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Law Enforcement Out During Holiday Weekend

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Safety and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office want to make sure you arrive safely to your destination over the holiday weekend.  

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Firewood Regulation Reminders

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is reminding everyone of the new recommendations for firewood in the state.  

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New Location for Immunizations in Kalona

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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After ten years of service through the Kalona Community Center, Washington County Public Health has elected to move the location of their immunization services to Mercy Services of Kalona.  

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Memorial Day Travel

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Pleasant weather and a long Memorial Day weekend means many Iowans are hitting the road.  

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Soldier Takes Next Step in Aerospace Maintenance

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The grandson of two area residents has completed another step on the way to becoming a professional in aerospace maintenance.  

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Phone Outage in Letts

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Most, if not all residents of Letts experienced an outage with their phone service yesterday.  

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Missing Woman from Henry County

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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A woman has been reported missing from Mt. Pleasant.  

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Crash Reports Available

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa Department of Transportation has launched information related to highway crashes.  

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Reception Being Held Tonight

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The City of Washington is hosting a reception tonight for two individuals leaving for new jobs.

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Kalona City Council Holding Special Meeting Tonight

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Kalona City Council has called a special meeting tonight to discuss the annual budget amendment.  

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Vacant Board Position Needing Filled

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors are seeking for a Commissioner.  

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Thursday Night Live Returns

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce’s first Thursday Night Live festivities of the season happen tonight.  

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Spring Field Day to Discuss Increasing Use of Cover Crops

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Iowa State University Extension will be educating area farmers about ways of farming that can help them year round.  

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Area Residents Encouraged to ‘Hit the Trails’

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 6:21 am

One local Memorial Day activity includes getting out and enjoying nature.  

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Early Morning House Fire

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:31 am

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A house has been destroyed by fire in rural Washington.  

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Drops for Second Straight Month

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Washington County’s unemployment rate went down in April according to data released from the Iowa Workforce Development.  

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Board of Supervisors Make Board Appointments

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors met yesterday morning and made appointments to two County Boards.  

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Book Project Continues

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Two Washington County residents are continuing the process of compiling information regarding World War II.  

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Disaster Clean-Up Answer Line Available

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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A new help line has been formed for those that may experience a disaster.  

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Farmers Continue to See Success in Spring Corn Planting After Early Fears

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Virtually all corn in Iowa has been planted, says the latest report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Iowa Field Office.  

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