Today's Local News

4-H to Hold Recruting Festival

Posted: Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 at 6:21 am

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Washington County 4-H is trying something new this year to attract new members.

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IWC Student Killed After Being Hit by Train Near Mt. Pleasant

Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 12:30 pm

An Iowa Wesleyan College Student was killed late Sunday Night after being struck by a train

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News Update-Boil Order for Riverside

Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 6:24 am

A boil order continues for the city of Riverside. City Administrator Tina Thomas says they discovered a leak in the water system early this morning, contacted the Department of Natural Resources and issued the order a short time later. Thomas says all water should be boiled prior to human use. She says that doesn’t only apply to drinking but also bathing. Thomas says the order will remain in effect until they get the all clear from the DNR.

Zoning Commissioner: Personally, I’m Against it

Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 6:23 am

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A member of the committee that formed Washington County’s proposed zoning ordinance feels it won’t

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Flu Absences Beginning to Decline

Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 6:19 am

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Area schools are recovering from higher than usual absences

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Full Plate for Washington School Board

Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 6:18 am

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Washington School Board members have a full plate at tomorrow’s (10/14) meeting.

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Schmitz’s Thoughts on State Budget Cuts

Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 6:17 am

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With news of across the board state budget cuts, one local lawmaker says getting rid of unnecessary expenses

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ISU Extensions Warns of Confinement Explosions

Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 6:16 am

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The ISU Extension service is warning hog confinement operators about the risk of fire and explosions.

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IA City Experiencing Job Growth

Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 6:15 am

Businesses in Iowa City are experiencing more growth than those in other cities

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Learn at Lunch

Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 6:14 am

This month’s learn at lunch is all business.

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Absentee Ballots Available

Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 6:13 am

The Washington County Auditor’s Office says they have absentee ballots available

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News Update-Crawfordsville Boil Order Lifted

Posted: Monday, October 12th, 2009 at 9:21 am

The City of Crawfordsville has lifted the boil order on city water put in place Thursday, October 8th.

H1N1 Vaccine Available Today

Posted: Monday, October 12th, 2009 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Health Department is distributing the first rounds of the H1N1 vaccine

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Fire Strikes Wellman for 2nd Time in a Week

Posted: Monday, October 12th, 2009 at 6:27 am

The Wellman Fire Department responded to a major structure fire at a local business Friday afternoon.

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Supervisors to Take Up Zoning

Posted: Monday, October 12th, 2009 at 6:25 am

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Washington County Supervisors this week officially take up a proposed zoning ordinance.

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Marek Weighs in on Budget Cuts

Posted: Monday, October 12th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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Iowa is in store for nearly $600 million in state budget cuts.

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P. Buckley Moss to Visit Kalona

Posted: Monday, October 12th, 2009 at 6:20 am

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World renown artist P. Buckley Moss is visiting Kalona

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Grassley Announces $1.9 Million in Highway Grants

Posted: Monday, October 12th, 2009 at 6:19 am

Senator Chuck Grassley has announced six grants worth nearly two million dollars being given to the Iowa Department of Transportation.

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KPL to Hold Food Drive

Posted: Monday, October 12th, 2009 at 6:16 am

Kalona Public Library’s Teen Advisory Board will hold a canned and non-perishable food drive

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Supervisors to Consider Zoning

Posted: Sunday, October 11th, 2009 at 6:57 am

Washington County Supervisors this week officially take up a proposed zoning ordinance.

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