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Board of Supervisors Hearing Quarterly Reports

Posted: Sunday, April 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be hearing quarterly reports during their meeting this week.  

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House Resolution Passes to Honor Fallen Officer

Posted: Sunday, April 24th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa House of Representatives has passed a resolution to honor a fallen Keokuk County law enforcement officer.  

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Washington County Road Work Beginning This Week

Posted: Sunday, April 24th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Road construction in Washington County will be causing delays this week.  

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Flags at Half Staff this Weekend

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Governor Terry Branstad has ordered all flags across the state to be flown at half-staff this weekend.  

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Public Hearing Set for Next Week

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

A public hearing is set for next week to discuss amending the City’s Zoning Ordinance.  

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Easter Egg Safety

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Public Health is passing along safety tips to help everyone better enjoy their Easter and spring festivities.  

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Area Organizations to Receive Grant Money

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Community Foundation of Washington County (CFWC) has selected six local organizations to receive grant money this year.  

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Prescription Take Back Program

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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People with older medicines in their house have a place they can take them and not harm the environment.  

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Youth Veterinary Medicine Camp

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Youth interested in learning more about animal health have an opportunity to see what it’s like to be an animal doctor this summer.  

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Fairfield Airport Receiving Federal Grant

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Fairfield Airport has been awarded a grant from the Federal Government.  

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City Reminds Residents of Grass Ordinance

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The City of Washington is reminding property owners that it is time to mow and trim the grass and weeds again.  

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Rising Gas Prices Prompts Chamber to Promote Local Activities

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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With gasoline prices approaching record levels, the Washington Chamber of Commerce is sharing ideas on local activities.  

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Iowa Poet Laureate Coming to Kalona

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Iowa’s Poet Laureate is coming to Kalona to share some readings.

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Youth Summer Program Comes to Washington

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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A program is coming to Washington for youth to promote physical activity.  

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Church Youth Group Presenting Passion Week Performance

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

The youth group from the United Presbyterian Church is presenting a performance reflecting on the last days of Jesus on Earth.  

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Easter Egg Hunt Happening Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Kiwanis Amers and Hy-Vee are holding an Easter Egg Hunt tomorrow.  

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Washington City Council Approves Lane Change

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council approved changing West Madison Street from 4 lanes to 3.  

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Woman Taken to Hospital after Highway 218 Crash

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:29 am

The Iowa State Patrol is reporting 1 person injured from an accident on Highway 218 near mile marker 65 or Old White Way yesterday afternoon.  

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Bridge Work Set to Begin

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Construction work on Highway 92 is scheduled to begin next week.  

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Drops in March

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Washington County’s unemployment rate went down in March according to data released from the Iowa Workforce Development.  

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