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Washington County Fair Thursday Events Showcased

Posted: Friday, July 20th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Fair continued yesterday with more 4-H and FFA Livestock events.  

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New and Returning Items Featured at Washington County Fair Today

Posted: Friday, July 20th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County Fair is getting ready to wrap up today but not before a few new items take place.  

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Washington Demons Fall to Fillies at State

Posted: Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at 7:31 pm

The Washington Demons lose in the 4A state quarterfinals to No. 2 Dallas Center-Grimes. They play No. 1 Clear Creek Amana tomorrow at 3:30 for 3rd place.

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Record High Temperature Broken Yesterday

Posted: Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at 11:08 am

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A record high temp was broken yesterday.  

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Washington Page – Amy Green

Posted: Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Amy Green from the Washington County Extension talks about various 4-H items happening at the Washington County Fair today.

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Washington City Council Sets Construction Plans

Posted: Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council held a public hearing regarding construction last night.  

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Kalona Gathering Funds for Bunker Mill Trail

Posted: Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at 6:28 am

The City of Kalona is taking steps to get the Bunker Mill Trail project started.

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Update on Water Treatment Improvements in Wellman

Posted: Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at 6:26 am

An update has been given on the water treatment improvements in Wellman.

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Brinton Film Festival Preparing to Celebrate Fourteenth Year

Posted: Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The Brinton Film Festival is getting ready to celebrate its 14th year next weekend.  

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No Thursday Night Entertainment This Week

Posted: Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at 6:24 am

There will be no Thursday Night Live guest performers or Municipal Band performance this week in Washington because of the Fair.  

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“Bucket of Junk” Auction Today

Posted: Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The “Bucket of Junk” Art Sculptures will be auctioned off at the Washington County Fair today.

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Washington County Fair Wednesday Highlights

Posted: Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Fair held many events yesterday with the focus being Kids Day.

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Washington County Fair Thursday Events

Posted: Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County Fair continues today with more 4-H and FFA Livestock events.

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Mid-Prairie Softball

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 2:37 pm

The Mid-Prairie Girls Softball team beat Davenport Assumption this morning winning 9-0.  The Golden Hawks lost to East Marshall 3-0 in the battle for for fifth place.

Washington Page – Maggie VanRoekel

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Maggie VanRoekel from the 4-H County Council talks about the Pride of Iowa event happening tomorrow at the Fair.

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Heat Advisory Still in Effect

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 6:31 am

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A heat advisory is still in effect until 7:00 tonight for the entire area today.

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State Government Officials Hold Town Hall Meeting on Drought Conditions

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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State government officials visited southeast Iowa yesterday to discuss the current drought conditions in the state.  

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Supervisors Start Process of Zoning Ordinance Changes

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A public hearing was held as part of the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting yesterday.  

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Washington City Council to Discuss Construction

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Washington City Council is set to hold a public hearing tonight regarding construction.  

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Road Work in Washington Under Way

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Roadwork starting at the north junction of Highway 92 to 2nd Street in Washington is under way.

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