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Washington Page – April 17, 2012

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Washington City Administrator Brent Hinson talks about different things happening within the city of Washington.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa – April 17, 2012

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 at 10:58 am

Mark Jackson, President-Elect of the Iowa Soybean Association talks about his recent trade visit to China.

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Tax Returns Due Today

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Today is the last day last year’s taxes will be accepted.  

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Road Construction Begins Second Phase

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Road construction on highway 92 in Keokuk County has resumed for this year.  

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School District To Hold Second Prom Events

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Last weekend’s storms in Keokuk County caused prom activities in one school district to end early.

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Sound of Washington Concert Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Sound of Washington is putting on a freewill donation concert tonight.  

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Brighton Whoopee Days Slogan Announced

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The slogan for this year’s 102nd Brighton Whoopee Days has been announced.  

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Riverside City Council Talks About Annexing Procedures

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Riverside City Council met last night to discuss annexing procedures, among other things.

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Large Crowd Views Titanic Display

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic was Sunday, but Saturday people had an opportunity to learn more about the liner and experience some aspects of it.  

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Protecting Plants from Frost

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Freezing temperatures are returning at night after a month of record high temperatures.

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Washington Page – April 16, 2012

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 11:02 am

Michelle Peiffer from the Washington Chamber of Commerce mentions the importance of volunteers during National Volunteer Week.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa – April 16, 2012

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 11:00 am

Senator Sandy Greiner talks about the end of this year’s legislative session.

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Board of Supervisors to Hear Quarterly Reports

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be hearing quarterly reports as part of their meeting tomorrow.  

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Weekend Storms Cause Damage in Keokuk County

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Severe weather over the weekend caused some minor damage in the Keokuk County town of Hedrick.  

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Google Teams Returning to Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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An event is being held tomorrow in Washington to help local non-profit agencies.  

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Stromchaser Bill Passes House

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 6:25 am

As the Legislative Session winds down, lawmakers are still passing legislation, such as the “Storm chaser” Bill. These aren’t the storm chasers that follow tornadoes to study or film them. These are contractors who follow storms and misrepresent themselves to homeowners whose property has been damaged.

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Application Deadline for College Scholarships Today

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The scholarship application deadline is today for those wanting to pursue a degree or certificate in a horticultural related field.  

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Safety Reminders as Adult Turkey Hunting Season Opens

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Iowa’s adult spring turkey season opens today and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is passing along safety reminders.  

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Book Discussion Set for Next Month

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A book discussion is being held next month that is being hosted by the Washington Public Library.

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L and M School Board Setting 2013 Assignments

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Louisa Muscatine Community School Board will meet tonight to discuss board policies and assignments for fiscal year 2013. They will first hear from the elementary school technology team, and hear infrastructure quotes from the technology team.

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