Today's Local News

Washington Superintendent Is New Southeast Iowa IGHSAU Representative

Posted: Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Washington School District Superintendent Mike Jorgensen has been named the new southeast Iowa representative for the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union.

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Escaped Missouri Prisoner has Sigourney Connections

Posted: Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 at 1:21 pm

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The Keokuk County Sheriff’s office reports that a man with ties to Sigourney has escaped from jail in Missouri.

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Governor Culver to be in Washington and Fairfield Today

Posted: Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Iowa Governor Chet Culver will be making stops in Washington and Fairfield Today as he continues on with his Main Street vs. Wall Street Tour.

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E911 Services And Communications Meeting To Discuss New Location Pros And Cons

Posted: Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Washington County E911 Services and Communications will hold a joint board meeting Thursday to discuss the status of a search for a new facility.

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WHS Dance Team Holding A Leaf Raking Fundraiser

Posted: Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington High School Dance Team is fundraising to pay for the team’s trip to the annual state competition in Des Moines and other expenses.

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Washington Man Arrested for Domestic Assault

Posted: Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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A Washington man was arrested in Ainsworth at 2 am Sunday morning.

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Vehicle Enters Creek Northwest Of Washington, One Sent To Hospital

Posted: Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 at 6:22 am


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A single car accident northwest of Washington has sent one man to the Washington County Hospital.

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Keota Girl wins State 4-H Award

Posted: Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 at 6:21 am

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Shelly Palmer, of Keota recently received a state 4-H citizenship project award.

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One Sent To Hospital After Motorcycle Accident

Posted: Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 at 6:21 am


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A motorcycle accident south of Riverside has sent one to the hospital.

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Vehicle Hits Tree Southeast Of Keota, One Sent To Hospital

Posted: Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 at 6:20 am


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A Keota man has been sent to the hospital after loosing control of his vehicle and hitting a tree.

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October Is “Domestic Violence Awareness Month”, 81 Washington County Cases In Last Two Years

Posted: Monday, October 25th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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October is “Domestic Violence Awareness Month.”

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Multiple Halloween Activities This Weekend In Washington

Posted: Monday, October 25th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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There are multiple options for Washington trick-or-treaters this weekend.

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Washington County Board of Supervisors To “Consider” $8 Million In Debt

Posted: Monday, October 25th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Tomorrow at 9:30 am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session.

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Iowa Supreme Court Justice Marsha Ternus Speaking in Fairfield Tonight

Posted: Monday, October 25th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Iowa Supreme Court Justice Marsha Ternus will be speaking in Fairfield tonight at the Fairfield Arts and Convention center.

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Washington Junior Magazine Sales Ending

Posted: Monday, October 25th, 2010 at 6:24 am

This is the last week to purchase new magazine or complete renewals for the Washington Junior High annual magazine fundraiser.

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Mid Prairie School Board Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, October 25th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Mid Prairie School Board will be having their board of education meeting tonight.

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Pork Quality Assurance Plus Training Offered Wednesday

Posted: Monday, October 25th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Pork producers and anyone interested in being certified in the “Pork Quality Assurance Plus” program can now register for a two-hour course Wednesday at the Washington County Extension Office in Washington.

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Washington Fall Cleanup Delayed For Residents Affected By 2010 Paving Project

Posted: Sunday, October 24th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Washington’s Fall Cleanup took place last week but many were unable to participate due to construction.

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Keota Community Schools receive over $5,000 in Mini Grants

Posted: Sunday, October 24th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Riverboat foundation recently announced its Mini Grant Awards and the Keota Community School District in Keota received $7,224.

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Fairfield Convention Center turned into a Sushi Restaurant for One Day Only, Today

Posted: Sunday, October 24th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Shokai Sushi is coming to the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center for one night only, today from 3 – 8 p.m.

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