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Waste Water Treatment Open House

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:23 am

The IDNR is hosting open houses across the state to inform small communities about their options for waste water treatment.

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Synthetic Drugs in Iowa

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

State Officials are pushing parents to warn their kids about the dangers of synthetic drugs. The most well known of these drugs is called K-2.

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Government Office Holiday Closures Reminder

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:21 am

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KCII wants to remind you that many government offices will be closed today and Monday because of the Christmas holiday falling on a weekend.

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Crews Battle House Fire in Washington

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 10:53 am

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At 9:29 this morning, the Washington County Safety Center received several reports of a house fire in Washington.

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City Council Approve First Reading of Ordinance Change

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council held the first reading of an ordinance amendment of changing streets in Washington.  

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Washington Resident Holding Book Reading Tonight

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A local author is holding a book reading at the Washington Public Library tonight.  

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Presidential Hopefuls Make Stops in Washington Yesterday

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Two presidential candidates made stops in Washington yesterday in preparation for the Iowa Caucuses.  

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Salt Can Damage Yards and Plants

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

We haven’t had any big snow or ice storms yet, but they will happen this winter, and you need to be careful when using salt to keep your driveway and sidewalks clear.

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Methamphetamine Busts in Louisa County

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

On Monday the Louisa/ Washington County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 201 8th Street in Oakville, Iowa. Three arrests were made as a result of this search. 

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Iowa Department of Human Services Exploring Changes

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Department of Human Services is looking at ways they can make long term changes to the way they investigate cases of child abuse.

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Applicator Training Happening

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Extension is hosting an upcoming training program for commercial manure applicators.  

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Government Office Holiday Closures

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Many government offices will be closed tomorrow and Monday because of the Christmas holiday falling on a weekend.  

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Increases Last Month

Posted: Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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November’s unemployment figures have been released by the Iowa Workforce Development and Washington County’s rate edged up slightly month.  

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Board of Supervisors Consider Applying for Transportation Funds

Posted: Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have approved an application for Regional Planning Affiliate Transportation Enhancement Funds.  

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New County Engineer Hired

Posted: Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 at 6:27 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have selected the individual to replace County Engineer David Patterson.  

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City Council Set to Meet Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington City Council is meeting tonight and will be holding the first reading about changing streets in Washington.  

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Presidential Hopefuls Plan Stops in Southeast Iowa Today

Posted: Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Two presidential candidates are making stops in southeast Iowa today in preparation for the Iowa Caucuses.  

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Campaign Stop Made in Southeast Iowa Yesterday

Posted: Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 at 6:24 am

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A hopeful presidential nominee made a stop in southeast Iowa yesterday.  

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Golf Cart Ordinance

Posted: Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 at 6:23 am

In their meeting on Monday, the Kalona City Council had a second reading of an ordinance which would allow the use of golf carts on the city’s roads.

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Iowa Home Sales Up

Posted: Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 at 6:22 am

The number of home sales in Iowa has risen again this month, just as it has for the past 4 months.

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