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Snowy…Yes, but Not Yet at the Level Seen in 2008

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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It’s been a very snow winter, but southeast Iowa has still not seen the level of precipitation that preceded recording flooding in 2008.

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Planting Concerns Remain to Be Seen

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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press play to hear from Gene Mohling at the ISU Extension Service

Southeast Iowa hasn’t had a chance to dry out since wet weather in the fall hampered area harvests.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Pickup Continues Today

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 5:52 am

Pick up for the KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza Continues today.

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1st Christian Giving Away Clothes Today

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 5:40 am

The First Christian Church in Washington is giving away free clothes this morning.

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M-P Hosting Blood Drive

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 5:38 am

Mid-Prairie High School is sponsoring a blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center next week.

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Washington Teachers Ask for 4.4% Pay Raise

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 6:00 am

Teachers in the Washington School District are asking for a 4.4% raise in the coming fiscal year.

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More Snow in the Forecast

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 5:59 am

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Light snow will spread across the area this afternoon and early tomorrow.

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Manure Debate Centers on DNR Interpretation

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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press play to hear from the DNR’s Gene Tinker

Iowa lawmakers are considering legislation that would further clarify regulations imposed last year on applying manure to frozen farm ground.

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Supervisors Approve USDA Loan Application for Public Health

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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press play to hear from Public Health Admin. Edie Nebel

Washington County Supervisors have approved applying for a $400,000 from the USDA to build a new facility for public health.

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WCHC Releases Annual Report

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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press play to hear from WCHC CEO Don Patterson

Washington County Hospital and Clinics has released its annual report.

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Riverboat Foundation Accepting Spring Grant Applications

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 5:50 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation is now accepting applications for its spring competitive grant cycle.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Pickup Times

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 5:49 am

Another KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza is in the books.

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Update: Crawfordsville Boil Order Lifted

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 11:19 am

The boil order for the City of Crawfordsville has been lifted.

Washington Co. Amulance Suffering Without City Appropriation

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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press play to hear from Rick Conrad with the Washington Co. Ambulance Service

A representative of the Washington County Ambulance Service says his organization is suffering without a semi-annual subsidy from the City of Washington.

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Snow Blanket Has a Small Silver Lining

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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press play to hear from State Climatologist Harry Hillaker

The end of 2009 and the beginning of this year have been extremely wet, which has many southeast Iowa farmers anxious about spring planting

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Washington Co. Sheriff Adds Three Reserve Officers

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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press play to hear from ILEA Director Penny Westfall

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has added some new reserve officers.

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Iowa Unemployment Rate Consistently Lower, Workforce Director Explains Why

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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press play to hear from IWD Director Elisabeth Buck

Iowa’s unemployment rate has been consistently lower than the rest of the country during this currant recession.

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Today is Deadline to Submit Nominations for Chamber Awards

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 5:52 am

Today is the deadline to submit a nomination for the Washington Chamber of Commerce’s business of the year, citizen of the year and community service awards.

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Last Day for KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 5:50 am

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behind the scenes at the KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza

This is the final day of the KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza.

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Schmitz to Hold Listening Posts

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 5:48 am

State Senator Becky Schmitz of Fairfield will be having a pair of listening posts in Coralville and Washington.

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