Today's Local News

Farm Service Agency Employee Announces Retirement

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A long-time employee with Farm Service Agency in Washington has announced their retirement.

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Program Available to Provide for the Needy

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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A program is available to help those who may be less fortunate.  

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Golf Carts Possible in Kalona Soon

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Kalona City Council held its regular meeting last Monday. On the Agenda was a discussion of a Golf Cart ordinance.

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Ballot Recount Scheduled

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The recount of ballots from Riverside’s election is taking place today in the Washington County Courthouse.  

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Tour of Homes Event This Weekend

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is hosting their 21st Annual Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes.  

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Winter Poinsettia Care

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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If you are growing your own Poinsettias for winter decorations, there are some tips you may want to know.

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Another Deer Accident in Henry County

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office responded to their second accident caused by deer in two days on Friday.

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Holiday Safe Travel Program Ending Today

Posted: Sunday, November 27th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Safety and local area law enforcement have been making sure you arrive safely to your destination over the holiday weekend this past week.  

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Long-Time Farm Service Agency Employee Announces Retirement

Posted: Sunday, November 27th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A long-time employee with Farm Service Agency in Washington has announced their retirement.

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Winter Poinsettia Care

Posted: Sunday, November 27th, 2011 at 6:22 am

If you are growing your own Poinsettias for winter decorations, there are some tips you may want to know.

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Mid-Prairie/Keota School Board Meeting

Posted: Sunday, November 27th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Mid-Prairie and Keota School Districts will have a joint School Board meeting  Tomorrow. They will be discussing payment of bills and addressing open enrollment requests.

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Black Friday Busy

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Black Friday was a very good day for local merchants in Washington.  

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Books Still Available Highlighting County Quilts

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Books are still on sale to highlight the county’s barn quilts.  

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Harvest Weight Limit Lift Extension Ending

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The extension of a proclamation to temporarily allow trucks to haul harvests with heavier weights is about to end.  

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Railroad Crossing Maintenance Beginning Monday

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The railroad crossing at North 4th Avenue will be closed for track work next week.  

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Washington S.N.O.W. Event Draws Many

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Last night, the city of Washington kicked off the holiday season in a big fashion with their 17th annual holiday celebration titled “Let It Sing, Let It Ring, Let It Glow.”  

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Kalona to Auction Rights to Name Ditches

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at 6:23 am

At the City Council meeting on Monday, Council members gave approval to the City Administrator, Ryan Schlabaugh to begin a project to name the ditches in the city.

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Buy Christmas Trees Locally

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is encouraging Iowans to by locally grown Christmas Trees this season. You won’t have to go too far to find one in Washington County.

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Apartment Fire in Washington

Posted: Friday, November 25th, 2011 at 6:30 am

Around 10:40 Wednesday night, the Washington County Safety Center received a report of a fire at an apartment building on North 2nd Avenue in Washington.  

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Rollover Car Accident

Posted: Friday, November 25th, 2011 at 6:28 am

On Wednesday evening there was a car accident near Trenton. Cary Brown was driving north on Franklin Ave. when he had to swerve to avoid hitting a deer.

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