Today's Local News

WACO Holding School Wednesday

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 7:20 am

WACO Superintendent Greg Ray says they are having school tomorrow

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Comm Center Investigating Malfunctioning Tornado Sirens

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 6:44 am

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The Washington County Communications Center is looking into why some tornado sirens didn’t work properly

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Iowa Congressional Delegation Opposes FEMA Charging Rent

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 6:42 am

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Second district Congressman Dave Loebsack recently announced his intentions to oppose FEMA’s plans to charge rent to residents living in their temporary housing after last year’s floods.

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VA to Hire Part Time Temp Worker

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 6:39 am

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Washington County Veteran’s Assistance is hiring a temporary part time employee, in part to help with outreach.

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Vets Memorial Nearing Completion, Work Still Needed on Park

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 6:26 am

Riverside’s new veteran’s memorial may be nearing completion, but the park is far from done.

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Election Day

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 6:25 am

Residents in Washington County communities elect city officials today.

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One Iowa to Hold Marriage Equality Forum in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 6:23 am

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Iowa’s largest gay and lesbian advocacy group is hosting a forum in Washington this week.

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Iowa Concern Hotline Offers Help for Stressed Farm Families

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 6:20 am

A tough economy, an unusually wet season, and some low commodity prices have area farmers stressed.

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IMS Travels to FFA Natl. Convention

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 6:18 am

Fifteen IMS students and alumni recently attended a four-day national FFA convention

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Hotel Tax Decided Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2009 at 6:56 am

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Voters in Washington will decide whether the city should implement a hotel-motel tax

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Busy Week for Washington BOS

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2009 at 6:54 am

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Washington County Supervisors have a busy week ahead of them.

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Washington Hoping to Obtain Housing Loan

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2009 at 6:49 am

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Washington is hoping to secure a grant that would allow them to provide housing assistance

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Kalona Council Considering City Website

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2009 at 6:48 am

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Kalona is in the process of creating a website

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Washington School Board Begins Supt. Search

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2009 at 6:47 am

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Washington School Board Members get started on their search for a new superintendent

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Ethanol Sales Down

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2009 at 6:45 am

Ethanol sales in Iowa were down last month

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WC Methodists Holding 105th Annual Election Day Supper

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2009 at 6:44 am

A West Chester Methodist Church will hold the latest installment of a 105 year old tradition tomorrow

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Washington Co. 4-H Holding Awards Dinner

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2009 at 6:41 am

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Washington County 4-H’ers are invited to attend the Award Family Fun night

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City Elections this Week

Posted: Sunday, November 1st, 2009 at 6:06 am

City elections are this week.

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Busy Week for Washington Co. Supervisors

Posted: Sunday, November 1st, 2009 at 6:04 am

Washington County Supervisors have a busy week ahead of them.

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Secretary of State Candidate Stopping in SE Iowa Today

Posted: Sunday, November 1st, 2009 at 6:02 am

A Council Bluffs Councilman will be making a stop in Johnson County today

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