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Marr Park to Host Ice Fishing Clinic

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Washington County Conservation is hosting an ice fishing clinic this month at Marr Park.

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Farm Foreclosures not Currently A Concern in SE Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 at 7:28 am

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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is calling on Farm Service Agencies to work with producers who are at risk of defaulting on federal loans.

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2009: a Wet Cold Year

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 at 7:02 am

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2009 was a wet year. State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says

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Another Cold Southeast Iowa Morning

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 at 6:58 am

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It’s another very cold morning in eastern Iowa.

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H1N1 Concerns in the New Year

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 at 6:56 am

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press play to hear from Washington County Public Health’s Chrystal Woller

The Iowa Department of Public Health says more than 90 percent of Iowans are still at risk of getting the H1N1 virus.

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School Board to Respond to Union Proposal

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 at 6:55 am

Washington School Board members this week are expected to address some personnel issues.

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Councilors Looking at Code of Ordinances

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 at 6:54 am

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Washington City Councilors are working on a revised code of ordinances.

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Supervisors Set to Select Chair, Vice Chair

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 at 6:53 am

Washington County Supervisors have some procedural items on the docket this week.

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Supervisors Set to Select Chair, Vice Chair

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 at 6:52 am

Washington County Supervisors have some procedural items on the docket this week.

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TLC to Hold Hours This Month

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 at 6:50 am

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press play to hear from TLC Director Lyn Conrad

A free medical clinic near Wayland will have office hours this month.

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Sustainable Agriculture Workship To Be Held in Kalona

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 at 6:48 am

U.S. Soil will is hosting a half-day workshop this month in Kalona

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Sigourney Man Injured in Vehicle Rollover

Posted: Monday, January 4th, 2010 at 6:58 am

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A Sigourney man was hospitalized Saturday after being ejected from his vehicle

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Another Cold Morning in SE Iowa

Posted: Monday, January 4th, 2010 at 6:57 am

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It’s another dangerously cold morning in much of Southeast Iowa.

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Fairfield Police Report Counterfeit Bills

Posted: Monday, January 4th, 2010 at 6:55 am

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Four cases of counterfeit 20 dollar bills and 1 hundred dollar bills have been reported in Fairfield

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CJ Levee Project Down, But Not Out

Posted: Monday, January 4th, 2010 at 6:53 am

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Columbus Junction will not receive a $600,000 Community Development Block Grant to fund levee improvements. However,

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Cuts Won’t Affect Lake Darling Restoration

Posted: Monday, January 4th, 2010 at 6:52 am

Despite budget cuts expected for the DNR in 2010, the restoration of Lake Darling will continue.

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WAMA President: Charity Was Needed More in 2009

Posted: Monday, January 4th, 2010 at 6:52 am

A local pastor says the economic recession created more need for charity in 2009.

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WCHC Purchases New CT Scanner

Posted: Monday, January 4th, 2010 at 6:50 am

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Washington County Hospital recently got a high tech CT scanner.

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X-Mas Tree Pickup This Week

Posted: Monday, January 4th, 2010 at 6:50 am

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The City of Washington’s maintenance department will begin picking up Christmas Trees this week.

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Counterfeit Bills Found in Fairfield

Posted: Sunday, January 3rd, 2010 at 6:00 am

Four cases of counterfeit 20 dollar bills and 1 hundred dollar bills have been reported in Fairfield

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