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Special Edition News Magazines This Week

Posted: Sunday, March 20th, 2011 at 6:30 am
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Tune in all this week for special edition news magazines as we discuss agriculture.  

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Keokuk County Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, March 20th, 2011 at 6:28 am
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The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors are holding their regularly scheduled meeting tomorrow.  

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Jefferson County Board of Supervisors Discussing Census

Posted: Sunday, March 20th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors will be meeting tomorrow to discuss the 2010 census.  

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Washington Schools Fare Well in State Testing

Posted: Saturday, March 19th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Washington School District conducted their annual basic testing and Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgensen says the school district did well and scores were up through the entire district. 

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Japan Earthquake Effects Local Economy

Posted: Saturday, March 19th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan has the potential to also impact the Iowa economy.  

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Manure Applicator Programs to be Shown

Posted: Saturday, March 19th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Extension is showing both the Commercial and Confinement Manure Applicator Programs for those that were not able to attend the original workshops. 

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Avoiding Donation Scams

Posted: Saturday, March 19th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The earthquake and tsunami in Japan has caused many organizations to receive monetary donations from all over the world yet people try to take advantage of people’s generosity. 

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Foreign Exchange Students Talk about Experience in Area

Posted: Saturday, March 19th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Students visiting southeast Iowa from Poland have had an opportunity to talk about their experiences in the area. 

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Local Processor Receives Award

Posted: Saturday, March 19th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The American Meat Institute has announced its recipients for the 2011 Environmental Recognition Awards.  

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Washington Accepts Bids for Wastewater Treatment Plant

Posted: Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council opened bids for work on the wastewater treatment facility Wednesday afternoon and the bids had a wide range. 

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Fire Call at Halcyon House

Posted: Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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At approximately 7:49 last night, the Washington Fire Department received a call of a fire alarm at the Halcyon House. 

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Bridge to be Closed For Construction

Posted: Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Engineer’s Office is announcing the closure of the Crooked Creek Bridge on County Highway G-38 also known as old Highway 92 beginning Monday.

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Final Legislative Briefing Being Held Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Two southeast Iowa lawmakers will be in Washington tomorrow.

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A New Season Brings a Driving Hazard

Posted: Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Spring is here, and city and county road crews are at work fixing potholes. 

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School District Addresses Uniform Concerns

Posted: Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Iowa House of Representatives recently passed a bill allowing school districts more leeway toward the requirement of a dress code. 

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Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Posted: Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 6:24 am

March has been declared National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. 

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Learn At Lunch Reservations Due

Posted: Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The next in the Learn At Lunch series is coming up on Monday and this month’s topic will be preparedness.

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Washington City Council Approves Resolutions

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council met in regular session last night and approved their Community Development Block Grant policy. 

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Keota Teen Injured in Early Morning Accident

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2011 at 6:29 am

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the Keota Fire Department responded to a vehicle rollover in front of 1189 170th Street at approximately 1AM this morning. 

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Washington School District Awarded Grant

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Community School District has been awarded a construction grant. 

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