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County to Respond to Roads Department Union Proposal

Posted: Friday, November 6th, 2009 at 6:43 am

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Washington County’s road and maintenance workers want their compensatory time to carry over from year to year.

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Solon Republican Looks to Unseat Loebsack

Posted: Friday, November 6th, 2009 at 6:26 am

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A Solon native and businessman will try to unseat eastern Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack

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Local Banker Weighs in on New Regulations

Posted: Friday, November 6th, 2009 at 6:25 am

The collapse in the housing market that led to the economic recession has spurred the federal government to place tight lending restrictions on financial institutions.

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Wellman Rec. Center Holding Hard Hat Tours

Posted: Friday, November 6th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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The public is invited to get a look at the new Wellman Parkside Recreation Center

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Alliant Warns of Gas Leaks

Posted: Friday, November 6th, 2009 at 6:24 am

Alliant Energy wants to warn area residents of the dangers of a gas leak

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Highest Ranking American Legion Offical to Visit Washington

Posted: Friday, November 6th, 2009 at 6:21 am

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Iowa’s highest ranking American Legion official is spending part of his Veteran’s Day in Washington.

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IMS Presents “The Wizard of Oz

Posted: Friday, November 6th, 2009 at 6:18 am

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IMS students will take audiences to the Land of Oz this weekend

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Wellman Man Charged in Connection with Fatal Crash

Posted: Thursday, November 5th, 2009 at 10:02 am

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A Wellman man is facing a felony charge in connection with an early October crash that claimed the life of another Wellman man.

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Washington Council Approves Snow, Grass Ordinances

Posted: Thursday, November 5th, 2009 at 6:28 am

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Washington City Councilors adopted a laundry list of new ordinances at last nights meeting.

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Blockage Causes Sewage to Flow into Crooked Creek

Posted: Thursday, November 5th, 2009 at 6:27 am

A blockage in Washington’s sewer system caused wastewater to flow into Crooked Creek yesterday.

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Federation Bank Announces New Leadership

Posted: Thursday, November 5th, 2009 at 6:26 am

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Federation Bank is getting new leadership.

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I-Wireless Moving

Posted: Thursday, November 5th, 2009 at 6:25 am

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I-Wireless has a new location in Washington.

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Iowa Worth Fighting For Founder Dissappointed With Gubernatorial Candidates

Posted: Thursday, November 5th, 2009 at 6:24 am

The founder of a government reform advocacy group says he’s disappointed in Iowa’s gubernatorial candidates.

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Free Nutritional Talk Offered Tonight at KPL

Posted: Thursday, November 5th, 2009 at 6:23 am

A local doctor is giving a free nutritional talk today in Kalona.

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Keeping Pets Safe from the Flu

Posted: Thursday, November 5th, 2009 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Department of Public Health is warning that humans aren’t the only ones who have to look out for the flu this season.

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WCC Naturalist on H1N1

Posted: Thursday, November 5th, 2009 at 6:22 am

Washington naturalist Pam Holz doesn’t want any misunderstandings about the threat of H1N1.

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Highway 1 Down Lanes Reduced Between Brighton and Washington

Posted: Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 at 8:53 am

Highway 1 between Brighton and Washington is down to one lane of traffic today

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Riverside, Brighton Elect New Mayors

Posted: Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 at 6:42 am

Riverside will soon have a new mayor.

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Hotel Tax Referendum Fails

Posted: Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 at 6:39 am

Voters in Washington have overwhelmingly said no to a hotel motel tax

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Washington Elects First Female Mayor

Posted: Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 at 6:29 am

Washington has elected its first ever female mayor.

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