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Washington High School Prom Tonight

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Be on the look out for formal gowns and tuxedos around Washington today.  

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Scholarship Deadline for Youth Involved in Livestock

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement (IFAA) is providing scholarships for those getting ready to start college in the fall, or are currently an undergraduate at ISU.  

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Classical Guitarist to Visit Kalona This Month

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Acclaimed classical guitarist Peter Fletcher will make a trip to the Kalona Public Library later this month for another performance.  

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Henry County Accident Injures One Person

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:23 am


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A two-car accident in Henry County yesterday sends one person to the hospital.  

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Women’s Scholarship Deadline

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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A scholarship deadline for a female college student needing financial help in completing their education is near.  

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Columbus Community High School Students’ Artwork on Display

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Artwork by 89 students from Columbus Community High School will be on display at the Columbus Junction Public Library.  

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Public Hearing Held Regarding Zoning

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:30 am

A public hearing was held earlier this week on amending Washington’s Zoning Ordinance.  

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Local Judge Applies for Court of Appeals

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington’s District judge has applied for the state Court of Appeals.  

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Tree Giveaway Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Tree Committee is having its annual tree giveaway tomorrow.

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Dust Control Permit Deadline Today

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Engineer’s Office is reminding county residents that the deadline for getting a dust control permit in the county is today.  

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Stewart School Carnival Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Stewart Elementary School in Washington is holding their annual carnival tomorrow.  

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Bike Ride Registration Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:23 am

As the temperatures are starting to rise, many people start preparing their bicycles to enjoy during the warmer months.  

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Pavement Patching Project Will Reduce Lanes Along Highway 1

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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A pavement patching project on Highway 1 will restrict traffic to one lane from the south city limits of Fairfield to Highway 78 near Richland beginning Tuesday.  

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State Officials Continue to Fight Gizzard Shad Problem

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has been dealing with an undesirable fish in Lake Sugema in southeast Iowa recently, and it wants to prevent the gizzard shad from spreading to other area lakes.  

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Road Construction in Henry and Louisa Counties to Begin Tuesday

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:20 am

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Road construction work on Highway 78 will restrict traffic to one lane between U.S. 218/Highway 27 near Olds and U.S. 61/Louisa County Road H-22 near Morning Sun beginning Tuesday.  

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Public Hearing Held Regarding Zoning

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 12:02 pm

A public hearing was held earlier this week on amending Washington’s Zoning Ordinance. 

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Washington Businesses Affected by Boil Order

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Businesses in Washington were affected with the boil order earlier this week.  

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WCRF Grants Awarded

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation has given out nearly $201,000 in grants during the first quarter.

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Craft Show Enters Second Year Alongside Kalona Quilt Show

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:26 am

For the second straight year, a Craft Show will be held in conjunction with this weekend’s Kalona Quilt Show.  

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Community Feed Sack Display This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Ainsworth Community Center and Opera House is holding their annual feed sack display this weekend.  

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