Today's Local News

School District Receives Grant

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Washington Community School District is receiving a grant to add trees to sports complexes.  

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Nice Weather Brings Large Crowds to Annual Festival

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The weather this past weekend helped to draw large crowds to an annual event in Kalona.  

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City of Kalona Examining Sidewalks, Applying for Grant

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Officials with the city of Kalona have been studying the sidewalks in the town, and are looking to apply for a grant that could help rebuild many of them.  

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Board of Supervisors Holding First Reading

Posted: Sunday, September 25th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors are progressing toward the adoption of the County redistricting plan.  

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High School Parent Teacher Conferences This Week

Posted: Sunday, September 25th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Washington High School is getting ready to hold parent/teacher conferences this week.  

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Candidates File to Run for City Positions

Posted: Sunday, September 25th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Two northern Washington County communities have received notice from candidates to run for elected positions.  

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IMS Juniors Hosting Annual Dinner

Posted: Sunday, September 25th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Tickets are still available for a popular event hosted by the junior class of Iowa Mennonite School.  

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Washington City Council Declares Adult Day Services Week

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am

A week recognizing service to older Iowans is getting ready to wrap up in Washington.  

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Road Construction Starting Next Week

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Road work is scheduled to begin just west of Ainsworth next week.  

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Open House Tomorrow to Celebrate New Location

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2011 at 6:26 am

A medical facility in Washington is celebrating its new location tomorrow.  

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City Council Hires Asbestos Contractor

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Washington City Council has approved a contractor to remove asbestos from three city‑owned buildings.  

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4-H Leadership Development Applications Reminder

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Applications for Washington County’s 4-H Leadership Development Program are still being accepted.  

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Wellman Chamber Holding First Event

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The newly-organized Wellman Chamber of Commerce has announced it will host its first event next month.  

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Keokuk County Honors Fallen Deputy with New Memorial

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Members of the Keokuk and Mahaska County Sheriff’s offices took time to honor a fallen deputy this week.  

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WACO Kicks Off 50th Homecoming Celebration

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2011 at 6:21 am

WACO fans can celebrate the football team’s 50th Homecoming with events all next week.  

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Ainsworth Caregiver Convicted on All Counts Faced

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

A jury has reached a verdict in the case of an Ainsworth caregiver involved in the death of a 78 year-old woman.  

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Candidates File for Open Seats in Washington

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2011 at 6:29 am

The Washington City Council has three positions up for election this fall and some people have filed to run for office.  

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Main Street Challenge Grant Applications Due Today

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2011 at 6:28 am
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Main Street Washington is looking for a worthy project in its downtown district.  

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Construction Concludes on Ivy Avenue

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2011 at 6:27 am

Ivy Avenue outside of Washington was once again opened to thru traffic Wednesday following a three month construction project.

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Mid-Prairie Finishes Up High School Renovation, Set to Begin Another

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

Mid-Prairie students began the school year in a newly renovated high school building, but the school district is already preparing for another construction project.  

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