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Paint the Town Purple Month

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

With Washington’s Relay for Life coming up, the organizing committee wants to increase awareness of the event by Painting the Town Purple.  

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Simplified Dietary Guidelines Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A new food icon that was released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is celebrating a milestone.  

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Kalona Historical Village Holding Antique Show

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Kalona Historical Village will be holding an Antique Show this upcoming Friday.

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Yard Waste Hours Return to Normal

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

Washington’s Yard Waste Center is no longer open on Saturdays.  

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Keokuk County Holding Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors will hold their weekly meeting on Monday.

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Sugar Creek Holding a Fundraiser Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

Sugar Creek MYF is holding a Burger Bash fundraiser this weekend.

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Washington Page – Angela Widmer

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2012 at 11:01 am

Angela Widmer from Crooked Creek Christian Camp talks about their upcoming summer camps getting ready to start on June 11th.

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Last Chance for Absentee Ballot Requests

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Those wishing to request absentee ballots for the upcoming primary have one last chance this weekend.  

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Local Candidates Receive Endorsements

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2012 at 6:28 am

With the primary just days away, things are heating up as the event gets closer.  

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Kalona Historical Society Receives Sizable Grant

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2012 at 6:27 am

Kalona Historical Society was one of the many recipients of a grant from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Century and Heritage Farm Program Applications Due Today

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The deadline for eligible farm owners to apply for the 2012 Century and Heritage Farm Program is today.

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Free Fishing Weekend Kicks Off Today

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2012 at 6:25 am

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People interested in fishing have a chance to fish this weekend without facing a penalty starting today.  

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Many 4-H Activity Deadlines Today

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Washington County 4-H members wanting to take part in upcoming events have until the end of the day today to sign up.  

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Summer Camps About to Begin at Crooked Creek

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Crooked Creek Christian Camp is getting ready to start their summer camp season next week.  

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Keokuk County Board of Supervisors to Purchase Hazmat Gear

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2012 at 6:22 am

Keokuk County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting on Tuesday.

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Louisa County Conservation Holding Full Moon Paddle

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2012 at 6:21 am

Louisa County Conservation is holding another paddle and this one will be under the full moon.

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Washington Page – Don Pfeiffer

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2012 at 11:01 am

Don Pfeiffer from the Washington Optimists talks about the Bike Auction happening Saturday during Ridiculous Day.

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City Council Approves Resolutions

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council held a special meeting last night regarding different resolutions.  

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Special School Board Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington School Board is holding a special meeting tomorrow to discuss resolutions.  

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Ridiculous Day Having Many Activities This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The tradition of Ridiculous Day is being hosted by the Washington Chamber this year and there are many activities happening throughout the day.  

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