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Books Still Needed For Fundraiser

Posted: Monday, September 19th, 2011 at 6:22 am

New and used books are still being collected for Washington’s Planned Parenthood Clinic.  

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Master Gardeners Hosting Guest Speaker

Posted: Monday, September 19th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County Master Gardeners is hosting a program about lilies next week.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, September 18th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be discussing animal confinement operation expansion as part of their meeting this week.  

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Health Care Career Exploration Trip Planned

Posted: Sunday, September 18th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington 7th Grade students get a chance to explore health care careers later this month.  

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Pavement Patching Project on Keokuk County Board of Supervisors’ Agenda

Posted: Sunday, September 18th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Consideration of bids for an upcoming pavement patching project is one item on the Keokuk County Board of Supervisors’ agenda this week.  

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Iowa Groups Team Up to Plant New Trees

Posted: Sunday, September 18th, 2011 at 6:25 am

One area community will receive funding for future tree planting projects.  

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Board of Supervisors Set Public Hearing Date

Posted: Saturday, September 17th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have set a date for a public hearing to discuss the proposed County redistricting plan.  

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New Sidewalk Policy in Washington

Posted: Saturday, September 17th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Washington City Hall is announcing a new policy regarding sidewalks.  

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Main Street Challenge Grant Money

Posted: Saturday, September 17th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Main Street Washington is looking for a worthy project in its downtown district.  

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Flu Shot Clinics Available

Posted: Saturday, September 17th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Washington County Public Health is starting to offer seasonal flu shot clinics.

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Ainsworth Church Participating in National Program

Posted: Saturday, September 17th, 2011 at 6:24 am

An Ainsworth church is taking part in a national program to enhance the relationship community members have with each and other.  

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4-H Record Book Deadline Approaching

Posted: Saturday, September 17th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Washington County 4-H members are reminded that 4-H record books are due to their club leader.  

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Youth Pheasant Hunt Next Month in Louisa County

Posted: Saturday, September 17th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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

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Company Receives Grant to Bring Operations to Fairfield

Posted: Saturday, September 17th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Iowa Economic Development Board has awarded a Fairfield company a grant to assist in consolidating its business to one location in the city.  

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Governor Lifts Harvest Weight Limit

Posted: Friday, September 16th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Governor Terry Branstad has signed a proclamation that will temporarily allow trucks to haul harvests with heavier weights.  

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School Administration Office Closing Early Today

Posted: Friday, September 16th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Community School District Central Office is closing early today.  

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Immunization Update 2011 Registrations Due Today

Posted: Friday, September 16th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Registrations for a seminar coming up for healthcare staff are being accepted through today.  

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4-H to Train Judges for Next Year’s Fairs

Posted: Friday, September 16th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The ISU Extension will be training judges for next year’s county fair 4-H exhibits.  

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Motorists Responding Well to Seatbelt Program

Posted: Friday, September 16th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Henry County Sheriff’s office has been keeping a close eye on drivers not wearing their seatbelts, and officials report almost perfect results from a recent survey.  

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Learn at Lunch Focuses on Volunteering

Posted: Friday, September 16th, 2011 at 6:23 am

This month’s Learn at Lunch meeting is focusing on building a community of volunteers.  

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