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Winter Storm Pushes Towards Iowa From Southern Plains

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 6:56 am

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a winter storm over the southern plains pushes northward towards Iowa early Thursday Morning (National Weather Service Radar)

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A wintry mix is expected this Christmas Eve.

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Winter Storm Helps Clear Air Over Eastern Iowa

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 6:49 am

Environmental officials say the winter storm has helped clear the air over eastern Iowa.

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Grassley Plans to Visit Numerous SE Iowa Communities

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 6:48 am

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Senator Chuck Grassley is visiting several southeast Iowa communities next month

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H1N1 Nasal Vaccine Recalled

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 6:47 am

Iowa received nearly 47,000 doses of a batch of intranasal H1N1 vaccine now being recalled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Kalona Native Completes Air Force Training

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 6:45 am

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A Kalona native and graduate of Mid-Prairie High School has completed Air Force basic training.

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Pastor Says Generosity Continues Despite Economy

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 6:38 am

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A local pastor says the economic downturn has not had too much of an affect on charitable donations this holiday season.

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Hacap Donations Consistent With Previous Years

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 6:27 am

Hacap is also reporting donations consistent with previous years in Washington.

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Loebsack Visits Modine Plant in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 at 7:53 am

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Eastern Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack says lawmakers can play a part in getting people back to work

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Ice Expected to Stay North of I-80

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 at 7:33 am

Winter weather and potential flooding are the orders of the day

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Head On Crash Sends Keswick Woman to Hospital

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 at 7:32 am

Slippery road conditions are being blamed for a head on crash in Keokuk County Monday

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IDPH Warns of Slips and Falls

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 at 7:31 am

Freezing rain and sleet are expected to be part of the wintry mix hitting Iowa.

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Iowa, Washington County Unemployment Numbers Up

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 at 7:27 am

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Iowa’s unemployment rate rose by a tenth of a percentage point last month

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IBBB Warns of Holiday Scams

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 at 7:24 am

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The Iowa Better Business Bureau is issuing a warning about holiday scams.

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Holiday Closures

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 at 7:19 am

Tomorrow (12/24) is Christmas Eve. Most government offices and many businesses will either close early or not be open at all.

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Last Day to See Santa in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 at 7:18 am

Washington residents have one more chance to see old Saint Nick before Christmas

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Major Winter Storm Expected

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 at 6:00 am

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Much of Iowa is expected to have a white Christmas,

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Driving Tips From The State Patrol

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 at 5:59 am

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A major winter storm is on its way to Iowa this week.

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Washington County To Set Bid Letting In River Road Repair

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 at 5:58 am

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Washington County Supervisors will soon be seeking bids to stabilize a road near the English River. County Engineer David Patterson says 130th street was damaged by the 2008 floods, and is in danger of “sloughing” into the river. Patterson says they are receiving up to 80 thousand dollars in grant money from the Natural Resources Conservation Service for the project. Supervisors are expected to set a bid letting date at tomorrow morning’s meeting.

Washington School Board To Hold Facilites Workshop

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 at 5:56 am

Washington School Board members will get a clearer picture of what infrastructure improvements are needed at Stewart and Lincoln

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ISU Extension: End of Year Good Time for Financial Checkup

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 at 5:54 am

The Iowa State University Extension Service says the end of the year is a good time for a financial check up.

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