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90 Acre Sale Not Quite Finalized

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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There are a few details that need to be worked out before the sale of 90 acres of land from the school district to the city of Washington is finalized.

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Learn at Lunch to Focus on Main Street

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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The upcoming Learn at Lunch will focus on historic preservation. The monthly event is hosted by the Washington Chamber of Commerce. Executive Director Tim Coffey says this one will focus on the Main Street program.

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ISWC Offering Scholarships

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:14 am

Memorial Scholarships are being offered by the Iowa Soil and Water Conservation District to help those pursuing their education and careers in a soil conservation, natural resources related field.

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IFAA Offers Scholarships

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:13 am

The Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement is making available scholarships to incoming freshmen in the fall of 2010.

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4-H Fun Run Next Month

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:09 am

The Washington County 4-H one mile & 5k run is coming up.

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Board of Supervisors to Meet Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, May 16th, 2010 at 5:06 am

Washington County Supervisors are slated to approve renewing the annual fuel contract at this week’s meeting.

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Caregivers Support Meeting

Posted: Sunday, May 16th, 2010 at 5:04 am

A caregivers’ support meeting this week in Washington will focus on people who look after loved ones with dementia.

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Highland’s Senior Awards Night

Posted: Sunday, May 16th, 2010 at 5:02 am

Highland High School is honoring their seniors.

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Scholarships Available for Youth Involved in Livestock

Posted: Sunday, May 16th, 2010 at 5:00 am

The Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement is making available scholarships to incoming freshmen in the fall of 2010.

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Ambulance Contract Up for Bids

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:14 am

Washington County Supervisors are adjusting the contract for ambulance service and putting it out for bids.

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Ainsworth woman charged

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:12 am

An Ainsworth native is among those accused of accessing President Barack Obama’s student loan records.

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Stewart Elementary to Install Geothermal Heating and Cooling System

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:10 am

Washington School Board members have approved borrowing 700-thousand dollars install geothermal heating and cooling system in Stewart Elementary.

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Police Memorial Day

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:08 am

Today is National Peace Officer Memorial Day. In Washington County, a few officers have lost their lives in the line of duty.

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Channel Scholarship Awarded to WHS Senior

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:06 am

A senior at Washington High School is receiving a one-thousand-fifty-dollar scholarship through the National FFA Organization.

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Alliant Scholarship Awarded to WHS Senior

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:04 am

A Washington High School student is getting a four-thousand dollars scholarship from Alliant Energy.

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Conservation Sign-up Begins

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:02 am

One of the most popular conservation programs operated by the U.S.D.A. is the Conservation Stewardship Program.

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State Fair Livestock Information and Entries Available

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:00 am

The Washington County Extension Office has information on the 2010 Iowa State Fair. Any 4-H member wishing to exhibit livestock at the State Fair must complete an entry form.

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WCSD Eliminates 3 Positions

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 7:34 am

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Washington School Board members have approved the elimination of three positions within the district.

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Man Arrested for Carrying Rifle on Columbus School Property

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 7:32 am

A local man was taken into custody earlier this week for having a rifle on school property.

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Washington Chamber to Launch Non-Profit Board Training Program

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 7:31 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is launching training program for board members of non-profit groups.

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