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Iowa Schools Receiving $96 Million From Federal Education Jobs Act

Posted: Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Southeast Iowa School Districts are receiving more than $1.4 million from the federal Education Jobs Act to save education jobs.

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Keota Elementary Students Perform Play, Prepare For First Musical Lessons

Posted: Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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5th grade students in Keota will try different instruments and choose which they’d like to play tomorrow.

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Washington Planned Parenthood Clinic Collecting Books For Fundraiser

Posted: Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Washington’s Planned Parenthood Clinic is collecting new and used books for a fundraiser in October.

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Local Students to Participate in Hills Bank Leadership Program.

Posted: Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Two Iowa High School Seniors from Johnson and Keokuk County have been selected to participate in the Hills Bank Leadership Program during the 2010-2011 School Year.

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Kalona Area Zoning Map Amendment Request To Be Considered At Public Hearing

Posted: Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Planning and Zoning Commission will meet tonight to consider a zoning map amendment.

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Wellman City Council Meeting Scheduled for Tonight.

Posted: Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Wellman City Council Meeting is scheduled for tonight, Tuesday September 7th) starting at 6pm.

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Railroad Repairs Close Two Roads North Of Highway 92

Posted: Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Repairs to railroad crossings north of Highway 92 will close two roads this week.

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IMS Juniors to Host Pork Supper for Fundraiser

Posted: Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The junior class at Iowa Mennonite School along with their parents is hosting and serving the annual Pork Supper meal on Saturday, October 2. Serving will be in the IMS gymnasium from 4:30 to 8:00 p.m. The meal will include roast pork, baked potatoes, salad, applesauce, and homemade desserts, along with a cold drink and coffee. Tickets are available from any member of the junior class or by calling the school office at 656-2073 or 683-2586.

Traffic Fatality South of Riverside

Posted: Monday, September 6th, 2010 at 6:30 am


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A single car accident over the weekend has killed an Iowa woman.

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Preview: Washington Community School Board Meeting

Posted: Monday, September 6th, 2010 at 5:11 am

The Washington Community School District’s Board of Education will meet Wednesday.

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Two Washington County High School Seniors To Participate In Hills Bank Leadership Program

Posted: Monday, September 6th, 2010 at 5:10 am

Hills Bank has selected 20 high school seniors to participate in its annual Leadership Program.

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American Royal Registration Date Nearing

Posted: Monday, September 6th, 2010 at 5:06 am

Washington County 4-H is reminding students that registration materials for the American Royal must be received before Friday.

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Washington County 4-H’er Wins Premier Exhibitor Award

Posted: Monday, September 6th, 2010 at 5:05 am

A Washington County 4-H’er has won the 4-H Premier Exhibitor Award.

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Many Offices Closed, Roads Expected To Be Busy This Labor Day Weekend

Posted: Monday, September 6th, 2010 at 5:03 am

The Washington Post Office, Library, City Hall, Mini Bus Services, and County offices are closed today in observance of the Labor Day Holiday.

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Donations Being Taken for Family Whose House Burned Down

Posted: Monday, September 6th, 2010 at 5:02 am

April Thompson lost everything when her house burned down Tuesday August 25th in Keota, and now her former landlords are trying the help her out.

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Kalona City Council Preview

Posted: Monday, September 6th, 2010 at 5:00 am

The Kalona City council will be held at the Kalona Community Center and City Hall, Monday, September 7, 2010, at 7:30 P.M.

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Railroad Repairs Will Close Two Roads North Of Highway 92 This Week

Posted: Sunday, September 5th, 2010 at 5:05 am

Repairs to railroad crossings north of Highway 92 will close two roads this week.

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Kalona City Council Meeting

Posted: Sunday, September 5th, 2010 at 5:03 am

The Kalona City Council will be held at the Kalona Community Center and City Hall, Monday, September 7, 2010, at 7:30 P.M.

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Preview: Washington Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, September 5th, 2010 at 5:01 am

Tomorrow at 9:30 am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session.

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Many Offices Closed, Roads Expected To Be Busy This Labor Day Weekend

Posted: Sunday, September 5th, 2010 at 5:01 am

The Washington Post Office, Library, City Hall, Mini Bus Services, and County offices will be closed tomorrow in observance of the Labor Day Holiday.

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