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A Avenue Bridge Project Finances on Kalona City Council Agenda

Posted: Sunday, August 14th, 2011 at 6:22 am

As the A Avenue Bridge Project nears its completion, the Kalona City Council will discuss the finances of the project at its meeting this week.  

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Harkin Aide to Meet with Louisa County Residents

Posted: Sunday, August 14th, 2011 at 6:21 am

An aide to Senator Tom Harkin will visit Louisa County to hear concerns and ideas on how to rebuild the middle class.  

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City Administrator Candidates Gather for Open House

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 11:55 am
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As city officials prepare to select a new Washington city administrator, the five people chosen as candidates were invited to an open house for a meet and greet.  

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Interviews Being Conducted Today

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The Washington City Council is conducting interview this afternoon.  

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High School Busy Over the Summer

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington High School was a busy place over the summer.  

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Final Cruise Night Happening

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The final Corn Country Cruisers event for the year is happening tonight.  

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Women and Cancer Screenings

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:24 am

A recent poll was taken to investigate on why women with insurance skip cancer screenings.  

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Campfire Stories to be Held at Marr Park

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County Conservation Board if offering family entertainment at Marr Park with their “Stories Around the Campfire” program.  

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Corn Yield Higher in 2011, Soybeans Down

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The latest report from the Iowa Department of Agriculture shows an increase this year in corn yield from 2010, while soybean production is slightly down.  

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Washington County 4-Hers Awarded Scholarships

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Two Washington County 4-H members have been awarded scholarships at the Iowa State Fair.  

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Late-Season Round of Severe Thunderstorms Possible Today

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2011 at 6:29 am

The National Weather Service has issued a slight risk of Severe Thunderstorms for all of Southeast Iowa this afternoon and evening.

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Former Washington Judge Being Sworn In Today

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A former judge from Washington is formally being sworn in to his new position today.  

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Washington County Fair Queen Moves On to State Fair

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2011 at 6:27 am

2011 Washington County Fair Queen Shawna Sieren

The 2011 Washington County Fair Queen is moving on to the State Fair Queen competition.

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City Administrator Candidates Open House Today

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Washington City Council is having an open house today to present the five finalists for City Administrator.  

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Straw Poll Happening Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Iowa Straw Poll is taking place tomorrow in Ames.  

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Police Respond to Henry County Accident Involving Teen

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Officials with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office say a Jefferson County teen was involved in a single car accident.  

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Final Cruise Night of the Summer Saturday

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2011 at 6:22 am

A group of auto enthusiasts who have entertained residents on three different Saturdays so far this summer will hold its final event tomorrow night.  

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Brighton Horizons Suspends Food Distribution Program

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Brighton Horizons has announced it will temporarily discontinue a food program in Brighton.  

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Pesticide Testing Still Being Offered

Posted: Thursday, August 11th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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

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Learn at Lunch Reservations Due

Posted: Thursday, August 11th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Reservations for this month’s Learn at Lunch meeting is focusing on record keeping and making better financial decisions are about due.  

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