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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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Crawfordsville Fire Department Fundraiser

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 7:22 am

The Crawfordsville Fire Department is having a fundraiser today to raise money for new fire fighting gear.

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Relay for Life Registration

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 7:14 am

The Relay for Life of Washington County is now taking registrations for their 5k and 10k event this year.

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Health Kids Day

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 6:49 am

The YMCA of Washington and Washington County Public Health are partnering for Healthy Kids Day this month.

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Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 6:48 am

The last chance for farmers to attend private pesticide applicator training locally will be Thursday, April 15th at the Washington County Extension Office on the fairgrounds.  One session will be offered from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. 

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Severe WX Week

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 5:02 am

This is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Iowa, and KCII will have special news coverage dedicated to the topic.

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Spring, and General Economic Turnaround Expected to Bring Jobs

Posted: Friday, April 2nd, 2010 at 6:46 am

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Spring has sprung, and along with recreation, another outdoor activity will soon be picking up, working.

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Iowa Corn Estimates Down, Hawkeye State Still Leads Nation

Posted: Friday, April 2nd, 2010 at 6:45 am

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The latest statistics from the USDA indicate Iowa farmers intend to plant 13.5 million acres of corn this year.

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6 Republicans Vie for County Supervisor Seats

Posted: Friday, April 2nd, 2010 at 6:42 am

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Three Wayland Residents are all vying to unseat Washington County District Three Supervisor Steve Davis.

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Thunderstorms Likely Today, Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, April 2nd, 2010 at 6:40 am

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Some of the first thunderstorms of the season are expected this weekend in southeast Iowa.

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