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Drinking Water Warning in Wellman

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 6:31 am

The City of Wellman has issued a drinking water warning for all residents. 

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Washington County Safety Center Radon Mitigation

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Safety Center tested positive for radon last month and according to County Supervisor Wes Rich, the process has begun to mitigate the problem.

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Arts and Crafts Event

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Public Library is holding an event tonight for those interested in fiber arts and crafts.

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Paws & More Open House

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Paws & More Animal Shelter in Washington is having their Annual Open House tomorrow from 12:00 to 4:00 pm. 

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High School Students Taking College Classes

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 6:24 am

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More high school students are attending college while attending high school at the same time. 

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Acro Cats Performing for Charity Tonight

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Amazing Acro Cats will be coming to Fairfield Tonight.

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Special Traffic Enforcement Program Successful

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Last month, the Washington County Sheriff’s office joined other law enforcement agencies across Iowa in the special Traffic Enforcement Program (sTEP).

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Ainsworth Nativity Display This Weekend

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Ainsworth Opera House in Ainsworth will be hosting their Annual Nativity Display starting this weekend.

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Washington City Council Meeting

Posted: Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Last night, the Washington City Council met in regular session and approved resolutions for banking activities and the annual state financial report.

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Safety and Progress Concerns of Former Mills Seed Building

Posted: Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at 6:29 am

The safety and progress of the former Mills Seed building was brought up again at last night’s Washington City Council meeting.

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Columbus Junction Meat Plant Reapproved for Export to Russia

Posted: Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Tyson Foods pork processing plant in Columbus Junction has been reinstated for export by Russian authorities.

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Farmland Increasing in Value

Posted: Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The price per acre of farmland in Washington County is increasing. 

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Pork Quality Assurance Training

Posted: Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa State University Extension along with the Iowa Pork Industry Center are providing training for pork producers and anyone needing certification in the Pork Quality Assurance Plus program. 

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Buying a Foreclosure Home

Posted: Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at 6:24 am

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If you are in the market for buying a house, looking at a foreclosed property might be a good option.

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Holiday Spending expected to be up

Posted: Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at 6:23 am

Americans are expected to increase their spending on gifts this holiday season, and Iowans likely will follow the trend.

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Fairfield’s Gingerbread Extravaganza Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at 6:21 am

Fairfield’s Gingerbread extravaganza is back this year.

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City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council will meet tonight in regular session at 6:30pm. 

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Washington Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Yesterday at the weekly Board of Supervisors meeting, they approved the appointment of Eldon Beichter as the Crawford Township Clerk. 

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Financial Aid and Scholarship Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington High School is holding an informational meeting on scholarships and financial aid. 

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