Today’s Local News

Mid-Prairie 7th Graders Attending STEM Event

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2012 at 6:22 am

It’s never too early to start thinking about a future career and tomorrow some local 7th graders will learn that first hand.

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Head-on Collision South of Washington

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 8:35 pm

Multiple people are injured after a head-on collision south of Washington.

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Board of Supervisors to Hold Closed Session to Discuss Lawsuit

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 6:26 am

A recent lawsuit brought against the Washington County Board of Supervisors will be discussed behind closed doors on Tuesday.

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Washington Veterans’ Book Draws Big Crowd

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Authors of a newly written book that tells stories of local veterans were met with hundreds of people at a book-signing on Friday.

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Washington City Council Holds Early Meeting

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington City Council has a change to the usual schedule.  

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City of Riverside to Unveil New Website

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Riverside is giving their website an update.

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School District Awards $35,000 Landscaping Bid

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Washington Community School District has contracted out for work to landscape school grounds.  

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Washington School District Enrollment is Up

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington Community School District has more students enrolled this year.

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Fundraiser Started for Washington YMCA Pool Repairs

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington YMCA pool has been closed while repairs are done, but the roughly 30-thousand dollar cost of the work is not something the Y is able to cover immediately.  

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Naturally Occurring Gas Could Lead to Health Complications

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A transparent, radioactive gas could be putting some homeowners’ health at risk.

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Washington County Conservation Board Seeks Landscaping Help

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Marr Park needs help with an upcoming landscaping project.

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Kalona Child Places Second in Bible Bee Finals

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 6:22 am

A Kalona child placed second in today’s National Bible Bee finals.

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IMS Talent Show to Benefit Charities

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A talent show benefiting a number of organizations is being held this weekend.

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Suspect in Washington County Burglaries Arrested

Posted: Friday, November 16th, 2012 at 1:25 pm

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A man connected to a pair of Washington County burglaries has been arrested.

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Adjusting to a New High School Building

Posted: Friday, November 16th, 2012 at 6:26 am

At Washington High School, students and staff are adjusting to a newly constructed facility and a change to scheduling.

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Vacant Orchard Hill Building Nearly Ready for New Use

Posted: Friday, November 16th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A vacant building at the Orchard Hill complex on the west side of Washington will soon house two HACAP programs.  

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Businesses Recognized for Sweeping Change

Posted: Friday, November 16th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A couple of businesses on the Washington Square were recognized today for “sweeping change.”

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School Board Discussing Replacement of High School Boiler

Posted: Friday, November 16th, 2012 at 6:24 am
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The former Washington Junior High school building, which is now a part of the new high school, needs a new boiler.

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Downtown Washington Square Kicks-off Christmas Early

Posted: Friday, November 16th, 2012 at 6:23 am

People will be flocking to downtown Washington tonight for some early holiday shopping.

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Mid-Prairie Utilizing Tablets in the Classroom

Posted: Friday, November 16th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie school district has fully embraced the latest wave of technology.

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