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Celebrate Washington Coming Soon

Posted: Monday, July 18th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Celebrate Washington is coming soon to the city square.  

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A Avenue Bridge Project on Agenda for Kalona City Council

Posted: Monday, July 18th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Kalona City Council will discuss payments for the A Avenue Bridge Project at its meeting Monday.  

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Mid-Prairie Softball Headed to State

Posted: Monday, July 18th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks softball team seeks another playoff run in 2011.  

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Sunday Fair Events

Posted: Monday, July 18th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Fair started yesterday at 4:00 with the dog obedience judging for 4-H and FFA members.

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Mid-Prairie School Board Considers Property Purchase

Posted: Monday, July 18th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board is seeking to expand by purchasing a vacant property adjacent to the middle school.

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Washington County Fair Monday Events

Posted: Monday, July 18th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County Fair kicked off yesterday and the many events will start today.  

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2011 Washington County Fair Queen

Posted: Sunday, July 17th, 2011 at 8:51 pm

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The 2011 Washington County Fair Queen has been chosen.

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Board of Supervisors Hearing Quarterly Reports

Posted: Sunday, July 17th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are planning on hearing quarterly reports as part of their meeting this week.  

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Washington County Fair Preview

Posted: Sunday, July 17th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Fair kicks off this afternoon.  

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Wapello Residents See Hike in Water Rates

Posted: Sunday, July 17th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Wapello residents will see a higher water bill next month as the town’s city council declined to waive the automatic annual increases.  

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Dangerously Hot and Humid

Posted: Sunday, July 17th, 2011 at 6:18 am


It will be dangerously hot and humid through this week with max temperatures in the low to mid 90s and lows in the 70s.

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Henry County Accident Injures One

Posted: Saturday, July 16th, 2011 at 6:31 am


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A two vehicle accident in Henry County has resulted in one person going to the hospital.  

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Local Students Receive Honor

Posted: Saturday, July 16th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Area college students have received recognition for their course work.  

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Local Pastor Conducting Last Service Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, July 16th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A Washington Pastor is preparing to hold his last service tomorrow.  

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Final Livestock Judging Event Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, July 16th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Several opportunities have been given for area 4-H and FFA members to participate in livestock judging events prior to this year’s Washington County Fair.  

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Style Revue Part of County Fair This Weekend

Posted: Saturday, July 16th, 2011 at 6:25 am

A style revue is being held as part of the Washington County Fair this year.  

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Senator Harkin Aide Hears Concerns

Posted: Saturday, July 16th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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An aide to Senator Harkin visited the area yesterday and heard concerns from different business owners.  

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No Foul Play Suspected in Death of Fairfield Man

Posted: Saturday, July 16th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Police say they don’t suspect foul play in the death of a Fairfield man.  

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Red Cross Encourages More Washington County Donors

Posted: Saturday, July 16th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The American Red Cross says there is an extreme need for blood donations in the region.  

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Iowa River Trail Dedication Date Set

Posted: Saturday, July 16th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Registrations are being accepted for the first official float trip on the Iowa River Water Trail.  

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