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4-H State Fair Special Lineup Made Known

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The Iowa State University Extension in conjunction with the 4-H has announced this year’s special event lineup for the state fair.

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Musicians Against Hunger Event

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Operation Backpack, a group which provides backpacks full of food to children in need, will be hosting the event, Musicians Against Hunger, on tomorrow. Local elementary and high school students will be performing along with the Praise Band, along with many other bands and musicians, at the United Presbyterian Church from 1:30 to 4:00.

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Autism Walk At Iowa Wesleyan

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Alpha Xi Delta at Iowa Wesleyan College will put on a walk to benefit Autism research on Sunday at the IWC Campus Lawn. The walk starts at 1:00 pm with registration starting at 12:30 pm.

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SCC Sponsoring Multiple Poetry Readings this Month

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Southeastern Community College will be hosting multiple poetry readings to celebrate National Poetry Month. Tomorrow, SCC’s Culture on Campus Committee and the Di Dante Literature and Writing Club will host Mary Fons, a nationally ranked slam poet.

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Police Investigation Leads to OWI Charge

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 12:13 pm

Further investigation into a medical attention call south of Washington late last month has resulted in criminal charges.  

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Washington Page – April 13, 2012

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 11:03 am

Jessie Farrier talks about the Sound of Washington concert happening next Tuesday the 17th at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Washington.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa – April 13, 2012

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 10:59 am

Iowa County Dispatcher Pam Johnson continues to talk about what she did to help a father from Keokuk County deliver his son along the side of a road.

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Henry County Remains Identified as Female

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 6:30 am

As previously reported by KCII, on March 17th the Henry County Sheriff’s Office received reports of possible human remains found on Old Highway 34.

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Washington City Halls Warns Residents of Second Scam

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 6:28 am

As previously reported on KCII, residents of Washington need to be on alert of a scam.  

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Legislative Session Wrapping Up

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa Legislature is set to wrap up on the 17th, but with many issues still to cover, they might have to extend that date. Many bills have been passed this year, but some of the biggest bills are still not settled.

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Iowa House Looking at TIF Districts

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Tax Increment Financing Districts were created in Iowa to allow municipalities to subsidize areas to spur redevelopment.

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Event to Showcase Upstairs Living Spaces Happening Tonight

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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An event happening tonight will highlight the upper stories of the downtown area. 

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Conservation Reserve Program Sign Ups Ending Today

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The sign up period for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), which was extended from last Friday, ends today.

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New Physical Therapist Comes to Washington

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A new physical therapist has joined the staff at Washington County Hospital and Clinics.  

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Last Day for Shoe Donations to Be Received

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Today is the last day the Soles for Souls project is accepting shoe donations.

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Henry County Human Remains Identified as Female

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 5:18 pm

As previously reported by KCII, on March 17th the Henry County Sheriff’s Office received reports of possible human remains found on Old Highway 34.

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Washington Page – April 12, 2012

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 11:02 am

Tera Pickens from the Kirkwood-Washington Center talks about the new facility that is coming next year.

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School Board Rejects Bids

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School Board met last night to discuss work for the 1918 building as part of their meeting.

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Protecting Your Garden from Frost

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Freezing temperatures are returning at night after a month of record high temperatures. Patrick O’Malley, horticulture specialist with Johnson County Extension, gave us some tips on how to keep your garden plants safe through the cold nights.

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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Town Hall Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington County Safe Coalition will hold a meeting tomorrow to raise awareness of fetal alcohol syndrome.

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