Today's Local News

Washington Page: Greg Woller Lists Upcoming Events at the Washington and Wellman Y

Posted: Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 at 11:15 am

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Possible Record High Temp Today

Posted: Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The unseasonably warm weather in our area means we could be setting new record high for today.  

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Two Southeast Iowa Mussels Endangered

Posted: Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has listed the Sheepnose and Spectaclecase mussels as endangered. These mussels can be found in Illinois, Missouri, Minnesota and in Southeast Iowa in creeks, streams and rivers. But lowering numbers and a lack of breeding has led them to the endangered species list.

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Yard Waste Pickup Resuming

Posted: Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington Maintenance and Construction Department is getting ready to resume regular yard waste pick up for the year.  

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Marr Park Trail to be Discussed at Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Conservation Board will be meeting tomorrow to talk about the Ainsworth to Marr Park Trail. They will be discussing and making changes to the construction plans, budget, and opening ceremony plans for the project.

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Still Time to Submit Applications for Riverboat Spring Grants

Posted: Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Applications are still being accepted for the spring 2012 Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants.  

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Master Gardener Presentation Today at Library

Posted: Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington Public Library is hosting a discussion today about gardening techniques.  

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Hunter Safety Course Coming Up

Posted: Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Conservation Board is getting ready to host a hunter safety class later this month.  

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Budget Hearing for Keota Today

Posted: Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The City of Keota, after discussing the budget for 2012-2013 in closed meetings, will hold a public hearing for the budget today at noon in Keota City Hall. Copies of the proposed budget can be found at the offices of the Mayor, City Clerk, and at the Library.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa: Representative Jarad Klein and Washington County Attorney Larry Brock Discuss the “Stand Your Ground” Bill

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 11:25 am

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Washington Page: Tim Coffey talks about Saturday’s Third Legislative Briefing

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 11:23 am

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Many Turn Out for Republican Convention

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Republican County Convention was held Saturday to a packed house at the Crawfordsville American Legion Hall.  

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Democratic Convention Held at Old Public Library

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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The Washington County Democratic Convention took place at the Old Public Library on Saturday at noon. After choosing to allow everyone in the room to be a delegate, the participants heard from various Democrats seeking office at a number of levels of government.

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Board of Supervisors Discussing Budget

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow and will be discussing the county budget as part of their meeting.  

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Conservation Reserve Program Signup Period Opens Today

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The next general signup period for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) opens today.  

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Mid-Prairie Meeting Focuses on Student Learning

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Mid-Prairie Schools will be meeting tonight with focuses on student learning and on finance. They’ll hear a special presentation from Grant Wood AEA Services to open the meeting.

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Keota Tax Abatement Hearing Coming Up

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The City of Keota is holding a public hearing this month to talk about a proposed tax abatement plan for the city. The plan would affect residential, commercial, and industrial properties in the city.

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Volunteer Recruitment Training Scheduled

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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A training date has been scheduled for COAD members related to volunteer recruitment later this month.  

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Applications Still Being Accepted for College Scholarships

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Those wanting to pursue a degree or certificate in a horticultural related field can still apply for scholarships.  

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Daffodil Orders Being Delivered

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The American Cancer Society is getting ready to bring on spring with the delivery of daffodils.  

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