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Construction on Agenda for Keota City Council

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Keota City Council is expected to discuss bids for upcoming construction projects in the town at this week’s meeting.  

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Free Dance Classes Offered

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Children interested in learning how to dance have an opportunity starting tonight.  

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Last Chance for School Physicals

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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There is one last chance to take part in the Washington Community School District’s offering of sports physicals.  

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State Official Says No Open Burning in Louisa County

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The state fire marshal has issued a ban on all open burning in Louisa County until further notice.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting this week to discuss an agreement with Hillcrest Family Services for the County’s mental health services.  

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Construction on Agenda for Keota City Council

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Keota City Council is expected to discuss bids for upcoming construction projects in the town at this week’s meeting.

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Mid-Prairie Softball Season Ends in Rainout

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks softball team had another surprising playoff run in 2011, but fell just short of appearing in the state championship game.  

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New Bench in Central Park

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Washington’s Rotary Club has purchased a new bench for the downtown.  

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Knowing if You Have West Nile Virus

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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There are currently no West Nile Virus cases reported in humans or animals in Iowa, but the summer flooding in western Iowa has increased the number of mosquitoes in that part of the state. 

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Wellman Man Second to Be Sentenced in Meth Case

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

A Wellman man has been sentenced after his involvement in methamphetamine production.  

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A Avenue Bridge Project Ahead of Schedule

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

Construction on Kalona’s A Avenue bridge are ahead of schedule says one city official.  

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Communities Able to Start Projects after Receiving WCRF Mini Grants

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation (WCRF) has awarded funds to area organizations.  

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Brinton Film Festival Celebrates Thirteenth Year

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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This month the Brinton Film Festival will celebrate its 13th year of showing some of the oldest movies still in existence.  

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Shelter in Need of Funds

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2011 at 6:23 am

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A local shelter is in need of funding because of the economy.  

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Theater Auditions Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Community Theater is getting ready to hold auditions for a production of Leaving Iowa.  

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Washington County Fair in the Books

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County Fair ended yesterday and the final day started with the Livestock Auction.  

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Senate Internships Applications Due

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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College students interested in interning for a US Senator can apply.  

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Washington Organizations Receive Mini Grants

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2011 at 6:29 am

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Several organizations in Washington have been awarded funds from the latest round of Washington County Riverboat Foundation Mini Grants.  

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Talented Washington County Residents Advance to State Fair

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Several individuals in 4-H participated in the Share the Fun Competition as part of the Washington County Fair earlier this week.  

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Soldiers Return Home to Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

Families, friends, and residents alike have welcomed back Iowa soldiers who are returning from duty in Afghanistan.  

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