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Washington Yard Waste Center Offering Extra Hours Next Month

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Washington Waste Water Treatment Plant and Yard Waste Center will be open extra hours in November.  

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Students Receive Job Interview Training

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Ninth grade students from the Washington Junior High School received a lesson in interviewing yesterday morning.  

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Wellman Applies for Grant to Improve Drinking Water

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2011 at 6:25 am

City Administrator Mark Baker says the city of Wellman is applying for a community development grant of 500,000 dollars for improvements to the city’s water treatment plant.

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Mid-Prairie Dramas This Weekend

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Mid-Prairie Drama Club is presenting their festival of plays this weekend.  

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KC STAAR Fund Raiser Key in the Program’s Activities

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2011 at 6:23 am

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KC STAAR has finished their recent online auction fund raiser and has come close to their goal.

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Washington Junior High Magazine Sales Continuing

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Washington Junior High students are continuing their magazine fundraiser.  

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Bible Study Group Informational Meeting Tonight

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2011 at 6:21 am

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An informational meeting is scheduled for tonight to look at starting a new men’s Bible study group.  

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City Council Approve Land Usage

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council has agreed to land usage for the Washington Area Soccer Club.  

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Burn Ban Continues for Washington and Keokuk Counties

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The open burn ban that has been issued for both Washington and Keokuk County is still in effect.  

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First Freeze Tonight Could Harm Unprotected Plants

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Southeast Iowa could see its first freeze tonight and precautions need to be taken to protect tender plants.  

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Final Farmer’s Market Tonight

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The final Washington Farmer’s Market is tonight.  

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High School Walkthrough Coming Up

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington School District has another walkthrough of the new high school building planned.  

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Wellman Holding Discussion on City Clerk Position

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Discussion was held recently about what to do about the replacement of a position in Wellman.  

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Washington Public Library Piano Concert Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Public Library is presenting another piano concert tomorrow.  

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Vegetable Workshop in Sigourney Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:21 am

A workshop is being offered in Sigourney tomorrow that will focus on vegetable gardening.  

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Board of Supervisors Hear Quarterly Reports and Pass Resolution

Posted: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors heard Quarterly Reports as part of their meeting yesterday.  

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City Council Holding Public Hearings

Posted: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is set to hold public hearings tonight as part of their meeting.  

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Still Time for Farmers to Help Grow Their Communities

Posted: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Area farmers still have an opportunity to help their local communities grow.  

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Kalona City Council Discusses Golf Cart Usage

Posted: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Kalona City council will be presented an ordinance to allow golf carts on the street in city limits.

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State May Take Over Monitoring No Child Left Behind Compliance

Posted: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Monitoring No Child Left Behind compliance could be shifting from the federal government to the state in the near future.

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