Today's Local News

Third Record High Set for Month Yesterday

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Another record has been broken this month.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow and as part of the meeting, oaths of office will be given to newly appointed Auditor Dan Widmer and Deputy Auditor Michelle Hyman.  

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Main St. Gets $50,000 Grant

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Washington has been given a $50,000 grant from Main St. Iowa. The Main St. Iowa Program is an organization that provides funding to towns in Iowa for building renovation.

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Washington School District Van Rollover

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Washington Community School District Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgenson and Washington High School Principal Erik Buchholz tell KCII news that a Washington Community School District van transporting cheerleaders to a wrestling event in Fairfield was involved in a rollover accident around 9:30 Saturday morning near Pleasant Plain due to thick glaze of ice on are roadways.

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Catholic Schools Week Being Celebrated at St. James

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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St. James Catholic School in Washington is celebrating Catholic Schools Week this week.  

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Preventative Health Screening in Kalona

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Kalona Chamber of Commerce will host a preventative health care screening on February 8th. It’s a chance for residents to get checked out for heart and lung problems.

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Chamber Annual Dinner Nomination Forms

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for recognitions at their annual banquet coming in March.  

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Risk Management Education Course Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County Extension is hosting a workshop tomorrow for pork producers.  

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Scholarships Available for Attending College This Fall

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 6:22 am

High school seniors in Washington County attending or planning to attend college in the fall have a chance at some scholarship money.  

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Marr Park Fly Fishing Knot Class

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 6:21 am

There will be a class on Fly Fishing knots at Marr Park in February. This class will be led by Steve Anderson, Director of the Washington County Conservation Board.

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Main St. Recieves $50,000 Grant

Posted: Sunday, January 29th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Washington has been given a $50,000 grant from Main St. Iowa. The Main St. Iowa Program is an organization that provides funding to towns in Iowa for building renovation.

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New Alive After Five Event This Week

Posted: Sunday, January 29th, 2012 at 6:28 am

An Alive After Five event is being held this week for the first time at a new location.  

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Risk Management Education Course Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, January 29th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Extension is hosting a workshop Tuesday for pork producers.  

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Iowa Mennonite School FFA Program Receives Grant

Posted: Sunday, January 29th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Iowa Mennonite School’s FFA Program was one of six Iowa FFA chapters to receive a $1,500 grant from the Iowa Food and Family Project.

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WCSD Van Accident

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2012 at 10:46 am

Washington Community School District Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgenson and Washington High School Principal Erik Buchholz tell KCII news that a Washington Community School District van transporting cheerleaders to a wrestling event in Fairfield was involved in a rollover accident at around 9:30 Saturday morning near Pleasant Plain due to thick glaze of ice on are roadways. Both have told KCII news that there are no serious injuries as a result of the crash, one girl was taken to the hospital as a precaution and x-rays have shown no injuries. Stay tuned to KCII for more information as it becomes official.

Law Enforcement Make Two Arrests Thursday

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Two arrests have been made in relation to a search warrant made Thursday.  

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Multiple Reports of Vandalism Thursday in Washington

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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During the day Thursday, the Washington County Safety center received twelve reports of vandalism within the city of Washington.  

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National Guard Education Funding on to Branstad

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2012 at 6:27 am

As previously reported, the National guard announced that they would have to cut the financial aid given to its members from 90% to 50%. The Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously agreed that they would re-appropriate $1.3 million in funding to help fund financial aid to the guardsmen who need it.

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Easier Shopping for Grocery Shoppers

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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For grocery story customers wishing for easier and faster shopping, there is an app for that.  

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