Today's Local News

KHV Guest During Quilter’s Society Show

Posted: Monday, September 21st, 2009 at 5:59 am

The Kalona Historical Village wants to treat area residents to the American Quilter’s Society Show

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Washington/Muscatine Counties Team Up for Hamfest

Posted: Monday, September 21st, 2009 at 5:57 am

Washington and Muscatine Counties will come together as radio enthusiasts take part in the annual “Hamfest”

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Bandstand Renovation

Posted: Sunday, September 20th, 2009 at 7:34 am

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Renovations on Washington’s Central Park Bandstand are expected to get started at the end of this month. Councilors have hired First Construction Group of Burlington for the project. Park board member Don Pfeifer says they have experience working in Washington. He says it’s actually the same company that built the aquatic center. The bandstand renovation is expected to cost roughly $275,000

Wellman Nominations

Posted: Sunday, September 20th, 2009 at 7:32 am

The city of Wellman has released the list of mayor and city council candidates for November.

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Columbus School Board

Posted: Sunday, September 20th, 2009 at 7:32 am

The Columbus Community School District will appoint a new president and vice president during its meeting tomorrow.

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Artist Recognition

Posted: Sunday, September 20th, 2009 at 7:30 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is recognizing local artists with a new program.

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Plans Underway for Annual Snow Event

Posted: Saturday, September 19th, 2009 at 5:09 am

Main Street Washington is making plans for the second annual SNOW

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Green Grants

Posted: Saturday, September 19th, 2009 at 5:08 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack is pushing for a revitalization of Iowas schools to make them more energy efficient.

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More HS Students Earning College Credit

Posted: Saturday, September 19th, 2009 at 5:07 am

Many high school students are graduating with some college credit under their belts.

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Muscatine Fatality

Posted: Saturday, September 19th, 2009 at 5:06 am

A Montpelier woman is dead after a single vehicle crash in Muscatine County on Thursday.

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Clarinetist Featured at Learn at Lunch

Posted: Saturday, September 19th, 2009 at 5:05 am

Next week’s Learn at Lunch will feature music from a blind clarinetist.

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Maharishi Fall Festival

Posted: Saturday, September 19th, 2009 at 5:04 am

The Maharishi School of Management will honor some of Fairfields residents Tuesday during their Fall Celebration.

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Buckskinner Rendezvous Next Weekend

Posted: Saturday, September 19th, 2009 at 5:03 am

Area residents are invited to learn more about Native American culture at the Halcyon House next weekend.

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When to Put Away the Mower

Posted: Saturday, September 19th, 2009 at 5:01 am

As summer gives way to fall many people are thinking about putting away the lawn mower,

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Marek: IPER Fund Drop Not Cause for Alarm

Posted: Friday, September 18th, 2009 at 5:09 am

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A state lawmaker from Southeast Iowa says the drop in Iowa’s Public Employees Retirement Fund

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Mostly Incumbents File Candidates Papers in Washington

Posted: Friday, September 18th, 2009 at 5:07 am

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Yesterday was the deadline for candidates seeking municipal office in November to file paperwork.

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Final Day for Current Washington Public Library

Posted: Friday, September 18th, 2009 at 5:05 am

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This (9/18) is the last day of operation for the Washington Public Library’s current facility.

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Sextro Explains Policy on School Closure

Posted: Friday, September 18th, 2009 at 5:03 am

Students could be affected by two different types of flu viruses this year, but administrators at Washington Schools say

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Hand Sanitizers or Soap and Water?

Posted: Friday, September 18th, 2009 at 5:01 am

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With flu season approaching many people may ask:

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WACO SB Reorganizes Monday

Posted: Friday, September 18th, 2009 at 4:59 am

The WACO School Board will undergo reorganization during Mondays (9/21) meeting in the high school library. Several elections and appointments will be made to the positions of board president, vice president, and new board and committee members. They will also consider the approval of a school district attorney. The public is welcome to attend, although those wishing to speak must submit their request in writing to the Superintendent no later than noon Monday.