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World Record Attempt in Louisa County Continues Today

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A world record attempt is currently underway at the Louisa County Fair.

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FSA Authorizes Emergency Grazing of CRP Acres

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 6:23 am

In response to the hot weather and drought conditions, the Farm Service Agency has authorized emergency grazing of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres in 25 Iowa Counties.

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Campfire Stories Returning to Marr Park Tonight

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Conservation Board is again offering family entertainment at Marr Park with their “Stories Around the Campfire” program.  

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Brinton Film Festival Opens Tonight

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The 14th Annual Brinton Film Festival is opening tonight.  

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Brighton Tire Fire

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 8:29 pm

The owners of a Brighton business are recovering following a fire that destroyed their shop.

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Washington Page – Angela Widmer

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Angela Widmer from Crooked Creek Christian Camp finishes her conservation about different upcoming events.

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City Council Starts Ordinance Change Process

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council considered ordinance changes as part of a special meeting last night.  

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Area Organization Talks about Successful Summer Camps

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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An area organization is looking back at how successful their summer camps were this year.  

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Area Fire Crews Have a Busy Day Yesterday

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Area fire crews had a busy day yesterday.  

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Greenhorn Grazing Program Discussing Watering Systems and Drought Issues

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A popular program is returning to Washington County early next month.  

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Pool Safely Week

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:25 am

This week has been recognized as Pool Safely Week by the Iowa Department of Public Health.  

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Wapello to Replace Warning Sirens

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The City of Wapello is in the process of replacing their warning sirens.

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IMS Accepting Donations for Re-Shingling

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:23 am

An area school is gathering funds for some re-shingling on their roof.

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Corn Belt Clash Tonight

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Louisa County Fair will include a car race this evening.

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Thursday Night Entertainment Is Back Tonight

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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After a week hiatus, Thursday Night entertainment returns to Washington’s Central Park tonight.  

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Washington Page – Angela Widmer

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Angela Widmer from Crooked Creek Christian Camp talks about how well their summer camp programs did this year.

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Heat Wave to End Today

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 6:31 am

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The hot weather will continue one more day. 

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City Asking Residents to Conserve Water

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The City of Washington Water Department is asking residents to conserve water.  

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Washington County Unemployment Numbers Show Small Increase

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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June unemployment figures released by the Iowa Workforce Development show a small increase in claims for the first time in three months.  

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City Council Discussing Ordinance Changes

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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The Washington City Council is considering ordinance changes as part of a special session tonight.

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