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Budget Tops Priority List for 2010 Legislative Session

Posted: Friday, November 27th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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Iowa’s 2010 Legislative Session will be a challenging one for lawmakers.

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Washington Chamber: Shop Local

Posted: Friday, November 27th, 2009 at 6:21 am

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Press Play to hear from Washington Chamber Executive Director Tim Coffey

Today is Black Friday, the official start of the holiday shopping season.

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Kalona Christmas Kickoff Celebration

Posted: Friday, November 27th, 2009 at 6:17 am

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Press play to hear from Kalona Chamber President Lori Mostek

There are a variety of holiday themed events in Kalona tomorrow.

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Governor Extends Harvest Time Weight Limits

Posted: Friday, November 27th, 2009 at 6:14 am

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Iowa farmers are being given an extra month to transport this year’s harvest.

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Appeals Court Reverse Washington Co. Sentencing

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2009 at 6:42 am

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The Iowa Court of Appeals has reversed a decision that sentenced a man for both child endangerment and involuntary manslaughter

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Zoning Proposal Could be Preempted by State

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2009 at 6:41 am

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Washington County Supervisors continue to review a proposed zoning ordinance.

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SNOW Continues Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2009 at 6:26 am

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Press play to hear from MSW’s Amy Vetter

Main Street Washington’s annual SNOW series of Holiday events continues tomorrow

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Free Thanksgiving in Wayland Today

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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Press play to hear from Pastor Greg Stacy

Today is Thanksgiving and many will spend the holiday with family and friends.

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School Break Schedules

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2009 at 6:20 am

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Press play to hear from WHS Principal Shane Ehresman

Students in the Washington School District are enjoying a slightly longer Thanksgiving break this year.

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Iowa to Participate in Bioeconomic Coference

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2009 at 6:17 am

12 states including Iowa are taking part in a conference on what’s being called the “Bioeconomy”

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Alliant Offering Energy Gift Certificates

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2009 at 6:16 am

Alliant Energy is offering gift certificates this year

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Appeals Court Reverse Washington Co. Sentencing

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 at 12:31 pm

The Iowa Court of Appeals has reversed a decision that sentenced a man for both child endangerment and involuntary manslaughter

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Snow Possible Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 at 7:56 am

Snow is in the forecast for southeast Iowa.

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Supervisors Commit $5K to Move of Health Department

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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Washington County Supervisors are moving forward with a plan to build a new facility for public health in Downtown Washington.

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Iowa Ranks High in Pew Report

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 at 6:20 am

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State Senator Becky Schmitz is touting Iowa’s high fiscal rating according to a survey by the Pew Research Center.

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Increased Police Presence This Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 at 6:18 am

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Motorists who drive through Iowa this Thanksgiving weekend can expect to see an increased police presence.

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Preparing a Green Thanksgiving Meal

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 at 6:13 am

Alliant Energy has prepared a list of tips to keep energy costs down while preparing Thanksgiving meals.

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Thanksgiving Closures

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 at 5:57 am

Thanksgiving is tomorrow (11/26) and most government offices and many businesses will be closed

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Thirsty Camel Fire Likely Started in Roof

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 8:20 am

Iowa (AP) – The fire that destroyed a restaurant near Columbus Junction over the weekend appears to have started in the roof.

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E. Iowa Child Among Latest Deaths Tied to H1N1

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 7:16 am

A child from eastern Iowa is among the latest reported deaths from H1N1.

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