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Johnson County Fair Mock Elections

Posted: Monday, August 2nd, 2010 at 6:23 am

Results are in from the mock election held at this year’s Johnson County Fair.

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Sigourney’s Night Out Against Crime

Posted: Monday, August 2nd, 2010 at 6:23 am

The city of Sigourney is hosting an “America’s Night out Against Crime” event tomorrow.

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Brighton Horizons Angel Food Program

Posted: Monday, August 2nd, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Brighton Horizons group is reminding the community that orders for Angel Food are due by Friday, August 13th.

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11th Annual SIDS Walk August 28th, Local Walk Held In Washington

Posted: Monday, August 2nd, 2010 at 6:20 am

This month, Iowa’s Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Foundation is holding its 11th Annual Walk for the Future in Washington and six other cities across the state.

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“Second Hand Toes” Performing at Washington’s “Thursday Night Live”

Posted: Sunday, August 1st, 2010 at 6:20 am

This week’s Thursday Night Live in Washington’s Central Park brings something new to the summer program this year: tap dancing.

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Iowa Mennonite Students Travel Thousands of Miles For Government Sanctioned Cultural Exchange

Posted: Sunday, August 1st, 2010 at 6:19 am

Five students from Iowa Mennonite School spent part of their summer learning about Polish life and culture as part of the U.S-Poland Parliamentary Youth Exchange Leadership Program, a program funded by the US State Department.

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Handbell Soloist Kristine Stout to Perform at Louisa County Historical Society

Posted: Sunday, August 1st, 2010 at 5:02 am

The Louisa County Heritage Center in Wapello is hosting a special concert.

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Fairfield’s 3rd Annual “Bark in the Park” Art Walk Event

Posted: Sunday, August 1st, 2010 at 5:00 am

Fairfield’s 3rd annual “Bark in the Park” Art Walk is on the horizon.

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Traffic Accident Near Crawfordsville Sends One Man To Washington County Hospital

Posted: Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 6:28 am


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An automobile and motorcycle were involved in a crash yesterday morning near Crawfordsville.

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State Doing Well Fiscally Due To “Proactive Action”

Posted: Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Iowa finished the fiscal year with a $300 million surplus, as well as more than $200 mill in reserves.

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Local Resident Donates Money For Washington’s Library Piano

Posted: Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 6:25 am

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A Washington area woman has donated the funds needed to place a piano in the city’s public library.

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Washington County Fair Raffle Rescheduled For August 7th

Posted: Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Tickets were sold during the Washington County Fair for a raffle drawing including a 4-wheeler, big screen tv, and other prizes, but the drawing was postponed due to rain.

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Washington Chamber of Commerce Surveying Members For Fall Business Expo

Posted: Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 6:20 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is surveying its members to gauge interest for a fall business expo that would allow member businesses to promote their products.

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Former Sigourney Care Administrator Accused of Fraud has Court Date Set

Posted: Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 5:08 am

A former administrator at the Sigourney Care Center is accused of fraud charges and faces disciplinary action.

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Brighton Summer Recreation Programs

Posted: Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 5:08 am

Brighton’s Summer Recreation Program kicked off this week with two sessions for kindergarten to third graders and two sessions for fourth to six graders.

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Songwriting Workshops Offered at the Sondheim in Fairfield

Posted: Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 5:07 am

An international composer is teaching a songwriting and film score workshop for all ages in Fairfield.

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A Winfield Woman Is The KCII Disney Getaway Giveaway Winner

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 8:05 am

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A Winfield woman is the winner of KCII’s Disney Getaway Giveaway contest.

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Washington Business Serves RAGBRAI For 14th Year

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington business Rider Sales is serving cyclists needs this week on the RAGBRAI trail.

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Washington County Supervisors To Pay $1,000 To Apply For EPA Grant

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Washington County has teamed with Kalona, Wellman, Riverside and Washington to apply for a contaminated land rehabilitation program.

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Renovations Complete At City Hall In Kalona

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Construction is complete at City Hall in Kalona.

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