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City Council Approve Land Usage

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council has agreed to land usage for the Washington Area Soccer Club.  

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Burn Ban Continues for Washington and Keokuk Counties

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The open burn ban that has been issued for both Washington and Keokuk County is still in effect.  

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First Freeze Tonight Could Harm Unprotected Plants

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Southeast Iowa could see its first freeze tonight and precautions need to be taken to protect tender plants.  

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Final Farmer’s Market Tonight

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The final Washington Farmer’s Market is tonight.  

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High School Walkthrough Coming Up

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington School District has another walkthrough of the new high school building planned.  

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Wellman Holding Discussion on City Clerk Position

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Discussion was held recently about what to do about the replacement of a position in Wellman.  

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Washington Public Library Piano Concert Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Public Library is presenting another piano concert tomorrow.  

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Vegetable Workshop in Sigourney Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:21 am

A workshop is being offered in Sigourney tomorrow that will focus on vegetable gardening.  

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Board of Supervisors Hear Quarterly Reports and Pass Resolution

Posted: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors heard Quarterly Reports as part of their meeting yesterday.  

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City Council Holding Public Hearings

Posted: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is set to hold public hearings tonight as part of their meeting.  

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Still Time for Farmers to Help Grow Their Communities

Posted: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Area farmers still have an opportunity to help their local communities grow.  

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Kalona City Council Discusses Golf Cart Usage

Posted: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Kalona City council will be presented an ordinance to allow golf carts on the street in city limits.

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State May Take Over Monitoring No Child Left Behind Compliance

Posted: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Monitoring No Child Left Behind compliance could be shifting from the federal government to the state in the near future.

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Mock Interviews Being Conducted Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Washington freshmen are taking part in an event designed to prepare them for the future tomorrow.  

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Mosquito and Public Health Pest Management Course Offered Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Extension Office is hosting a Mosquito and Public Health Pest Management Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators next week.

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Monthly Caregivers Support Group Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The next meeting of the Caregivers Support Group is tomorrow and the focus will be how dementia affects a marital relationship.  

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Washington Business Expanding

Posted: Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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A Washington business is in the process of expanding.  

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New City Administrator Starts

Posted: Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington’s new City Administrator began his duties yesterday.  

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Operation Edith Count Increases Over Last Year

Posted: Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Fire Department held their Operation EDITH last week as part of Fire Prevention Week.  

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Studio Tour Draws Many People

Posted: Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The third annual Southeast Iowa Artists Studio Tour drew many people this past weekend.  

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