Today's Local News

Delays Expected for Travelers in Jefferson County

Posted: Sunday, June 19th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Road construction is expected to cause delays for travelers on one of the area’s busiest roads.  

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Keokuk County Board of Supervisors Meeting Monday

Posted: Sunday, June 19th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors will discuss a few new items at their meeting Monday morning.  

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Motorcycle Crash Injures One

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2011 at 10:57 am

A man is recovering after an early morning accident on his motorcycle.  

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School District Presenting Facilities Progress Slideshow

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington Community School District is offering everyone a presentation of updates happening in the school district.  

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Local Non-Profits Lose Tax-Exempt Status

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Internal Revenue Service has put out a list of non-profit organizations that are no longer tax exempt.  

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Lightning Safety Week

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Next week has been declared Lightning Awareness Safety Week by the National Weather Service. 

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Crop Reporting Deadline

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The crop reporting deadline for producers in Washington County is approaching.  

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Three Businesses “Swept” Yesterday

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Representatives Main Street Washington broke out the brooms yesterday morning to recognize new additions to the downtown area.  

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Congressman Loebsack to Make Appearance in Kalona

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District Representative will return to Iowa for a few days.  

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Kalona Historical Society Hosting Annual Tea

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2011 at 6:22 am

An afternoon of music and socializing accompanies the annual Kalona Days celebration Saturday.  

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City of Keota Looks to Take Next Steps in Comprehensive Plan

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Keota City Council is seeking public input on its plans to develop the town.  

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Special Election Registration Deadline

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington Community School District is holding a special election on the 28th and Washington County Auditor Bill Fredrick is passing along information about registration.  

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Mayor’s Bike Ride Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The fifth annual “Mayor’s Bike Ride” happens tomorrow in Washington.  

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U.S. Senate Votes to Repeal Ethanol Tax Credits

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Proponents of ethanol will see a setback in their efforts to advance its use as a renewable fuel.  

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New High School Walkthrough Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington School District is having a walkthrough of a new school building tomorrow.

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Brighton Whoopee Days This Weekend

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2011 at 6:24 am

One of Washington County’s southern communities is celebrating this weekend.  

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Fundraiser Happening to Support Youth Shelter

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Hamakua Place is having a fundraiser for a new project in the area.  

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Last Day to Pick Up Report Cards

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Parents of Washington Junior High students have through today to pick up report cards for the final term.  

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Train Service to Resume in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Amtrak has announced it will restore its train service through Iowa this week.  

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City Council Rejects Ordinance Change

Posted: Thursday, June 16th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council held a public hearing regarding the proposed changes to the Ordinance regarding ground floor dwelling units in the Downtown district.  

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