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Washington County Fair Evaluation Meeting Next Week

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Extension has scheduled a county fair evaluation meeting to discuss this year’s fair.  

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Richmond Group Voices Opinion After Meeting

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2011 at 6:25 am

A group of residents who are against the plan of constructing a lagoon in the village of Richmond is not pleased with the plans for the area.  

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Tenth Grade Class Schedules Available Monday

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Students in tenth grade at Washington High School have a chance to view this year’s class schedule on Monday.  

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Educator Appreciation Breakfast Monday

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual “Educator Appreciation Breakfast” Monday morning at the KC Hall in Washington.  

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Extension Officials Help Growers with Native Grasses

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The ISU Extension is offering a field day next month assisting area growers who are enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program, or CRP.  

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Local Pedal Pullers Haul in Success at State Fair

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The youth pedal pull is always an entertaining event at the Iowa State Fair, and several local participants went the distance in their age groups.  

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Washington School Board Discusses Director Districts

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington Community School District talked about Director Districts as part of their meeting this week.  

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Day in the Life of Washington Anniversary

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2011 at 6:28 am

A project highlighting Washington was the focus of different photographers yesterday.  

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Bicycle Accident in Louisa County Prompts Safety Reminders

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2011 at 6:26 am

A bicycle accident in Louisa County has sent one person to the hospital.  

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School Open Houses Set for Next Week

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington Community School District is holding two open houses next week to kick off the school year.  

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Medical Office Closed for Weekend

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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A medical facility in Washington is closing for the weekend starting today.  

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Kalona Sees Progress Toward FEMA Mapping

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Kalona city officials have received some long-awaited feedback concerning a flood plan for the town.

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Farmland Value Seminar Assists in Buying and Selling Farmland

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Statistics from the Iowa Department of Agriculture show recent increases in farmland values in the state.  

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Federal Funding to Bring Rest Area to Louisa County Site

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Iowa will receive just over $6 million in federal funding for highway related projects, and some of that money will go to a new rest stop in Louisa County.  

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Washington City Coucilman Will Not Seek Re-Election

Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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City Councilor Mike Roth has announced that he is not seeking reelection in the fall.

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Model A Club Visiting Washington Tonight

Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A group of Model A Fords is paying a visit to Washington tonight.  

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High School Class Schedules Available

Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Students in grades 11 and 12 at Washington High School have a chance to view this year’s class schedule starting today.  

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First Step Taken Toward Establishing New Ward Boundaries

Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington City Council met last night and held a public hearing regarding changes in the city’s ward boundaries.  

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Area Community to Receive Renewable Energy Project Grant

Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Senator Tom Harkin has announced one Keokuk County community will receive funding to support renewable energy projects and energy efficiency improvements.  

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Monthly Caregivers Support Group Meeting Focusing on Alzheimer’s

Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The next meeting of the Caregivers Support Group is focusing on “Understanding and Attacking Alzheimer’s.”  

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