Today's Local News

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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CIVCO Celebrates 30 Years in Kalona

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2011 at 6:21 am

A Kalona company that supplies medical equipment to facilities around the U.S. is celebrating 30 years of having its headquarters in the town.  

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Severe Weather Causes Damage in Washington and Jefferson Counties

Posted: Sunday, August 7th, 2011 at 12:43 pm

Washington County and Jefferson County are cleaning up damage after severe weather rolled through the area last night.

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Farmers Can Help Grow Their Communities

Posted: Sunday, August 7th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Area farmers have an opportunity to help their local communities grow again this year.  

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New Chamber Member Hosting Alive After Five

Posted: Sunday, August 7th, 2011 at 6:28 am

A new member of the Washington Chamber of Commerce is hosting an Alive After 5 this week.  

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DOT to Begin Lane Closures on Highway 218

Posted: Sunday, August 7th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Drivers on a Washington County highway will see slowdowns beginning this week.  

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Funds Awarded to Oakville Group to Rehabilitate Flooded Home

Posted: Sunday, August 7th, 2011 at 6:21 am

A state organization is awarding a grant to the Oakville Volunteer Corporation to assist in rebuilding a flood-impacted home in the town.  

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Theater Auditions Begin Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, August 6th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The Washington Community Theater is holding auditions for a production of Leaving Iowa

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Dog Days Event at the Library

Posted: Saturday, August 6th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Public Library is hosting a movie day for kids.  

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High Tunnel Construction Field Day Next Week

Posted: Saturday, August 6th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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A workshop is being held next week for those interested in expanding into commercial production.

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Learn at Lunch Focusing on Bookkeeping

Posted: Saturday, August 6th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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This month’s Learn at Lunch meeting is focusing on record keeping and making better financial decisions.  

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