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Farm Bureau Hosting GOP Hopefuls in State Senate District 45

Posted: Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 at 6:40 am

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The three Republicans vying for their party’s nomination in Iowa Senate District 45 are taking part in a forum put on by the Farm Bureau tonight.

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Forum with Klein and Canny Continues on In Touch

Posted: Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 at 6:35 am

The two Republicans vying for their party’s nomination in Iowa House District 89 take questions on education and transportation today

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Iowa, Washington Co. Have High Census Response Rates

Posted: Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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When it comes to responding to the 2010 Census Iowa is among the top five states.

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Washington Councilors To Consider Liquor, Cigarrette Licenses

Posted: Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Washington City Councilors have a laundry list of cigarette and liquor license renewals on the agenda for Wednesday night’s meeting.

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Supervisors Approve Fuel Contract Extension

Posted: Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 at 6:20 am

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The Washington County Engineer Doesn’t expect fuel prices to go up dramatically this summer.

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Washington Co. Conservation Hosting Youth Fishing Derby

Posted: Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 at 6:16 am

The Washington County Conservation Board is hosting a youth fishing derby next month.

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Wellman Parkside Activities Center Fund needs $10K

Posted: Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 at 6:15 am

The Community Foundation of Washington County has created an endowed fund for the Wellman Parkside Activities Center.

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Schmitz To Visit Washington this Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 at 7:13 am

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A southeast Iowa state lawmaker is visiting Washington this weekend to promote new benefits for veterans and military families.

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Mohling on Extension Restructuring: 1 year Later

Posted: Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 at 6:56 am

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It’s been about a year since Iowa State University’s Extension Service underwent a restructuring to a more regional basis.

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D-89 Republican Hopefuls on In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 at 6:55 am

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Bipartisanship and same sex marriage are the topics on today’s In Touch With Southeast Iowa program.

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Wet Weather Continues to Delay Planting

Posted: Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 at 6:53 am

Another wet week hindered the planting progress in southeast Iowa. The USDA reports that there was less than a half a day of suitable for field work last week.

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How to ID a Census Worker

Posted: Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 at 6:52 am

The U.S. Census Bureau is conducting door-to-door follow-ups, and wants to make sure people are able to identify a census worker.

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Washington Councilors Busy Next Few Weeks

Posted: Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 at 6:50 am

Washington City Councilors have several committee meetings this week and next.

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Highland Senior to Be Honored by Prudential

Posted: Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 at 6:49 am

A local high-school student is being honored for his service in a youth led tobacco prevention program.

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WHS Senior Night

Posted: Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 at 6:48 am

Family and friends of students graduating from Washington High School are invited to the class of 2010’s Senor Night.

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25 Washington Co. Organizations Could Lose Tax Exempt Status

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:39 am

25 nonprofit organizations in Washington County are in danger of having their tax-exempt status revoked.

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SE Iowa Farm Rental Rates Down

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:35 am

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The cost of renting farmland in southeast Iowa is down slightly.

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Supervisors To Approve Fuel Contract

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:32 am

Washington County Supervisors are slated to approve renewing the annual fuel contract at this week’s meeting.

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90 Acre Sale Not Quite Finalized

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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There are a few details that need to be worked out before the sale of 90 acres of land from the school district to the city of Washington is finalized.

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Learn at Lunch to Focus on Main Street

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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The upcoming Learn at Lunch will focus on historic preservation. The monthly event is hosted by the Washington Chamber of Commerce. Executive Director Tim Coffey says this one will focus on the Main Street program.

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