Today's Local News

CRP Acreage Authorized for Emergency Grazing

Posted: Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Farmers seeking relief from the drought conditions are now being allowed to let livestock feed in special areas of their farms.  

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IMS Seniors Taking Trip to Washington D.C.

Posted: Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

The incoming senior class at Iowa Mennonite School will be heading to D.C. tomorrow.

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Blood Supplies Still Adequate at MVRBC

Posted: Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

Blood supplies across the country are at a 15 year low, which prompts the question “how are our hospitals doing?”

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Winfield Crooked Creek Days Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

There will be no shortage of things to do this weekend in Winfield.

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Initial Court Appearance Date Set

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 at 2:52 pm

An initial court appearance date has been set for three local political candidates and a Washington business.

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Washington Page – Don Ruffenach

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 at 11:01 am

Don Ruffenach from the Washington Public Library shares information about what is happening at the library in the month of August.

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Several Ordinances Could Be Changed in Washington Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Changes are coming to Washington that could have a positive affect for the city.  

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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

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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

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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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Washington Page – Craig Swift

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 11:01 am

Craig Swift from Studio 909 in Washington talks about a time capsule project happening in Washington.

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City Comprehensive Plan Almost Completed

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

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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

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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

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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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