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Kalona Receives $32,000 from WCRF

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation recently announced its fourth quarter city grant awards, and the city of Kalona received a little over $32,000.

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Bell Ringing Campaign Successful

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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The Salvation Army bell ringing campaign was successful during the holiday season.

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Pediatricians in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Iowa may be facing a shortage of pediatricians but that is not going to affect Washington County.

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Columbus Junction Swinging Bridge Lighted

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:21 am

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For the first time ever Columbus Junction’s historic swinging bridge is lighted for the holidays. 

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Washington Man Charged

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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A Washington man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

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Koehlhoeffer receives more Charges after Assault

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Anthony Michael Koehlhoeffer who is charged with robbing two Jefferson County Offices in October is now facing assault charges in Scott County.

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Iowa 4-H Foundation Announces Hills Bank Leadership Grants for 2011

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Iowa 4-H Foundation has announced the 2011 Hills Bank and Trust Company Leadership Grants for current high school juniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2012. 

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Applicator Training Scheduled

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Those who are commercial manure applicators should plan to attend an upcoming training program.

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Rainy Weather Year

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Washington has had a very wet year.

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Feeding Birds In Winter

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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Even though there is snow on the ground over the area, some birds are still in the area looking for food.

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Memorial Bowl-A-Thon Event

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County American Cancer Society Relay for Life is holding a fund raiser next month.

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Jefferson County Board Discusses Code of Ordinances

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors met yesterday and one of the main items the discussed was changes to be made to the Jefferson County Code of Ordinances.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, December 27th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will hold their weekly meeting tomorrow. 

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Live Healthy Iowa Kicking Off

Posted: Monday, December 27th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Iowa State Extension is kicking off events for their Live Healthy Iowa campaign.

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Bridge Opened Again

Posted: Monday, December 27th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The bridge over Crooked Creek on 250th Street is open again. 

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Preserving Poinsettias After Christmas

Posted: Monday, December 27th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Now that Christmas has passed, many people consider keeping their poinsettias. 

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Washington Chamber Day at The Capitol

Posted: Monday, December 27th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is planning a day at the Capitol again this year. 

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Mid Prairie Receives Money for Technology Upgrades

Posted: Monday, December 27th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Mid Prairie Community Schools recently received two grants for $6,935 from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Washington Y Membership Guides

Posted: Monday, December 27th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Y is changing their program guide distribution. 

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IMS Alumni Extravaganza Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, December 27th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The second annual Alumni Extravaganza basketball games will be taking place at Iowa Mennonite School tomorrow.

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