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April Among Iowa’s 5 Warmest

Posted: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 at 7:01 am

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press play to hear from State Climatologist Harry Hillaker

This April was among the top five warmest on record in Iowa.

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Rasmusen Report: GOP Leads Gubernatorial, Senate Races

Posted: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 at 6:56 am

A new poll should come as good news to Republicans seeking public office in Iowa.

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Corn Country Cruisers Season Approaches

Posted: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 at 6:55 am

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Admirers of classic cars have an opportunity to see or showcase their classic cars on the square in Washington.

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YMCA to Begin Strong Kids Campaign

Posted: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The YMCA of Washington is looking for donations to its Strong Kids Campaign.

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Buggy Crash Near Kalona Kills 1, Injures 1

Posted: Monday, May 3rd, 2010 at 6:28 am


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(AP) – A buggy crash near Kalona has left one person dead and another injured.

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Senate Hopeful Brought Anti-Trust Suit Against Microsoft

Posted: Monday, May 3rd, 2010 at 6:27 am

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A Des Moines Attorney vying for U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley’s job says her professional experience would help her in public office.

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CEO Roundtables Underway

Posted: Monday, May 3rd, 2010 at 6:24 am

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press play to hear from Chamber Executive Director Tim Coffey

The Washington Chamber of Commerce has launched a sort of peer mentoring program for business leaders.

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Washington County Roads to Buy New Bulldozer, Grader

Posted: Monday, May 3rd, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Secondary Roads Department is getting a new bulldozer and grader.

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Preparations Being Made for Kalona Citywide Cleanup/Garage Sale

Posted: Monday, May 3rd, 2010 at 6:22 am

Kalona is preparing for its Citywide Garage Sale and Cleanup Day.

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Fundraising Underway for New Hamakua Roof

Posted: Monday, May 3rd, 2010 at 6:21 am

The race is on to raise money for a new roof at Hamakua Place Youth Center in Washington.

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Highland Senior Night

Posted: Monday, May 3rd, 2010 at 6:20 am

Highland High School is honoring some of its seniors.

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KHS Awards Concert

Posted: Monday, May 3rd, 2010 at 6:19 am

Keota High School is having their Awards Concert this week.

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Board of Supervisors

Posted: Sunday, May 2nd, 2010 at 5:06 am

Washington County Supervisors are expected to make appoints this week to two new commissions designed to enforce and interpret the newly adopted zoning ordinance.

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WHS DE

Posted: Sunday, May 2nd, 2010 at 5:04 am

Applications for the summer driver’s education course at Washington High School are available.

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Kalona City Wide Cleanup Day

Posted: Sunday, May 2nd, 2010 at 5:02 am

Kalona is preparing for its Citywide Garage Sale and Cleanup Day.

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Highland’s Senior Awards Night

Posted: Sunday, May 2nd, 2010 at 5:00 am

Highland High School is honoring some of its seniors.

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Henry County Crash Investigation

Posted: Saturday, May 1st, 2010 at 6:44 am

A state patrol official says rescuers who responded to a Henry County crash earlier this week did not immediately know there was more than one person inside the pickup truck that crashed.

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Zoning Board

Posted: Saturday, May 1st, 2010 at 6:42 am

Washington County Supervisors are looking for people to serve on the new planning and zoning commission.

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Absentee Ballots

Posted: Saturday, May 1st, 2010 at 6:41 am

Absentee ballots are now available in Washington County for this June’s primary election.

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City Sound

Posted: Saturday, May 1st, 2010 at 6:40 am

The Washington City Council is looking to get wired.

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