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Supervisors Approve USDA Loan Application for Public Health

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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Washington County Supervisors have approved applying for a $400,000 from the USDA to build a new facility for public health.

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WCHC Releases Annual Report

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics has released its annual report.

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Riverboat Foundation Accepting Spring Grant Applications

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 5:50 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation is now accepting applications for its spring competitive grant cycle.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Pickup Times

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 5:49 am

Another KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza is in the books.

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Update: Crawfordsville Boil Order Lifted

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 11:19 am

The boil order for the City of Crawfordsville has been lifted.

Washington Co. Amulance Suffering Without City Appropriation

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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A representative of the Washington County Ambulance Service says his organization is suffering without a semi-annual subsidy from the City of Washington.

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Snow Blanket Has a Small Silver Lining

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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The end of 2009 and the beginning of this year have been extremely wet, which has many southeast Iowa farmers anxious about spring planting

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Washington Co. Sheriff Adds Three Reserve Officers

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has added some new reserve officers.

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Iowa Unemployment Rate Consistently Lower, Workforce Director Explains Why

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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Iowa’s unemployment rate has been consistently lower than the rest of the country during this currant recession.

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Today is Deadline to Submit Nominations for Chamber Awards

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 5:52 am

Today is the deadline to submit a nomination for the Washington Chamber of Commerce’s business of the year, citizen of the year and community service awards.

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Last Day for KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 5:50 am

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behind the scenes at the KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza

This is the final day of the KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza.

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Schmitz to Hold Listening Posts

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 5:48 am

State Senator Becky Schmitz of Fairfield will be having a pair of listening posts in Coralville and Washington.

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Eastern Iowa Native Completes Military Traning

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 5:46 am

A former student of Muscatine has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus Georgia.

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Crash on 80 Kills 1, Injures 3

Posted: Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 at 6:45 am


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A chain reaction of car accidents last night on Interstate 80 claimed the life of a Williamsburg girl, and injured three others.

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Supervisors Approve Zoning Amendment, Ordinance Moves to 2nd Reading

Posted: Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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Washington County Supervisors have approved an amendment to the proposed zoning ordinance that expands setback requirements.

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U of I Poli-Sci. Prof. Comments on Culver’s Low Ratings

Posted: Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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A political scientist at the University of Iowa says Governor Chet Culver could face an uphill battle

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Marek, Schmitz to Visit Washington During 2nd of 3 Legislative Briefings

Posted: Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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Riverside State Representative Larry Marek, and Fairfield State Senator Becky Schmitz will be in Washington this weekend.

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Junk Ordinance, Building Move On Docket for Washington Council

Posted: Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 at 5:54 am

Washington City Councilors will again look at a revised junk and junk vehicle ordinance at Wednesday’s meeting.

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“Eye to I Tour” Aims to Educate Iowans about Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 at 5:52 am

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Area residents are invited to learn more about the Iowa “Eye to I” tour during an informational meeting this weekend in Washington.

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Wine, Beer, Cheese and Salsa to Benefit Wellman Parkside Activities Center

Posted: Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 at 5:40 am

The Washington County Community Foundation is hosting a wine and beer tasting to benefit Wellman’s Parkside Activities Center.

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