Today's Local News

Horak: YMCA in a Time of Rebirth

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:45 am

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The Washington Community YMCA is in a time of rebirth. That’s according to Board President Luke Horak.

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75th Annual Chamber Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:44 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce’s continues celebrating its 75th year of existence tonight with their annual awards ceremony and dinner.

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Barn Quilt Commitee Looks to Create “Quilt-Mobile”

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:43 am


above is the video that inspired the committee

The Washington County Barn Quilt Committee is looking to make a quilt mobile.

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Flooding Forces Venue Change for FFA Consignment Auction

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:42 am

Flooding on the Iowa River has forced a local FFA Chapter to change the venue for their upcoming consignment auction.

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Washington Comm Theater Holding Audtions for Annie

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:41 am

The Washington Community Theater is putting on a production of “Annie” this summer.

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Fire Hydrant Flushing Starts today in Washington

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:29 am

The city of Washington is starting fire hydrant flushing today.

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Supervisors to Discuss Zoning Adminstrator

Posted: Sunday, March 21st, 2010 at 6:00 am

Washington County Supervisors are expected to approve the job description for a zoning ordinance administrator at this week’s meeting.

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Flooding Changes CJ Event

Posted: Sunday, March 21st, 2010 at 5:58 am

Flooding in Columbus Junction has changed the venue for the upcoming FFA Consignment Auction.

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Washington yard Waste Routes Resume this Month

Posted: Sunday, March 21st, 2010 at 5:56 am

The city of Washington will resume regular yard waste routes later this month.

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Washington Comm Theatre to Hold Auditions

Posted: Sunday, March 21st, 2010 at 5:54 am

The Washington Community Theatre is looking for talented performers.

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Washington Man Charged with Vehicular Homicide

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 7:00 am

A Washington man has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with a crash last Memorial Day weekend that claimed the lives of three people.

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Upwards of 4 Inches of Snow Possible

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:45 am

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Snow will continue to push east and southeast across the area today

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Branstad: Tough Decisions on the Horizon

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:43 am

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A former Iowa governor who’s campaigning for his old job says elected officials will be forced to make some difficult decisions in the near future.

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Conlin Set to Visit Washington

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:39 am

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An attorney from Des Moines who wants Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley’s job is planning a visit to Washington tonight.

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Final Legislative Briefing Today

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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State Representative Larry Marek and Fairfield State Senator Becky Schmitz are in Washington this morning for the third and final legislative briefing

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WHS Dance Marathon Tonight

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Washington High School and Junior High Students are dancing to raise money for cancer patients.

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Musical Event in Louisa Co.

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Louisa County Historical Society is hosting an afternoon of music. The Historical Society has invited two area groups to sing at the event.

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Date set for Demon Dash for Cash

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The date for the second annual Demon Dash for Cash has been set.

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Washington To Begin Street Sweeping

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The city of Washington will begin street sweeping operations next week.

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Washington Schools Pull Money from IASB Account

Posted: Friday, March 19th, 2010 at 7:21 am

The Washington School District is moving funds out of an account connected to the Iowa Association of School Boards in light of allegations of misuse of taxpayer dollars by the statewide association.

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