowa Association of School Boards in light of allegations of misuse of taxpayer dollars by the statewide association.

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Alliant Proceeds With Rate Hike Despite Plea from Culver

Posted: Friday, March 19th, 2010 at 7:20 am

An Alliant Energy subsidiary plans to raise their electric rates for many Iowa customers this weekend despite a letter from Governor Chet Culver asking them not to.

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Brownfield’s Tom Steever on Final Special Edition Ag Week News Magazine

Posted: Friday, March 19th, 2010 at 6:55 am

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An ag journalist says research into biofuels will help expand the corn market and increase demand for it.

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Branstad Visiting Washington Today

Posted: Friday, March 19th, 2010 at 6:52 am

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Former Governor and current gubernatorial hopeful Terry Branstad is visiting Washington today.

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Operation ReLeaf

Posted: Friday, March 19th, 2010 at 6:49 am

Keokuk County residents have a chance to get some discounted trees.

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YMCA of Washington Annual Meeting Today

Posted: Friday, March 19th, 2010 at 6:48 am

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The YMCA of Washington is having its 85th annual meeting today.

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Kidzfest Date Announced

Posted: Friday, March 19th, 2010 at 6:47 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics has set the date for their annual Kidzfest.

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WCHC, WCPH Making Plans for Women’s Health Week

Posted: Friday, March 19th, 2010 at 6:20 am

The 11th Annual Women’s Health Week is approaching fast.

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Lovetinsky Named 911 Telecommunicator of the Year

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 7:30 am

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A local woman will be recognized as the 911 telecommunicator of the year next week at a ceremony in Des Moines.

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Washington City Councilors Look at Speed Limit Change on East Washington

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 7:22 am

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Washington City Councilors are looking adjusting some speed limits on East Washington Street.

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Ag Secretary Hopeful on Special Edition Ag Week Magazine

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 7:14 am

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A dairy farmer from Fairfield who’s hoping to be Iowa’s next ag secretary says agricultural models need to be rethought.

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Roberts to Make Gubernatorial Bid Official

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 7:09 am

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Another Republican has is making his candidacy for governor official.

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Horticulturalist Answers Question: When is it Dry Enough to Plant my Garden?

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 6:48 am

All the recent warm weather has many green-thumbs anxious to get in the garden.

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WHS Physics Team State-bound

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 6:46 am

The Washington High School Physics Team is state-bound.

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