Today's Local News

Region 15 Extension Hires New County Pgm. Coordinator

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 6:47 am

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Keokuk and Iowa County Extension have a new County Program Coordinator.

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IUB Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Alliant Electric Rate Hike

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 6:45 am

The Iowa Utilities Board has a series of meetings scheduled next month to take public comment on an electric rate increase request from Alliant Energy.

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Crash near Riverside Injures Two

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:49 am


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Two Washington residents were injured yesterday after a crash near Riverside.

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Supervisors to Set Job Description for Zoning Admin.

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:46 am

Washington County Supervisors are expected to approve the job description for a zoning ordinance administrator at this week’s meeting.

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Horak: YMCA in a Time of Rebirth

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:45 am

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The Washington Community YMCA is in a time of rebirth. That’s according to Board President Luke Horak.

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75th Annual Chamber Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:44 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce’s continues celebrating its 75th year of existence tonight with their annual awards ceremony and dinner.

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Barn Quilt Commitee Looks to Create “Quilt-Mobile”

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:43 am


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The Washington County Barn Quilt Committee is looking to make a quilt mobile.

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Flooding Forces Venue Change for FFA Consignment Auction

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:42 am

Flooding on the Iowa River has forced a local FFA Chapter to change the venue for their upcoming consignment auction.

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Washington Comm Theater Holding Audtions for Annie

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:41 am

The Washington Community Theater is putting on a production of “Annie” this summer.

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Fire Hydrant Flushing Starts today in Washington

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:29 am

The city of Washington is starting fire hydrant flushing today.

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Supervisors to Discuss Zoning Adminstrator

Posted: Sunday, March 21st, 2010 at 6:00 am

Washington County Supervisors are expected to approve the job description for a zoning ordinance administrator at this week’s meeting.

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Flooding Changes CJ Event

Posted: Sunday, March 21st, 2010 at 5:58 am

Flooding in Columbus Junction has changed the venue for the upcoming FFA Consignment Auction.

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Washington yard Waste Routes Resume this Month

Posted: Sunday, March 21st, 2010 at 5:56 am

The city of Washington will resume regular yard waste routes later this month.

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Washington Comm Theatre to Hold Auditions

Posted: Sunday, March 21st, 2010 at 5:54 am

The Washington Community Theatre is looking for talented performers.

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Washington Man Charged with Vehicular Homicide

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 7:00 am

A Washington man has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with a crash last Memorial Day weekend that claimed the lives of three people.

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Upwards of 4 Inches of Snow Possible

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:45 am

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Snow will continue to push east and southeast across the area today

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Branstad: Tough Decisions on the Horizon

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:43 am

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A former Iowa governor who’s campaigning for his old job says elected officials will be forced to make some difficult decisions in the near future.

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Conlin Set to Visit Washington

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:39 am

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An attorney from Des Moines who wants Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley’s job is planning a visit to Washington tonight.

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Final Legislative Briefing Today

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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State Representative Larry Marek and Fairfield State Senator Becky Schmitz are in Washington this morning for the third and final legislative briefing

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WHS Dance Marathon Tonight

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Washington High School and Junior High Students are dancing to raise money for cancer patients.

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