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Hispanic Heritage Month Continues in CJ

Posted: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 at 8:11 am

Hispanic Heritage Month continues in Columbus Junction this week at the Hispanic Heritage Center.

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Washington Voters to Consider Hotel Tax

Posted: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 at 6:07 am

Voters in the city of Washington will decide whether a hotel-motel tax should be implemented

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Washington School Facilites Commitee to Recommend Sales Tax Bonds

Posted: Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 at 6:13 am

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The Washington School District Facilities Committee is expected to recommend that the board sell 16.5 million dollars in sales tax bonds.

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Riverboat Foundation Releases 3rd Quarter Grants

Posted: Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 at 6:11 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation has announced its third quarter municipal grants,

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Supervisors to Discuss Iowa Township Park Transfer

Posted: Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 at 6:07 am

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Washington County Supervisors this morning (9/22) are reviewing a proposal that would transfer Iowa Township Park

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Adult Day Services Week

Posted: Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 at 6:05 am

This is Adult Day Services Week in Washington.

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Missouri Couple “Arrested for Tourism” Near Kalona

Posted: Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 at 6:03 am

A couple from Missouri got a surprise after getting pulled over near Kalona last week

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Parent-Teacher Night at WHS/WJHS

Posted: Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 at 6:01 am

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Parent teacher conferences for students at Washington Junior High and High School

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WACO to Hold Homecoming Food Drive

Posted: Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 at 6:00 am

Students at WACO High School will team up to fight hunger

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Louisa Co. Ext. Hosts Clean Air Now

Posted: Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 at 5:57 am

Louisa County residents will come together to work for cleaner air across southeast Iowa.

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2009 Washington Homecoming Court

Posted: Monday, September 21st, 2009 at 1:28 pm

2009 Homecoming Court
(List in alphabetical order)

King Candidates
Nick Kleese
Tyler Lynch
Jacob McElyea
Kaleb Rich
Tad Zwer

Queen Candidates
Miranda Burges
Morgan Greiner
Lucy Libe
Nikole Moeller
Cassey Sobaski

ECICOG Recieves Economic Development Grant

Posted: Monday, September 21st, 2009 at 6:09 am

Six Eastern Iowa Counties, including Washington, are receiving more than $100,000 in federal grant money

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Fuel Costs Down in Iowa

Posted: Monday, September 21st, 2009 at 6:07 am

Both gasoline and home heating fuel prices are down in Iowa

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WCHC to Showcase Digital Mammography

Posted: Monday, September 21st, 2009 at 6:03 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics is showcasing it’s new digital mammography equipment

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Washington Councilors Greenlight “No Compromise” Tour

Posted: Monday, September 21st, 2009 at 6:01 am

Washington City Councilors have given the green light for the Snap On No Compromise Tour

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KHV Guest During Quilter’s Society Show

Posted: Monday, September 21st, 2009 at 5:59 am

The Kalona Historical Village wants to treat area residents to the American Quilter’s Society Show

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Washington/Muscatine Counties Team Up for Hamfest

Posted: Monday, September 21st, 2009 at 5:57 am

Washington and Muscatine Counties will come together as radio enthusiasts take part in the annual “Hamfest”

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Bandstand Renovation

Posted: Sunday, September 20th, 2009 at 7:34 am

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Renovations on Washington’s Central Park Bandstand are expected to get started at the end of this month. Councilors have hired First Construction Group of Burlington for the project. Park board member Don Pfeifer says they have experience working in Washington. He says it’s actually the same company that built the aquatic center. The bandstand renovation is expected to cost roughly $275,000

Wellman Nominations

Posted: Sunday, September 20th, 2009 at 7:32 am

The city of Wellman has released the list of mayor and city council candidates for November.

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Columbus School Board

Posted: Sunday, September 20th, 2009 at 7:32 am

The Columbus Community School District will appoint a new president and vice president during its meeting tomorrow.

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