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Wellman Council Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Wellman City Council met last night. The council heard the financial report for the 2011 fiscal year.

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Fumigation Course Being Offered

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Extension is hosting a Grain Fumigation Continuing Instructional Course next week.  

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Columbus School District Looking for New Superintendent

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Columbus School District is searching for a new superintendent. They will discussed this issue at their meeting last night.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting This Week

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow, and during their meeting, they will be reviewing a proposal of providing architectural and construction administration services to HACAP and CDBG.  

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Rick Santorum at Café Dodici

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2011 at 6:28 am

Presidential Candidate and Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum visited Washington Friday at Café Dodici.

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Homecoming Celebration Held This Weekend

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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A Welcome Home/Freedom Salute was held Saturday for Soldiers returning from a tour of duty.  

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Business Holds Open House to Celebrate 100 Years at Current Location

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2011 at 6:25 am

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A Washington business celebrated a milestone this past weekend.  

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Holiday Safe Travel Program Starts Today

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Safety and local area law enforcement want to make sure you arrive safely to your destination over the holiday weekend this week.  

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Dry Autumns Can Lead to Fires

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2011 at 6:23 am

Some parts of Iowa are having problems with fires because of how dry the autumn was this year.

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ISU Extension Hotline Offering Extra Hours This Week

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Iowa State University Extension is offering extra hours to their hotline this week.  

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Louisa-Muscatine School Board Meeting

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Louisa-Muscatine School Board will meet tonight. On the agenda are bids for snow removal, carpeting, and bathroom tiling.

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Holiday Safe Travel Program Starting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, November 20th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Safety and local area law enforcement want to make sure you arrive safely to your destination over the holiday weekend this week.  

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Special School Board Meeting This Week

Posted: Sunday, November 20th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington School Board is holding a special meeting this week.  

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New Compressor Station Near Keota

Posted: Sunday, November 20th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America is preparing an Environmental Assessment of new natural gas storage facilities across the Midwest.

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Kalona Shops Have Thanksgiving Sales

Posted: Sunday, November 20th, 2011 at 6:25 am

On Black Friday this year you won’t have to drive to the big box stores and wait in huge lines to find a sale. Several Shops in Kalona are having Black Friday sales.

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Rick Santorum at Café Dodici

Posted: Saturday, November 19th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Presidential Candidate and Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum visited Washington today at Café Dodici. He spoke on a variety of issues from natural resources to education.

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Holiday Season Kicks Off Next Week

Posted: Saturday, November 19th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The holiday season is getting ready to start next week with an annual event in Washington.  

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Iowa Assessment Testing Ended Yesterday

Posted: Saturday, November 19th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Students in the Washington Community School District ended the Iowa Assessment Testing yesterday.  

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Environmental Poetry and Art Contest Returns Again

Posted: Saturday, November 19th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources and IOWATER are again encouraging Iowa students to turn in artwork and poetry for the annual River of Words contest.  

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Wapello Forced to Use Reserve Funds

Posted: Saturday, November 19th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The City of Wapello heard its Financial Report for the 2011 fiscal year.

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