Today’s Local News

Share-a-Calf Applications Now Available

Posted: Thursday, October 24th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Applications for the Washington County Share-a-Calf program with 4-H are now available. This program allows 4-H’ers to partner with Washington County Cattlemen to get a calf in December and then show the calf at the county fair in the summer against others in the Share-a-Calf program. The program provides 4-H’ers or FFA members with a calf and they do not have to pay for it until the calf is sold after the county fair. Also, the working relationship with the cattlemen provides points of reference regarding feeding, breeding and grooming questions.

All Washington County 4-H’ers and FFA members are eligible to apply; applications are due by November 15th to the Washington County Extension Office.

The applications can be found at the office or online – click here.

Council Looks to Create Committee to Improve Washington

Posted: Thursday, October 24th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The creation of an ad hoc neighbordhood pride committee was discussed at last night’s special session meeting of the Washington City Council.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, Mid-Prairie Band Director David Kunz discusses the marching bands Division 1 rating at Saturday’s State Marching Band Contest in Pella.

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Murder Trial to Begin Monday

Posted: Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 at 6:26 am

The retrial of a man accused of murdering his wife in May 2012 is scheduled to begin Monday.

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Farm Bill, SNAP in Conference Committee

Posted: Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 at 6:24 am

A conference committee has been appointed to address the Farm Bill and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program with 12 members from the Senate and 17 from the House.

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Washington HS and Kirkwood Open House Tonight About Available Courses

Posted: Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Tonight Washington Community High School is teaming up with the Washington Regional Center of Kirkwood Community College to host an open house regarding information about concurrent courses.

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Young Takes Oath of Office

Posted: Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

After 2 months with only four voting members on the Washington County Board of Supervisors, there are now five.

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Kalona Roadwork to Begin Soon

Posted: Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

A few small roadwork projects in Kalona will be completed this fall.

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Mid-Prairie Marching Band Receives Division 1 Rating

Posted: Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Mid-Prairie Marching Band ended their season on a high note.

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Chance of Snow Today

Posted: Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Snow showers were experienced across the state yesterday.

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Yard Waste Center Open Saturdays Next Month

Posted: Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 at 6:20 am

The City of Washington’s Waste Water Treatment Plant and Yard Waste Center will be open Saturday mornings throughout November.

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Girl Injured After Dog Bites Her Face

Posted: Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 at 6:28 am

A 14-year-old female suffered a severe bite in the facial area from a dog Friday evening in Washington.

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Rental Inspections, Neighborhood Pride Committee to be Discussed Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Changes suggested by the Housing Task Force will be discussed at tomorrow’s Washington City Council meeting.

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Washington County Prepared for Winter

Posted: Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Washington County Secondary Roads is prepared for a long winter.

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Grassley Explains ‘Nay’ Vote

Posted: Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s Republican Senator Chuck Grassley was one of 18 senators to vote against the continuing appropriations act last week which ended the government shut down.

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Around 200 Students Open Enroll at Mid-Prairie

Posted: Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Mid-Prairie School District is enjoying the benefits of open enrollment.

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Register to Vote

Posted: Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Early voting is now available for the November 5th city elections in Washington County.

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Fundraising Continues for Bridge Restoration

Posted: Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Fundraising for the Bunker Mill Bridge restoration continues.

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Winter Garden Advice

Posted: Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 at 6:20 am

Winter weather is quickly approaching and horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach have recommended how to prepare gardens for the season.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, October 21st, 2013 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Amanda Russell of Bazooka Farmstar about the Advancing the Future Tour.

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