Today's Local News

Lincoln School’s Hosting First Family Night of the Year

Posted: Monday, November 15th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Lincoln’s first Family Night is tonight.

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Kalona City Council meets Tonight

Posted: Monday, November 15th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council is meeting in regular session tonight.

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Monsanto Donates Funds to Washington County Fair Board

Posted: Sunday, November 14th, 2010 at 6:30 am

The Monsanto Company is dedicating $250 to the local Washington County Fair Board in an effort to give back to the community.

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Personal Health and Financial Well-Being theme next Learn at Lunch Series

Posted: Sunday, November 14th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The next Learn at Lunch series is focusing on personal health and financial well-being.

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Columbus Community Board Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, November 14th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Columbus Community Board of Education is meeting tomorrow.

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Ventriloquist coming to IMS to raise funds today

Posted: Sunday, November 14th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Mennonite touring choir is bringing Ventriloquist and comedian Ryan & Friends to IMS on Today.

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Sacred Symbols in Christian Art Program at Washington Public Library

Posted: Saturday, November 13th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington Public Library is presenting a Sacred Symbols in Christian Art program today.

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History Repeats Itself as WACO Falls to North Tama

Posted: Saturday, November 13th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The WACO Warrior football team’s season to remember came to an end yesterday at the UNI-Dome.

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The Tile Studio Hosts Alive After 5

Posted: Saturday, November 13th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Tile Studio in Washington is hosting the next Alive After 5 event.

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Dispose of old Medication in Keokuk County Today

Posted: Saturday, November 13th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Keokuk County organizations are teaming up to help dispose of old, unwanted and expired medications this weekend.

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Lincoln School’s Hosting First Family Night of the Year

Posted: Saturday, November 13th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Lincoln’s first Family Night is fast approaching.

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Keota School District Looking at Finances

Posted: Saturday, November 13th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Keota Community School District Board of education met on Thursday and one of their main focuses was on finances. Superintendent Mark Schneider says business manager Cindy Stagee reviewed with the board the current state of the district saying that Keota along with other school districts was hit hard last year in the state budget cut. He says she also told the board about some of the things that the district has been trying to do to become more efficient. Schneider says the board also discussed the education jobs fund, taking a wait and see approach if they needed the money later in the year.

Washington County Extension Hosting Fumigation Continuing Instructional Course

Posted: Saturday, November 13th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington County Extension is hosting a Fumigation Continuing Instructional Course for commercial pesticide applicators on Tuesday, Nov. 30.

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Columbus Junction City Council Meeting focuses on Police

Posted: Saturday, November 13th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The City of Columbus Junction hired a new police officer during their regular session on Wednesday.

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Highway 218 Crash Update

Posted: Friday, November 12th, 2010 at 6:32 am


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The Iowa State Patrol has released the name of a passenger killed in vehicle crash Tuesday night.

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Heat Your Home Safely this Winter

Posted: Friday, November 12th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Iowa Utilities Board is reminding consumers to stay safe when heating your home this season.

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Four 1 Act Plays Put on by WHS this Weekend

Posted: Friday, November 12th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington High School is putting on a set of four 1 act plays this weekend for their fall production.

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Disney Theme Highlights Sound of Washington Concert Next Week

Posted: Friday, November 12th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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

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Mid – Prairie FFA Receives National Award

Posted: Friday, November 12th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Mid Prairie FFA Chapter in Wellman was recently selected as a 3 Star chapter for the National Chapter Award Program.

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Environmental Poetry and Art Contest Deadline December 1st

Posted: Friday, November 12th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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The Iowa DNR and IOWATER are encouraging Iowa students to submit their artwork and poetry to the annual River of Words contest by Dec. 1st.

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