Today's Local News

New Construction Project in Washington County

Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A new construction project has been awarded in Washington County.  

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State Funding for Community Colleges at a Low

Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 6:25 am

News coverage of tuition debates for Iowa’s public universities is everywhere, but another form of post-secondary education isn’t talked about as much. Community colleges in the state have seen rising enrollment numbers for the past years, but state funding hasn’t kept up. Community colleges are increasingly relying on tuition for funding now.

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Footloose Friday and Shoe Drive Event Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A new event is happening in Washington tomorrow to promote exercise.

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College Scholarship Application Deadline This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 6:23 am

High school juniors applying for a college scholarship from the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association have until Saturday to submit those applications.  

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Keota School Board Talking WCRF Grants

Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Keota School Board meets tonight and they will be focusing on finance for most of the meeting. The board will be looking at Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants which they must act on at this meeting because their next meeting falls on the deadline for the grants.

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KCII Staff Attend Storm Spotter Training

Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The staff from KCII joined first responders, area emergency management officials and others for the National Weather Service’s storm spotter training last night.  

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 1:20 pm

You’re probably spending some time outdoors enjoying the warm weather. If you have you’ve no doubt noticed the bugs flying and crawling around. It early for the insects to be out in such high numbers, but why? Today we talk with Steve Anderson with the Conservation Board, about ticks, and how to avoid them.

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Tomorrow we’ll take a look at why the bugs are out so early. Hint: It’s not just because we have an early spring.

Two Washington Residents Arrested on Drug Charges

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 10:23 am

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Two Washington residents have been arrested based on information obtained from a warrant.  

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 10:01 am

Tera Pickens with Kirkwood Washington Center talks about a Career Directions Workshop.

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Mobile Home Fire in Rural Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:30 am

Around 2:40 yesterday afternoon, the Washington County Safety Center received a report of a mobile home fire.  

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Board of Supervisors Pass Resolutions

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have passed some resolutions as part of their meeting yesterday.  

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Special City Council Meeting To Discuss Ordinances

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is holding a special session tonight to discuss different ordinances.  

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Primary Election Candidate Filing Papers Submission Deadline Today

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Nomination papers for various county positions for the June 5th Primary Election are due today.  

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Ticks and Other Insects Get an Early Start

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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It’s spring and that means time to get outside and do yard work, or spend some time at a park. But you might have noticed more insects outside this year. Pam Holz with the Washington County Conservation Board says it’s not just because of the early start to spring.

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Financial Literacy Fair Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Students in Washington Junior High and Mid-Prairie Middle School can take part in an event tomorrow that caps off a year’s worth of financial study and career exploration.

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Open House Being Held Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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An open house is being held tonight to honor the Washington Chamber of Commerce Director, Tim Coffey.  

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Keokuk Sheriff Election will Have Four Options

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:22 am

With only hours left to file, the election for Sheriff in Keokuk County has 4 contenders. Incumbent Jeff Shipley, who was charged with OWI and had the charges dropped, is in the running.

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Southeastern Community College Celebrating Poetry Next Month

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Southeastern Community College will be hosting a poetry reading in April to celebrate National Poetry Month. SCC’s Culture on Campus Committee and the Di Dante Literature and Writing Club will host Mary Fons, a nationally ranked slam poet.

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Washington County Man Arrested on Drug Charges

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 11:24 am

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A Washington County man has been arrested based on information obtained from a warrant.  

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 11:01 am

In today’s program, Christina Nash from the Wellman Y talks about their summer camp program.

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