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Schneider Appointed Chief Deputy

Posted: Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 at 6:12 am

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has a new chief deputy.

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Washington School Board to Discuss Union Contract

Posted: Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 at 6:10 am

Washington School Board members are slated to take action on a new contract with the union representing teachers.

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Washington Council to Discuss Ordinance Changes

Posted: Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 at 5:57 am

Washington City Councilors are considering a number of changes to the code of ordinances at tonight’s meeting.

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Southeast Iowa Farmer’s nearly 3/4 Done with Corn Planting

Posted: Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 at 5:57 am

Southeast Iowa farmers have made some of the most corn planting progress in the state.

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IMS Student Recieves FFA Degree

Posted: Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 at 5:54 am

A student from the Iowa Mennonite FFA Chapter has received the Iowa FFA Degree at the state convention in Des Moines.

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Great Strides Team to Host Cystic Fibroisis Awareness Event

Posted: Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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A local team for Great Strides is hosting an event to raise awareness on Cystic Fibrosis.

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Iowa Guard Members to Help Afghan Farmers

Posted: Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 at 7:23 am

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Around 60 soldiers with farming backgrounds from Iowa are headed to Afghanistan to help producers there.

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Planting Ahead of Schedule, Rain Welcomed by Most Farmers

Posted: Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 at 7:21 am

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press play to hear from the ISU Extensions Gene Mohling

Weekend showers were welcomed by many southeast Iowa Farmers.

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New Supt. Visits Washington

Posted: Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 at 7:16 am

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Washington Schools’ incoming superintendent says he plans to be very visible and hands on.

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Busy Wednesday for Washington Policy Makers

Posted: Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 at 7:10 am

Washington city officials have a busy Wednesday this week.

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12 Area Students Honored by Governor

Posted: Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 at 6:54 am

12 area high school students were honored over the weekend at the Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony in Des Moines.

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IMS To Honor Academics, Fine Arts

Posted: Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 at 6:53 am

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Iowa Mennonite School is honoring some of their students.

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Parkview Home in Wayland Awarded Energy Rebate

Posted: Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 at 6:52 am

Alliant Energy has awarded the Henry County Health Center with a $724 Custom Rebate incentive check for its energy efficient lighting project at The Parkview Home Care Center in Wayland.

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Wild Flowers, Wild Eats

Posted: Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 at 6:50 am

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The Louisa County Conservation Board is hosting an event called Wild Flowers and Wild Eats this weekend.

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Mt. Pleasant Crash Kills 1, Injures 1

Posted: Monday, April 26th, 2010 at 7:15 am


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The Iowa State Patrol is investigating a Henry County crash that claimed the life of one and hospitalized another.

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Obama Slated for Southeast Iowa Swing

Posted: Monday, April 26th, 2010 at 7:14 am

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President Barack Obama is visiting three communities in southeast Iowa tomorrow, and some of the most economically distressed parts of the state.

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Greiner Defends Record during Service in Statehouse

Posted: Monday, April 26th, 2010 at 7:10 am

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A Republican candidate for a southeast Iowa State Senate Seat is defending her record while she served in the house.

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Supervisors to Discuss DHS Restructuring

Posted: Monday, April 26th, 2010 at 7:01 am

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Washington County Supervisors have a work session tomorrow to discuss the impact that the restructuring of the Iowa Department of Human Services will have.

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Washington Judge Among Three Finalists for Appeals Court

Posted: Monday, April 26th, 2010 at 6:55 am

A judge from Washington County could be appointed to the Iowa Court of Appeals this week.

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New WCSD Supt. to Greet Community

Posted: Monday, April 26th, 2010 at 6:54 am

Members of the Washington community are invited to meet the school district’s new Superintendent today.

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