Today’s Local News

Civil War-Themed Dinner Hosted By Historical Society

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:24 am

An authentic Civil War ham meal will be offered at the Washington County Historical Society annual membership dinner at the Ainsworth Opera House.

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Planting Delayed by Chilly Weather

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:23 am

As things start feeling more like spring, area farmers are waiting for the right conditions before they start planting.

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State Patrol Warns Against Driving Through Flooded Roadways

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Severe Weather Awareness Week draws to a close today.

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Registration Open for Craft Fair

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is currently registering craft vendors for the annual craft fair held in the fall.

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Columbus School Board Approves 13-14 Calendar

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Students at Columbus Community School District will be back in class a few days early this fall.

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Vandalism May Be ‘Related’

Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 6:28 am

A truck that was stolen Monday evening from Riverside was recovered yesterday morning and is being processed for evidence, reports Sheriff Jerry Dunbar.

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Fifth Meth Related Arrest in Two Weeks

Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Twenty-six-year-old Randy Vincent Rarick was arrested on two warrants Tuesday morning.

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Supervisors Discuss RUSS Resolutions

Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Two resolutions proposed by the RUSS board regarding to the Richmond and Rubio sanitary sewer system projects were discussed at the Washington County board of supervisors’ meeting Tuesday morning.

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Schools Prepare Students for Inclement Weather

Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 6:23 am

This week is severe weather awareness week in Iowa.

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Mid-Prairie School Board Addresses Vacant Seat

Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A former member is returning to the Mid-Prairie Board of Education.

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New Bill in Iowa Senate Would Expand Bottle Redemption Program

Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A new bill in the Iowa Senate would expand Iowa’s existing bottle redemption program.

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WCHC Program Recognized

Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Hospital and Clinic’s diabetes education program has received recognition from the American Diabetes Association.

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Chalk Artist to Provide Unique Experience During Holy Week

Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Washington United Methodist Church will host a special guest during tonight’s Maundy Thursday services.

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Vandalism Across Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 11:43 am

A truck that was stolen Monday evening from Riverside was recovered this morning and is being processed for evidence, reports Sheriff Jerry Dunbar.

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Supervisors Discuss RUSS Resolutions

Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 6:52 am

The board of supervisors held a portion of their meeting in closed session yesterday.

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Retirement Home Vehicle Crashes Into Grocery Store

Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A vehicle owned by Pleasantview Home was driven through an exterior wall into JW’s Foods in Kalona sometime late Monday night or early yesterday morning.

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Murphy to Play in Ames, Students Participate at Solo and Ensemble Contest

Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Keri Murphy received a division 1 rating for a clarinet solo Saturday at the solo and ensemble contest, which was held in Mt. Pleasant.

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Manure Applicator Programs Offered

Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Commercial and confinement manure applicator programs will be shown again by Washington County Extension on Friday, April 5.

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Mid-Prairie Selects High School Principal

Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie School District has found their next high school principal.

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College Fair Today

Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A college fair is being held today at the Washington High School gym from 1:15 to 2:45 p.m.

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