Today’s Local News

Supervisors Discuss RUSS Resolutions

Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Two resolutions proposed by the RUSS board regarding to the Richmond and Rubio sanitary sewer system projects were discussed at the Washington County board of supervisors’ meeting Tuesday morning.

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Schools Prepare Students for Inclement Weather

Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 6:23 am

This week is severe weather awareness week in Iowa.

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Mid-Prairie School Board Addresses Vacant Seat

Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A former member is returning to the Mid-Prairie Board of Education.

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New Bill in Iowa Senate Would Expand Bottle Redemption Program

Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A new bill in the Iowa Senate would expand Iowa’s existing bottle redemption program.

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WCHC Program Recognized

Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Hospital and Clinic’s diabetes education program has received recognition from the American Diabetes Association.

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Chalk Artist to Provide Unique Experience During Holy Week

Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Washington United Methodist Church will host a special guest during tonight’s Maundy Thursday services.

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Vandalism Across Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 11:43 am

A truck that was stolen Monday evening from Riverside was recovered this morning and is being processed for evidence, reports Sheriff Jerry Dunbar.

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Supervisors Discuss RUSS Resolutions

Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 6:52 am

The board of supervisors held a portion of their meeting in closed session yesterday.

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Retirement Home Vehicle Crashes Into Grocery Store

Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A vehicle owned by Pleasantview Home was driven through an exterior wall into JW’s Foods in Kalona sometime late Monday night or early yesterday morning.

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Murphy to Play in Ames, Students Participate at Solo and Ensemble Contest

Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Keri Murphy received a division 1 rating for a clarinet solo Saturday at the solo and ensemble contest, which was held in Mt. Pleasant.

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Manure Applicator Programs Offered

Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Commercial and confinement manure applicator programs will be shown again by Washington County Extension on Friday, April 5.

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Mid-Prairie Selects High School Principal

Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie School District has found their next high school principal.

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College Fair Today

Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A college fair is being held today at the Washington High School gym from 1:15 to 2:45 p.m.

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Severe Weather Stalled by Cool Weather

Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Our location in the country, and the world, plays a big factor in what kind of weather we see.

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Late Winter Storms Hurt Blood Supply

Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A recent blood drive at WACO High School helped with Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center’s efforts to restock supplies.

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Car Driven Into Side of JW’s Foods

Posted: Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 at 11:57 am

Photo Courtesy of Curt Wyse

A vehicle owned by Pleasantview Home was driven into JW’s Foods in Kalona sometime last night or early this morning, a deputy came across the scene at approximately 1:30 a.m., reports Sheriff Jerry Dunbar.

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House Fire in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 at 11:04 am

A fire broke out in a home at 501 South D Avenue in Washington yesterday afternoon at approximately 2:30 p.m.

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Emergency Kit, WENS Recommended By Smith

Posted: Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 at 6:26 am

This week is severe weather awareness week in Iowa. Larry Smith, Emergency Management Coordinator for Washington and Keokuk counties, states that he helps prepare agencies for severe weather and recommends that residents prepare at home by having an emergency kit.

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Senator to Visit Washington

Posted: Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Senator Chuck Grassley will be visiting Washington next week on Wednesday, April 3rd.

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Inebriated Man Found in Vehicle in Area Field

Posted: Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 at 6:24 am

An inebriated Crawfordsville man was found sitting in his vehicle, which was parked in an open field, at approximately 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

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