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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Today we talk to Tom Thomas with the Washington Toastmasters, who will be celebrating their 60th anniversary Saturday.

Annual Holiday Events Include a Parade Today in Washington

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

Washington’s annual post-Thanksgiving traditions are lined up for today.  

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Lion’s Breakfast with Santa and Santa’s House Hours

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington Lion’s Club International is hosting Santa Claus this weekend.

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Annual Jingle Bell 5K Saturday

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

A 5k benefiting Washington athletics is being held this weekend.

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Hunting Seasons in Full Swing

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

There’s no shortage of hunting seasons in southeast Iowa as we near the end of November.

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DOT to Address Turn Lane Problem

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Department of Transportation will soon be altering a small portion of the highway striping on Highway 92 in Washington.

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Christmas Shopping Begins in Kalona

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:22 am

The City of Kalona won’t waste anytime getting into the holiday spirit.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Jennine Wolf, the Washington County Health Inspector offers tips on preventing illness during Thanksgiving.

Preventing Food-borne Illness on Thanksgiving

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Health Inspector has some ideas for staying healthy during Thanksgiving.

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Local Government Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

A reminder that city offices are closed today for Thanksgiving.

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Washington to Purchase Recycling Dumpster for Downtown

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am
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Downtown Washington residents will soon have a large recycling dumpster available for their use.

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Thanksgiving Offers Opportunity to Assess Loved One’s Needs

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

As the family gathers for the Thanksgiving holiday, it may be a good time to assess the needs of older family members.

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Extra Traffic Control for Thanksgiving

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

With more motorists hitting the road for Thanksgiving, local law enforcement is taking part in a statewide effort to keep the roads safe before and after the holiday.

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Louisa County Habitat for Humanity’s Latest House Nearly Complete

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Louisa County Habitat for Humanity house going up in Columbus City is nearing completion.

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Traffic Stop Leads to Methamphetamine Bust

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 at 3:31 pm

A routine traffic stop today led to the arrest of a Fairfield man.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Today we talk to Steve Roth, the founder of the Washington Track Club, about this weekend’s Jingle Bell 5K.

Trial Date Set for Man Accused of Sexual Assault

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 at 6:26 am

The trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting a fellow inmate in Washington County Jail has been set.

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Annual Report Offers Insight into Washington School District

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 at 6:25 am

A range of numbers about the Washington Community School District are together in an annual report.

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Ministerial Association Holding Thanksgiving Church Service Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington Area Ministerial Association has their annual Thanksgiving service this evening.

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New Program for 4-H Targets Leadership

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 at 6:23 am

A few Washington County 4-H Members are taking part in a program that’s new this year.

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