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Zoning Boards

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 7:29 am

Washington County’s new zoning ordinance will mean a restructuring of the boards that serve to handle the current subdivision ordinance.

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Loebsack in Washington

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 7:28 am

Eastern Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack is planning a visit to Washington this month as part of what’s being called the child nutrition tour.

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Leadership Washington

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 7:26 am

The latest installment of Leadership Washington is coming to a close.

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Historic Society Meeting

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 7:23 am

The deadline to reserve dinner at the 51st annual Washington County Historical Society’s meeting and membership drive is Monday.

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Crawfordsville Fire Department Fundraiser

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 7:22 am

The Crawfordsville Fire Department is having a fundraiser today to raise money for new fire fighting gear.

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Relay for Life Registration

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 7:14 am

The Relay for Life of Washington County is now taking registrations for their 5k and 10k event this year.

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Health Kids Day

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 6:49 am

The YMCA of Washington and Washington County Public Health are partnering for Healthy Kids Day this month.

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Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 6:48 am

The last chance for farmers to attend private pesticide applicator training locally will be Thursday, April 15th at the Washington County Extension Office on the fairgrounds.  One session will be offered from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. 

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Severe WX Week

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 5:02 am

This is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Iowa, and KCII will have special news coverage dedicated to the topic.

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Spring, and General Economic Turnaround Expected to Bring Jobs

Posted: Friday, April 2nd, 2010 at 6:46 am

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Spring has sprung, and along with recreation, another outdoor activity will soon be picking up, working.

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Iowa Corn Estimates Down, Hawkeye State Still Leads Nation

Posted: Friday, April 2nd, 2010 at 6:45 am

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press play to hear from Grain Merchandiser John Griener

The latest statistics from the USDA indicate Iowa farmers intend to plant 13.5 million acres of corn this year.

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6 Republicans Vie for County Supervisor Seats

Posted: Friday, April 2nd, 2010 at 6:42 am

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Three Wayland Residents are all vying to unseat Washington County District Three Supervisor Steve Davis.

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Thunderstorms Likely Today, Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, April 2nd, 2010 at 6:40 am

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Some of the first thunderstorms of the season are expected this weekend in southeast Iowa.

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City Seeks to Clear Up Confusion About Spring Cleaning

Posted: Friday, April 2nd, 2010 at 6:26 am

Washington is hoping to clear up some confusion about a spring cleaning project this weekend in the city’s downtown.

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M-P Presents “The Apple Tree”

Posted: Friday, April 2nd, 2010 at 6:25 am

This year’s Mid-Prairie High School musical isn’t you’re traditional musical; this one consists of three different one act performances.

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WCCB Planing Skunk River Canoe Trip

Posted: Friday, April 2nd, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Conservation Board is taking registrations for their Skunk River Canoe Trip.

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Kindergarten Roundup at WACO

Posted: Friday, April 2nd, 2010 at 6:24 am

Parents with children planning on attending WACO Elementary Kindergarten classes for next year are encouraged to attend one of two upcoming Kindergarten Round-Up sessions. 

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Marek Comments on Legislative Session

Posted: Thursday, April 1st, 2010 at 6:43 am

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press play to hear from State Rep. Larry Marek (D-Riverside)

This year’s shortened legislative session has come to an end, and Iowa lawmakers were able to balance the budget without raising taxes.

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Washington Co. Secondary Roads Lays Out Five Year Plan

Posted: Thursday, April 1st, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Washington County’s Secondary Roads Department is laying out its five year construction plan.

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April is Call Before You Dig Month

Posted: Thursday, April 1st, 2010 at 6:26 am

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April is considered the beginning of construction season in the Midwest.

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