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Second Phase of Washington’s 2010 Paving Project Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, April 17th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The second phase of road work on South 9th Avenue begins tomorrow.  

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Keokuk County Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, April 17th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow in regular session.  

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Washington Junior High and High School Holding Parent Teacher Conferences

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington Junior High and High Schools are holding parent/teacher conferences Wednesday from 4:30 to 7 pm.  

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National Honor Society Students Chosen

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2011 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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Theater Auditions Being Held

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Community Theater will be holding auditions for Dale Wasserman’s Man of La Mancha tomorrow, from 1-4 p.m. and Thursday from 7-9 p.m.  

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Library Hosting Two Events Today

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington Public Library is hosting two events this afternoon.  

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Brighton Native Chosen as a Dean at Texas University

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2011 at 6:24 am

A Brighton native has been named as the Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication at Texas State University in San Marcos.  

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4-H State Fair Special Lineup Announced

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Iowa State University Extension in conjunction with the 4-H has announced the special event lineup for this year’s state fair.  

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Lake Odessa Water Levels Rising

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2011 at 6:22 am


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Lake Odessa in Louisa County is being raised to get ready for a forecast crest on the Mississippi River.  

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Washington County Volunteers Needed

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The Washington County Community Organization Active in Disasters (COAD) is looking for volunteers to help if an emergency should hit the county.

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Road Work Beginning in Washington County

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Road construction in Washington County will be causing delays starting next week. 

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Washington High School Performing This Weekend

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Washington High School is putting on a production of “Charlotte’s Web” this weekend.

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Scholarship Application Deadline Today

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Scholarships are available for those pursuing a horticultural related degree or certificate from a college or University in Iowa. 

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Learn At Lunch Focusing On Growing Business

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The next program in the Learn at Lunch series is coming up Monday and this month’s topic will be “Five Ways to Grow Your Business.” 

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Last Chance for Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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There is one last chance this year for farmers to attend private pesticide applicator training locally. 

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City Council Discusses Hot Topics

Posted: Thursday, April 14th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council met in special session last night to hold discussions on important city issues.  

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Washington School Board Discusses Finances

Posted: Thursday, April 14th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington School Board met last night and talked about finances for the next school year.  

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Theater Gala Reopening Fundraiser

Posted: Thursday, April 14th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The reopening of the State Theater in Washington is set for the end of the month.  

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Scholarships Available for High School Graduates

Posted: Thursday, April 14th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Women of Washington County who have been out of high school for at least one year are eligible for a scholarship.  

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Conservation Reserve Program Signup Period Deadline

Posted: Thursday, April 14th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The general signup period for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) which began March 14th is about to end.  

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