Today's Local News

Summer Drought Could Lead to Wet Fall

Posted: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

Based on previous drought years, this summer’s dry conditions could mean we are in for a wet fall season.  

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Something New for Some Kids Going Back to School

Posted: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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It was time to once again hit the books yesterday for students in Washington.  

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Kalona Chooses Asphalt Bid

Posted: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

The City of Kalona is preparing to start their 2012 street projects.

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IMS Roof Project Almost Done

Posted: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

Work on the roof at Iowa Mennonite School is nearly complete.

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Riverside Resident Grows State Fairs Biggest Pumpkin

Posted: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

A Riverside resident won big at this years’ Iowa State Fair.

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Congressional Hopeful Names County Representatives

Posted: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Some southeast Iowans have been chosen to be part of a coalition for a Congressional candidate.  

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2012 Chamber Craft Festival Still Looking for Vendors

Posted: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Vendors are still needed for Washington’s Craft Festival.  

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Washington Page – Tricia Lipski

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 11:01 am

Tricia Lipski talks about a SIDS Walk fundraiser happening Saturday in Sunset Park.

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Teenage Driver Cited from July Accident

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Citations have been issued to a driver involved in an accident on the south side of Washington. 

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Washington County Unemployment Numbers Remain Stable

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Unemployment figures in Washington County are showing no change based on information released yesterday.  

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Sewer Project Funding Part of Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:27 am

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Future funding for county sewer projects was the main focus of this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Special Class Offered in Response to Drought Conditions

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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In response to the drought, a class is being offered for swine producers.  

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Corn Fungus Could Affect Pork Producers

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

With this year’s drought, swine farmers are on the lookout for a fungus in their feed.

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Mid-Prairie Improves Wireless Network at Middle School

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

Mid-Prairie School District is upgrading its wireless network at one of its schools.

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Keota Prepares at WCRF Fall Grant Cycle

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

Now that the Washington County Riverboat Mini Grants have been given out, some communities are looking ahead to the fall cycle.

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Library Activities on Early Release Days

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Public Library is letting parents know of events planned for days when children have a scheduled early-release day.  

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More Awards Earned at the State Fair

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

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More results are being received from the State Fair and Washington County fared well in the competition.  

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Washington Page – Lynn Fisher

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 11:01 am

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Lynn Fisher from Washington County Public Health talks about a statewide program that has received national attention.

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Road Closure Could Impact School Traffic

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A road closure near a Washington school could impact travel for parents and students.  

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Local Educators Attend Annual Appreciation Breakfast

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:28 am

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An annual event held before the start of the school year has received high marks.  

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