Today’s Local News

Local Business Owner on Importance of Chamber Membership

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A Washington business owner is talking about the importance of being a Chamber of Commerce member.  

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Wall That Heals Receives Positive Response

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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The “Wall That Heals” had a good response during its visit to Washington this weekend.

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Kalona City Council to Apply for Grants at Tonights Meeting

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Kalona City Council will apply for grants through the Washington County Riverboat Foundation at tonight’s city council meeting.

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Mayor Reflects on Flooding Anniversary

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The four-year anniversary of the devastating flood that affected Columbus Junction was recently, and the mayor is recalling the experience.  

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Volunteers Raise Large Sum for Keota School District

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Keota School District held their Board of Education meeting last Thursday.

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Riverside City Council Meeting to Cover Stray Cat Program

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Riverside will hold their City Council meeting this evening.

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Class Schedules Coming Soon for High School Students

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Class schedules for next year will be available soon for Washington High School students.  

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Open Class Exhibits Needed for Fair

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County Fair is less than one month away and entries are needed for this year’s Open Class Division.  

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Board of Supervisors Discussing Many Items This Week

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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At the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting this week, they will be discussing several items.  

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Loebsack Representative Holding Office Hours This Week

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A representative from Congressman Dave Loebsack’s office is visiting southeast Iowa this week.  

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Keota City Council Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The City of Keota will hold their Council meeting tomorrow night.

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Volunteers Raise Large Sum for Keota School District

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Keota School District held their Board of Education meeting last Thursday.

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Large Storm Rolls Through Area Last Night

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A large area of severe weather rolled through southeast Iowa yesterday.

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Looking For: Garden Tool Shredder

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2012 at 7:41 am

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Dry Ground Conditions Continue to Create Crop Issues

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The dry weather we have experienced lately is continuing to affect area crops says Jim Fawcett, ISU Extension Field Agronomist.  

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Farm Safety Day Held

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Sixty-Two area youth had the opportunity to learn about farm safety during the Progressive Agriculture Safety Day held recently at the Washington County Fairgrounds.  

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Last Chance for Pressure Canner Testing Monday

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Canning season will be here soon and the Washington County Extension is offering one last chance at the testing of dial gauge pressure canners Monday to help those who like to can get started.  

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Local Y Sustaining Drive Fundraising Campaign Continuing

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The annual fundraising campaign for the Washington and Wellman Y’s annual is still in progress.

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Rotary Presents Awards

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The Washington Rotary Club held a ceremony recently and presented several awards.  

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Mid Prairie Addresses Central Office Request

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Mid Prairie held their Board of Education Meeting Monday.

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