Today's Local News

2012 Chamber Craft Festival Still Looking for Vendors

Posted: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

Vendors are still needed for Washington’s Craft Festival.  

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Teenage Driver Cited from July Accident

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:30 am

Citations have been issued to a driver involved in an accident on the south side of Washington. 

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Washington County Unemployment Numbers Remain Stable

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

Unemployment figures in Washington County are showing no change based on information released yesterday.  

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Sewer Project Funding Part of Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:27 am

Future funding for county sewer projects was the main focus of this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Special Class Offered in Response to Drought Conditions

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

In response to the drought, a class is being offered for swine producers.  

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Corn Fungus Could Affect Pork Producers

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

With this year’s drought, swine farmers are on the lookout for a fungus in their feed.

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Mid-Prairie Improves Wireless Network at Middle School

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

Mid-Prairie School District is upgrading its wireless network at one of its schools.

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Keota Prepares at WCRF Fall Grant Cycle

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

Now that the Washington County Riverboat Mini Grants have been given out, some communities are looking ahead to the fall cycle.

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Library Activities on Early Release Days

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Washington Public Library is letting parents know of events planned for days when children have a scheduled early-release day.  

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More Awards Earned at the State Fair

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

More results are being received from the State Fair and Washington County fared well in the competition.  

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Road Closure Could Impact School Traffic

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:30 am
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A road closure near a Washington school could impact travel for parents and students.  

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Local Educators Attend Annual Appreciation Breakfast

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:28 am

An annual event held before the start of the school year has received high marks.  

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Conditions Across Southeast Iowa Remain the Same

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:26 am

Even with scattered showers and cooler temperatures, crop conditions showed little change over the last week, this according to the USDA’s latest Crop and Weather Report.

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Local Participation in a Nationally Recognized Statewide Program

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:25 am

A statewide program that was held locally last year, has received national recognition.  

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Washington Elementary Schools Holding Open House Events Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:24 am

Both of Washington’s Elementary schools are holding events to kick off the new school year.  

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Kalona Historical Society Receives Mini Grant

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Kalona Historical Society will put the grant money they received to good use.

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Public Hearing on Columbus Junction Water Treatment Plant Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:22 am

The second round of bids will be opened at a public hearing tomorrow night in Columbus Junction.

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Area 4-H Members Bring Home Awards from State Fair

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:21 am

The last few days of the Iowa State Fair were successful for area 4-H members.  

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Record Lows Set Over the Weekend

Posted: Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 11:25 am

Two record low temperatures were set over the weekend and it’s something that is not unusual.  

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Board of Supervisors to Discuss County Land Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 6:30 am

Land is part of the discussion during tomorrow’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.  

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