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Homecoming Court Announced

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington High School has announced the candidates for this year’s Homecoming Court.  

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Wellman Calls Special Meeting

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Wellman City Council called a special meeting to officially announce and approve an offer to the city’s new administrator.  

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Washington County Historical Society Holds Open House Event

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2011 at 6:23 am

Eight historic sites around Washington County will open their doors Sunday afternoon for a joint open house event with the Washington County Historical Society.  

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IMS Putting on First Concert of the Year

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

Residents have a chance to see Iowa Mennonite School students show off their talents for the first time this year.  

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Increasing Tourism on Agenda for Keokuk County Board of Supervisors

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors will hear from a county representative on how to increase tourism at its next meeting.  

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Ainsworth Caregiver Convicted on All Counts Faced

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 at 3:40 pm

A jury has reached a verdict in the case of an Ainsworth caregiver involved in the death of a 78 year-old woman.  

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Washington County Historical Society Holds Open House Event

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 at 3:39 pm

Eight historic sites around Washington County will open their doors Sunday afternoon for a joint open house event with the Washington County Historical Society.  

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Construction Concludes on Ivy Avenue

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 at 3:38 pm

Ivy Avenue outside of Washington was once again opened to thru traffic Wednesday following a three month construction project.

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New Phone System Being Installed at Communications Center

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Safety Center is putting on the finishing touches toward installing their new phone system.  

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Local School Students Receive Anti Bullying Message

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Students from Lincoln Elementary and Washington Junior High Schools had a lesson about bullying during special assemblies yesterday morning.  

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Report Says Corn Showing Slow Progress

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

Recent dry weather has area farmers concerned about their timing of this year’s harvest, but a report by the Iowa Department of Agriculture still suggests progress.  

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Punt Pass and Kick Competition Tonight

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington Y is holding a new event tonight in Washington.  

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Open Hunting Seasons Prompt Safety Reminders

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

With the first two deer hunting seasons open, KCII along with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources want to pass along tips to help keep you safe while hunting.  

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Keota Man Receives Permission to Begin Downtown Reconstruction

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 at 6:23 am

The city of Keota has announced it will begin to rebuild its downtown area.  

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Henry/Washington ECA Advisory Committee Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Henry/Washington Early Childhood Area Advisory Committee is holding a meeting tomorrow morning.  

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Fairfield to Participate in Sustainability Program

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 at 6:21 am

The city of Fairfield has been selected to participate in a two-year program focusing on energy efficiency and conservation.  

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Board of Supervisors Approve Requests

Posted: Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors reviewed and approved an application for an expansion of an animal confinement operation as part of their meeting yesterday morning.  

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City Council Eliminates Position

Posted: Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council has decided to eliminate a city position.  

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Washington County Communities Receive Municipal Grants

Posted: Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The cities of Washington County have received the third quarter Municipal Grants from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation (WCRF).  

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Washington County’s Unemployment Drops Slightly Last Month

Posted: Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The latest round of unemployment figures has been released and southeast Iowa’s unemployment rate rose a little last month according to data released from the Iowa Workforce Development.  

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