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Community Chest Campaign Signup Deadline Ending

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2012 at 6:26 am

A local organization is looking to add members that want to help the community.  

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Kalona City Council Discusses Debt Limit

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Kalona City Council held their meeting Monday night.

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Ainsworth Fun Days Begins Tonight

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Ainsworth Fun Days returns this weekend with activities starting this afternoon.

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Riverside Considers Surveying Options for Splash Pad

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A Splash Pad was the major topic of discussion at this week’s Riverside City Council Meeting.

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Not Too Late to Join in First of its Kind Bike Ride

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2012 at 6:22 am

It’s not too late to take part in a new bike riding event happening tomorrow.  

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Entry Forms for Ak-Sar-Ben Due Next Week

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2012 at 6:21 am
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Washington County youth wishing to exhibit swine or feeder calves at the Ak-Sar-Ben Livestock Exhibition this year are due next week.  

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City Council Discusses Water Rates

Posted: Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at 6:30 am

The Washington City Council met last night and held discussion about water rates as part of the meeting.  

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Fishing Day at Marr Park Held

Posted: Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at 6:28 am

The Izaak Walton League of America held their annual handicapped fishing event at Marr Park yesterday and many turned out to have fun.  

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Results from Conservation Reserve Program Show More Acres Accepted

Posted: Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The US Department of Agriculture has announced the most recent sign up of the Conservation Reserve Program is beneficial to Iowa.  

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Wellman Council Considers Updating Private Well Ordinance

Posted: Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The City of Wellman held their City Council meeting Monday night.

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Thursday Night Live Returns Tonight

Posted: Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce’s first Thursday Night Live festivities of the season happen tonight.  

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Keota Fun Days this Weekend

Posted: Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Keota Fun Days is coming up this weekend.

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Pesticide Testing Offered in Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Department of Ag and Land Stewardship (IDALS) is offering pesticide testing tomorrow in Washington.  

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Lt Governor Visits Local Business

Posted: Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at 6:21 am
Photo Courtesy of Bob Sinclair, Sigourney Tractor and ImplementPhoto Courtesy of Bob Sinclair, Sigourney Tractor and Implement
Photo Courtesy of Bob Sinclair, Sigourney Tractor and ImplementPhoto Courtesy of Bob Sinclair, Sigourney Tractor and Implement

Sigourney Tractor and Implement received a visit from the Lt Governor last week.

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Unofficial Election Results for Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 6:30 am

The unofficial results of the primary have been received and two incumbent County Supervisors did not advance to the November general election. 

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Primary Races Decide This Falls Candidates

Posted: Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Primaries were held yesterday and the candidates for this fall’s elections were decided.

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City Council to Meet Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington City Council is set to meet tonight and they will be discussing water rates as part of the meeting.  

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Superintendent Talks about No Child Left Behind Act

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

Recently, the Federal Government granted waivers to eight states to not be part of the No Child Left Behind Act.  

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Decisions Made on Pool at Keota City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Keota City Council held their meeting Monday night.

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Diabetes Classes Being Offered at Hospital

Posted: Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics is again offering Diabetes classes for persons with the disease.

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