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Caregivers Support Meeting

Posted: Sunday, May 16th, 2010 at 5:04 am

A caregivers’ support meeting this week in Washington will focus on people who look after loved ones with dementia.

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Highland’s Senior Awards Night

Posted: Sunday, May 16th, 2010 at 5:02 am

Highland High School is honoring their seniors.

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Scholarships Available for Youth Involved in Livestock

Posted: Sunday, May 16th, 2010 at 5:00 am

The Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement is making available scholarships to incoming freshmen in the fall of 2010.

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Ambulance Contract Up for Bids

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:14 am

Washington County Supervisors are adjusting the contract for ambulance service and putting it out for bids.

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Ainsworth woman charged

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:12 am

An Ainsworth native is among those accused of accessing President Barack Obama’s student loan records.

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Stewart Elementary to Install Geothermal Heating and Cooling System

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:10 am

Washington School Board members have approved borrowing 700-thousand dollars install geothermal heating and cooling system in Stewart Elementary.

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Police Memorial Day

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:08 am

Today is National Peace Officer Memorial Day. In Washington County, a few officers have lost their lives in the line of duty.

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Channel Scholarship Awarded to WHS Senior

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:06 am

A senior at Washington High School is receiving a one-thousand-fifty-dollar scholarship through the National FFA Organization.

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Alliant Scholarship Awarded to WHS Senior

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:04 am

A Washington High School student is getting a four-thousand dollars scholarship from Alliant Energy.

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Conservation Sign-up Begins

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:02 am

One of the most popular conservation programs operated by the U.S.D.A. is the Conservation Stewardship Program.

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State Fair Livestock Information and Entries Available

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:00 am

The Washington County Extension Office has information on the 2010 Iowa State Fair. Any 4-H member wishing to exhibit livestock at the State Fair must complete an entry form.

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WCSD Eliminates 3 Positions

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 7:34 am

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Washington School Board members have approved the elimination of three positions within the district.

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Man Arrested for Carrying Rifle on Columbus School Property

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 7:32 am

A local man was taken into custody earlier this week for having a rifle on school property.

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Washington Chamber to Launch Non-Profit Board Training Program

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 7:31 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is launching training program for board members of non-profit groups.

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Farmers’ Market 2010 is Open

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 7:28 am

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Local residents descended on downtown Washington last night for the opening of the Farmer’s Market season.

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Mild Weather This Weekend

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 7:24 am

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High pressure is bringing sunshine and pleasant conditions to southeast Iowa today and tomorrow.

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Washington Co. Auditor Urges Voters to Register By Month’s End

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 7:22 am

The Washington County Auditor is urging voters who aren’t registered to do so by the end of the month.

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WC Savings Bank Donats $500 to Multi-Species Barn Effort

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 7:19 am

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Washington County Extension has accepted a 5 hundred dollar donation from the President and CEO of West Chester Savings Bank.

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$10K From Tri-Rivers Going to Louisa Interpretive Center

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 7:03 am

The Board of Directors of Tri-Rivers Conservation Foundation has approved directing 10 thousand dollars from the proceeds of their February auction to the Louisa Interpretive Center at Langwood.

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Washington Safety Commitee Delivers Several Proposals in Wake of Fatal Bar Fight

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 7:43 am

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Close to 30 people representing a majority of Washington’s liquor license holders attended a city council public safety committee meeting yesterday.

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