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The Great American Smoke Out

Posted: Monday, November 14th, 2011 at 6:25 am

This Thursday is the Great American Smoke Out. Anti-Smoking groups like the American Cancer Society and the American Lung Association have asked people and businesses to stop smoking for one day.

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Medicine Chest Challenge

Posted: Monday, November 14th, 2011 at 6:24 am

KC STAAR, the Keota and Sigourney Police Departments, and the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office held the second annual Medicine Chest Challenge on Saturday.

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Opportunity to Attend National Leadership Program

Posted: Monday, November 14th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Area high school 4-H members have two opportunities to join in a national leadership program next year.  

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High School Walkthrough Scheduled for Next Month

Posted: Monday, November 14th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington School District has another walkthrough of the new high school building planned for next month.  

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Washington Collecting Leaf Collection Continues

Posted: Monday, November 14th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The City of Washington is continuing to offer free leaf pickup through next week.

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Flu Season has Started

Posted: Sunday, November 13th, 2011 at 6:30 am

Flu season has officially started. The first cases of influenza have started to pop up in Iowa.

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Holiday Season Kickoff Coming

Posted: Sunday, November 13th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The holiday season is getting ready to start with an annual event in Washington.  

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Lake Darling Dam Almost Finished

Posted: Sunday, November 13th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Lake Darling Dam is within weeks of being completed. This is after a nearly year long set back due to weather conditions.

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High School Walkthrough Coming Up

Posted: Sunday, November 13th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington School District has another walkthrough of the new high school building planned.  

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Washington High School Dance Marathon Tonight

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Washington High School is again taking part in an event to raise funds and celebrate the struggles and triumphs of children.  

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Veterans Day Ceremonies

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Several events were held yesterday to honor our nation’s veterans.  

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Local Representative Announces Reelection Plans

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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A member of the Iowa House of Representatives has announced plans for reelection.  

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Documentary Screening Happening Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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A film documentary is being shown tomorrow to highlight Veterans and other who serve locally.  

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4-H Award and Family Fun Night

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Washington County 4-H is having their annual Award Family Fun Night tonight.  

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November is National Adoption Month

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Every November adoption groups raise awareness about the need for adoptive parents. In Wapello County, they have a special event on the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

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Winter Driving Tips

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2011 at 6:22 am

We had our first snow, which means its time to get ready for winter driving. The Iowa Department of Transportation has some tips to help you through the winter.

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Thanksgiving Food Prices on the Rise

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The prices of turkey and other Thanksgiving staples have risen significantly since last year.

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Ainsworth Caregiver Sentenced for 2006 Manslaughter Case

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 6:30 am

A sentence has been issued in the case of an Ainsworth caregiver involved in the death of a 79 year-old woman.  

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Road Construction Begins Today

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Another road in Washington County has been closed for construction.  

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Grand Opening Celebration Yesterday

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Members of the Washington Chamber of Commerce officially held a ribbon cutting ceremony for a Washington business yesterday.  

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