Today's Local News

Wellman City Council Meeting

Posted: Sunday, February 5th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Wellman City council is going to meet on Monday night. They will be going into a closed session to interview a candidate for city administrator.

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Law Enforcement Looking for Man Wanted in Two Counties

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A nationwide search is on for a man who is wanted from Washington.

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Washington City Halls Warns Residents of Scam

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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Washington City Hall is passing along a warning to all residents of the city.  

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Riverside Man Trial Delayed Again

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The trial of a Riverside man accused of murder has been delayed for a second time.  

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St. James School Welcomes Special Visitor

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Children and staff at St. James Catholic School had a special guest yesterday to wrap up Catholic Schools Week.  

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Wellman Company Receives Large Grant

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack announced yesterday that Farmer’s All Natural Creamery in Wellman will be receiving a $280,000 grant to offset the cost of launching a line of organic specialty cheeses.

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Grain Marketing Meeting on Monday

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A meeting about grain marketing is coming to Washington next week.  

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Pork Scholarship Available for Graduating Seniors

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County Pork Producers are offering a one thousand dollar scholarship to a student graduating this spring.  

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Keokuk County Supervisors Talking Bridges

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors meet on Monday night. One thing they will be discussing is the condition of five bridges throughout the county.

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Columbus Conferences Moved

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Parent Teacher Conferences at Columbus Community Schools will be moved back a day.

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Law Enforcement Looking for Man Wanted in Two Counties

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 12:04 pm

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A nationwide search is on for a man who is wanted from Washington.  

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Accident With Injuries in Washington

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 8:21 am

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At 7:35 this morning an accident was reported in Washington.

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Washington City Halls Warns Residents of Scam

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Washington City Hall is passing along a warning to all residents of the city.  

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88 Iowa Counties Sign Up For Livestock Master Matrix

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

88 counties in Iowa chose to join the Livestock Master Matrix in January. Both Washington and Keokuk County will not be using this system.

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Lead Shot Approved by House

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Iowa House has approved the use of lead shot in mourning dove hunting. There is a lot of debate over this issue with one side saying that the lead shot is harmful to animals, and the other side saying it doesn’t effect animals at the population level.

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New App Offering Incentives for Exercisers a Good Idea

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

There is an app available for iPhone users who wish to have an extra incentive to keep their exercise routine.

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Beekeeping Classes Begin Monday

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Residents who are interested in getting started in keeping bees have an opportunity to take advantage of a course being offered by the Iowa Honey Producers Association starting Monday.  

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Next Round of Riverboat Grants Applications Being Accepted

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Applications are available for the spring 2012 Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants. 

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Dry Manure Applicator Workshop Later This Month

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:22 am

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There is a certification workshop happening later this month for manure applicators.  

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Columbus Schools Interviewing Superintendents

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Columbus Community School Board of Education will meet 4 times next week.

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