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Washington Co. Moves Forward with Hazard Mititgation Plan

Posted: Friday, December 4th, 2009 at 6:25 am

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Washington County is moving closer to implementing a hazard mitigation plan.

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Yard Waste Center No Longer Offering Weekend Hours

Posted: Friday, December 4th, 2009 at 6:21 am

The City of Washington’s Yard Waste Center is no longer offering weekend hours.

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Police Seek Public Help Identifying “Persons of Interest” in Homicide Case

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 7:25 am

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Washington Police are looking for two “persons of interest” in a homicide investigation.

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Washington Co. Edges Towards Agreements With Two Unions

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 7:18 am

A proposed contract between Washington County and its secondary roads department is now pending ratification by union members.

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Senate Candidate Sees Training as Key to Afghan Success

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 7:10 am

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A Fairfield man who’s running for U.S. Senate says the key to success in Afghanistan is training.

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Washington Co. To Vacate Town of Paris/Valley

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 6:55 am

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Washington County is abandoning the town of Paris, also known as Valley.

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Discussions Continue on New Comm Center

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 6:46 am

Washington County’s 911 and Communications Boards will continue discussions tonight on the plan and timeline for a new communications facility.

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Holiday Bizzare

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 6:45 am

Washington’s Holiday Bizarre is coming up.

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Alliant Offering Community Service Scholarships

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 6:44 am

The Alliant Energy Foundation is offering scholarships to young community leaders.

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Loebsack on Obama’s Afghanistan Strategy

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 7:33 am

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Eastern Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack says he plans to hold the Obama Administration to the same level of scrutiny

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Iowa, Washington Co. Continue to Have Lower Unemployment Numbers

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 7:31 am

Iowa Continues to have a lower unemployment rate than the rest of the country.

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Econ Prof at U of I says Bernanke Deserves to Keep Job

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 7:29 am

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The Senate Banking Committee this week will begin discussions on whether Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke deserves a second term.

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Ehresman: Regional School Means more AP Courses Possible

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 7:27 am

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This year’s report on the condition of Iowa’s education system indicates smaller school districts provide less opportunity for students to take advanced classes.

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Ellis Promoted to Investigator

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 7:15 am

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is getting a new investigator.

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Schmitz: Clean Energy Jobs Key to Economic Recovery

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 7:09 am

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A Fairfield state lawmaker says clean energy jobs are one way Iowa will recover from the economic recession.

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Tour of Homes in Washington this Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 7:02 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce’s 19th annual Candlelight Tour of Homes is this weekend.

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Kids Need Two H1N1 Vaccination Doses

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 at 6:48 am

Washington County Public Health is reminding residents

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WPD Chief Urges Winter Preparedness

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 at 6:47 am

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The Washington Police Chief is encouraging motorists to be ready for winter driving.

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Snowmobile, ATV Registration Renewel

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 at 6:41 am

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Snowmobile and ATV owners are being reminded that they need to renew their registration.

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Washington Choral Society, Sound of Washington to put on Joint Concert

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 at 6:40 am

Two Washington Based choir groups are putting on a joint concert this weekend.

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