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Shooting in Wapello County under Investigation

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 10:16 am

A shooting in Wapello County is currently being investigated by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.  

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Board of Supervisors Discussing Budgets Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be talking about budgets as part of their meeting tomorrow.  

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City Working on Tax Abatement Plan

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The city of Washington is looking at reinstating a tax abatement or an urban revitalization plan.  

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Disease Spreading in Iowa but Not Locally

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The warm winter and spring has helped a virus to spread across Iowa.  

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Youth Fishing Derby Coming Up Next Weekend

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Youth who like to fish have an opportunity to showcase their skills as well as learning some new fishing techniques at the Youth Fishing Derby coming up next weekend.  

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Keokuk County To Hold Special Meeting

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors is holding a special meeting tomorrow morning.

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Keota Resident Goes On Honor Flight

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:23 am

An area veteran of World War II had the chance to go on the Honor Flight.

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Pressure Canners Being Tested Next Month

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Canning season will be here soon and the Washington County Extension is offering testing of dial gauge pressure canners next month to help those who like to can get started.  

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Son Games 2012

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:21 am

You can still register for Son Games 2012, but not for long.

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Board of Supervisors to Discuss Budgets

Posted: Sunday, May 27th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be talking about budgets as part of their meeting this week.  

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Memorial Day Programs Happening Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, May 27th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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There will be area ceremonies tomorrow as part of Memorial Day.  

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Memorial Day Closures Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, May 27th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Tomorrow is Memorial Day a time set aside to honor those who gave their lives serving in the Armed Forces.  

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Record High Temp Could be Broken Today

Posted: Sunday, May 27th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Today’s record high temperature set 45 years ago is in jeopardy of being broken.  

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Son Games 2012

Posted: Sunday, May 27th, 2012 at 6:24 am

You can still register for Son Games 2012, but not for long.

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Sweeps Event for Two Businesses Yesterday

Posted: Saturday, May 26th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Representatives from Main Street Washington broke out the brooms yesterday morning to recognize two Washington businesses.  

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Weight Limit Imposed on Bridge

Posted: Saturday, May 26th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A weight limit has been put on a bridge in Washington County.  

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KidzFest Successful Despite Early Rainfall

Posted: Saturday, May 26th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics’ annual Kidzfest had a good turnout despite the rainfall early in the event.  

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City of Keota Council Meeting Covers Pool, City Clean Up

Posted: Saturday, May 26th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The City of Keota held their City Council this past week.

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Keeping Food Safe during the Summer

Posted: Saturday, May 26th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer and the Iowa Department of Public Health says summer is often marked with an increase in food borne diseases.  

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Regulations about Moving Firewood

Posted: Saturday, May 26th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is reminding everyone about the recommendations for firewood in the state.  

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