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Washington County Road Closure in Place

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A road continues to be closed to thru traffic in southeast Washington County.  

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One Week Left to Take Part in Washington Incentive Fund

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The deadline to sign up for the Washington Incentive Fund from Main Street Washington is one week from today.  

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Stamp Out Hunger Drive Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Tomorrow letter carriers will be collecting donations for the largest one day food drive in the nation.

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Archers Holding Another Shooting Event This Weekend

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Archers are having another 3D Shoot at their range northwest of Washington this weekend.

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Riverside to Install Panic Buttons in City Hall

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Following a threatening phone call the Riverside City Clerk received last week, there will be panic buttons installed in city hall.

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Hospital Annual Golf Classic Next Week

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics’ annual golf classic is returning next week.  

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Business and Broadcasting Scholarship Applications Due Today

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Today is the deadline to sign up for the KCII Business and Broadcasting Scholarship program.  

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Community Blood Drive in Winfield Successful

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Community Blood Drive held in Winfield had a good turnout Wednesday.

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Washington Page – May 10, 2012 Pastor Bob Wollenberg

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2012 at 11:02 am

Pastor Bob Wollenberg from the Washington United Presbyterian Church talks about some upcoming events.

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Two Washington County Residents Arrested on Various Charges

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2012 at 6:56 am

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Two Washington County residents have been arrested on various charges.  

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Washington School Board Discusses Next School Year

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School Board met last night and besides hearing a construction update, they discussed items relating to next school year.  

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New Law to Help in Government Transparency

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2012 at 6:28 am

A new law signed by Governor Terry Branstad is designed to help grow open records and meetings as well as let the public have more access to information from elected governing bodies.  

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Road Closure in Kalona

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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A part of 3rd Street North in Kalona will be closed today and tomorrow.

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One Day Bike Ride Traveling Through Washington

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A one-day bike ride has been set to travel through southeast Iowa next week.

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Power Outage Affects Some Customers in Kalona

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The power is back on today after a power outage in Kalona yesterday afternoon.

Alliant Energy spokesman Justin Foss says the power failure was caused by a jumper connecting two larger cables together.

He says during the outage, about 500 customers were affected with some losing all of their power, and others having some power difficulties.

Foss says the outage started about 1:15 yesterday afternoon and full power was restored about 45 minutes later.

Another Year of Leadership Washington Ends

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Another session of Leadership Washington has ended.  

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Teen Tech Help Available This Afternoon

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington Public Library is offering a tech help desk again this afternoon.  

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Recap of Keota City Council Meeting

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2012 at 6:22 am

A number of topics were covered during the Keota City Council meeting Monday night.  

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Wellman Y Holding 5k this Weekend

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The Wellman Y is getting ready to hold its first 5K.

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Power Outage Affects Some Customers in Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 at 5:01 pm

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The power is back on today after a power outage in Kalona this afternoon.  

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