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Kalona Downtown Revitalization Nearing 2nd Phase

Posted: Tuesday, May 11th, 2010 at 7:28 am

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Kalona’s Downtown Revitalization Project is well underway.

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Frost Had Little Impact on Farm Crops

Posted: Tuesday, May 11th, 2010 at 7:25 am

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Weekend frost might have damaged some lawns and gardens, but likely had little effect on southeast Iowa farm crops.

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Local Author Releases Autobiography

Posted: Tuesday, May 11th, 2010 at 7:23 am

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A local author has released a book that chronicles his life from his own birth, to the birth of his great-great-granddaughter.

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Tuma Recieves M-P Student Acheivement of the Year Award

Posted: Tuesday, May 11th, 2010 at 7:18 am

A Mid-Prairie junior is being honored by teachers and staff. Zachary Tuma has been awarded this year’s Student Achievement Award of Excellence.

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Registration for JEL Conference in Iowa Open

Posted: Tuesday, May 11th, 2010 at 7:15 am

Registrations are being taken for teens to attend an annual summit on supporting tobacco prevention. The JEL program or Just Eliminate Lies is an Iowa youth led tobacco prevention group.

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District 45 State Senate Candidates to Field Questions from KCII

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 7:47 am

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The three Republicans vying for their party’s nomination to run for the District 45 State Senate Seat are taking part in a candidate’s forum this week being hosted by KCII.

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Washington Historic Preservation Commission Has some Suggestions

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 7:42 am

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The Washington Historic Preservation Commission has a few recommendations for the city council.

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Washington Council Approves Sound System Purchase

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 7:30 am

Washington City Councilors are spending close to $4,000 on a sound system.

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1st Washington Farmer’s Market this Week

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 7:25 am

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It’s one of the signs that summer is almost here: Washington’s first farmer’s market of the season is this week.

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CJ Horticulture Class Selling Their Wares

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 7:22 am

Columbus Community High School’s horticulture class is selling vegetables, herbs, bedding and household plants this week.

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Community Invited to Enter Floats in Keota Fund Days Parade

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 7:20 am

Keota Fun Days is on the horizon.

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WACO Jr. Tapped for Boys State

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 7:17 am

A WACO junior has been selected to go to Hawkeye Boys State from Schantz-Mitchell Post #593 in Crawfordsville.

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Dist. 45 State Senate Candidates to Field Questions for KCII

Posted: Sunday, May 9th, 2010 at 6:00 am

The three Republicans vying for their party’s nomination to run for the District 45 State Senate Seat are taking part in a candidate’s forum this week being hosted by KCII.

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Keota Edu Foundation Annual Golf Fundraiser

Posted: Sunday, May 9th, 2010 at 5:58 am

The 11th Annual Keota Educational Foundation Golf Fundraiser is Sunday, June 6th at Lagos Acres.

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Keota Fun Days

Posted: Sunday, May 9th, 2010 at 5:56 am

Keota Fun Days is on the horizon. Community members are invited this year to partake in the parade.

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Supervisors to Discuss Ambulance Service

Posted: Sunday, May 9th, 2010 at 5:54 am

Washington County Supervisors are expected to approve a format to request proposals for ambulance service at this week’s meeting.

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Local Vet Commissioner Pleased with Recent Legislation

Posted: Saturday, May 8th, 2010 at 7:39 am

A Washington County Veteran’s Commissioner is proud of legislation passed this year that provides more benefits and services to military families.

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Washington Yard Waste Rates Double

Posted: Saturday, May 8th, 2010 at 7:37 am

Washington residents are now paying more for yard waste bags.

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Loebsack Supports “Cash for Caulkers”

Posted: Saturday, May 8th, 2010 at 7:36 am

Eastern Iowa’s congressman is supporting a measure frequently referred to as the cash for caulkers program.

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M-P Homeschoolers to Host 2nd Congressional Candidates

Posted: Saturday, May 8th, 2010 at 7:35 am

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A Mid-Prairie home school civics class is hosting a panel discussion with at least two of the Republican candidates for the 2nd Congressional District next week.

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