Today's Local News

Google Teams Returning to Washington

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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An event is being held next week in Washington to help local non-profit agencies.

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Two Public Hearings at Keota School Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Keota School Board will hold public hearings on both the budget for 2012-2013 and the calendar for that school year. The board will begin the meeting with presentations on short and long term planning involving a preview of an April 20th community meeting.

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Getting Better Gas Mileage

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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With high gas prices and nice weather outside, you may be looking for ways to save. Ron Schull with Ross Auto and Muffler gave us some tips to keep your gas costs down. He says there is no magical solution for getting better gas mileage, its all about routine maintenance.

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Another Chance to Learn about Good Production Practices

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Washington County 4-H members have another chance to attend a course in food safety and quality.  

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Help in Spreading the Word about a Local School District Needed Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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A local school district is asking for help on spreading the word about their district.  

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KidzFest Event Still Seeking Vendors

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics is preparing to hold their annual KidzFest next month.  

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Columbus Junction City Council to Discuss Street Repairs

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Columbus Junction City Council is holding a meeting tomorrow night. The council will begin the meeting by hearing citizens’ concerns and holding discussions of them. They will also be discussing street repairs and hearing a report from the Streets and Sidewalks Committee.

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Washington Page – April 9, 2012

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 11:02 am

Michelle Peiffer from the Washington Chamber of Commerce talks about some future events in the area.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa – April 9, 2012

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 11:00 am

Today, you will hear the first part of a conversation with Michael Powers and Sandy Lovetinsky from the Washington County Safety Center about National Public Safety Telecommunications Week.

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Board of Supervisors to Hear Quarterly Reports

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow and will be hearing quarterly reports as part of their meeting.  

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National Public Safety Telecommunications Week

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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This is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, a week which honors those who answer emergency calls, dispatch emergency personnel and equipment and render life-saving assistance to the citizens across the nation.  

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Deadline to Sign Up for Medicare Seminar Today

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics is hosting a seminar next week related to Medicare and the deadline to sign up is today.  

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Mid-Prairie Board Talks About Budget

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board will meet today to approve the budget for the 2012-2013 school year. A public hearing on the budget will be held starting at 8pm.

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Background Checks on School Bus Drivers

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A bill has been passed that requires schools to background check school bus drivers. The bill is in response to a Des Moines Register investigation that showed some drivers in large school districts have been charged with serious crimes in the past, including drunk driving.

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Memorial Bowl-A-Thon Event Coming Up

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County American Cancer Society Relay for Life is holding their annual fund raiser later this month.  

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Riverside Work Sessions this Week

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Riverside City Council will hold two special work sessions this week. The first session will be to discuss a new community building with the public. The meeting will be held in the current community building at 7pm tonight.

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Egg Hunters Have Fun Despite Chilly Weather

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The chilly weather Saturday morning didn’t stop a great number of children from taking part in the annual Washington Kiwanis AMers Easter Egg Hunt.

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National Public Safety Telecommunications Week

Posted: Sunday, April 8th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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This is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, a week which honors those who answer emergency calls, dispatch emergency personnel and equipment and render life-saving assistance to the citizens across the nation.  

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Roundtable Discussion Tomorrow Wanting Participation

Posted: Sunday, April 8th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Local residents, business owners and community leaders are encouraged to take part in a discussion about opportunities and challenges in rural Iowa tomorrow.  

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Mid-Prairie Budget Hearing

Posted: Sunday, April 8th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board will meet tomorrow to approve the budget for the 2012-2013 school year. A public hearing on the budget will be held starting at 8pm.

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