Today's Local News

Press Conference Being Held

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at 3:35 pm

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Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar has announced a press conference is scheduled for 10:00 tomorrow morning that will talk about the investigation into the disappearance of Sharon Ruth Hopf of Crawfordsville.  

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Second Search Concludes for Missing Crawfordsville Resident

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A second search has ended for Sharon Ruth Hopf of Crawfordsville according to Warren County, Missouri Sheriff Kevin Harrison.  

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City Council Works Hears Financial Status

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council held a special meeting last night and heard about the financial status of the city.  

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Accident Injures Teenage Driver

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at 6:26 am

An early morning accident yesterday has injured the driver.  

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Local Bank Affiliate to Expand in Illinois

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A local bank affiliate is expanding its presence in Illinois.  

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Fly Fishing Class at Marr Park

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at 6:24 am

There will be a class on Fly Fishing knots at Marr Park in February. This class will be led by Steve Anderson, Director of the Washington County Conservation Board.

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Pancake Day Successful

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington Fire Department’s Pancake Day was very busy.  

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Keota School District Meeting

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Keota Community School District will have their regular meeting tonight. They will have two focuses at this meeting.

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Waste Water Treatment Open House Today

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The IDNR is hosting open houses across the state to inform small communities about their options for waste water treatment.

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Second Search Concludes for Missing Crawfordsville Resident

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 4:01 pm

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A second search has ended for Sharon Ruth Hopf of Crawfordsville according to Warren County, Missouri Sheriff Kevin Harrison.  

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Authorities Continue Searching for Missing Washington County Resident

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, the car of 45 year old Sharon Ruth Hopf of Crawfordsville was found at an abandoned home located just outside of Wright City, Missouri, about 30 miles west of St. Louis.  

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Board of Supervisors Begin Bond Repurchasing Process

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have started the process for the purchase agreement for the county’s General Obligation Correctional Facility Bonds.  

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Special City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is holding a special meeting tonight.  

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Wellman Searches for New City Administrator

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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The city of Wellman is looking again for a new city administrator.  

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Winter Preparing to Make its First Appearance

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Winter is getting ready to make its first appearance to the area.  

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Commercial Property Taxes on State Gov. Agenda

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:25 am

One of the biggest items on the agenda for the 2012 legislative session is Commercial Property Tax Reform. Currently owners must pay 100% of the taxes on commercial buildings.

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Tax Season Deadline Extended

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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With the new year also comes a time to get ready to file last year’s tax information.  

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Mid-Prairie and Keota Superintendent on Education Reforms

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Governor Terry Branstad’s Education Reform Package was announced last week. The total estimated cost of this package was $25 million a year.

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Washington Library to Host a Day of Entertainment

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Public Library is hosting a Performer’s Showcase later this month.  

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Columbus Junction Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The City Council of Columbus Junction will have their regular meeting tonight. They will be making various appointments including official banks and newspapers, the mayor pro-tem, and committee appointments.

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