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New Library Among Washington Projects Honored by Main Street

Posted: Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 at 6:44 am

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Four projects in Washington are being honored by Main Street Iowa.

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WCSD Expected to Finalize Sale of 90 Acres

Posted: Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 at 6:41 am

Washington School Board members this week are expected to finalize the sale of the 90 Acres property to the city.

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KC STARR To Hold Town Hall on Teen Drinking

Posted: Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Keokuk County Schools Tactics for Alcohol Abuse Reduction or the KC STARR group is sponsoring a town hall meeting on the topic of teenage alcohol consumption.

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WACO Kindergarten Roundup

Posted: Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 at 6:25 am

WACO Elementary is having two kindergarten round up meetings this week.

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Preschool Parent Orientation at WACO

Posted: Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Waco Elementary School is having a parent orientation session for parents of 2010-2011 preschool students.

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Fire Destroys Vacant Keota House

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 10:52 am

A vacant home in Keota was destroyed by a fire early Sunday.

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WPD to Step up Liquor Law Enforcement in Wake of Blankenship Death

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 6:41 am

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Washington’s police chief says his department will step up its enforcement of liquor laws in response to a death outside of a local tavern last year.

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Supervisors to Learn more About Wind Farm

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 6:39 am

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Washington County Supervisors this week will get an overview of a proposed wind energy project.

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Central Issuance for Iowa Driver’s Licenses Begins Today

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 6:38 am

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Starting today, Iowans can no longer get their permanent driver’s licenses at county courthouses.

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Citywide Cleanup in CJ

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Columbus Junction city wide clean up day is this Friday.

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Post Office to “Stamp Out Hunger”

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Washington letter carriers are participating in the “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive next month.

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DAR To Host Genealogical Workshop

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is having a genealogical workshop this Saturday.

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Sigourney Officials Remind of Yard Waste Ordinance

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Officials in Sigourney are reminding residents to keep grass, twigs and other yard debris clear from the city streets.

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Collectors Paradise Flea Market

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Keokuk County Fairgrounds in What Cheer is gearing up for their Collectors Paradise Flea Market.

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Board of Supervisors

Posted: Sunday, April 18th, 2010 at 5:06 am

Washington County Supervisors this week will get an overview of a proposed wind energy project.

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Unemployment Benefits

Posted: Sunday, April 18th, 2010 at 5:04 am

Federal lawmakers have again extended unemployment benefits after a nearly two week lapse.

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Sigourney City Ordinance to Keep Streets Clean

Posted: Sunday, April 18th, 2010 at 5:02 am

The City of Sigourney is reminding residents to keep grass, twigs and other yard debris clear from the city streets.

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Collectors Paradise Flea Market

Posted: Sunday, April 18th, 2010 at 5:00 am

Keokuk County Fairgrounds in What Cheer is gearing up for their Collectors Paradise Flea Market.

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B2B Scholarships

Posted: Saturday, April 17th, 2010 at 6:59 am

Applications for the KCII Business to Business Scholarship have been sent to area high-schools.

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Learn at Lunch

Posted: Saturday, April 17th, 2010 at 6:54 am

Iowa will soon experience the largest military deployment since World War II, and that raises some questions.

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