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Washington Pool Closing Sunday

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

Warmer temperatures this week will provide residents with their last chance to enjoy the pool.  

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Last Extension Field Day For The Year Coming Up

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The ISU Extension is hosting its farm field day next month for those who wish to see research projects in progress.  

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New High School Walkthrough Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington School District is having a walkthrough of the new high school building tonight.  

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Corn and Beans Progressing as Harvest Time Moves Closer

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 6:23 am

Recent dry weather has area farmers concerned about their timing of this year’s harvest, but a report by the Iowa Department of Agriculture still suggests progress.  

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Kalona Celebrating New Downtown Area

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

The city of Kalona’s Downtown Revitalization Project has been officially completed, and the grand opening of the downtown area takes place this Saturday.  

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Election Registration Deadline Approaching

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington Community School District is holding an election on September 13th and Washington County Auditor Bill Fredrick is passing along information about registration.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow and as part of their meeting they will hear a review of HACAP and Community Development Block Grant award acceptance procedures.  

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New Library Director Hired

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Free Public Library Board of Trustees has chosen a new director for the library.  

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Homecoming Concert Held Saturday Night

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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An Iowa native performed in Washington Saturday night to a crowd of about 100 people as part of the 134th Medical Company’s homecoming celebration.  

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Public Hearing Scheduled Regarding Supervisor Districts

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Redistricting Commission is holding a public hearing regarding changes in Washington County.  

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Keota to Accept Nominations for City Positions

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

The city of Keota will be accepting nomination papers for residents hoping to fill several city positions up for election in November.  

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New Marketing Club Starting in Washington County

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2011 at 6:23 am

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A new club is starting for women interested in marketing grains.  

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Wellman Seeks to Move Ahead with City Administrator Search

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Wellman City Council will discuss several important items at a special meeting tonight.  

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Sigourney Students Receive New Computers for Upcoming School Year

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2011 at 6:21 am

As Sigourney students make their final preparations before school starts, tonight is when they will able to pick up computers for the year.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting this week and as part of their meeting they will hear a review of HACAP and Community Development Block Grant award acceptance procedures.  

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First Day of School This Week

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington students are getting ready to hit the books for another school year.  

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Wellman Seeks to Move Ahead with City Administrator Search

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Wellman City Council will discuss several important items at a special meeting tomorrow night.  

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Company Expands Operations at Fairfield Location

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2011 at 6:21 am

A family owned Fairfield company has decided to move a majority of its operations into the city.  

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Disaster Exercise Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Anyone participating in the Community Emergency Response Team or Washington County COAD have an opportunity to participate in an exercise to work together as part of a disaster planning and response team.  

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Homecoming Concert Tonight

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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An Iowa native is performing in Washington tonight as part of the 134th Medical Company’s homecoming celebration.  

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