Today's Local News

12 Stores in Washington County Fail Liquor Compliance Checks

Posted: Thursday, September 30th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Last weekend The Washington County Sheriff’s office held their annual Liquor Compliance checks in the county and a large number of them failed.

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Lake Darling to Hold a Public Meeting on Renovations

Posted: Thursday, September 30th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Lake Darling State Park will be holding a public meeting soon to discuss lake and campground renovations.

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Washington County Public Health To Kick Off Community Health Improvement Plan

Posted: Thursday, September 30th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Healthy Community Coalition will kick off its Five Year Community Health Improvement Plan this evening.

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Fairfield’s 1st Fridays Art Walk ‘Oktoberfest’ Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, September 30th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The First Friday’s Art Walk Oktoberfest is tomorrow from 5 to 10pm in Fairfield in the Square.

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Blum Trials Delayed For Second Time In Last Three Months

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The trial of Washington resident James Blum, who told authorities he smothered his wife to death after she backed into their garage door, has been delayed until next year, the second such delay in the last three months.

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Washington Man Charged With Three Counts Of Assault

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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A Washington man has been arrested and charged in three assaults in the city, one involving two 14 year old boys.

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Bids Underway For “Emergency” Repairs On Underwood Avenue, “Old Military Road” West Of Ainsworth

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:26 am


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The Washington County Board of Supervisors has approved bidding for immediate repairs to Underwood Avenue, also known as Old Military Road, north of the railroad tracks outside of Ainsworth.

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Tree Distribution in Washington County Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Your chance to get a tree for only $25 is running out.

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Loebsack Representative Holding Office Hours In Washington Today

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:24 am

A representative of Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack will hold office hours in Washington today.

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Fairfield student named Semifinalist in 2011 National Achievement Scholarship Program

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:23 am

It was announced today that Fairfield Community High School student Edna Jones was named as a semifinalist in the 47th annual National Achievement Scholarship Program.

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Washington County 4-H Award Nominations Due

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The deadline for multiple Washington County 4-H awards is approaching.

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Mid Prairie School District closer to getting Geo Thermal Energy

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Mid-Prairie and Keota School District’s held their joint school board meeting on Monday.

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Flying Pigs Duathlon Attracts Athletes From Across The State

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Despite the rain, dozens of athletes were in Washington this weekend to compete in a duathlon.

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Washington Fire Department Assists With Burning Recycling Truck

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 6:29 am


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The Washington Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire south of highway 92 near Ainsworth yesterday.

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Homecoming Celebrations This Week In Washington

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Homecoming is this week in Washington.

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Preview: Today’s Washington County Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet this morning in regular session.

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Alliant Energy Power Project near Brighton to start next week

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Alliant Energy will be starting a new project in Brighton next week.

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Senator Becky Schmitz hosting Forum on Education

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Senator Becky Schmitz is hosting a public forum on Education next week in Fairfield.

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Washington County 4-H Leadership Development Deadline Is Today

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Extension Office is accepting applications for new 4-H Leadership Development Program participants.

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Glenn Miller Orchestra coming to Fairfield Thursday

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Glenn Miller Orchestra will be in Fairfield at the Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

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