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Budget Cuts Affecting County Tax Credits

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2009 at 7:14 am

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The governor’s 10 percent across the board budget cuts are having an impact on two tax credit programs

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The Holiday Season Has Begun…

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2009 at 6:55 am

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Washington’s downtown was filled with the sounds of the season last night

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Washington Retailers Fare Well on “Black Friday”

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2009 at 6:51 am

Many of Washington’s downtown retailers chose to keep normal business hours yesterday, but that didn’t stop the shopping crowd.

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Festival of Trees Tomorrow in Washington

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2009 at 6:47 am

Main Street Washington’s first ever “Festival of Trees” is tomorrow

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Wayland Native Completes Air Force Training

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2009 at 6:45 am

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A Wayland man has completed basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base

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Washington Extension to Offer Pest Control Course

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2009 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Extension is offering a Pest Control Operators Continuing Instructional Course next month.

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One of World’s Largest Nativities to be Displayed in Ainsworth

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2009 at 6:24 am

One of the world’s largest nativity scenes will be on display next month in Washington County.

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Sheriff’s Office, Supervisors Comprimise Over Credit Card Request

Posted: Friday, November 27th, 2009 at 6:27 am

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office wants four credit cards, but supervisors are saying: let’s keep it to two.

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Budget Tops Priority List for 2010 Legislative Session

Posted: Friday, November 27th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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Iowa’s 2010 Legislative Session will be a challenging one for lawmakers.

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Washington Chamber: Shop Local

Posted: Friday, November 27th, 2009 at 6:21 am

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Today is Black Friday, the official start of the holiday shopping season.

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Kalona Christmas Kickoff Celebration

Posted: Friday, November 27th, 2009 at 6:17 am

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There are a variety of holiday themed events in Kalona tomorrow.

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Governor Extends Harvest Time Weight Limits

Posted: Friday, November 27th, 2009 at 6:14 am

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Iowa farmers are being given an extra month to transport this year’s harvest.

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Appeals Court Reverse Washington Co. Sentencing

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2009 at 6:42 am

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The Iowa Court of Appeals has reversed a decision that sentenced a man for both child endangerment and involuntary manslaughter

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Zoning Proposal Could be Preempted by State

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2009 at 6:41 am

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Washington County Supervisors continue to review a proposed zoning ordinance.

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SNOW Continues Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2009 at 6:26 am

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Main Street Washington’s annual SNOW series of Holiday events continues tomorrow

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Free Thanksgiving in Wayland Today

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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Today is Thanksgiving and many will spend the holiday with family and friends.

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School Break Schedules

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2009 at 6:20 am

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Students in the Washington School District are enjoying a slightly longer Thanksgiving break this year.

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Iowa to Participate in Bioeconomic Coference

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2009 at 6:17 am

12 states including Iowa are taking part in a conference on what’s being called the “Bioeconomy”

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Alliant Offering Energy Gift Certificates

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2009 at 6:16 am

Alliant Energy is offering gift certificates this year

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Appeals Court Reverse Washington Co. Sentencing

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 at 12:31 pm

The Iowa Court of Appeals has reversed a decision that sentenced a man for both child endangerment and involuntary manslaughter

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