Today's Local News

New Deputy Clerk for Riverside Chosen

Posted: Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Riverside has been looking at hiring a Deputy Clerk, a new position for the city, to help around the office and fill in when someone takes time off or has a sick day. At their meeting on Thursday night the council chose one applicant for that position. Teresa Sladek is now Riversides new Deputy Clerk.

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PQA Plus Classes Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Two Pork Quality Assurance Plus training session will be in the area soon. The Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State Extension are hosting these sessions for pork producers who need to be certified.

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Louisa-Muscatine Board Holding Multiple Meetings

Posted: Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Board of Education for Louisa-Muscatine Community Schools has a busy day lined up for Monday. They will hold two separate meetings. They will present the initial bargaining proposal from the L & M Education Association which they received on March 14th.

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Two Arrested During Search Warrant

Posted: Friday, March 23rd, 2012 at 10:00 am

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Two people have been arrested near Wellman after a search warrant was conducted.  

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, March 23rd, 2012 at 9:45 am

Kierstan Peck from the Washington County Obesity Task Force talks about “Footloose Fridays” starting next week in Washington.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, March 23rd, 2012 at 9:44 am

Asian Carp are in Iowa. You’ve probably seen the video of fish jumping out of the water, sometimes into boats, sometimes hitting people. But other than being a danger to boaters and skiers, the fish hurt populations of sport fish. Chad Dolan, Fisheries Biologist at Lake Darling State Park, tells us about the carp and how they disrupt the food chain.

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Tune in Monday, we’ll hear more from Chad, this time about the breeding habits of the Asian Carp, and how it could be their own undoing.

Radio Active Bingo Winner Announced

Posted: Friday, March 23rd, 2012 at 8:01 am

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Congratulations to Alicia Pacha of Brighton, the KCII Live Free For A Month Grand Prize Winner.

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New Event Coming to Washington Today

Posted: Friday, March 23rd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A new event is coming to Washington today and the entire community is invited.

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Tuberculosis Remains a Threat despite Medical Advances

Posted: Friday, March 23rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Tomorrow is World TB Day, a day to highlight the importance of a disease that is still prevalent even though there have been great strides in detection and treatment of it.

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Early Spring Means Early Road Work

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

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The early end of winter is leading to an early start on road construction and repair projects. County Engineer Jacob Thorius says one of their contractors  already started to work on Monday.

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Relay For Life Kick off Meeting This Weekend

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

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Washington County Relay for Life is holding a team captain kick off meeting this weekend.  

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Riverside Council Hires Deputy Clerk

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

The Riverside City Council held a special meeting last night. The council decided who to offer the Deputy Clerk postilion to at this meeting. Mayor Bill Poch says they have been looking at hiring someone for this position for about a month.

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Financial Literacy Fair Coming for School Students

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

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

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Area High School Art Available for Viewing

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

Iowa Wesleyan College is showcasing the artwork of area high school students today. It’s called the Iowa Superconference Art Show and it gives students an opportunity to have their art shown at the Iowa Wesleyan Art Gallery.

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Production Barrow Weigh In Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, March 23rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County Fair Swine Committee is offering a production barrow division again for this year’s county fair tomorrow.  

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 11:01 am

Pastor Harald Gruber from Faith Baptist Church in Washington talks about some upcoming events in the community.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 11:00 am

Listen to the second part of the conversation with Bobbi Wulf, Washington County’s Central Point of Coordination, about Mental Health reforms.

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Washington City Council Passes Resolutions

Posted: Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council met last night and held discussion regarding assessments to the Washington County Treasurer.  

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SMART Board Donation to Home School Association

Posted: Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Mid-Prairie Home School Association has received a SMART Board from the Washington Hy-Vee.  A SMART Board is an interactive white board that uses touch detection for user input.

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Volunteers Needed for Grant Initiative Next Week

Posted: Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Lincoln Elementary School in Washington is hoping to become part of the Safe Routes to School Project and is looking for help with that grant initiative.  

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