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Two Southeast Iowa Counties Receives Disaster Declaration

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Two southeast Iowa counties have been added to the list of disaster declarations for crop loss.  

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School District Set to Welcome New Staff

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington School District is getting ready to start the new school year by welcoming new staff members.  

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Preparing for the Drivers License Test Getting Easier

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A way to prepare for getting a driver’s license in Iowa is now easier.  

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New Riverside City Administrator Starts Today

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2012 at 6:24 am

It’s the first day on the job for the new City Administrator in Riverside.

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Water Main Replacement in Wellman

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Wellman is set to replace a water main early next month.

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Lone Tree Fall Festival Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2012 at 6:22 am

An annual celebration is being held in Lone Tree this weekend.

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Washington County Residents Place in State Fair Contests

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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A resident from Washington has been named the top horseshoe pitcher in the state.  

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Washington Page – Lexi Marek

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 at 11:01 am

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Washington County Fair Queen Lexi Marek talks about her experience being chosen as First Runner Up in the Iowa State Fair Queen Contest.

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Changes to Ordinances as Part of Washington City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Possible changes are coming to Washington that could affect the future of the city with a public hearing being held tonight.

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Quarterly Planning and Zoning Report Presented

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Elected county officials heard the status of a county department during their weekly meeting yesterday.  

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Area Farmer Set To Receive Federal Funds

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 at 6:26 am

An area farmer is set to receive government funding to produce renewable energy and make energy efficiency improvements.  

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Drought Causing Foundation Problems

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The current drought is not only having an impact on producers but also homeowners.

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Hunting Licenses Go On Sale Today

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The time is here for hunters in the area to get ready for the upcoming hunting season.  

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Columbus Building New Administration and Athletic Facilities

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Some may have noticed some construction outside of the Middle and High school in Columbus Junction.

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IMS Parent Teacher Organization to Meet Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Classes at Iowa Mennonite School begin today and a meet and greet with parents is scheduled for next week.

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Washington County Fair Evaluation Meeting Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Washington County Extension is holding a county fair evaluation meeting to discuss this year’s fair next week.  

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Washington Page – Michelle Peiffer

Posted: Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Michelle Peiffer from the Washington Chamber finishes her conversation about what it takes to attract RAGBRAI to Washington plus talks about other events happening with the Chamber.

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Area School District Start Dates

Posted: Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 at 10:36 am

Washington         08/22

Mid-Prairie        08/21

IMS                 08/15

Highland            08/21

WACO                08/21

Keota              08/22

Sigourney           08/23

Pekin              08/22

Columbus            08/21

Wapello             08/23

Mt. Pleasant       08/20

Fairfield           08/22

WMU                 08/20

Lone Tree           08/20

English Valleys    08/21

Two Arrested After Traffic Stop

Posted: Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 at 7:38 am

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A routine traffic stop near Crawfordsville has resulted in two arrests.  

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Stabbing Incident Leads to Arrest

Posted: Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A stabbing incident in Washington has led to an arrest.  

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