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School Elections Being Held This Week

Posted: Sunday, September 11th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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School districts are holding elections on Tuesday to choose members of school boards.  

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Historic Preservation Commission Seeking Volunteers

Posted: Sunday, September 11th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Washington Historic Preservation Commission is looking for volunteers to help research Washington’s history.  

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4-H Leaders Meeting Coming Up Next Week

Posted: Sunday, September 11th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Area club leaders and project leaders are meeting next week to talk about the upcoming year.  

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Butler County Man Charged in Johnson County

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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A Butler County man is in jail on charges of an incident early Thursday morning in rural Kalona.

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Weekend Ceremonies to Honor Those Lost September 11th

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Various events are being conducted over the weekend to remember those whose lives were lost on September 11th.  

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4-H Leadership Development Applications Being Accepted

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Applications for Washington County’s 4-H Leadership Development Program are being accepted.  

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Banned Book Week Event Planned

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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An event to celebrate the right to read has been scheduled at the Washington Public Library.  

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Learn at Lunch Focusing on Volunteering

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2011 at 6:24 am

This month’s Learn at Lunch meeting is focusing on building a community of volunteers.  

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Wellman City Council Draws Closer to Choosing City Administrator

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Wellman City Council will be meeting today to interview the final candidate for the city’s open city administrator position.  

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Board of Supervisors Schedule Official Canvass for School Elections

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors has called a special meeting Friday to discuss the upcoming School Board elections in the county.  

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Absentee Ballot Request Deadline Today

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Today is the deadline for absentee ballot requests for school elections in Washington County.  

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Change of Hours for Library

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Public Library is changing their Saturday hours starting tomorrow.  

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Family Youth Day Shoot Offered Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County 4-H group Bows and Bullets is holding its third annual Family Youth Day Shoot tomorrow.  

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Brighton Students Take Part in First Cub Club Meeting

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Safety was the theme of the first gathering of the Brighton Bear Cub Club this week.  

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2011 Chamber Craft Festival Is Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The 23rd Annual Washington Craft Festival is happening tomorrow.  

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Snowmobile and ATV Renewal Period Underway

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Owners of snowmobiles and ATVs are being reminded that they can renew their registrations.  

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Keota Could Take Over Lagos Acres Pool

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The city of Keota could acquire the pool at Lagos Acres Country Club if enough funds are in the budget.  

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Fairfield Native Returns for Musical Performance

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2011 at 6:21 am

[simage=2319,400,y,center]A former Fairfield woman and her musical group are returning for a concert at the Sondheim Center.  

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City Council Holds Public Hearings

Posted: Thursday, September 8th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council held a series of public hearings as part of their meeting last night.  

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