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In Touch With Southeast Iowa – Sheila Gerot

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 10:58 am

Sheila Gerot talks about the Master Gardener plant sale going on tomorrow at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

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KCII Announces Winners of Business and Broadcasting Scholarship

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 8:01 am

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The recipients of the KCII Business and Broadcasting Scholarship have been announced.  

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Care Facility Director Talks about Assessed Fines

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The director of a Washington care facility that is being fined by the state of Iowa for allegedly failing to assist a patient who fell is sharing his side of the story. 

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First Farmers Market of the Year Busy

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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It was a very busy night at the first Washington’s Farmers Market of the season last night.  

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Spring Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants Awarded

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation announced its Competitive Grant Awards Wednesday night for the spring of this year.  

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Washington Incentive Fund Applications Due Today

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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The deadline to sign up for the Washington Incentive Fund from Main Street Washington is today.

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Acreage Reports Due End of Next Month

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa Farm Service Agency is warning area farmers that the deadline for reporting your acreage is coming up soon. 

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Volunteer Presentation Heard by High School Students

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Students at the Washington High School heard about volunteerism during an assembly yesterday afternoon.  

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Master Gardeners Sale on Saturday

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County Master Gardeners are holding their plant sale tomorrow.

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St. James Knight Flight Happening Tonight

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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St. James School’s annual Knight Flight Fun Run is happening tonight.  

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American Legion Freedom Ride Happening

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The American Legion Riders Post 29 is having their sixth annual Freedom Ride tomorrow.  

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New Additions to Keokuk County 4-H Summer Camp Program

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The annual summer camp program offered by Keokuk County 4-H will have some new additions this year.

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Washington Page – Officer Brett Johnson

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Washington’s newest police officer, Brett Johnson is interviewed on why he wanted to do this line of work.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa – Kay Ciha Candidate for District 1 Supervisor

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2012 at 10:57 am

Kay Ciha from the Kalona area talks about why she is running for Supervisor in District 1.

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State Track- Girls Results

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2012 at 10:43 am

Continue to check this post for updated local results.

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Two Washington County Residents Arrested on Drug Charges

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2012 at 6:53 am

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Two Washington County residents have been arrested on drug charges.  

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Washington City Council Allows Golf Carts

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council passed an ordinance to allow golf carts on city streets as part of their meeting last night.  This new ordinance will be to allow the carts to have the proper safety equipment installed while on the city streets.  

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Applicants Needed for Vacant Board Position

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are looking for someone to fill a vacant Commissioner position.  

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Ride Your Bike to Work Day Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Tomorrow is Ride Your Bike to Work Day, which is part of Bike to Work Week and National Bike Month.  

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Riverside Pipe Fixed

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Maintenance issues at the Riverside water plant caused some inconvenience for residents yesterday.

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