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Name of Man Killed in Weekend Bar Fight Released

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 6:43 am

The name of a man killed in a weekend bar fight in Washington has been released.

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IPERS Drop Could Prove Dangerous in Police Work

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 6:42 am

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Like many funds invested in the stock market, Iowa’s Public Employees Retirement System faces an uncertain future.

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Washington Moves Forward Converting Old Library to City Hall

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 6:26 am

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Councilors Meet in the Old Library

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Washington is moving toward converting the old library into city hall.

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Wayland Food Pantry Running Low

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 6:23 am

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At least one area food bank is struggling with its supply.

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SNOW Continues this Weekend

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 6:20 am

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Main Street Washington’s annual SNOW event continues this weekend.

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Tips on Turkey Prep from ISU Extension

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 6:18 am

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Thanksgiving is this week and in homes across the country turkeys will be prepared in a variety of ways.

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News Update-Fight at 4th Avenue Bar & Grill

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 at 4:25 pm

A fight early this morning ended in one person being transported to the Washington County Emergency Room.

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Supervisors to Continue Discussions on Health Department Relocation

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 at 6:00 am

Washington County Supervisors this week are expected to decide whether to go with a plan that calls for building a new facility for public health.

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Local Food Bank Running Low

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 at 5:59 am

At least one area food bank is struggling with its supply.

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SNOW Activities Continue in Downtown Washington

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 at 5:58 am

Main Street Washington’s annual SNOW event continues this coming weekend.

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Turkey Cooking Tips

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 at 5:57 am

Thanksgiving is this week and in homes across the country turkeys will be prepared in a variety of ways.

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Washington Council Okays Tax Abatement

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2009 at 6:00 am

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Washington City Councilors this week approved issuing more than $124,000 in tax credits

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Schmitz Touts New Public Safety Laws

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2009 at 5:59 am

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A southeast Iowa state legislator says laws they passed this spring are starting to improve public safety.

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Fuel Prices Up in IA, but Still Behind Nation

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2009 at 5:58 am

The country’s fuel prices are trending downward, but in Iowa their on the rise.

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MSW Needs Volunteers

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2009 at 5:57 am

Main Street Washington is looking for some volunteers this weekend as they gear up for their annual SNOW activities.

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Optimists Seeking New Members

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2009 at 5:56 am

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Optimists Clubs across the country are looking for more members.

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WHS Holding College Prep Night

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2009 at 5:55 am

Washington High School students and their families are invited to learn more about scholarships and financial aid

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Main Street Washington in Need of Volunteers

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 11:55 am

Main Street Washington is looking for some volunteers this weekend.

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Jefferson Co. Authorities Investigating Possible Abduction Attempt

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 6:46 am

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Authorities in Jefferson County are investigating what might have been an attempted abduction.

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Council Delaying Library Payment

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 6:45 am

Washington City Councilors are delaying payment to an architectural firm that they worked with on the new library project.

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