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Washington City Council to Discuss Budget

Posted: Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

The budget for the City of Washington will be discussed tomorrow.

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Business Hurt by Drought? May Qualify for Disaster Loan

Posted: Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans to small, nonfarm businesses in 70 Iowa counties and neighboring counties.

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County Caucuses Held Last Night

Posted: Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 at 6:20 am

Caucuses were held across Iowa for both Republicans and Democrats last night.

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Roads Conditions to Decline

Posted: Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 at 12:18 pm

J. P. VanSickle, County Maintenance Superintendent, reports that crews started going out at 6 a.m. this morning to put material down on roads in an effort to make them less slick.

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Kalona Foundry Making Bunker Mill Bridge Nameplates

Posted: Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 at 6:23 am

Replicas of  the Bunker Mill Bridge’s original nameplate will be poured at a local foundry this afternoon.

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More Than Two Inches of Snow

Posted: Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 at 6:23 am

Snow fell in the area last night and early this morning, with approximately 2.25 inches accumulating in Washington.

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Tree Planting Project Planning Underway

Posted: Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 at 6:21 am

With the threat of emerald ash borer becoming more and more real, a group in Louisa County is planning to take action before it arrives.

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E-Mail Scam Reported

Posted: Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 at 6:21 am

An e-mail scam claiming that individuals owe money for electricity and gas usage has been reported in Southeast Iowa.

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Free ESL Course Offered in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 at 6:21 am

Free English as a Second Language courses are being offered in Washington.

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Supervisors Working on County Budget This Week

Posted: Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 at 6:20 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors is meeting in multiple work sessions this week to discuss the budget.

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Prepare for the Worst This Winter

Posted: Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 at 6:20 am

Before heading out this winter, consider stocking your vehicle with helpful items.

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First Legislative Briefing Held Saturday

Posted: Monday, January 20th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The first legislative briefing of the year was held Saturday at the Washington County Courthouse.

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Iowa Caucuses Tomorrow Night

Posted: Monday, January 20th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Caucuses will be held tomorrow night.

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High School Walkway Added to Bond Issue Projects

Posted: Monday, January 20th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Those living in the Mid-Prairie School District will be educated on what a proposed bond issue would fund and why it’s needed.

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Kalona City Council Set to Discuss Budget

Posted: Monday, January 20th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Kalona City Council will discuss the 2014-2015 budget this evening.

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Fiber Arts February at the Library

Posted: Monday, January 20th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Washington Public Library is preparing programs for Fiber Arts February.

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New Ding Darling Exhibit Opens This Weekend

Posted: Monday, January 20th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Friends of Lake Darling has organized a trip to the Herbert Hoover Museum for the grand opening of a temporary exhibit.

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Kale is ‘Nutritional Powerhouse’

Posted: Monday, January 20th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach nutrition specialist Sarah Francis said kale is a “nutritional powerhouse” and high on the list of nutrition trends for the new year.

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New Exhibit Opening at Hebert Hoover Museum

Posted: Sunday, January 19th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Friends of Lake Darling has organized a trip to the Herbert Hoover Museum for the grand opening of a temporary exhibit.

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Supervisors to Hold Second Reading of ATV Ordinance

Posted: Sunday, January 19th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The second reading of the proposed ATV ordinance will be held Tuesday at the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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