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Wellman Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Wellman City Council will have their regular meeting tonight. But not everything about this meeting will be regular.

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Sewer and Septic Open House in Ainsworth this Week

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The IDNR is hosting open houses across the state to inform small communities about their options for waste water treatment. Ainsworth will host the open house for this part of the state.

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BREAKING NEWS: Car of Missing Crawfordsville Woman Found

Posted: Sunday, January 8th, 2012 at 1:07 pm

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Washington County Sheriff’s Office officials are reporting that Sharon Hopf’s vehicle has been located in the St. Louis, Missouri area.  

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Authorities Still Searcing for Missing Kalona Business Owner

Posted: Sunday, January 8th, 2012 at 6:31 am

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to look for a woman reported as missing from Crawfordsville.  

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Christmas Tree Pickup and Drop Off Time Ending

Posted: Sunday, January 8th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The final days to drop off real Christmas trees or to have them picked up is this week.  

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Risk Management Education Course This Week

Posted: Sunday, January 8th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Extension is hosting a workshop this week for pork producers.  

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Wellman Council Meeting – City Admin. Discussion

Posted: Sunday, January 8th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Wellman City Council will have their regular meeting tomorrow. But not everything about this meeting will be regular.

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Marr Park New Additions

Posted: Sunday, January 8th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Marr Park in Ainsworth has several new additions in the works. Director of the County Conservation Board Steve Anderson says they have expanded the campgrounds, and are almost finished with that project.

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Woman from Washington County Still Missing

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to look for a woman reported as missing from Crawfordsville.  

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Record High Set for Second Day in a Row

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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Another record high temperature has been set for yesterday.  

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Washington School District Receives Donation

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:28 am

The Washington Community School District has received a donation to be used toward the renovation of a school building.  

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Branstad’s Education Reform Package

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Gov. Terry Branstad revealed his education reform package today. One of the biggest parts of this proposal is a reading level requirement for third graders.

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Coaches versus Cancer Events Today

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Coming up this afternoon the Washington Demons will be having a special fundraising event to coincide with the Demons basketball teams hosting Tipton.  

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Congressman Dave Loebsack Representative Holding Office Hours This Month

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Congressman Dave Loebsack is having a representative from his office in southeast Iowa starting next week.

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Mid-Prairie School Board Meeting

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board will be meeting on Monday. They’ll be hearing a special presentation by Joe Crozier from the Grant Wood Area Education Agency.

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Upcoming Ice Fishing and Pheasant Field Day

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Conservation Board has joined with Pheasants Forever to provide an educational clinic about fishing and pheasants.  

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Paws & More Open House Today

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Paws & More Animal Shelter in Washington is having their Annual Open House today.  

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Columbus Junction State Bank Anniversay

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Columbus Junction State Bank Celebrated their 85th anniversary yesterday. Mark Houston, the bank’s manager, says when the bank was first opened it had about $227,000 in funds.

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Record High Set for Second Day in a Row

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2012 at 3:48 pm

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Another record high temperature has been set for today.  

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Missing Woman from Washington County

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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UPDATED INFORMATION AS OF 5:30 PM JANUARY 6, 2012 –

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to look for a woman reported as missing from Crawfordsville.  

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