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Bill Would Allow Larger Loads for Trucks

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 6:55 am

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A bill in the Iowa House would allow trucks to carry larger loads.

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Property Tax Deadline Approaching

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 6:51 am

Washington County residents have until the end of the month to pay real-estate and mobile home taxes.

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WCSD Continues to Seek Public Input on New High-School

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 6:49 am

Washington School Board members are looking for more community input as they lay out plans for a new high-school.

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M-P Boys Begin State Tournament Play

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 6:48 am

The Mid-Prairie boy’s basketball team plays their first game at the State Tournament today

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National Problem Gambling Awareness Week

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 6:47 am

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This is National Problem Gambling Awareness Week.

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Louisa Co. Hosting Entrepreneur’s Consultant

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Louisa Development Group along with Columbus Junction Community Development Center and ISU Extension in Louisa County is hosting a session for entrepreneurs. 

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Dense Fog, and Showers

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 6:40 am

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Cold, wet ground and calm winds have combined to bring dense fog to much of the region this morning.

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Washington Council Moves Forward with Closing Sitler Drive

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 6:39 am

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Washington’s Planning and Zoning Commission is recommending that the city council vacate part of Sitler Drive to accommodate a new high-school campus.

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Soil Compaction Expected to Cause Problems for Spring Planting

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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Soil compaction is expected to be a concern for farmers this spring.

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Hospice to Host Medicare Benefit Meeting

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 6:19 am

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Hospice of Washington County is hoping to get more information out to the public about their services.

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Identity Theft to be Discussed at Learn at Lunch

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 6:15 am

Identity theft is the topic at this month’s Learn at Lunch.

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3-on-3 Basketball for RFL

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 6:14 am

Relay for Life is having a three-on-three basketball tournament for boys and girls in grades four through eight.

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“Saturday Afternoon with Chocolate”

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 5:56 am

The Louisa County Habitat for Humanity is having their annual fundraiser “Saturday Afternoon with Chocolate”.

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Property Taxes Due this Month

Posted: Sunday, March 7th, 2010 at 6:00 am

Washington County residents have until the end of the month to pay real-estate and mobile home taxes.

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Optimists Raising Money for Roof at Hamakua Place

Posted: Sunday, March 7th, 2010 at 5:58 am

The Washington Optimist Club is starting a fundraising campaign to help pay for a new roof at Hamakua Place Youth Center.

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RFL Hosting 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Posted: Sunday, March 7th, 2010 at 5:56 am

Relay for Life is having a three-on-three basketball tournament for boys and girls in grades four through eight.

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“Saturday Afternoon With Chocolate”

Posted: Sunday, March 7th, 2010 at 5:54 am

The Louisa County Habitat for Humanity is having their annual fundraiser “Saturday Afternoon with Chocolate”.

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Washington Schools Locked Down Following Facebook Threat

Posted: Saturday, March 6th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Washington Schools went on lock down yesterday after an apparent threat was found in a Facebook chat.

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Washington Man Accused of Killing His Wife Pleads Not Guilty

Posted: Saturday, March 6th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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A Washington man accused of killing his wife has pleaded not guilty.

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Loebsack Co-Sponsors Congressional Pay Cuts

Posted: Saturday, March 6th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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Eastern Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack is co-sponsoring a bill that would force U.S. senators and representatives to take a five-percent pay cut.

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