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Governor to Honor North English Company with Award

Posted: Friday, July 8th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Governor Terry Branstad has announced a North English recycling company will be recognized through a state award.  

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Time Running Out for 4-H Livestock Judging

Posted: Friday, July 8th, 2011 at 6:23 am

There is not much time left to take part in the Washington County livestock judging workouts.  

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Canoe and Kayak Trip Planned for Odessa Water Trail

Posted: Friday, July 8th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Canoeists and kayakers alike have an opportunity to get out on the river this weekend.  

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Curt Jensen Memorial Golf Tournament Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, July 8th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington Golf and Country Club is hosting the 5th annual Curt Jensen Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament tomorrow.  

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Area Baseball and Softball Scores

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2011 at 8:44 pm

Baseball

Keota – 14, English Valleys – 3 (Final – 5 innings)

Softball

IMS – 3, Lone Tree – 1 (IMS advances to next round of regional playoffs)

State Budget Revision Means Less Taxes for Residents

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2011 at 11:16 am

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The Iowa legislature passing their budget last week has resulted in a savings to Washington taxpayers.  

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Washington City Council Approves Water Rates

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council conducted a public hearing as part of their meeting last night and approved new water and sewer rates.  

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Regional Meeting Being Held Tonight

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington is hosting a regional meeting tonight.  

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Date Set for Downtown Grand Opening

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2011 at 6:26 am

A date has been set for an official grand opening of Kalona’s Downtown Revitalization Project.  

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Washington County Youth Receive Leadership Grants

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Two Washington County youth were recently honored with one-thousand dollar scholarships from Hills Bank.  

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Keota City Councilman Steps Down

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2011 at 6:24 am

A Keota city councilman has resigned from his position.  

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Pesticide Testing Offered Again Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Iowa Department of Ag and Land Stewardship is offering pesticide testing at the Washington County Extension again.  

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Keokuk County Fair Begins Today

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The 123rd edition of the Keokuk County Fair kicks off tonight at the Midway in What Cheer.  

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Cruise Night Continues This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Corn Country Cruisers are back in Washington this weekend.  

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Board of Supervisors Discuss Dispatch Center Changes

Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors reviewed relocation options of the Washington County Safety Center as part of their meeting yesterday.  

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Washington City Council Holding Public Hearings

Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is holding two public hearings as part of their meeting this week.  

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Police Charge Two in Riverside Cemetery Vandalism

Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Police have charged two juvenile suspects involving vandalism in Riverside.  

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Holiday Weekend Accident Injures Two

Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 at 6:26 am

A vehicle versus train accident in rural Jefferson County has sent two people to the hospital.  

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Kernels Day at the Ballpark

Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball team is hosting “Washington Day” at the ballpark this weekend.  

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Two Area Residents Appointed by Governor

Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Governor Terry Branstad has appointed two area residents to state boards and commissions.  

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