Today's Local News

Crops Still Standing From a Wet Fall

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 5:50 am

All the snow has many farmers anxious about what planting conditions will be like in the spring. Gene Mohling with the ISU Extension Service says it’s also causing problems for producers who couldn’t get all their crops out in the fall.

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Appliance Rebates Start Next Month

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 5:46 am

Iowa residents will have the opportunity to reserve rebate funds on new energy efficient appliances starting March first.

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Local Businesses Awarded Grants

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 5:45 am

Ten local small business owners are receiving funding for participating in a workshop presented by the Keokuk County Extension and the Indian Hills Community College.

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Mills Building Continues to Inch Forward

Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 at 8:38 am

Zoning Moves to 3rd Reading

Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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Whether Washington County has a zoning ordinance could be decided next week.

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WCSD Board Approves nearly $450K in Cuts

Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 at 5:58 am

Washington School Board Members have approved nearly $450,000 worth of cuts for next fiscal year.

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No Major Changes in County Budget

Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 at 5:56 am

Washington County is expected to spend nearly $21-million next fiscal year.

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Mills Building Expected to be Moved by Week’s End

Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 at 5:52 am


Jeremy Patterson House Moving begins moving the Old Mills Seed Building on it’s journey to Washington’s downtown.

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Slow, but steady…that’s the status from the Old Mills Seed building in Washington where Jeremy Patterson’s house moving company is in the process of relocating the historic structure.

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Increased Risk in Second NWS Flooding Outlook

Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 at 5:50 am

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The National Weather Service has released its second spring flooding outlook of the year, and the risk is up from the last outlook in January.

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AARP Offering Tax Prep Services

Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 at 5:40 am

AARP Iowa is offering free tax preparation services in Southeast Iowa.

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Old Mills Seed Building Crawls Along

Posted: Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 at 12:31 pm


Jeremy Patterson House Moving begins moving the Old Mills Seed Building on it’s journey to Washington’s downtown.

Weather Delays Building Move

Posted: Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 at 6:48 am

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Crews from a local house moving company worked into the evening hours last night to begin rolling the old Mills Seed building in Washington to its new location.

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“Ed Thomas” Law Aims to Increase Communication Between Law Enforcement and Mental Health Officials

Posted: Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 at 6:43 am

The murder of a prominent Iowa high school football coach has prompted state lawmakers to look at a measure aimed at improving communication between hospitals and police.

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Poll Shows Culver Trailing

Posted: Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 at 6:26 am

A recent survey indicates Incumbent Democrat Chet Culver trails two members of the GOP in Iowa’s Governor’s race.

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Demon Girls To Play for Right to go to State

Posted: Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 at 5:58 am

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In local sports, the Washington Demon Girls Basketball team plays for the right to go to the state tournament tonight.

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Parent Teacher Conferences Rescheduled

Posted: Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 at 5:56 am

Due to today’s post season basketball game, the Washington School District is postponing parent-teacher conferences.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Returns

Posted: Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 at 5:54 am

KCII is bringing back the Home Shopping Extravaganza this week.

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Three Hospitalized after Crash near Kalona

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2010 at 1:18 pm

Three people were hospitalized this morning after a crash on highway-1 south of Kalona.

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Snow All but Over

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2010 at 6:02 am

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Southeast Iowans are digging out after winter storm brought heavy snowfall to the area yesterday and during the overnight hours.

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Marek: Legislature Will Likely Dip into “Rainy Day Funds”

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2010 at 6:00 am

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State Rep. Larry Marek, and State Sen. Becky Schmitz at this weekend’s legislative briefing.

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A southeast Iowa state lawmaker says the legislature will likely need to dip into reserve funds to balance the upcoming fiscal year’s budget.

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