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Grassley, Harkin Push for Disaster Relief Reform

Posted: Friday, October 16th, 2009 at 6:19 am

Iowa lawmakers on Capitol Hill are pushing for disaster relief reform for areas of the state affected by natural disasters.

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Riverside Boil Order Lifted

Posted: Thursday, October 15th, 2009 at 12:02 pm

Riverside City Administrator Tina Thomas Says the boil order that had been effecting the city since Tuesday has been lifted

Kline: Zoning is Proactive, not Reactive

Posted: Thursday, October 15th, 2009 at 6:22 am

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A Washington County zoning commissioner says implementing such an ordinance is

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Riverside Hopes to Lift Boil Order Today

Posted: Thursday, October 15th, 2009 at 6:20 am

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Officials in Riverside say they hope to see the boil order lifted today.

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Preliminary Hearings delayed for Alleged Bank Robbers

Posted: Thursday, October 15th, 2009 at 6:19 am

None of the three people accused of robbing a bank in Washington had their preliminary hearings

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Stewart Staff Lays out SINA Plan

Posted: Thursday, October 15th, 2009 at 6:18 am

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The staff at Washington’s Stewart Elementary is laying out its corrective plan

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Turner, Vittetoe to Continue Leadership on WSB

Posted: Thursday, October 15th, 2009 at 6:17 am

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Eric Turner and Heidi Vittetoe will continue their leadership roles on the Washington School Board.

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Schmitz to Hold College Conference Call

Posted: Thursday, October 15th, 2009 at 6:16 am

Fairfield Senator Becky Schmitz will hold a conference call with local high school students

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Auditor: Number of Voting Options in Johnson Co.

Posted: Thursday, October 15th, 2009 at 6:15 am

The Johnson County Auditor says residents have a number of different ways to vote in the upcoming election

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Mohling, Adrian Awarded for Service at Extension

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

Two local ISU Extension employees are being recognized with awards

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Alleged Bank Robbers to Appear in Court

Posted: Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 at 6:42 am

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Three people accused of robbing a bank in Washington last week are due in court

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Boil Order Continues for Riverside

Posted: Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 at 6:41 am

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A boil order remains in effect in Riverside.

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Progress Slow, but Crop Still Looks Good

Posted: Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 at 6:26 am

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Wet, cold weather is delaying harvest this fall. However,

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Ag Tourism Picks up in Fall

Posted: Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 at 6:25 am

Local ag producers are discovering their occupation can be used not only for farming, but also for tourism.

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Zoning will Likely Occupy Supervisors Time

Posted: Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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Washington County Supervisors Chairman Jim Miksch expects the topic of zoning to be on their weekly meeting agenda

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County Dems to Hold Fundraiser

Posted: Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 at 6:22 am

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Washington County Democrats will host a number of Iowa lawmakers at their annual pork loin dinner

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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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