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Hospice to Host Medicare Benefit Meeting

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 6:19 am

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Hospice of Washington County is hoping to get more information out to the public about their services.

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Identity Theft to be Discussed at Learn at Lunch

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 6:15 am

Identity theft is the topic at this month’s Learn at Lunch.

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3-on-3 Basketball for RFL

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 6:14 am

Relay for Life is having a three-on-three basketball tournament for boys and girls in grades four through eight.

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“Saturday Afternoon with Chocolate”

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 5:56 am

The Louisa County Habitat for Humanity is having their annual fundraiser “Saturday Afternoon with Chocolate”.

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Property Taxes Due this Month

Posted: Sunday, March 7th, 2010 at 6:00 am

Washington County residents have until the end of the month to pay real-estate and mobile home taxes.

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Optimists Raising Money for Roof at Hamakua Place

Posted: Sunday, March 7th, 2010 at 5:58 am

The Washington Optimist Club is starting a fundraising campaign to help pay for a new roof at Hamakua Place Youth Center.

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RFL Hosting 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Posted: Sunday, March 7th, 2010 at 5:56 am

Relay for Life is having a three-on-three basketball tournament for boys and girls in grades four through eight.

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“Saturday Afternoon With Chocolate”

Posted: Sunday, March 7th, 2010 at 5:54 am

The Louisa County Habitat for Humanity is having their annual fundraiser “Saturday Afternoon with Chocolate”.

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Washington Schools Locked Down Following Facebook Threat

Posted: Saturday, March 6th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Washington Schools went on lock down yesterday after an apparent threat was found in a Facebook chat.

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Washington Man Accused of Killing His Wife Pleads Not Guilty

Posted: Saturday, March 6th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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A Washington man accused of killing his wife has pleaded not guilty.

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Loebsack Co-Sponsors Congressional Pay Cuts

Posted: Saturday, March 6th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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Eastern Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack is co-sponsoring a bill that would force U.S. senators and representatives to take a five-percent pay cut.

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Washington Co. Treasurer Comments on Central License Issuance

Posted: Saturday, March 6th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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Iowans won’t be able to get their permanent driver’s licenses at county courthouses much longer.

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Washington to Purchase Marion Avene Property to Facilitate Building Demolition

Posted: Saturday, March 6th, 2010 at 5:52 am

Washington is looking at purchasing a piece of property from the Marion Avenue Baptist Church. City Administrator Dave Plymann says the structure sitting on the site was heavily damaged when a nearby building collapsed in 2006.

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Angel Food Ministries Coming to Brighton

Posted: Saturday, March 6th, 2010 at 5:50 am

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A Brighton woman is starting a local chapter of Angel Food Ministries.

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RFL Begins Fundraising Campaign

Posted: Saturday, March 6th, 2010 at 5:45 am

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Washington County is having a rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year.

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Bright Futures to Host Movie Night

Posted: Saturday, March 6th, 2010 at 5:40 am

Bright Futures Chiropractic in Kalona is having a movie night with a variety of films that focus on various aspects of health and wellness.

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News Update-Washington Schools locked down for precaution after outside law enforcement discover unspecific threat

Posted: Friday, March 5th, 2010 at 3:09 pm

Washington Schools were locked down today after an apparent threat was found in a Facebook chat.

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Fatal Fire in Morning Sun Under Investigation

Posted: Friday, March 5th, 2010 at 7:25 am


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A fire at a mobile home in Morning Sun has claimed the life of a 48 year old man.

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Washington Council OK’s Ambulance Subsidy

Posted: Friday, March 5th, 2010 at 6:53 am

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Washington City Councilors have approved a semi-annual subsidy to the Washington County Ambulance after weeks of leaving the item tabled.

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Congressional Hopeful: Tax Credits Won’t Create Jobs

Posted: Friday, March 5th, 2010 at 6:50 am

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A Marion man who’s hoping to unseat eastern Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack says tax credits won’t create jobs.

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