Today's Local News

Final Night for Play Tonight

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Tonight is the last chance to see the newest play at the Washington Community Theater.  

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City Officials Remind Property Owners of Grass Ordinance

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The rain received the last week has helped the grass to grow across the area prompting city officials to remind property owners of its grass and weed ordinance.  

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Winfield Man Faces Multiple Charges

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A Winfield man faces multiple charges after an early morning incident in Henry County.

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IMS Close to Winning Money for Campus

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Iowa Mennonite School is close to receiving money to be used to improve education.  

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Brighton Business Receiving Patriotic Makeover

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A Brighton business will be getting a patriotic makeover today.

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Kukowski and Butterbaugh Sentenced

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 2:23 pm

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Two Washington men will spend a considerable amount of time in prison after manufacturing methamphetamine.

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Washington Violates Copyright, Demon Logo to be Phased Out

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 12:17 pm

In a press release by Washington Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgensen, it has come to the attention of the Washington Community School District that they have violated copyright laws with DePaul University in the use of the Demon head logo.

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Weekend Rains Ease Drought Conditions in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Last weekend’s rainfall of almost two and a half inches proved to be beneficial in relieving the drought conditions in our part of the state.  

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Business Anniversary

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Many people turned out to take part in a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday to celebrate a business milestone.  

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New Medical Clinic Comes to Washington

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A new orthopedic clinic has come to Washington.  

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Bell Ringers Needed for Holiday Season

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Planning has started in lining up volunteers to ring bells at businesses this upcoming holiday season.  

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Mid-Prairie Marching Band Achieves Division I Rating

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A local marching band has reason to celebrate after receiving a high rating at a state competition.

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Southeast Iowa Artists Studio Tour This Weekend

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A chance to see what the Southeast Iowa Art scene has to offer is this weekend.

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Food Drive Planned to Celebrate School Homecoming

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A state university is holding a food drive next week in preparation for their homecoming events.  

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Work on X17 Near Columbus Junction Complete

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 6:21 am

After four years of work, the complete overhaul of a stretch of road in Louisa County is finished.

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Washington County Resident Dead after Shooting in Van Buren County

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 8:57 am

A Brighton man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Van Buren County Tuesday morning.  

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Washington Moves Forward with Mitigation Plan

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A plan regarding hazard mitigation has been entered in the city of Washington.  

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Washington Schools See Enrollment Increase for Second Year

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Washington School District conducted their certified enrollment recently and for the second year in a row, the numbers show an increase.  

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Single Blood Donation Can Be Helpful for More Than One Person

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:26 am

A blood donation from one person can be beneficial to more than one individual and a blood drive in Washington is happening this afternoon to help with that need.  

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Manufacturing Career Exploration Worksite Visits Happening Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Students in the 7th Grade at Washington Middle School are getting a chance to explore the world of manufacturing tomorrow.  

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