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Absentee Voting For November Election Now Available

Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Iowans can now vote for November’s midterm elections at their county auditor’s office or apply for an absentee ballot online.

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Muscatine man one of 9 killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash

Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 6:25 am

A Muscatine man is among nine American troops who died Tuesday in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.

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“Key Provisions” Of The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act Are Now In Effect

Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Insurance companies can no longer cancel coverage if you become sick.

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Last Day to get Tickets for Hawktober Fest at Football Game

Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Today is the last day to get tickets for the Mid Prairie Hawktober Fest at the Mid-Prairie Home football game.

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Fairfield Resident Buddy Biancalana to Discuss Book Saturday

Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Fairfield resident Buddy Biancalana will be telling the story of playing in the World Series and almost winning the MVP on Saturday.

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E911 Services and Communications Board Joint Meeting This Monday

Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The E911 Services and Communications Boards Joint will meet Monday.

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Public Hearing Held, Washington County Zoning Amendment Passed To 2nd Reading

Posted: Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 at 6:30 am


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The first Washington County Zoning amendment request is nearly approved.

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Marek Talks Egg Recall, Iowa Economy and Wind Farms During Washington Forums

Posted: Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 at 6:28 am

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State Representative Larry Marek held two forums in Washington Tuesday.

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Washington Resident Cited For Unlawful Passing Of A School Bus

Posted: Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 at 6:26 am


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A Washington woman has been cited for unlawful passing of a school bus.

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Governor Culver Lifts Harvest Weight Limit

Posted: Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 at 6:25 am

Governor Culver signed a proclamation on Tuesday that temporarily allows trucks hauling harvests of heavier weights.

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Mariannette Miller-Meeks “Meet-N-Greet” Today In Washington

Posted: Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 at 6:24 am

Mariannette Miller-Meeks will hold a public forum in Washington this evening “to take questions and discuss issues with those attending.”

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ICAP office opening in Columbus Junction

Posted: Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 at 6:23 am

People in Columbus Junction now have a fast track to Iowa Workforce Development services.

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Washington Junior High School Class Photos

Posted: Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 at 6:22 am

Student pictures will be taken at the Washington Junior High School on today for school records and the Memory Book.

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Kalona City Council hears Trail Project Proposal

Posted: Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Kalona City Council heard a presentation from Washington County Engineer David Patterson on behalf of the Washington County Trails Committee during their Monday meeting about a proposed Trail Project that would go through the city.

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Washington Farmers Report Low Corn Yields, Higher Corn And Pork Prices

Posted: Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 at 6:32 am

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Local growers are harvesting lower corn yields than this time last year.

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Assault Charges Filed For Incident At Washington Junior High School

Posted: Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 at 6:30 am

Assault charges have been filed in connection with an incident that took place at the Washington Junior High School.

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Washington County Secondary Roads Hearing Set For Tuesday, October 19th

Posted: Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors has agreed to a request by County Engineer David Patterson to hold a public hearing on the proposed Secondary Roads Comprehensive Improvements Plan.

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WCRF Announces Third Quarter Municipal Grant Awards

Posted: Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation announced their third quarter city grant awards on Monday totaling $210,000 through its municipal grant program.

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Suspect in Mount Pleasant Robbery still at large

Posted: Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 at 6:23 am

Mount Pleasant Police are still looking for a suspect in a bank robbery.

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Public Forum To Discuss Washington Middle School Renovation

Posted: Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 at 6:22 am

A public forum will take place this evening to discuss the renovation plan for Washington’s Middle School building.

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