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Celebrate Pork This Weekend in Wellman

Posted: Thursday, September 13th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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A celebration of pork and the industry it provides the area is this weekend.

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New Washington Statue Containing Time Capsule Unveiling Tonight

Posted: Thursday, September 13th, 2012 at 6:22 am

A special event is happening during tonight’s Farmers Market.  

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Homecoming Week Theme Days Continue

Posted: Thursday, September 13th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Homecoming week continues in Washington and the students at the middle and high schools are taking part with their theme days.  

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Final Area Burn Ban Lifted

Posted: Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 at 8:15 am

An open burn ban that was issued more than a month ago has been lifted.  

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Discussion on Sewer Contracts Part of Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The future of non-sewered communities was talked about during the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting yesterday.  

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Washington School Board Set to Meet

Posted: Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Goals and a request from the city are just part of what the Washington School Board is talking about during their meeting tonight.  

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Banned Book Week Planned

Posted: Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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An event to celebrate the right to read has been scheduled at the Washington Public Library.  

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Local Farmer Starts Some Early Harvesting

Posted: Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Still a few weeks ahead of normal, some local farmers are heading into the fields for harvesting.

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Deadline for ACT Registration Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Registration for the October ACT test is due the end of next week.

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Red Flag Horseless Carriage Tour This Month

Posted: Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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There’s still time to sign up for a first annual vintage vehicle tour.

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Tickets to Help Cover Financial Commitments Being Sold

Posted: Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 at 6:22 am

An area organization is selling tickets to help cover their annual commitments.  

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Homecoming Week Events Continue

Posted: Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Homecoming celebrations in Washington are still happening leading up to the big day on Friday. 

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Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Washington County

Posted: Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 at 8:18 am

A vehicle was found in an unlikely place in Washington County.  

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Statewide Program Looking for Local Participation

Posted: Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A statewide program started last year is looking for education officials to take part in educational programs.  

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Saving Money on Winter Heating Costs Should Begin Now

Posted: Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Now is the best time to weatherize your home to get ready for winter says the Iowa Utilities Board.  

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Interesting Items Up for Sale

Posted: Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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Some unique items are on sale at a local non-profit organization.  

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Corn Progress and Harvesting Ahead of Schedule

Posted: Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Corn harvesting was the focus last week as the plant progresses ahead of past years.

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City Park Board Meeting Tomorrow Night

Posted: Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The focus of statues and baseball fields are a part of tomorrow night’s Washington City Park Board meeting.  

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Riverside Receives Complaints on Intersection

Posted: Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The City of Riverside is looking at the speed limit on HW 22.

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Information Event on Identity Theft Protection Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A community education event on identity theft is being held in Columbus Junction tomorrow.

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