Today’s Local News

Iowans Vote for Democratic Incumbents

Posted: Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The people of Iowa decided to give two Democratic incumbents another term in office yesterday.

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Washington’s Blair House Receives Maintenance Work and New Look

Posted: Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A landmark Washington building that’s well over a century old has undergone some needed maintenance work, which also gives it a new look.

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Local Community Center Holds Fundraiser

Posted: Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Washington’s downtown community center has been fundraising and they are hoping to increase participation.

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Kiersten Peck Recognized for Fundraising Efforts

Posted: Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 at 6:20 am
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A local American Cancer Society staff member has been recognized for their efforts.

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Unofficial Washington County Election Results

Posted: Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 at 8:59 pm

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Unofficial Election Results for Surrounding Counties

Posted: Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 at 8:57 pm

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Barn and Hay Wagon Lost in Fire

Posted: Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 at 9:19 am

Last Friday at approximately noon the Wayland Fire Department responded to a barn fire in the 1100 grid of Henry Washington Road.

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Keokuk County Polling Places

Posted: Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 at 8:37 am

Christy Bates with the Keokuk County Auditor’s office tells KCII News that a Keokuk County publication incorrectly announced the polling locations in Keokuk County earlier this week. Residents in Keokuk County are to report to the same polling places to cast their vote today as they did for the June Primary election.

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Historical Information on Downtown Now Available

Posted: Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 at 6:26 am

New local historical research is now available online.

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Louisa, Iowa Counties Could Help Decide Election

Posted: Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A few Counties in southeast Iowa may help decide the outcome of this year’s presidential election.

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Washington County Public Health Administrator Retiring

Posted: Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The head of Washington County’s Public Health Department is retiring in a few months.

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Paws & More Renovating Facility

Posted: Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 at 6:23 am

With the help of a grant, a local non-profit will be making improvements to their animal shelter.

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Additional Hours at Washington Yard Waste Center This Month

Posted: Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The City of Washington now has extended hours for dropping off yard waste at the Yard Waste Center near the city’s waste water treatment plant.  

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Washington Board of Supervisors Address Flood Mappings Effect on County

Posted: Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 at 6:20 am

Today’s Washington County Board meeting included information on the new flood mapping and an update on Orchard Hill.

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Washington Man Arrested in Henry County

Posted: Monday, November 5th, 2012 at 8:39 am

A Washington man is in Henry County Jail today after driving down the wrong side of the road while intoxicated.

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Henry County Man Dies after Hunting Accident

Posted: Monday, November 5th, 2012 at 6:51 am

A weekend hunting accident in southeast Iowa has resulted in a death.

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District 2 Candidates Share their Stance on Zoning, Richmond Lagoon

Posted: Monday, November 5th, 2012 at 6:26 am

With a seat opening up, District 2 has four candidates vying for the position, a democrat, a republican and two independents.

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District 1 Candidates Weigh in on Heated Issues

Posted: Monday, November 5th, 2012 at 6:26 am

There are two candidates competing for the District 1 Washington County Supervisor seat in tomorrow’s election.

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Board of Supervisors to Meet Today

Posted: Monday, November 5th, 2012 at 6:25 am

With the supervisors meeting room being used for election purposes tomorrow, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet today instead.

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New Historical Research in Washington

Posted: Sunday, November 4th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington City Historic Preservation Commission has completed one step of a big project that is compiling information about the buildings in Washington’s downtown.

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