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News Update-Fight at 4th Avenue Bar & Grill

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 at 4:25 pm

A fight early this morning ended in one person being transported to the Washington County Emergency Room.

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Supervisors to Continue Discussions on Health Department Relocation

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 at 6:00 am

Washington County Supervisors this week are expected to decide whether to go with a plan that calls for building a new facility for public health.

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Local Food Bank Running Low

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 at 5:59 am

At least one area food bank is struggling with its supply.

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SNOW Activities Continue in Downtown Washington

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 at 5:58 am

Main Street Washington’s annual SNOW event continues this coming weekend.

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Turkey Cooking Tips

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 at 5:57 am

Thanksgiving is this week and in homes across the country turkeys will be prepared in a variety of ways.

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Washington Council Okays Tax Abatement

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2009 at 6:00 am

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Washington City Councilors this week approved issuing more than $124,000 in tax credits

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Schmitz Touts New Public Safety Laws

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2009 at 5:59 am

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A southeast Iowa state legislator says laws they passed this spring are starting to improve public safety.

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Fuel Prices Up in IA, but Still Behind Nation

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2009 at 5:58 am

The country’s fuel prices are trending downward, but in Iowa their on the rise.

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MSW Needs Volunteers

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2009 at 5:57 am

Main Street Washington is looking for some volunteers this weekend as they gear up for their annual SNOW activities.

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Optimists Seeking New Members

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2009 at 5:56 am

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Optimists Clubs across the country are looking for more members.

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WHS Holding College Prep Night

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2009 at 5:55 am

Washington High School students and their families are invited to learn more about scholarships and financial aid

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Main Street Washington in Need of Volunteers

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 11:55 am

Main Street Washington is looking for some volunteers this weekend.

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Jefferson Co. Authorities Investigating Possible Abduction Attempt

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 6:46 am

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Authorities in Jefferson County are investigating what might have been an attempted abduction.

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Council Delaying Library Payment

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 6:45 am

Washington City Councilors are delaying payment to an architectural firm that they worked with on the new library project.

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Legion Hopes to Act as Support Group for Deployed Soldiers’ Families

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 6:44 am

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American Legion members are hoping to continue serving their country, but on the home-front.

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Washington Co. Engineer to Practice Trade in Brazil

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 6:19 am

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The Washington County Engineer plans to practice his trade in Brazil.

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WCRF Announces Fall ‘09 Grant Awards

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2009 at 10:49 am

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WCRF ‘09 Grant Awards:

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Poli Sci Prof. At U of I: Don’t Count Culver Out Yet

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2009 at 6:47 am

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A recent poll by the Des Moines register indicates Iowa Governor Chet Culver’s approval rating has fallen to a “critical new low.”

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Loebsack Weighs in on Guantanamo Detainees Potential Move to Nearby IL Town

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2009 at 6:42 am

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Many Iowa Republicans are opposed to the idea of Guantanamo Bay detainees being housed at a prison across the Mississippi

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Mt. Pleasant ISP Commander: Furlough Days Would Mean Fewer Officers on the Roads

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2009 at 6:26 am

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State Troopers could be taking some unpaid furlough days

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