Today’s Local News

Local Pastor to Discuss the Philippines

Posted: Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A local pastor will present a program this evening that will shed some light on his background and his life experiences.

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Local Students’ Artwork in Gallery

Posted: Sunday, March 24th, 2013 at 6:25 am

High school students from Columbus, Highland, IMS, Lone Tree, Louisa-Muscatine, Mediapolis, Pekin, WACO, Wapello and Winfield-Mt. Union have select pieces of artwork on display at the 2013 Southeast Iowa Super Conference Art Show at Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant.

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Kalona Preparing for West Drainage Ditch Study

Posted: Sunday, March 24th, 2013 at 6:24 am

As part of their flood mitigation plan, Kalona will do a detailed study on the west drainage ditch, also known as Salvesen Creek.

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U of I Selects Washington for Program

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 6:28 am

The City of Washington has been selected by the University of Iowa to partner with the school in The Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities Program.

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Record Number of Requests

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 6:26 am

A record number of 94 applications was received by the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Richmond, Rubio, Reverse Setbacks on Supervisor’s Agenda

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

A resolution of intent regarding the Richmond and Rubio sanitary sewer systems will be discussed at the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m.

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Mid-Prairie School Board to Address Vacancy

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Following a resignation, the Mid-Prairie School Board will discuss the vacant seat at their meeting Monday.

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E911 Meeting Monday

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The E-911 Services and Communications Board joint Meeting will be held Monday at 7 p.m.

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Holy Week Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Christian Holy Week and the last week of lent begins tomorrow, leading up to Easter Sunday.

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Over 350 Washington County Residents Participate in State Initiative

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Over a week remains in the Live Healthy Iowa 10 Week Wellness Challenge.

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Radioactive Bingo Winner Announced

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 6:20 am

The winner of KCII’s Radioactive Bingo contest has been announced.

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Radioactive Bingo Winner

Posted: Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 8:01 am

The winner of KCII’s Radioactive Bingo contest has been announced. Nita Lovick (loe-vick) of Washington has won and will “live free for a month.” The prize includes $1,500 to pay bills, $250 to the Washington Hy-Vee and $250 to the Washington Fareway.

Riverboat Foundation Seeks Two Directors

Posted: Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 6:28 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation is seeking two directors and applications are available on the group’s website.

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Chickens May Be Allowed in City

Posted: Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 6:26 am

Residents of Washington have addressed members of the Washington City Council stating that they wish to have chickens in the city.

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Home Improvement Grants Available

Posted: Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

Tracy Achenbach of the East Central Iowa Housing Trust Fund gave a short presentation at the supervisor’s meeting Tuesday morning.

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U.S. Meat Inspector Furlough Avoided

Posted: Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The potential furlough, that threatened to stall the food production chain in the country, has been avoided through action in Congress.

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Iowa Mennonite School Students Participate in Interterm Week

Posted: Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Students at Iowa Mennonite School left the classroom, and in some cases left the state, this week.

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Workshop for the Blind Offered

Posted: Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Iowa Department for the Blind is hosting a vision loss resource fair in Muscatine on April 10th from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the New Hope United Methodist Church.

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Louisa County Habitat for Humanity Groundbreaking Ceremony Tonight

Posted: Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 6:21 am

With twelve completed houses under their belt, Louisa County Habitat for Humanity is ready to start on number thirteen.

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Building Closed Due to Meth

Posted: Thursday, March 21st, 2013 at 6:29 am

415 W. Madison St., Washington

415 W. Madison St., Washington

The building at 415 West Madison Street in Washington has been shut down due to unsafe levels of methamphetamine residues, following an executed search warrant on Monday.

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