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Two High School Walkthroughs Scheduled Next Month

Posted: Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Washington School District is having two walkthroughs of the new high school next month.  

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Christina Hixson Award Registrations Due

Posted: Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Registrations are due from area high school seniors for an opportunity to go to college with a scholarship.  

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Mid-Prairie Board Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board met last night. They had two focuses at this meeting.

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Coaches versus Cancer Event at Mid-Prairie Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Coming up this evening the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks will be having a special fundraising event to coincide with their basketball teams hosting Durant.  

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Master Gardener Program in Sigourney

Posted: Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Keokuk County Master Gardeners will be hosting a program featuring Vickie Gonterman, the manager of the Outdoor Floral Department at the Washington Hyvee, and a Master Gardener of Washington County.

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Columbus Junction Council Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Columbus Junction City Council will have a meeting tomorrow night. They will be hearing updates on the water plants and levee projects from French Reneker.

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Board of Supervisors Set to Meet Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow and will hear the annual update from Paws & More Animal Shelter as part of their meeting.  

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Legislative Briefing Saturday Draws Many

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce hosted a big event this weekend with its first Legislative Briefing Saturday morning.

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Live Healthy Iowa 100 Day Challenge Starts Today

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Live Healthy Iowa’s 100 day challenge starts today and Washington County Public Health is encouraging everyone to take part in it this year.  

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Performers Showcase at Library Highlights Various Acts

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The Washington Public Library was busy on Saturday highlighting entertainment for children.  

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Wellman Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Wellman City Council will meet tonight. They’ll be discussing a proposed water revenue tax agreement and a general obligation bond agreement.

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Heifer Clinic in Richland

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

The ISU Extension will host a heifer clinic in Richland on February 7th.

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Crooked Creek Christian Camp Hosting Food and Farming Conference

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Crooked Creek Christian Camp is getting ready to host a conference related to food sustainability.  

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Keokuk County Supervisors Look Forward at 2013 Budget

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors met on Thursday night to look at the budget needs for 2013. They heard from all of their departments during a meeting that went from 8am to 2pm.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting Tuesday and as part of their meeting they will be hearing an annual update and a request for services funding from Paws & More Animal Shelter.  

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Natural Resource Protection Funding Available

Posted: Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

Funds are available for those wishing to protect Iowa’s natural resources.  

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Keokuk County Supervisors Look at 2013 Budget

Posted: Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Keokuk Board of Supervisors met on Thursday night to look at the budget needs for 2013. They heard from all of their departments during a meeting that went from 8am to 2pm.

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Preventative Health Screening in Kalona

Posted: Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Kalona Chamber of Commerce will host a preventative health care screening on February 8th. It’s a chance for residents to get checked out for heart and lung problems.

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Mid Morning Auto Accident in Washington Yesterday

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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An auto accident in Washington about 7:15 yesterday morning has sent the driver to the hospital.  

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Google Teams Coming to Washington

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A team of website builders is coming to Washington next month.  

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