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Washington Homecoming Celebrations

Posted: Saturday, October 8th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Jake Engle and Shannon Murphy have been crowned 2011 Washington Homecoming King and Queen.  

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Washington and Keokuk Counties under Burn Ban

Posted: Saturday, October 8th, 2011 at 6:28 am

An open burn ban has been issued for both Washington and Keokuk County.

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Start Somewhere Walk Successful

Posted: Saturday, October 8th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Many walkers took part around the area yesterday as part of Governor Terry Branstad’s Healthiest State Initiative.  

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CROP Hunger Walk Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, October 8th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Washington will be joining many communities across the country to raise money for worldwide hunger projects.  

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New Clover Kids Clubs Starting

Posted: Saturday, October 8th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Washington County is getting ready to start a new 4-H Clover Kids Club.  

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Halloween Hike Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, October 8th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County Conservation Board is having annual Halloween Hike again this year and the focus is on prairie wildlife.  

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IMS Music Department Putting on Fund Raising Concert

Posted: Saturday, October 8th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Iowa Mennonite School’s music department has a concert this weekend.

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Signup Deadline for Youth Pheasant Hunt in Louisa County

Posted: Saturday, October 8th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Louisa County Conservation is putting on a guided youth pheasant hunt later this month.  

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Washington Homecoming Royalty Crowned

Posted: Friday, October 7th, 2011 at 2:33 pm

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Jake Engle and Shannon Murphy have been crowned 2011 Washington Homecoming King and Queen.

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Keokuk County Under Burn Ban

Posted: Friday, October 7th, 2011 at 1:41 pm

An open burn ban has been issued for Keokuk County.

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Burn Ban In Effect

Posted: Friday, October 7th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The Sheriff’s Office has issued a burn ban for the County.

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Branstad and Reynolds Visit Washington

Posted: Friday, October 7th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington received a visit from two Government officials yesterday. 

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West Chester Post Office Closing Today

Posted: Friday, October 7th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Today is the last day the West Chester Post Office will be open for service.

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Homecoming Week Ends Today

Posted: Friday, October 7th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Homecoming wraps up for Washington High School with today being Spirit Day.

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Start Somewhere Walk Today

Posted: Friday, October 7th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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There will be many walkers in the area today as part of Governor Terry Branstad’s Healthiest State Initiative. 

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4-H Week Wrapping Up

Posted: Friday, October 7th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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National 4-H Week is ending and 4‑H youth have been honored this week who have made an impact in the community. 

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West Chester Heritage Association Event Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, October 7th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The West Chester Heritage Association is hosting their annual Hawkeye Tailgater tomorrow. 

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First Event for New Organization

Posted: Friday, October 7th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Wellman Chamber of Commerce has announced it will host its first event tomorrow.  

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Burn Ban Issued

Posted: Thursday, October 6th, 2011 at 1:57 pm

The Sheriff’s Office has issued a burn ban for the county.

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City Council Holds Meeting

Posted: Thursday, October 6th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council met last night and approved the third reading of an ordinance amendment of adding a no through truck zone on South 9th Avenue and East Polk Street.  

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