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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Riverside City Administrator Rusty Rogerson discusses this weekend’s Riverboat Blues Fest and their comprehensive plan.

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Kirkwood Breaks Ground

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 6:29 am

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Ground was officially broken yesterday for the Washington County Regional Center of Kirkwood Community College along Lexington Boulevard, northwest of Washington. The $9 million facility is expected to open its doors for classes in the fall of 2014.

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Wayland Man Dies in Car Wreck

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 6:28 am

A fatal car wreck occurred in Henry County yesterday morning, shortly after 8 a.m.

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Car Strikes School Bus

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 6:27 am

A car struck a school bus in Louisa County yesterday afternoon at approximately 3:45.

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Grassley’s Views on IRS Investigation

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 6:27 am

It was reported last week that the Internal Revenue Service, or IRS, targeted certain groups with political ties and an investigation is underway.

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Capital Improvements Plan to be Discussed by Council

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The capital improvements plan will be discussed tomorrow night by the Washington City Council at their meeting at 6 p.m.

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Riverside Residents Asked to Participate in Goal Setting

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The City of Riverside is requesting help in setting long term goals from its residents.

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Mid-Prairie Holding Final Choir Performance

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Mid-Prairie choir students in 6th through 12th grade will hold their final concert of the school year tonight.

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New Equipment Purchased for Wilson Memorial Park

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Wilson Memorial Park will have new playground equipment in the near future.

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National Peace Officers Memorial Day Wednesday – Three Men From Washington Remembered

Posted: Monday, May 13th, 2013 at 6:29 am

National Police Week is observed this week with National Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15th, as proclaimed by President John F. Kennedy in 1962.

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Pool Set to Open in Two Weeks

Posted: Monday, May 13th, 2013 at 6:27 am

The Washington City Pool is set to open the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, May 25th.

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Apply Now For Mini Grants

Posted: Monday, May 13th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Up to $100,000 in grants for projects may be given out during a round of mini grants announced by the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Early Childhood Area to Meet

Posted: Monday, May 13th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Henry/Washington Early Childhood Area is seeking new members from both counties.

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Kalona Looking into Large Sanitary Sewer Project

Posted: Monday, May 13th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Instead of spreading out a project over multiple years, the City of Kalona is now considering a large scale project.

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Addition Planned for Brighton Fire Station

Posted: Monday, May 13th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Prompted by a lack of space, the Brighton Volunteer Fire Department will add on to their existing fire station.

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Supervisors to Meet Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, May 13th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Two applications for confinement feeding operation construction will be presented at a hearing of the Washington County Supervisors meeting tomorrow morning at 9:30.

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Trail Run in Riverside this Weekend

Posted: Monday, May 13th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Last month it was a moon lit bike ride, this month it’s a trail run in Riverside.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, May 12th, 2013 at 6:28 am

Tomorrow a groundbreaking ceremony for the Washington County Regional Center of Kirkwood Community College will be held at 4 p.m.

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Kalona Looking into Large Sanitary Sewer Project

Posted: Sunday, May 12th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Instead of spreading out a project over multiple years, the City of Kalona is now considering a large scale project.

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Two Vehicle Accident Near Riverside

Posted: Saturday, May 11th, 2013 at 9:07 am

One injury was reported following an accident on Highway 22 yesterday.

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