Today’s Local News

Corn Fungus Could Affect Pork Producers

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

With this year’s drought, swine farmers are on the lookout for a fungus in their feed.

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Mid-Prairie Improves Wireless Network at Middle School

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

Mid-Prairie School District is upgrading its wireless network at one of its schools.

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Keota Prepares at WCRF Fall Grant Cycle

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

Now that the Washington County Riverboat Mini Grants have been given out, some communities are looking ahead to the fall cycle.

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Library Activities on Early Release Days

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Public Library is letting parents know of events planned for days when children have a scheduled early-release day.  

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More Awards Earned at the State Fair

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

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More results are being received from the State Fair and Washington County fared well in the competition.  

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Road Closure Could Impact School Traffic

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A road closure near a Washington school could impact travel for parents and students.  

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Local Educators Attend Annual Appreciation Breakfast

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:28 am

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An annual event held before the start of the school year has received high marks.  

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Conditions Across Southeast Iowa Remain the Same

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:26 am

Even with scattered showers and cooler temperatures, crop conditions showed little change over the last week, this according to the USDA’s latest Crop and Weather Report.

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Local Participation in a Nationally Recognized Statewide Program

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A statewide program that was held locally last year, has received national recognition.  

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Washington Elementary Schools Holding Open House Events Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:24 am

Both of Washington’s Elementary schools are holding events to kick off the new school year.  

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Kalona Historical Society Receives Mini Grant

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Kalona Historical Society will put the grant money they received to good use.

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Public Hearing on Columbus Junction Water Treatment Plant Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:22 am

The second round of bids will be opened at a public hearing tomorrow night in Columbus Junction.

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Area 4-H Members Bring Home Awards from State Fair

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The last few days of the Iowa State Fair were successful for area 4-H members.  

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Record Lows Set Over the Weekend

Posted: Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 11:25 am

Two record low temperatures were set over the weekend and it’s something that is not unusual.  

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Board of Supervisors to Discuss County Land Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Land is part of the discussion during tomorrow’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.  

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High School Computer Distribution Begins Tonight

Posted: Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington School District is ready to change way high school students will be learning this school year.  

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Middle School Offering Students an Opportunity to Meet their Teachers

Posted: Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Parents getting ready to send their kids back to school this week in Washington have an opportunity to meet with their child’s teachers before classes begin.  

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Remodeling and Repair Work Funding Grant Opportunities Available

Posted: Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A program designed to encourage remodeling and repair work on commercial buildings is returning.  

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New Highland Principal Ready for School Year

Posted: Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The new principal at Highland High School is ready for the new school year.

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Kalona Seeks Grant for New Fire Truck

Posted: Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Kalona will consider bids and grant applications at the City Council meeting tonight.

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