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Film Expo This Weekend in Fairfield

Posted: Friday, February 4th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Fairfield Arts and Convention Center is having a film expo this weekend. 

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Washington City Council Sets A Public Hearing Date

Posted: Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council met in regular session last night and during their meeting, they established a date for a public hearing and the receipt of bids for the Wastewater Treatment Plant.  

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Nature Gives Us A One-Two Punch

Posted: Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Mother Nature is giving all of us in southeast Iowa a double-blow for the weather. 

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Clearing Furnace and Hot Water Heater Exhaust Pipes Encouraged

Posted: Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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With the large amount of snowfall we received yesterday, Alliant Energy wants to encourage everyone to remove snow and ice from exhaust vents. 

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Share Iowa Program

Posted: Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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We recently let you know about Angel Food Ministries and their discounted food pricing program. 

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Free Income Tax Services Coming To The Area

Posted: Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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A free income tax service is coming to Brighton. 

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College Scholarships Available

Posted: Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

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High school juniors are eligible to apply for a college scholarship. 

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Largest Storm System Since the 1950’s

Posted: Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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NASA has released the above photo of the current storm system that has Iowa in nearly white-out conditions. This storm system, nearly 2,000 miles across, is one of the largest since the 1950’s.  The other photos were taken around Washington.

Washington County Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors held their weekly meeting yesterday morning and have decided to move forward with the Richmond sanitary sewer project. 

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Washington Maintenance Department Battles Historic Snow Storm

Posted: Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington City Maintenance Department is ready for snow storms and they were ready for this one as well. 

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City Council Meeting Discussing Several Items

Posted: Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Washington City Council is meeting tonight to discuss several items affecting the city.

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Public Hearing In Des Moines Goes Well

Posted: Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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A public hearing was held Monday evening in the Iowa House of Representatives Chambers discussing House Joint Resolution Six. 

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Landowner Fire Workshop Coming Up

Posted: Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 at 6:22 am

Landowners interested in using prescribed fire as a management tool for prairies and forests is invited to attend a workshop on Friday. 

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Major Winter Storm Update

Posted: Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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A major winter storm is headed our way and the weather forecast is calling for over a foot of snow. 

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Snow Shoveling Safety

Posted: Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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As we get ready to prepare for this winter storm, Washington County Hospital and Clinics wants to remind everyone of outdoor safety.

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Successful Fundraiser Held For The Y

Posted: Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington and Wellman Y’s held a fundraiser this past weekend and was well attended. 

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Field Day Reservations Due

Posted: Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Producers of sheep are invited to a field day.

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Iowa 4H Foundation Leadership Grant Applications Due

Posted: Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Iowa 4-H Foundation wants to remind high school juniors in southeast Iowa about the 2011 Hills Bank and Trust Company Leadership Grants.

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Tony Award Winning Show Coming to Fairfield

Posted: Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 6:22 am

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A professional musical theater company from New York City is paying a visit to Fairfield tonight.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Monday, January 31st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Supervisors are holding their regular meeting on Tuesday and this week, they will be discussing the shared County Engineer agreement with Keokuk County and the Washington County Compensation Board wage recommendations.

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