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Homecoming This Week for Columbus

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Columbus High School starts their Homecoming Week tomorrow.

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Charges Dropped in Election Misconduct Cases

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 6:30 am

Charges have been dropped against a candidate and a Washington business accused of election misconduct.  

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World Heart Day Today

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Today is World Heart Day which prompts the awareness of heart disease prevention.

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Value of Farmland Continues to Climb

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 6:27 am

In spite of the drought, the value of farmland in southeast Iowa continued to climb over the summer.

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Mid-Prairie Homecoming Court Selected

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Mid-Prairie’s 2012 Homecoming Court has been selected in preparation for the upcoming Homecoming Week.

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Banned Book Week Next Week

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A week to celebrate the right to read is happening next week at the Washington Public Library.  

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Today Marks the First Red Flag Horseless Carriage Tour

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A group of vintage vehicle owners will bring a British tradition to Iowa today.

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Roadwork in Keokuk County Continues

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Bridge deck overlay work on Highway 92 in Keokuk County continues.  

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Washington County Conservation Changing Hours Start Next Week

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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New hours are coming to the Washington County Conservation Center at Marr Park next week.  

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Home Shopping Item Pickup Ends Today

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Today is the last day to pick up items purchased during the KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza.  

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Charges Dropped in Election Misconduct Cases

Posted: Friday, September 28th, 2012 at 2:28 pm

Charges have been dropped against a candidate and a Washington business accused of election misconduct.  

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Law Enforcement Looking for Stolen Vehicle from Henry County

Posted: Friday, September 28th, 2012 at 9:05 am

Police are looking for a vehicle from Wayland after receiving a report around 7:00 last night that it had been stolen.  

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Verdicts Delivered in Election Misconduct Cases

Posted: Friday, September 28th, 2012 at 6:30 am

A jury has reached a verdict in the cases of possible election misconduct.  

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Southeast Iowa Drought Conditions Still Showing No Change

Posted: Friday, September 28th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Even though southeast Iowa received no rainfall last week, the drought conditions remain the same.  

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Extra Caution Needed While Driving in the Fall

Posted: Friday, September 28th, 2012 at 6:27 am

The fall season is the worst time for car-deer collisions and according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration there are close to 1.5 million car accidents with deer each year.  

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Final Addition to Library Debuts Sunday

Posted: Friday, September 28th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The final piece to a building in Washington is being unveiled Sunday.  

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Districtwide Testing Recently Held at Mid-Prairie

Posted: Friday, September 28th, 2012 at 6:25 am
Mid-Prairie recently held testing that’s done several times a year at each of its schools.

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Fall Festival Begins Today

Posted: Friday, September 28th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The place to be in Kalona today and tomorrow is the Historical Village.

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Second Healthiest State Event in Washington Seeking Walkers

Posted: Friday, September 28th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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An event held last year that drew a record number of participants is seeking participants for this year’s event.  

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Farmers Market Fiesta

Posted: Friday, September 28th, 2012 at 6:22 am

To recognize their sizable Hispanic community, there will be special festivities at tonight’s Farmers Market in Columbus Junction.

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