Today's Local News

New Tax Credit Coming For Volunteer Emergency Personnel

Posted: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A new law has been passed recently to help the many men and women who help to keep us safe everyday.  

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Mid-Prairie Central Office

Posted: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board is awaiting a committee’s suggestion, before deciding on what to do with the central office.

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Google Teams to Make a Return Trip to Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

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A rescheduled event is being held tomorrow in Washington to help local non-profit agencies.  

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Downtown Kalona Planters

Posted: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

Once again the Kalona Chamber of Commerce is looking for adoptee’s for the hanging plants in downtown.

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Grocery Store Proposal

Posted: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors will decide whether or not to approve a site location for a new Stringtown Grocery this week.

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Multiple Arrests Made in Keokuk County

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at 11:37 am

The Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office have made multiple arrests after completing a year long investigation.  

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Washington Page – May 1, 2012

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at 11:01 am

Christina Nash and Angie Boyse from the Wellman Y share details about an upcoming 5K race and a special membership deal for college students.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa – May 1, 2012

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at 10:59 am

Today, Stine Seed Agronomist John Furlong finishes his conversation about the effects this year’s warm winter had on the planting season.

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Mid-Prairie IDE Review

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Mid-Prairie Community School board was recently given a review of the visit made by the Iowa Department of Education.

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Soil and Water Conservation Week

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Governor Terry Branstad has proclaimed this week as Soil and Water Conservation Week noting the importance of the work that is being done to take care of the air, soil and water in Iowa.  

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One Year Later Process Continues Toward Sainthood for John Paul II

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The process of canonizing Pope John Paul II is still continuing one year later and a local Priest is sharing his thoughts.  

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Farm Program Deadlines

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at 6:25 am

USDA’s Iowa Farm Service Agency is reminding producers that the deadline for enrolling in certain programs is coming shortly.

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Century and Heritage Farm Program Application Deadline One Month Away

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The deadline for eligible farm owners to apply for the 2012 Century and Heritage Farm Program is one month away.  

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Brighton Bus Stop

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Brighton has completed roadwork on East Washington Street, which means bus stops are back to normal.

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Fundraising Campaign Starting Today

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A local business is getting ready to help hospital stays more comfortable for sick children.  

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Scholarship Application Deadline Today for Female High School Graduates

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The deadline is today for women of Washington County who have been out of high school for at least one year to apply for a scholarship.  

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Washington Page – April 30, 2012

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Michelle Peiffer from the Washington Chamber of Commerce talks about what it was like for her becoming the new Executive Director.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa – April 30, 2012

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 10:58 am

In the first of two parts, Stine Seed Agronomist John Furlong talks about the effects this year’s warm winter had on the planting season.

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Board of Supervisors Holding a Public Hearing

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are holding a public hearing tomorrow as part of their meeting.  

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Old Medication Drop Off Successful

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Residents of Washington County had a chance to help stop prescription drug abuse over the weekend.  

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