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Washington Page: Tim Coffey talks about Saturday’s Third Legislative Briefing

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 11:23 am

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Many Turn Out for Republican Convention

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Republican County Convention was held Saturday to a packed house at the Crawfordsville American Legion Hall.  

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Democratic Convention Held at Old Public Library

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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The Washington County Democratic Convention took place at the Old Public Library on Saturday at noon. After choosing to allow everyone in the room to be a delegate, the participants heard from various Democrats seeking office at a number of levels of government.

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Board of Supervisors Discussing Budget

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow and will be discussing the county budget as part of their meeting.  

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Conservation Reserve Program Signup Period Opens Today

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The next general signup period for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) opens today.  

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Mid-Prairie Meeting Focuses on Student Learning

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Mid-Prairie Schools will be meeting tonight with focuses on student learning and on finance. They’ll hear a special presentation from Grant Wood AEA Services to open the meeting.

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Keota Tax Abatement Hearing Coming Up

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The City of Keota is holding a public hearing this month to talk about a proposed tax abatement plan for the city. The plan would affect residential, commercial, and industrial properties in the city.

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Volunteer Recruitment Training Scheduled

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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A training date has been scheduled for COAD members related to volunteer recruitment later this month.  

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Applications Still Being Accepted for College Scholarships

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Those wanting to pursue a degree or certificate in a horticultural related field can still apply for scholarships.  

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Daffodil Orders Being Delivered

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The American Cancer Society is getting ready to bring on spring with the delivery of daffodils.  

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Republican County Convention Busy Yesterday

Posted: Sunday, March 11th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Republican County Convention was held yesterday to a packed house at the Crawfordsville American Legion Hall.  

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Rich Taylor Among Speakers at Democratic Convention

Posted: Sunday, March 11th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Democratic Convention took place at the Old Public Library yesterday at noon. After choosing to allow everyone in the room to be a delegate, the participants heard from various Democrats seeking office at a number of levels of government.

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Conservation Reserve Program Signup Period Opens Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, March 11th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The next general signup period for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) starts tomorrow.  

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Wellman 2013 Budget Hearing

Posted: Sunday, March 11th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The City of Wellman will hold a public hearing on the budget for fiscal year 2013 at their meeting tomorrow night. They will hear comments from the public during the hearing.

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KCII AM Fully Operational

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 8:09 am

AM 1380 KCII is now fully operational. Thanks for your patience. The one to count on for today’s news and local information is AM and FM KCII.

Volunteers Needed for Grant Initiative

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A Washington Elementary School that is hoping to be part of the Safe Routes to School Project is looking for help with the grant initiative.  

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National Honor Society Students Chosen

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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New members have been chosen to the National Honor Society at the Washington High School.  

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“Stand Your Ground” Bill Passes House

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The controversial “Stand Your Ground” Bill has passed the Iowa House. It’s also been called “Castle Doctrine Extension” because the bill expands on a current Iowa Law that allows a person to defend themselves in their home, business, or place of employment. This new bill, House File 2215, would extend that to any place a person is legally allowed to be at, including public places.

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Severe Weather Spotter Training Class Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The National Weather Service’s Quad Cities office is holding a storm spotter training class in Washington later this month.  

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Conservation Board Set to Talk Marr Park Trail Changes

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County Conservation Board will be meeting next week to talk about the Ainsworth to Marr Park Trail. They will be discussing and making changes to the construction plans, budget, and opening ceremony plans for the project.

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