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Angel Food Ministries Distributes $2,000 in Discounted Food

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 6:20 am

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The inaugural run of Angel Food Ministries in Brighton distributed more than $2,000 worth of discounted food last month.

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Pre-Registration at IMS

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 6:17 am

Students considering or planning to attend Iowa Mennonite School as a ninth-grade or transfer student this fall are invited to pre-register for classes.

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Earth Day at Marr Park

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 6:16 am

Earth Day is approaching, and the Washington County Conservation Board is inviting families to celebrate it at Marr Park. 

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Roads, Zoning Admin and 911 Communicator on Docket for Supervisors

Posted: Monday, March 29th, 2010 at 6:41 am

Washington County Supervisors are slated to approve the secondary roads department’s budget for next year as well as their five year plan at this week’s meeting.

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Sheriff: Efficient K-9 Programs Require Cooperation

Posted: Monday, March 29th, 2010 at 6:41 am

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The Washington County Sheriff says area police canine programs do a good job of working together.

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Washington Chamber Offering “CEO Roundtables”

Posted: Monday, March 29th, 2010 at 6:38 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is offering a program for business leaders.

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Violinist to Perform in Washington

Posted: Monday, March 29th, 2010 at 6:25 am


Canadian Violinist Jasper Wood is performing in Washington tomorrow.

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WHS To Host Internet Safety Presentation

Posted: Monday, March 29th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington High School is hosting a presentation for area residents on the topic of internet safety.

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Final YMCA Sunday Dinner of the Season

Posted: Monday, March 29th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The YMCA of Washington is having its last Sunday dinner until September next week.

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Washington Co. Conservation Education Center Changing Summer Hours

Posted: Monday, March 29th, 2010 at 6:20 am

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The Washington County Conservation Education Center is changing its summer hours.

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Supervisors to Talk Roads

Posted: Sunday, March 28th, 2010 at 6:00 am

Washington County Supervisors are slated to approve the secondary roads department’s budget for next year as well as their five year plan at this week’s meeting.

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Public Health Week

Posted: Sunday, March 28th, 2010 at 5:58 am

Washington County Public Health and the Washington Community Y are teaming up for “Public Health Week.”

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Internet Safety Presentation at WHS

Posted: Sunday, March 28th, 2010 at 5:56 am

The internet can be a dangerous tool for criminals.

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Washington Chamber Collecting DVDs for “Kain’s Wish Box”

Posted: Sunday, March 28th, 2010 at 5:54 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is taking donations for a project called Kain’s Wish Box. Kain Schilling is an Iowa soldier who was severely injured while serving in Afghanistan.

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11 Killed En-Route to Kalona Wedding

Posted: Saturday, March 27th, 2010 at 6:00 am

11 people en-route to a wedding in Kalona were killed in a crash in Kentucky yesterday.

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Obama Outlines more than Healthcare in IC

Posted: Saturday, March 27th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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President Barack Obama’s speech this week in Iowa City was about more than just healthcare.

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Schmitz Applauds Domestic Violence Law

Posted: Saturday, March 27th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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Fairfield State Senator Becky Schmitz is applauding a new law that aims to reduce deaths from domestic violence by prohibiting someone with a no contact order against them from possessing a firearm.

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What’s in the New Cell Phone Laws?

Posted: Saturday, March 27th, 2010 at 5:54 am

Measures that ban texting while driving bounced between the Iowa House and Senate several times during this year’s legislative session, undergoing multiple changes. What did we end up with?

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Jeff Yoder Wins Radio-Active Bingo

Posted: Saturday, March 27th, 2010 at 5:52 am

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Washington resident Jeff Yoder is two-thousand dollar richer.

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Dickinson Named to USAA

Posted: Saturday, March 27th, 2010 at 5:50 am

A Washington High School student has been recognized in the United States Achievement Academy.

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