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Crop Advantage Series

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 5:40 am

The Iowa Crop Advantage Series is coming up, and climate change will be a featured topic

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WCSD Approves Purchasing 20 acres for $500K

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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The Washington School District is purchasing close to 20 acres of land just south of the junior high.

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Conesville Man Charged in Connection With November Chase

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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A Conesville man is facing multiple criminal charges in connection with a high speed chase in November

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Washington Sheriff Weighs in On Shall/May Carry Debate

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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Several gun rights advocacy groups want Sheriff’s in Iowa’s counties to have less say over who is issued a permit to carry a concealed firearm.

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Loebsack Announces Job Training Money

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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Eastern Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack has announced that the Hawkeye State will receive federal funds for job training.

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Catholics Call for Payday Loan Reform

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 5:52 am

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The Iowa Catholic Conference is calling for payday loan reform.

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IUB Ruling Holds Rates Steady

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 5:50 am

IUB LoboThe Iowa Utilities Board issued a ruling this week saying Interstate Power and Light would not be able to increase their electric rates beyond a hike implemented last March.

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$1.1 Million Coming for Iowa Food Shelters

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 5:48 am

Iowa has been awarded over 1.1 million dollars from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to fund the Emergency Food and Shelter Program.

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Flu or Carbond Monoxide Poisoning?

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 5:46 am

Symptoms of headache, nausea and fatigue are normally associated with the flu, but they’re also a warning sign of another serious health problem

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NEWS UPDATE – Conesville Man Charged in Connection with November Chase

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2010 at 11:28 am

A Conesville man is facing multiple criminal charges in connection with a high speed chase in November

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Winter Storm On its Way

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2010 at 6:46 am

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Snow is expected for southeast Iowa today and tomorrow.

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WCSD Missed C.A.R. Deadline, but Won’t Be Penalized

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2010 at 6:43 am

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Washington was among 23 Iowa school districts that missed a deadline in the fall to file their certified annual report – a snapshot of cash and spending levels.

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Frozen Pipes

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2010 at 6:40 am

Frozen pipes are a major concern for homeowners during the winter months.

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Food Safety Class Offered This Month

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2010 at 6:40 am

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The Iowa State University Extension is offering a food safety training class this month.

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Stutzman Named Jr. Angus Association Member

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The American Angus Association is welcoming a new junior member from Washington.

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Dairy Days

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2010 at 6:27 am

Kalona is hosting Dairy Days next month.

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Marr Park to Host Ice Fishing Clinic

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Washington County Conservation is hosting an ice fishing clinic this month at Marr Park.

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Farm Foreclosures not Currently A Concern in SE Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 at 7:28 am

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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is calling on Farm Service Agencies to work with producers who are at risk of defaulting on federal loans.

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2009: a Wet Cold Year

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 at 7:02 am

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2009 was a wet year. State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says

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Another Cold Southeast Iowa Morning

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 at 6:58 am

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It’s another very cold morning in eastern Iowa.

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