Today’s Local News

Two Local Districts Faring Well in Statewide Contest

Posted: Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Two Washington County School Districts are in the running to win a statewide contest.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 at 12:45 pm

In this issue of the Washington Page, KCII News spoke with Washington Chamber Director Michelle Peiffer about the Annual Dinner held last night.

Meth Related Arrests

Posted: Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 at 7:22 am

Justin Dennis

Travis Hartman

In separate incidents, two men were arrested in Washington with meth related charges yesterday.

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Annual Dinner Award

Posted: Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 at 6:28 am

The Annual Dinner hosted by WEDG, Washington Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Washington was held last night at Riverside Casino and Golf Resort.

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Road Closed Today

Posted: Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Today 140th Street will be closed to thru traffic between W-38 and Highway 1 for re-grading and surfacing.

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Charges After Report of Shooting Road Signs

Posted: Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 at 6:25 am

An 18-year-old resident of Oakville was charged with reckless use of a firearm, an aggravated misdemeanor and tampering with road signs, a scheduled violation.

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Two Mid-Prairie Students Nominated to All State Festival

Posted: Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie’s Speech Team continues to find success, most recently at the state competition for individuals.

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City Council to Convene Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting tomorrow night at 6 p.m.

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Open House for Nebel

Posted: Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 at 6:22 am

An open house for Edie Nebel will be held tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. on the third floor at Federation Bank Building in Washington.

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Additional Vaccines Available for Children

Posted: Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 at 6:22 am

When getting mandated vaccines and boosters for your child, you may want to consider some that are just recommended.

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Fairfield’s Automated Wastewater System Back Online

Posted: Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The automated wastewater system in Fairfield is up and running, following a glitch that resulted in the bypass of untreated water.

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Road Closing Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:43 am

Tomorrow 140th Street will be closed to thru traffic between W-38 and Highway 1 for regrading and surfacing. The project is part of Washington County’s Comprehensive Road Improvement Project.

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Supervisors’ Meeting to Have Two Presentations

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Two presentations will be given at the board of supervisor’s meeting tomorrow at 9:30 a.m.

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Yard Waste Routes to Resume

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Regular yard waste routes will resume on Tuesday, March 26th and will continue until Wednesday, November 27th, announced the City of Washington Maintenance and Construction Superintendent J.J. Bell.

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Car Fire

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A car fire in the 1300 grid of Ash Avenue was reported to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 6:10 p.m. on Thursday.

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PQA Program Offered

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A training for pork producers and others who need certification in the Pork Quality Assurance Plus program will be able to attend a session in Washington on March 28th from 7 to 9 p.m.

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Snow Days Lead to a Shorter Spring Break at Mid-Prairie

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie is making changes to this school year’s calendar to make up for their 4 snow days.

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Update on Progress Towards Kalona Building Committee Tonight

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:23 am

An update on the progress being made to form a Community Building Committee is expected at tonight’s Kalona City Council meeting.

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2013 RAGBRAI to Pass Through Keokuk, Jefferson Counties

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:22 am

An annual bicycle race now in its 41st year will pass through Keokuk and Jefferson counties this summer.

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Legislative Briefing Held

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Four area legislators gathered at the Washington County Courthouse Saturday morning to hear concerns and answer questions from constituents.

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