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Increased Business during Presidential Hopeful Visit

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

A visit from a Presidential hopeful created extra business for a Washington business owner.  

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Opportunity to Learn about Iowa Politics

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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An opportunity for area high school girls to learn more about Iowa’s politics is available.  

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Drug Arrests in Wapello

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington-Louisa County Drug Task Force conducted a search warrant at the residence of John and Joann Hess this Thursday. As a result of the evidence uncovered from this search the two were arrested.

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Auditors Thoughts on Voter ID Systems

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

South Carolina recently struck down a law that would require a state issued ID card in order to vote. Opponents of the proposed law say it would make it more difficult for minorities and young people to vote.

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House of Reps. Offering Video

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Iowa House of Representatives have installed cameras in the House Chambers so that live streaming video can be viewed whenever the Chamber is in session.

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Beekeeping School Being Offered

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Residents who have been interested in getting started in keeping bees have an opportunity to take advantage of a course being offered by the Iowa Honey Producers Association.  

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Year In Review Day One

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

Coming up this afternoon, we will be playing our Year In Review Program.  

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Caucus Locations in Washington County

Posted: Sunday, January 1st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Iowa Caucuses are happening Tuesday and many may still be wondering where their location will be.  

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Applicator Training Happening This Week

Posted: Sunday, January 1st, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Extension is hosting a training program for commercial manure applicators this week.  

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Brad Gaspelin’s Audio Samples

Posted: Sunday, January 1st, 2012 at 6:23 am

Controversial “Stand Your Ground Bill” Passed by the Iowa House

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2 Part Interview with US Senator Chuck Grassley

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Hunting Licenses Available

Posted: Sunday, January 1st, 2012 at 6:22 am

Hunting and Fishing Licenses from the DNR are now on sale for 2012 for both residents and non-residents.

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Mt. Pleasant Resident Arrested on Drug Charges

Posted: Sunday, January 1st, 2012 at 6:21 am

On Thursday Henry County Sheriff’s Deputies stopped a vehicle driven by Jesse Graffam of Swedesburg.

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Busy Year for Gun Permits

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar says his office has been extra busy this year processing gun permits.  

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Board of Supervisors Seeking to Fill Vacancy

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2011 at 6:28 am

Washington County has an opening on a volunteer board.  

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New Year’s Eve and Drunk Driving

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2011 at 6:26 am

Drunk Driving accidents increase around the holidays, especially around New Years. Lynne Zoulek with KCSTAAR gave us some tips for staying safe while driving this holiday season.

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Drug Arrests in Wapello

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Washington-Louisa County Drug Task Force conducted a search warrant at the residence of John and Joann Hess this Thursday.

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Food Safety Important During New Years Celebrations

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2011 at 6:24 am

While New Year’s celebrations will be happening tonight, food safety is not on a lot of people’s minds.  

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Being Registered with a Political Party

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2011 at 6:23 am

Many voters across the country have left their political parties in favor of being an independent.

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Security for Candidates Part of Daily Job

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Recent political candidates who have visited Washington have had extra security at their events. 

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New Program Starting Next Saturday

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2011 at 6:21 am

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A new program is starting next Saturday to help feed those in the community who are hungry.  

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