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Big Sand Mound Field Day

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Big Sand Mound is opening its doors tomorrow, something they do only once every three years.

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Washington Page – Suzanne Ackerman

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 11:01 am

In the second part of a two part program, Suzanne Ackerman, a representative of Main Street Washington talks about a new recycling program that is coming to the downtown area.

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Washington School Board Discusses Goals

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School Board met last night and had a goal setting session to both review last year’s goals and begin the process of setting objectives for next year.  

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Washington County Ready for Winter Weather

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Even though the winter season is several months away, Washington County Secondary Roads is ready to handle the challenge of keeping the roads clear.  

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Home Sales Still Strong in Southeast Iowa Despite Small Drop

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:26 am

A recent report shows home sales in Iowa increased in the month of May however in Washington County, figures show a small decrease.  

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Special Event as Part of Thursday Night Live

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Flag Day is observed each year on June 14th – the day in 1777 that the Continental Congress approved the “stars and stripes” design of the American Flag and this year, the Washington Chapter of “Daughters of the American Revolution” and the Boy Scouts are hosting a Flag Day event as part of Thursday Night Live tonight.  

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Wellman Council Holds Work Session

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The City of Wellman held a work session on Tuesday.

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The Wall That Heals Arrives in Washington

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The American Legion Riders Post 29 helped to welcome a replica of a Washington, DC monument yesterday.  

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World Blood Donor Day

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Today is World Blood Donor Day, a day for celebrating Karl Landsteiner, the man who created the ABO blood group system, and those who donate blood.

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Accident at CJ Speedway Results in Death

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A participant in last Friday night’s CJ Speedway races was killed after a part on his vehicle broke.

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Washington Page – Suzanne Ackerman

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 11:01 am

In the first of a two part program, Suzanne Ackerman, a representative of Main Street Washington talks about a new recycling program that is coming to the downtown area.

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Hansen Murder Trial Postponed

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A murder trial that’s been delayed three times in the past has been pushed back again.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Discusses Construction and Road Bids

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors discussed different bids as part of their meeting yesterday.  

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Washington School Board Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Washington School Board’s meeting tonight is a goal setting session to both review last year’s goals and set aspirations for this year.  

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New Project Coming to Downtown Washington in the Future

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A new project is coming to downtown Washington residents.  

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Mid-Prairie Holding Learning Conference

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Mid-Prairie is hosting a week long learning conference.

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Lake Darling Receives Funding for Upgrades

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Lake Darling State Park is receiving funds from the Federal Government to be used toward upgrades.  

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Grazing Program Registrations Due Today

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A popular southeast Iowa program is coming to Washington County next week.  

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Keokuk County Accepts Bids

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Keokuk County held a special Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday.

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Washington Page – Josh Riffel

Posted: Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Josh Riffel from the Washington Y talks about the VERB Summer Scorecard Program returning this summer.

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