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Washington School Board To Hold Facilites Workshop

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 at 5:56 am

Washington School Board members will get a clearer picture of what infrastructure improvements are needed at Stewart and Lincoln

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ISU Extension: End of Year Good Time for Financial Checkup

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 at 5:54 am

The Iowa State University Extension Service says the end of the year is a good time for a financial check up.

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Eating Health Over the Holidays

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 at 5:44 am

Cold weather, the holidays and plenty of food to share can set the stage for splurging on the least healthy foods,

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Avoiding Holiday Aches and Pains

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 at 5:41 am

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For most, the holiday season is about joy and giving to others, but if you’re not careful, it can mean many aches and pains.

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Winter Breaks Start this Week

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 at 5:40 am

Area students begin winter break this week.

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Marek Sees Alt. Energy as Key to Economic Success

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 6:00 am

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A state representative from Riverside says Iowa’s agriculture based economy has helped it weather the national economic downturn.

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Schmitz Says Legislature Will Keep Hands Out of SILO Cookie Jar

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 5:58 am

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A southeast Iowa state lawmaker says the legislature will not dip in to the school infrastructure local option tax.

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Some Eastern Iowa Farmland Values Up Despite Statewide Decline

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 5:56 am

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While the average statewide value of farm land in Iowa declined this year, many counties in eastern Iowa saw an increase.

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Keep Chimney Safety in Mind This Holiday Season

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 5:54 am

The weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful… just make sure that the chimney is clean and in good condition.

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Greiner Takes Part in Ag-Urban Leadership Training

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 5:52 am

Lindsay Greiner from Keota has been a participant in the 2009 Ag-Urban Leadership class

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How to Keep A New Year’s Resolution for Health

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 5:50 am

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A new year is approaching and many will make a resolution to be healthier.

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New Years at Hamakua Place

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 5:48 am

Hamakua Place in Washington is planning a New Year’s Eve party.

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Chimney Safety

Posted: Sunday, December 20th, 2009 at 6:00 am

The weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful… just make sure that the chimney is clean and in good condition.

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2010 Garbage Stickers Available

Posted: Sunday, December 20th, 2009 at 5:58 am

The City of Washington is reminding residents to get their new 2010 garbage can stickers.

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Santa’s House Hours This Week

Posted: Sunday, December 20th, 2009 at 5:56 am

Christmas is this week, but there’s still time to see Santa

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Hamakua Plans New Year’s Eve Party

Posted: Sunday, December 20th, 2009 at 5:54 am

Hamakua Place in Washington is planning a New Year’s Eve party.

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Farm Values Decline 2%

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2009 at 6:52 am

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The average value of an acre of Iowa farm land dropped for the first time in nearly a decade

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Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2009 at 6:50 am

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A report from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation indicates up to a quarter of Americans are unbanked

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Jail Food Costs Going Up

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2009 at 6:46 am

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Food costs have been trending up this year. As a result, Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar says it’s getting a little more expensive to feed inmates at the jail.

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Music Therapist to Speak at Learn at Lunch

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2009 at 6:44 am

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Press play to hear from music therapist Elisabeth Tinnes

This month’s learn at lunch is a musical edition.

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