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Oct 23 Three Sisters Halloween Hike At Marr Park on Oct. 23

Posted: Thursday, October 14th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Conservation Board will be hosting some not so scary fun for Halloween this year with their Halloween Hike.

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Power Fund Community Grants Available

Posted: Thursday, October 14th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Approximately $700,000 in Power Fund Community Grants are available through the Iowa Office of Energy Independence.

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Aquatic, Forest and Roadside Continuing Instructional Course Offered Oct. 20

Posted: Thursday, October 14th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Washington County Extension office will host an Aquatic, Forest, and Roadside, Continuing Instructional Course for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, October 20 at the Washington County Extension.

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“Rudy” Tells Washington Students To “Be The Person That’s Inside You”

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger says to “be inspired” and become the “person that’s inside of you.”

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Supervisors, Engineer’s Office Disappointed In “Lowest Bid” For Old Military Road Emergency Repair

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:28 am


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The Washington County Board of Supervisors has approved “emergency” culvert repairs to Underwood Avenue, also known as Old Military Road, west of Ainsworth.

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Deer Collisions Up 21%, Iowa Ranks 2nd In U.S.

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Deer collisions on America’s roads are up.

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Keota School Board Meeting Tomorrow Night

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Keota Community School Board Meeting will be tomorrow night.

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Washington Community School Board Agenda Items

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Community School District’s Board of Education meets this evening.

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Fairfield Convention and Visitors Bureau now accepting 2011 Grant Requests

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Fairfield Iowa Convention and Visitors Bureau is now accepting applications for the 2011 grant program.

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Washington County Conservation Board Meets This Evening

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Conservation Board will meet in regular session this evening.

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Fairfield Entrepreneur Banquet Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Fairfield Entrepreneur Association will be holding their annual Awards Banquet with Fairfield First! Hometown Harvest of Southeast Iowa and Fairfield Volunteer Center at the Convention Center. 

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Film Fame’s “Rudy” Ruettigger Speaking This Afternoon At Washington High School

Posted: Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The real life hero of the 1993 movie “Rudy” will be in Washington this afternoon.

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Second Assault In Less Than Three Weeks Reported At Washington Kum And Go

Posted: Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 at 6:28 am


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A second alleged assault has occurred at the Washington Kum and Go in less than three weeks.

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Fire Safety Week’s “Operation Edith” More Successful Than Last Year

Posted: Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Fire Department says last week’s “Operation Edith” was more successful than last year.

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Winfield Mt. Union School Board Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Winfield Mt. Union School Board meeting will be tomorrow.

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CRP Native Grass Field Day Activities Tonight Near Crawfordsville

Posted: Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 at 6:24 am

To help landowners learn more about establishing good native grasses, a field day will be held tonight at 6 PM at the ISU Southeast Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm, located southeast of Crawfordsville.

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South East Iowa Studio Tour This Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The South East Iowa Studio Tour is coming this weekend.

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Miller-Meeks, Loebsack Meet In Televised Debate

Posted: Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Iowa 2nd District Congressman Dave Loebsack will face Republican challenger Mariannette Miller-Meeks this evening during a televised debate on the campus of Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids.

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Kenya Safari Acrobats coming to Fairfield Sunday

Posted: Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Fairfield Arts and Convention Center will be hosting the Kenya Safari Acrobats this Sunday.

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More Charges Issued At Washington High School, Five Students Charged Already This Fall

Posted: Monday, October 11th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Police have been called to the Washington High School twice in the last week.

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