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One Month Left to Sign Up for Business and Broadcasting Scholarships

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at 6:21 am

There is one month left to sign up for the KCII Business to Business and Broadcasting Scholarship program applications are available.  

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Washington Schools Changing Brighton Bus Stop

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 4:16 pm

The Washington Community School District is temporarily moving its bus stop in Brighton.

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Washington Page – April 10, 2012

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 11:03 am

Chrystal Woller from Washington County Public Health gives a recap of the events from National Public Health Week.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa – April 10, 2012

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 11:00 am

Today, we finish our conversation with Michael Powers and Sandy Lovetinsky from the Washington County Safety Center about National Public Safety Telecommunications Week.

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Audit Report Shows District Budget in Good Shape

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 7:52 am

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The annual audit report of the Washington Community School District has been released and the report shows the district did not overspend its budget last year.  

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Roundtable Discussion Held to Hear Concerns

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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About 20 people took part in a roundtable discussion about opportunities and challenges in rural Iowa yesterday morning.  

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Google Teams Returning to Washington

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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

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Two Public Hearings at Keota School Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Keota School Board will hold public hearings on both the budget for 2012-2013 and the calendar for that school year. The board will begin the meeting with presentations on short and long term planning involving a preview of an April 20th community meeting.

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Getting Better Gas Mileage

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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With high gas prices and nice weather outside, you may be looking for ways to save. Ron Schull with Ross Auto and Muffler gave us some tips to keep your gas costs down. He says there is no magical solution for getting better gas mileage, its all about routine maintenance.

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Another Chance to Learn about Good Production Practices

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Washington County 4-H members have another chance to attend a course in food safety and quality.  

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Help in Spreading the Word about a Local School District Needed Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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A local school district is asking for help on spreading the word about their district.  

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KidzFest Event Still Seeking Vendors

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics is preparing to hold their annual KidzFest next month.  

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Columbus Junction City Council to Discuss Street Repairs

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Columbus Junction City Council is holding a meeting tomorrow night. The council will begin the meeting by hearing citizens’ concerns and holding discussions of them. They will also be discussing street repairs and hearing a report from the Streets and Sidewalks Committee.

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Washington Page – April 9, 2012

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 11:02 am

Michelle Peiffer from the Washington Chamber of Commerce talks about some future events in the area.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa – April 9, 2012

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 11:00 am

Today, you will hear the first part of a conversation with Michael Powers and Sandy Lovetinsky from the Washington County Safety Center about National Public Safety Telecommunications Week.

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Board of Supervisors to Hear Quarterly Reports

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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

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National Public Safety Telecommunications Week

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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This is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, a week which honors those who answer emergency calls, dispatch emergency personnel and equipment and render life-saving assistance to the citizens across the nation.  

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Deadline to Sign Up for Medicare Seminar Today

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics is hosting a seminar next week related to Medicare and the deadline to sign up is today.  

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Mid-Prairie Board Talks About Budget

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board will meet today to approve the budget for the 2012-2013 school year. A public hearing on the budget will be held starting at 8pm.

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Background Checks on School Bus Drivers

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A bill has been passed that requires schools to background check school bus drivers. The bill is in response to a Des Moines Register investigation that showed some drivers in large school districts have been charged with serious crimes in the past, including drunk driving.

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