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Washington County Outreach to Relocate To 911 Facility

Posted: Thursday, September 16th, 2010 at 6:30 am


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Washington County Outreach staff will soon be relocated to the Washington County Communications Center building at 221 West 2nd Street in Washington.

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Coffee Prices Increasing, Local Businesses Question How To Make Up The Difference

Posted: Thursday, September 16th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Coffee prices have returned to nearly 13-year highs, with bean futures up 35% since June.

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Washington County October Flu Shot Schedule

Posted: Thursday, September 16th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Public Health is giving area residents 26 opportunities to get flu shots in October.

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Unofficial Results for Mid Prairie Election

Posted: Thursday, September 16th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Mid-Prairie Community School District special election votes are in.

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KC STAAR Kickoff a Success, Still Recruiting Members

Posted: Thursday, September 16th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The First KC STAAR Action Team meeting was held September 14th and attendance was higher then any previous meeting. 

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Washington JH, HS And Assure Center Holding Parent Teacher Conferences Today

Posted: Thursday, September 16th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Junior High, High School and Assure Center buildings are holding parent teacher conferences this afternoon from 4:30 to 8 pm.

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Fairfield Public Forum on Community Safety Today

Posted: Thursday, September 16th, 2010 at 6:23 am

State Senator Becky Schmitz of Fairfield is hosting a Public Forum on Community Safety today.

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Caregivers Support Group Discusses Symptoms, Stages Of Alzheimer’s

Posted: Thursday, September 16th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The next meeting of the Caregivers Support Group will focus on the symptoms and stages of Alzheimer’s.

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Nearly 40 Discuss Zoning, Secondary Roads At “Meet The Candidates” Event

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Nearly 40 people attended a “Meet The Candidates” event in Washington to hear from State Senator Becky Schmitz and District 5 Supervisor candidates Richard Gilmore and Ron Bennett.

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Accident Causes Telephone Interruption Southeast Of Washington

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 6:28 am


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Approximately 50 homes southeast of Washington were without telephone service yesterday  morning.

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Public Forum To Discuss Washington Junior High School Renovation

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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A public forum is planned for Wednesday, September 22nd at the Washington Public Library to discuss the renovation plan for Washington’ Junior High School building.

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Mid Prairie elects new School Board Officers

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Mid Prairie School Board meeting was held Monday night, which included the elections of new officers as wall as other agenda items.

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Three SE Iowa Teens are Semi Finalists for National Merit Scholarships

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Three teens from South East Iowa are Semi Finalists for 2011 National Merit Scholarships out of 16,000 semi finalist’s nation wide.  

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Preview: Tonight’s Meeting Of The Washington City Council

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Tonight the Washington City Council will meet at 6 pm.

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Kalona Fall Festival Next Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Kalona Fall Festival is next weekend at the Kalona Historical Village.

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Men’s Fun Day “A Success”

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is calling this year’s Men’s Fun Day a “success.”

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Keokuk County Courthouse Celebrating 100 Years

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Keokuk County Courthouse is celebrating 100 years with a celebration on Friday.

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Washington County Supervisors Select Payment Plan For Secondary Road Improvements

Posted: Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors is moving forward with a plan to assign costs for a major overall of the county’s secondary road system.

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2010 Washington Craft Fair A Boost For Local Business

Posted: Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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More than 90 craft and food vendors attended this year’s craft fair in Washington’s Central Park.

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Washington Junior High Parent Teacher Conferences

Posted: Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington Junior High will hold parent / teacher conferences Thursday from 4:30 to 8 pm.

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