Today's Local News

New School Board Members Installed

Posted: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington School Board met in the Brighton Community Center last night and recognized retiring Board Member Richard Bordwell.  

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Disaster Declaration Declared

Posted: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 at 6:27 am

Washington County is on a list of counties for a disaster declaration for crop loss.

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Former Wellman Mayor Dies

Posted: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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A former city leader has died in Wellman.  

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Absentee Ballots Available for Next Election

Posted: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Absentee ballots are available for the city election in November.  

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Washington High School PTO Receives Grant

Posted: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Washington High School PTO is receiving a grant to highlight farm life.  

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Keota School Board Set to Meet

Posted: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Keota School Board will meet in regular session tonight in the Keota Elementary School.

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Washington Public Library Piano Concert Next Week

Posted: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Public Library is presenting a piano concert next week.  

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Pesticide Testing Still Being Offered

Posted: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Iowa Department of Ag and Land Stewardship is again offering pesticide testing this month at the Washington County Extension.

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Motorcycle Accident Injures Driver

Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at 6:30 am

A single motorcycle accident has sent the driver to the hospital.  

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Board of Supervisors Approve Second Reading

Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors held a second reading as part of their meeting yesterday.  

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School Board Welcoming New Members

Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington School Board is meeting tonight and the retiring Board Members will be recognized.  

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Final Chance for Easement Sign Up Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Residents in Richmond have one final chance to participate in signing up for easements.  

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Enrollment Slightly Up in Mid-Prairie District

Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Mid-Prairie School District is reporting a slight rise in enrollment.

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Library Hosting Photography Workshop

Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Washington Public Library is giving middle and high schoolers a chance to attend a photography workshop.  

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Task Force on Aging Giving Presentation

Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Task Force on Aging is giving a presentation tomorrow focusing on seniors who might be struggling to make ends meet.  

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Louisa County Youth Center to Receive Funds

Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Community Foundation of Louisa County has pledged $50,000 to the Youth Center project at the Louisa County Fairgrounds in Columbus Junction.

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Voter Registration Reminder

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Auditor is urging voters who aren’t registered to do so by the end of the month.

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Washington Collecting Leaves Starting Next Week

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The City of Washington is offering free pickup of leaves through November 24th starting next week.  

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Hog Confinement Safety

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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The ISU Extension service is warning hog confinement operators about the risk of fire and explosions.  

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Kalona City Council Approves Capital Improvement Projects

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Kalona City Council has approved several capital improvement projects including renovations to the city’s slow pitch  softball fields and campgrounds.

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