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Kalona Days Perfect Pickle Contest

Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 6:48 am

Kalona Days officials have announced the “Perfect Pickle Contest” to be judged at the annual Kalona Days.

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UPDATE – Washington Wal-Mart Evacuated Briefly

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 9:21 am

Washington’s Wal-Mart was evacuated briefly this morning while firefighters investigated what was thought to be a gas leak.

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Busy Day for Emergency Officials

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 8:29 am

Local emergency officials had a busy day yesterday.

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Brenneman Pork Endorses Gettemy

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 7:36 am

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A Republican candidate for Eastern Iowa’s congressional seat is being endorsed by a local pork producer.

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District 5 GOP Supervisor Hopefuls Interview Continues Today

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 7:33 am

Two Republicans meeting in next month’s primary election discuss zoning and how they would represent constituents on today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa Program.

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Warm, Humid Weather Spawning T-Storms

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 7:32 am

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Warm, humid conditions continue today in Southeast Iowa.

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Heavy Rainfall in May Hinders Planting

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 7:30 am

The USDA indicates Southeast Iowa has received over 10 inches of rain so far this month which has caused crop concerns.

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WCS Presents “Let Freedom Ring”

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 6:45 am

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The Washington Choral Society is hosting a concert titled Let Freedom Ring in honor of Memorial Day.

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New Port Louisa Mgr. Slated to Greet Public

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge has a new manager, and she’s looking to meet the public.

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Registrations Needed for Kalona Days Fun Run/Walk

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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The annual Kalona Days Fun Run/Walk is less than a month away.

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Washington County RFL Less Than a Month Away

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Washington County’s Relay for Life is less than a month a way and organizers are busy.

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GOP Congressional Hopeful to Visit Washington this Week

Posted: Monday, May 24th, 2010 at 7:21 am

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One of the Republicans hoping to be eastern Iowa’s next representative in congress is visiting Washington this week.

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Mercy Looking at Expansion, New Clinic

Posted: Monday, May 24th, 2010 at 7:20 am


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A local medical clinic is looking at expanding.

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1st Heat Wave of Season

Posted: Monday, May 24th, 2010 at 6:57 am

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It’s going to be a hot one in Southeast Iowa Today.

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Washington Aquatic Center Opens This Weekend

Posted: Monday, May 24th, 2010 at 6:55 am

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Swimming season will soon be here and Washington’s aquatic center will be open just in time.

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Supervisor Candidate Interviews Begin this Week

Posted: Monday, May 24th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The two Republicans vying for their party’s nomination for Washington County Supervisor in District 5 answer questions from KCII this week.

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Last Week for Voting Pre-Registration

Posted: Monday, May 24th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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This is the last week for voters who want to cast a ballot in next month’s primary elections to get pre-registered.

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SIYAC Seeking Members

Posted: Monday, May 24th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Senator Becky Schmitz of Fairfield is announcing the State of Iowa Youth Advisory Council is taking applications for its 2010-2011 council.

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Health Heroes Night

Posted: Monday, May 24th, 2010 at 6:23 am

An event promoting healthy families and providing early childhood information is coming up at Ainsworth Elementary.

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Young people wanted for Youth Council

Posted: Sunday, May 23rd, 2010 at 6:08 am

Senator Becky Schmitz of Fairfield announced that the State of Iowa Youth Advisory Council is taking applications for its 2010-2011 council.

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