Today's Local News

WACO Board Approves Plans for Innovative Calendar

Posted: Thursday, December 20th, 2012 at 6:23 am

WACO’s Board of Education has endorsed the proposed 4+1 school week.

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Events for Local Service Group Includes Blood Drive Today

Posted: Thursday, December 20th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Despite some weather related schedule changes for others, the local group helping to put together a blood drive today in Washington is still expecting that event to happen.

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Washington School District Considers Options on Boiler

Posted: Thursday, December 20th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Following its last inspection, Washington School District administrators were informed that the boiler at the former Junior High complex has no more life left and it would not pass another annual inspection. With that information the Washington School Board’s discussion at Wednesday night’s meeting centered around a plan for improvements to the system.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Following an inmate’s death, we talk to Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar about safety precautions and guidelines that are followed at the Washington County Jail.

First Winter Weather Alert Sent by Washington Emergency Notification System

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 at 10:15 am

Washington County’s weather alert system has sent out its first winter storm alerts.

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Winter Weather Expected Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 at 6:31 am

Meteorologists are forecasting heavy snowfall and blizzard like conditions for this evening through tomorrow.

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Jorgenson Discusses Washington Schools Preparedness

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Following the tragedy last week at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, Superintendent of Washington Schools Dr. Mike Jorgenson discussed safety protocol at district buildings with KCII news.

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Washington City Council Will Discuss Quality of Housing, Sidewalk Cafe Ordinance

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Creation of a new task force and discussion of a sidewalk cafe ordinance are on the agenda for the Washington City Council tonight.

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Next Year’s School Calendar; Winter Break Schedule

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington Community School’s Board of Education is considering part of next year’s school calendar.  

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County Adopts Hazard Mitigation Plan

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Washington County now has a hazard mitigation plan on file.

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Upcoming Deadlines for Holiday Shipping

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 at 6:23 am

If you’re planning to ship packages to friends and family out of state, do so quickly.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Washington Community School Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgenson joins us today to talk about the guidelines and safety precautions they have in place at their four buildings.

Police Department Purchasing Speed Trailer

Posted: Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington City Police Department is in process of purchasing a mobile speed trailer aimed at curbing dangerous driving.  

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10 Week Wellness Challenge Comes to Washington County

Posted: Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Washington County will be taking part in a statewide initiative focused on health.

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Poaching Prevalent in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Reports of headless deer in southeast Iowa are on the increase this year.

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Washington County FFA and 4-H Weigh Cattle

Posted: Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Hundreds of market beef animals are being prepared for next summer’s Washington County Fair and Ak-Sar-Ben.

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Support Group Discusses the Holidays and Care for Elderly Relatives

Posted: Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A meeting this week tries to help people caring for elderly relatives, especially to enjoy the holiday season.

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Louisa Development Group Puts Emphasis on Shopping Local

Posted: Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 at 6:21 am

In theme with what one man calls a global phenomenon, a Louisa County organization is holding a drawing that encourages people to shop local.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Washington Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Michelle Peiffer looks at holiday shopping and upcoming work to do local market analysis.

Grant for Chamber Will Mean Collaboration on Market Study

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce will be working to examine how better to market Washington County to others after receiving a grant to help fund the project.

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