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Halcyon House Presentation Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Halcyon House Retirement Community is hosting a presentation tomorrow afternoon.  

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Washington School District Hosting New Family Registration

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington Community School District is holding a registration day for families who are new to the district.  

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Board of Supervisors Discuss Upcoming Redistricting Deadline

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 6:22 am

With the deadline for Iowa counties to submit plans for new districts approaching, the Washington County Board of Supervisors are moving to finalize those plans in the next few weeks.  

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Accident in Keokuk County Injures Four

Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 at 3:58 pm

An accident in northern Keokuk County sends one person to the hospital.  

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Weekend Thunderstorms Topple Stewart Elementary Dugout

Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 at 7:35 am

[simage=2241,400,n,center]A line of severe thunderstorms brought heavy rain and gusty winds to Washington County early Sunday morning, leaving the dugout at Stewart Elementary’s baseball diamond turned over into the street.  

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Long Term Insurance Can Be Used for Day Services

Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 at 6:30 am

Residents of Washington County who have long term care insurance may not know of the uses with that policy.  

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ISU Extension Offering Food Preservation Class

Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa State University Extension is offering a new program for gardeners.  

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Host Families Needed

Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 at 6:26 am

If you have ever considered hosting a foreign exchange student, you have an opportunity for this upcoming school year.  

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Alive After Five Celebrating a New Chamber Member

Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Another Alive After 5 event is taking place today to welcome a new member to the Washington Chamber of Commerce.  

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Richmond Project Meeting Scheduled

Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Residents of Richmond are invited to attend a meeting regarding the Richmond Sewer Project.  

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Registration for Keota Students Due Friday

Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Parents have until Friday to register their children for the upcoming school year in the Keota School District.  

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Man Sentenced in Connection with Southeast Iowa Robberies

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2011 at 11:53 am

An Illinois man has been sentenced for his involvement with three bank robberies in southeast Iowa.  

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Severe Storms Cause Damage in Parts of Washington County

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2011 at 8:03 am

[simage=2240,400,n,center]Washington County and Jefferson County are cleaning up damage after severe weather rolled through the area last night.  

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Reminder for School Immunizations to be Current

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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As the new school year approaches, parents need to remember to have their children’s shot records current.  

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New Event Coming to the Y

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Y is getting ready to host a new event in the fall.  

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Hunter Safety Course Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Conservation Board is preparing to host a hunter safety class tomorrow.  

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Farmers Can Help Grow Their Communities With Grants

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Area farmers now have an opportunity to help their local communities grow.  

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Tour Bus to Visit Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Those wanting to know more about public affairs have a chance tomorrow.  

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DOT to Begin Lane Closures on Highway 218

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Drivers on Washington County’s only U.S. highway will see slowdowns beginning this week.  

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Construction Delays Start of Mid-Prairie School Year

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Students in northern Washington County are preparing to head back to school in a few weeks, but one group of students will get a later start.  

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