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Washington County Man Sentenced on Federal Drug Charges

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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A Washington County man has been sentenced for his connection to federal drug charges.  

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High Speed Chase Leads to Arrest

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A Washington man has been arrested after a weekend high-speed chase.  

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Board of Supervisors Recommend Budget Guidelines

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have set a guideline for next year’s county budget.  

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School Board Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Community School Board is meeting tonight and during their meeting they will hear an update on the high school construction project from Dan Culp.  

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Man with Washington and Southeast Iowa ties Graduates from Basic Combat Training

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:25 am

A man with Washington and Southeast Iowa ties has graduated from basic combat training.  

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3rd Grade Reading Retention

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Gov. Terry Branstad will be proposing new education reforms in January next year.

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Ladder Safety while Hanging Lights

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Every Year, around 300 people die and 130,000 are injured while using a ladder. A lot of those are when homeowners are trying to hang Christmas Decorations.

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Mitten Tree Donations Being Accepted Through Thursday

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Thursday is the last day for donations to the Mitten Tree in the Washington Public Library.  

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Innovative Calendar for Mid-Prairie

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Mid-Prairie Schools have adopted an innovative calendar for next year.

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High Speed Chase Leads to Arrest

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 4:50 pm

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A Washington man has been arrested after a weekend high-speed chase.  

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Washington County Man Sentenced on Federal Drug Charges

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 11:52 am

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A Washington County man has been sentenced for his connection to federal drug charges.  

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Chance to Participate in Town Hall Meeting Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Residents in southeast Iowa have a chance to take part in a town hall meeting tonight.  

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New Sign Being Installed at Stewart Elementary

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A new electronic sign has been installed at Stewart Elementary in Washington.  

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Not Too Late to Make Year End Investments

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The end of the year is approaching and there are some tips for those who would still like to create investments.  

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Washington County Resident Given Honor at Annual Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 6:25 am

A resident of Washington County has been given a top honor at the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting.  

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Ways to Avoid Hypothermia in Winter

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Winter weather has arrived to the area and the dangers of exposure to hypothermia are present.  

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Mid-Prairie Schools Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board had their meeting last night. The bulk of the meeting was a 45 minute presentation on the Central Office project by a Shive-Hattery Architect.

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Ice Fishing

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The temperatures are getting colder, and we are starting to see some ice form over lakes and ponds. That means its almost time for ice fishing to begin.

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Columbus City Council Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Columbus City will have its regular council meeting tomorrow.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, December 12th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are set to meet tomorrow and as part of their meeting they will be making Board appointments.  

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