Today's Local News

Hospice Of Washington County Offering “Understanding Children’s Grief” Program

Posted: Monday, November 1st, 2010 at 6:22 am

Hospice of Washington County will soon host a program designed to “offer assistance to adult caregivers of grieving children.”

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Riverside Ordered To Resume Payments To Washington County

Posted: Sunday, October 31st, 2010 at 6:30 am

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A judge has ordered the City of Riverside to pay Washington County $350,000 and continue with yearly $175,000 repayments for more than $9 million in Tax Increment Financing Bonds that were used to upgrade Riverside’s  sewer and water system in connection with the building of the Riverside Casino And Resort.

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Washington County Board of Supervisors To Meet A Day Earlier To Accommodate Election

Posted: Sunday, October 31st, 2010 at 6:28 am

This morning at 9:30 am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will hold its weekly meeting a day early to accommodate the election schedule of the County Auditor’s Office.

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Wellman City Council Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, October 31st, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Wellman City Council will be meeting tomorrow.

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Columbus Community School Board Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, October 31st, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Columbus Community School District will be having their board meeting tomorrow. 

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Packwood Robbery results in one arrest.

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 6:31 am

The Pilot Grove Savings Bank in Packwood was robbed Today at approximately 10 am.
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87 Year Old Woman Killed In Washington Fire

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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An 87 year old woman has died in a late night house fire in Washington, despite the blaze being “under control in ten minutes or less.”

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Two Iowa Governor Candidates In Washington Today

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 6:29 am

Two Iowa Gubernatorial candidates will return to Washington tomorrow.

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Washington’s First Fall Freeze Suspends Wayland Road Construction

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 6:29 am


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Construction of the safety shoulders along seven miles Wayland Road, south of Washington, has been suspended due to recent cold weather.

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Absentee Voting For November Election Now Available

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Iowans can still vote early for November’s midterm elections at their county auditor’s office.

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Southeast Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack In Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 6:27 am

Southeast Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack will be in Washington tomorrow afternoon for his “Get Out The Vote” tour of the state’s second district.

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Halloween across South East Iowa

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 6:23 am

A number of towns across South East Iowa are celebrating Halloween this weekend.

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Opera Star in Fairfield for Halloween

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Metropolitan Opera Singer David Malis will be spending Halloween in Fairfield Sunday.

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Dozens Fill Washington’s Coffee Corner To See Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Terry Branstad

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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A standing room only crowd greeted Republican gubernatorial candidate Terry Branstad and lieutenant governor nominee Kim Reynolds during a half hour stop yesterday in Washington.

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Multiple Halloween Activities This Weekend In Washington

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:28 am

There are multiple options for Washington trick-or-treaters this weekend.

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RSVP Now For Tomorrow’s WHS Dance Team Fundraiser

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington High School Dance Team is fundraising to pay for the team’s trip to the annual state competition in Des Moines and other expenses.

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Kalona Family named Good Farm Neighbors

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:25 am

A Kalona Family has been named November Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award Winner.

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Washington Organizations Receive More Than $27,000 In Mini Grants

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Recently the Washington County Riverboat Foundation announced its Mini Grant Award recipients, with more than $27,000 going to organizations in the city of Washington.

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Last Farmers Market in Fairfield Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Farmers Markets are wrapping up all across southeast Iowa, and that includes the Fairfield Farmers Market.

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4-H Award Family Fun Night Scheduled For November 6th

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington County 4-H will celebrate its annual Award Family Fun Night on Saturday, November 6th at 5:30 p.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

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