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Crawfordsville Under Boil Order

Posted: Friday, November 13th, 2009 at 6:20 am

The city of Crawfordsville is under a boil order

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WHS To Get Expanded Parking

Posted: Friday, November 13th, 2009 at 6:19 am

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The Washington School District plans to increase parking at the current high school.

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WASA Holding Tailgate Fundraiser

Posted: Friday, November 13th, 2009 at 6:14 am

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The Washington Area Softball Association is Hosting a Hawkeye tailgate

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New Vets Park Unveiled

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 6:53 am

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A crowd gathered on Lexington Boulevard yesterday (11/11) to witness the unveiling of the Washington County All Veteran’s Memorial.

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Court Furloughs Could Create “Scheduling Nightmare”

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 6:49 am

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Iowa’s State Court Offices are being required to take 10 furlough days to accommodate the governor’s ten percent budget cuts.

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Local Priest on Abortion Language in HC Bill

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 6:43 am

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A local Catholic Priest says members of the church need to follow their conscious when it comes to health care reform.

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U.S. Senate Hopeful Krause: Outsourcing Causing Economic Problems

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 6:41 am

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A Fairfield man who wants Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley’s job says many of the U.S.’s current economic troubles stem from outsourcing.

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Late Harvesting Farmers Need to Maintain Contact With Insurance Providers

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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Farmers who expect to be in the fields into next month need notify their insurance providers.

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Kalona Installing “Quilt Blocks” in Downtown

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 6:20 am

Kalona city officials are putting a new spin on roadwork.

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WCSD Seeking Public Input on HS Design

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 6:16 am

The Washington School District is looking for help designing the new high school.

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Pasta for the Playground

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 6:15 am

Kalona Elementary is having a pasta dinner to raise money for playground improvements.

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Veterans Day at the Blair House

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 1:59 pm

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Supervisors Approve $20k Grant for Kalona Downtown

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:40 am

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Washington County is giving Kalona a $20,000 grant for their downtown revitalization project.

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Veterans Day: Comments from a vet, and schedule of events

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:28 am

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Today is Veterans Day. The national holiday can be traced back to the signing of the treaty that ended World War I.

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Johnson Co. Election Recount Completed

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:18 am

An administrative recount from University Heights’ elections last week shows no changes

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Area Agency on Aging: Don’t Flush Old Medicine

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:17 am

Iowans need to be mindful when disposing of unused medication.

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WACO Board Looking at Policy Changes

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:16 am

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The WACO School Board will hear the second reading of a number of policy changes

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WHS Presents “Adrift in New York”

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:14 am

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Washington High School is putting on a production of “Adrift in New York” this weekend.

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WHS Students Work Nearly 2,000 Volunteer Hours

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:12 am

Washington High School Students have worked nearly 2,000 of volunteer work since June

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Local Realtor Comments on Housing Tax Credit

Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 at 6:48 am

The federal government has extended and expanded a home buyer tax credit program.

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