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Kalona Days Continues Today

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Kalona Days celebration continues today.

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Washington Page – Jill Kluesner

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Jill Kluesner with the Community Circle of Care at the University of Iowa talks about a mental health seminar being held next week in Washington and Fairfield.

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Many Turn Out for Opening Ceremony of Traveling War Memorial

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The opening ceremony for The Wall That Heals held last night at the All Veteran’s Memorial drew a large crowd.  

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Flag Day Celebration Held

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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A Flag Day event was held as part of the Thursday Night Live event last night.  

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Mental Health Seminar Next Week

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A mental health seminar is coming to Washington and Fairfield next week.  

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Circus Coming to Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A new event is coming to Washington tomorrow.  

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SE Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm to Celebrate 25 Years

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Next Thursday an Iowa State University farm will celebrate 25 years.

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Entry Forms for Ak-Sar-Ben Due Today

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Information from Washington County youth wishing to exhibit swine or feeder calves at the Ak-Sar-Ben Livestock Exhibition this year is due today.  

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Learn at Lunch Reservations due Today

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Reservations for next week’s Learn at Lunch meeting are due today.  

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102nd Whoopee Days this Weekend

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The City of Brighton is holding the 102nd Whoopee Days this weekend.

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Big Sand Mound Field Day

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Big Sand Mound is opening its doors tomorrow, something they do only once every three years.

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Washington Page – Suzanne Ackerman

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 11:01 am

In the second part of a two part program, Suzanne Ackerman, a representative of Main Street Washington talks about a new recycling program that is coming to the downtown area.

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Washington School Board Discusses Goals

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School Board met last night and had a goal setting session to both review last year’s goals and begin the process of setting objectives for next year.  

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Washington County Ready for Winter Weather

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Even though the winter season is several months away, Washington County Secondary Roads is ready to handle the challenge of keeping the roads clear.  

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Home Sales Still Strong in Southeast Iowa Despite Small Drop

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:26 am

A recent report shows home sales in Iowa increased in the month of May however in Washington County, figures show a small decrease.  

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Special Event as Part of Thursday Night Live

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Flag Day is observed each year on June 14th – the day in 1777 that the Continental Congress approved the “stars and stripes” design of the American Flag and this year, the Washington Chapter of “Daughters of the American Revolution” and the Boy Scouts are hosting a Flag Day event as part of Thursday Night Live tonight.  

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Wellman Council Holds Work Session

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The City of Wellman held a work session on Tuesday.

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The Wall That Heals Arrives in Washington

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The American Legion Riders Post 29 helped to welcome a replica of a Washington, DC monument yesterday.  

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World Blood Donor Day

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Today is World Blood Donor Day, a day for celebrating Karl Landsteiner, the man who created the ABO blood group system, and those who donate blood.

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Accident at CJ Speedway Results in Death

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A participant in last Friday night’s CJ Speedway races was killed after a part on his vehicle broke.

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