Today's Local News

Local Candidate Charged Obtains Lawyer

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 at 6:28 am

A local candidate has acquired an attorney in response to recent charges filed. 

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Animal Confinement Expansion Approved

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 at 6:26 am

An animal confinement feeding operation is expanding in Washington County.  

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Washington Area Kids Stay Busy During Summer

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 at 6:25 am
The Washington Public Library

Many children in the Washington area kept themselves busy the last couple of months, not just with outdoor activities, but inside by reading.  

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Weekend Rain Provides Little Relief

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 at 6:24 am

The small amount of rain received last weekend did little to help area crops.  

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School Less Than a Month Away for Mid-Prairie and Keota Students

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 at 6:23 am

The new school year is just around the corner for Mid-Prairie and Keota.

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Columbus Junction Rejects All Bids For Water Treatment Plant Project

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 at 6:22 am

Columbus Junction will hold another round of bid letting for the proposed water treatment plant.

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Salsa Contest in Columbus Junction This Friday

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 at 6:21 am

Things are going to heat up in Columbus Junction this Friday.

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City Comprehensive Plan Almost Completed

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:30 am

The future of Washington is about to take a big step forward.  

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Program Discussing Watering Systems and Drought Issues Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:28 am

Livestock producers wanting to know more about pasture management and drought issues have an opportunity to attend a popular program tomorrow.  

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Area Farmer Talks Drought

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:26 am

With the current drought conditions, an area crop producer elaborates on what he’s been seeing.

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FSA County Committee Nominations Due Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:25 am

Local farmers and agricultural producers have an opportunity to get involved in helping to build a strong foundation for future generations.  

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Area Districts Hold Registration as School Year Approaches

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:24 am

With school starting in less than a month in some districts, many schools, including IMS, are holding registration.

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Time Capsule Project Seeking Entries

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:23 am

Have you thought about ever leaving a note to a future generation?  A project happening in Washington is taking notes for such an occasion.  

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Police Looking For Answers After Multiple Church Burglaries

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:22 am

Police are asking for the publics help after multiple church burglaries.

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Applications Due Tomorrow for Just Us Girls Scholarships

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:21 am

Area female college students in need of financial help in completing their education have until tomorrow to apply for a scholarship.

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Adults Encouraged to Get Pertussis Vaccine

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 6:30 am

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced the number of cases of pertussis or whooping cough in the US is the worst it has been for the last 50 years.  

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Farmland Leasing Workshop Tonight

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

A workshop is happening tonight to discuss farmland leasing.  

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Governor Offering Help for Farmers in Drought

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Southeast Iowa farmers have an alternative way to feed their livestock thanks to a special proclamation.  

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Washington Resident Shares RAGBRAI Experience

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A resident from Washington talks about their experience taking part in an annual bike riding event.  

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Hunter Safety Class Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A hunter safety class offered by the Washington County Conservation Board starts tomorrow.  

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