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Corn Belt Clash Tonight

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Louisa County Fair will include a car race this evening.

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Thursday Night Entertainment Is Back Tonight

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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After a week hiatus, Thursday Night entertainment returns to Washington’s Central Park tonight.  

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Washington Page – Angela Widmer

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Angela Widmer from Crooked Creek Christian Camp talks about how well their summer camp programs did this year.

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Heat Wave to End Today

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 6:31 am

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The hot weather will continue one more day. 

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City Asking Residents to Conserve Water

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The City of Washington Water Department is asking residents to conserve water.  

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Washington County Unemployment Numbers Show Small Increase

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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June unemployment figures released by the Iowa Workforce Development show a small increase in claims for the first time in three months.  

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City Council Discussing Ordinance Changes

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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The Washington City Council is considering ordinance changes as part of a special session tonight.

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County Tax Receipts Down First Half of Year

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors heard a report regarding county funding as part of their meeting yesterday.  

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Road Construction Project Set to Begin

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Starting Monday construction will begin on a county road.  

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Iowa Secretary of State Visits Washington

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Iowa’s Secretary of State visited Washington yesterday to talk about a new program.  

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Kalona Water Supply Still Sufficient, Despite More Demand

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Despite the current drought conditions and an increase in usage, the City of Kalona doesn’t see the need for water conservation measures.

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UI Health Care Sigourney Hires New Employee

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Sigourney branch of University of Iowa Health Care is getting a new medical professional.

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Keota City Council Approves Grant Applications

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The City of Keota has approved applications for Washington County Riverboat Foundation grants.

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Washington Demons Fall to Dallas Center-Grimes

Posted: Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 2:46 pm

The Washington Demons fall in the first round of the 3A State Baseball Tournament in Des Moines to No. 1 seed Dallas Center-Grimes in 9 innings.

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Washington Page – Josh Riffel

Posted: Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Josh Riffel from the Washington Y shares about several upcoming events happening over the next couple of months.

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Early Morning Accident in Henry County

Posted: Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 8:35 am

An accident was reported in Henry County early this morning.

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Heat Advisory Takes Effect at Noon Today

Posted: Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 6:31 am

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Hot weather will continue over the area today and Wednesday prompting the National Weather Service to issue a heat advisory from noon today through 7:00 tomorrow evening.

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Dry Ground Conditions Still Causing Crop Issues

Posted: Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The dry weather is still affecting area crops says Jim Fawcett, ISU Extension Field Agronomist.  

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Washington School Online Enrollment Help Available Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Community School District is providing help for the upcoming school year student registrations tomorrow.  

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Senator Staff to Hold Listening Post

Posted: Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Senator Chuck Grassley’s regional director has scheduled a listening post for southeast Iowans later this summer.  

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