Today’s Local News

New WMU Elementary Principal

Posted: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Winfield Mt. Union School District’s hire for Elementary Principal began yesterday.

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Raising Money $mart Kids

Posted: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

A program about financial literacy for young families is being held next week at the Washington Public Library.

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Date Picked for Keota Project Design Unveiling

Posted: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Designs for prospective projects in Keota will be displayed at the farmers market later this month.

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Car Accident Friday Morning – Update

Posted: Monday, July 1st, 2013 at 6:28 am

Semi vs. car wreck on Friday morning.

Friday morning, at approximately 11:40, there was a car accident involving a four-door Volkswagen and a semi in the northbound lanes of Highway 218.

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‘Everybody’s Market’ Says Local Realtor

Posted: Monday, July 1st, 2013 at 6:27 am

Moving trucks and “For Sale” signs are often seen during the summer months, and the market ebbs and flows.

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Two Sent to Hospital After Altercation

Posted: Monday, July 1st, 2013 at 6:27 am

A physical altercation was reported at 6:06 a.m. Friday morning in the 400 block of West Jefferson in Washington and two people were transported to hospitals for care.

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Nearly Elvis Takes the Stage

Posted: Monday, July 1st, 2013 at 6:26 am

Nearly Elvis takes a photo with a fan. - photo courtesy of Nearly Elvis

Ron Semler, also known as Nearly Elvis, has a couple of upcoming shows, one of which is in Washington.

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Kalona City Council to Consider Water, Sewer Rates

Posted: Monday, July 1st, 2013 at 6:23 am

Water and sewer rates in Kalona may be increasing soon.

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Scavenger Hunt Ongoing

Posted: Monday, July 1st, 2013 at 6:22 am

Washington County Conservation’s digital scavenger hunt is well underway.

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Artist Begins Work on Mural in Brighton

Posted: Monday, July 1st, 2013 at 6:22 am

Work on a mural in Brighton began this past weekend.

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Changes to Keota Zoning Ordinance to be Discussed Next Week

Posted: Monday, July 1st, 2013 at 6:21 am

With a draft put together, Keota’s Planning and Zoning Committee will meet next week.

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Artist Begins Work on Mural in Brighton

Posted: Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Work on a mural in Brighton began yesterday.

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Synthetic Drug Crackdown in Iowa

Posted: Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Department of Public Safety’s Division of Narcotics Enforcement, DNE, participated in “Project Synergy,” a nationwide crackdown on synthetic drugs.

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Bridge Replacements In Washington County

Posted: Saturday, June 29th, 2013 at 6:28 am

The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public informational meeting to discuss the proposed bridge replacements on Iowa 1 over the Skunk River, 1.4 miles north of the Iowa 1/Iowa 78 junction, and over the West Fork of Crooked Creek, 1.3 miles south of the Iowa 1/Iowa 92 junction, in Washington County.

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Semi, Car Collide On 218

Posted: Saturday, June 29th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Yesterday's wreck on Highway 218.

A semi and a four-door Volkswagen collided in the northbound lanes of Highway 218 shortly before noon yesterday.

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Area Cities to Save Money On State Revolving Fund Loans

Posted: Saturday, June 29th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The Iowa Finance Authority and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources have announced that 114 communities in Iowa will be saving a total of $6.5 million in interest.

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Council Discusses New Industrial Park

Posted: Saturday, June 29th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Multiple concepts of roads and plats of the proposed industrial park were presented and discussed at Wednesday’s special session meeting of the Washington City Council.

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Open Sheep Show Next Weekend

Posted: Saturday, June 29th, 2013 at 6:23 am

In memory of longtime sheep producer and mentor, Pat Greiner, an open sheep show is being held next Sunday at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

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Columbus Junction Man Sentenced in Copyright Case

Posted: Saturday, June 29th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A Columbus Junction man will serve probation and pay a fine for his illegal DVD operation.

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Fairfield Shoplifters Arrested

Posted: Saturday, June 29th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Shoplifters in Fairfield, who sold their stolen goods online, have been apprehended.

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