Today's Local News

Registration Open for RFL Runs

Posted: Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 at 6:48 am

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Registration is now open for this year’s Washington County Relay for Life 5K and 10K.

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Last Local Chance for Pesticide Recertification

Posted: Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 at 6:27 am

The last chance for farmers to attend private pesticide applicator training locally is this month.

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Local Cub Scouts Cleaning Up Sunset Park

Posted: Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 at 6:25 am

A local Cub Scout group is hoping to Keep America Beautiful, by starting in Washington.

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WPD Expected to Interview Witness in Blankenship Murder

Posted: Monday, April 5th, 2010 at 8:44 am

Washington Police this week hope to interview a Tennessee man who witnessed a murder in Washington last year.

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WCSD Slated to Approve Spending Cuts, Tax Hike

Posted: Monday, April 5th, 2010 at 6:44 am

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Washington School Board members this week are slated to approve a budget that calls for $450,000 in cuts and increases the tax levy by nearly one dollar.

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Supervisors to Appoint Zoning Admin Search Committee

Posted: Monday, April 5th, 2010 at 6:27 am

Washington County Supervisors this week are expected to solidify how they plan to hire a zoning ordinance administrator.

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Mangold Comments on RIO Initiatives

Posted: Monday, April 5th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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A Washington County Supervisor is breathing a sigh of relief after this year’s legislative session.

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Severe Weather Likely this Week

Posted: Monday, April 5th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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Thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon and continue through tonight as a warm front lifts north into the area.

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Weather Cooperates for Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Posted: Monday, April 5th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The weather cooperated long enough this weekend to allow the annual Washington Kiwanis AMERS Easter Egg Hunt go on.

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Wellness Luncheon at YMCA

Posted: Monday, April 5th, 2010 at 6:20 am

The Washington YMCA is having a Wellness Luncheon for National Public Health Week.

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Ainsworth Opera House to Host Red Cedar Chamber

Posted: Monday, April 5th, 2010 at 6:19 am

The Ainsworth Opera House is getting prepared for their concert and dinner event planned for this Thursday.

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Riverside Elementary Blood Drive

Posted: Monday, April 5th, 2010 at 6:18 am

Riverside Elementary E-S-O blood drive is Thursday afternoon from two until six in the Riverside Elementary gymnasium. Call Kristen Bell at 319-648-5156 to donate. Walk-ins are welcome. Donors are eligible if their last blood donation was on or before February 11th.

Students Protest Cuts at Washington Schools

Posted: Monday, April 5th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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Around 30 students staged a sit in Friday at the Washington High School in protest of cuts to the district’s teachers and other staff.

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Zoning Administration

Posted: Sunday, April 4th, 2010 at 5:03 am

Washington County Supervisors this week are expected to solidify how they plan to hire a zoning ordinance administrator.

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Wellness Luncheon

Posted: Sunday, April 4th, 2010 at 5:01 am

The Washington Public YMCA is having a Wellness Luncheon for National Public Health Week.

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Ainsworth Opera House Concert and Dinner

Posted: Sunday, April 4th, 2010 at 5:00 am

The Ainsworth Opera House is getting prepared for their concert and dinner event planned for this Thursday.

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Zoning Boards

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 7:29 am

Washington County’s new zoning ordinance will mean a restructuring of the boards that serve to handle the current subdivision ordinance.

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Loebsack in Washington

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 7:28 am

Eastern Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack is planning a visit to Washington this month as part of what’s being called the child nutrition tour.

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Leadership Washington

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 7:26 am

The latest installment of Leadership Washington is coming to a close.

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Historic Society Meeting

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 7:23 am

The deadline to reserve dinner at the 51st annual Washington County Historical Society’s meeting and membership drive is Monday.

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