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2011 City Trash Can Stickers Available

Posted: Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Washington City Hall wants to remind residents that the new annual trash can stickers for next year are available for purchase. 

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Keota Fire Business Affected

Posted: Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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One business affected in this past weekend’s fire in Keota was All Around Fitness. 

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Jefferson County Board Makes Construction Decisions

Posted: Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors made two decisions concerning future construction in the county.

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Tour of Homes Event Successful

Posted: Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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This past weekend, the Washington Chamber of Commerce hosted its 20th Annual Candlelight Tour of Homes. 

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Iowa 2020 Visits Fairfield

Posted: Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 at 6:23 am

As a part of the Iowa Great Places Designation that Fairfield received in 2006, the Iowa Arts Council is now collaborating on a project called the Iowa 2020 Project.

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Concert Coming Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Community Theater is presenting a concert tonight of the group “Intersection.” 

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Milk Quality Workshop Thursday

Posted: Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The ISU Extension is offering a Milk Quality Workshop on Thursday. 

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Fatal Weekend Accident

Posted: Monday, December 6th, 2010 at 7:15 am


View Larger MapThe Iowa State Patrol reports a weekend accident on Highway 218 that killed one person and injured another.

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Upcoming State Budget Challenges

Posted: Monday, December 6th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The state budget for next year looks to be a big issue. 

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Monday, December 6th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Tomorrow, the Washington county Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session.

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Upcoming Flu Shot Clinics

Posted: Monday, December 6th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Yesterday began National Influenza Vaccination Week and Washington County Public Health Nurse Chrystal Woller says they have plenty of flu shots still available. 

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Kalona City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, December 6th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Kalona City Council will be meeting in regular session tonight.

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Hand Washing Reminders

Posted: Monday, December 6th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Most of us already know the importance of washing our hands, but Infection Control and Employee Health Nurse Lorraine Hardt at the Washington County Hospital and Clinics reminds us of the most important times when we should wash our hands.  

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Keota City Council Tonight

Posted: Monday, December 6th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Keota City Council will be meeting in regular session tonight.

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New Workout Equipment at the Y

Posted: Monday, December 6th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Community Y has received new cardio equipment. 

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IMS Alumni Extravaganza this Month

Posted: Monday, December 6th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The second annual Alumni Extravaganza basketball games will be taking place at Iowa Mennonite School later this month.

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Wellman City Council Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, December 5th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Wellman City Council will be meeting in regular session tomorrow.

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Jefferson County Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, December 5th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors will be meeting in regular session tomorrow. 

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Multiple Accidents on Area Highways Saturday

Posted: Saturday, December 4th, 2010 at 7:06 pm

Multiple accidents on area highways where reported to the Washington County Communications center Saturday morning.

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Breaking News: Fire in Downtown Keota

Posted: Saturday, December 4th, 2010 at 6:51 am


At least four buildings were on fire this morning in downtown Keota at the corner of East Broadway and North Ellis. 

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