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Fire Chief Stressing Heater Safety During Cold Snap

Posted: Thursday, December 10th, 2009 at 6:25 am

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Frigid temperatures have many southeast Iowans donning a space heater to keep warm.

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Washington School Board Rescheduled to Next Week

Posted: Thursday, December 10th, 2009 at 6:20 am

Inclement weather is not only giving students some time off, but also forced Washington School Board members to reschedule last night’s meeting.

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Zoning Opponents Get Organized

Posted: Thursday, December 10th, 2009 at 6:15 am

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Washington County residents who oppose zoning have organized.

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Schmitz Seeks Volunteers for State Commissions

Posted: Thursday, December 10th, 2009 at 5:55 am

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Press play to hear from Senator Becky Schmitz

The Iowa Legislature is looking for various people to serve on the state’s boards and commissions.

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Operation Home Front Still Seeking Donations

Posted: Thursday, December 10th, 2009 at 5:52 am

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The Holiday season is fast approaching and many troops are away from their families.

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More Winter Weather Today

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 6:45 am

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Winter Weather continues this morning as all of Southeast Iowa remains under a blizzard warning.

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Full Plate for Road Crews

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Secondary Roads workers have a full plate this morning.

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Sheriff’s Deputies On Alert During Winter Weather

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies are also on high alert this morning.

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Washington County Hopes to get $500k for new Health Dept. Building

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 6:22 am

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Washington County Hopes to get a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant to help pay for a new public health facility.

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WCHC Switching to Paperless Records

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 6:19 am

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Washington County Hospital is in the process of switching over to an electronic record keeping system.

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Red Cross Urges Power Outage Readiness

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 5:57 am

Being prepared for power outages is important during this severe winter weather.

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Limits Placed on Commercial Carriers During Winter Weather

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 5:56 am

With Iowa roadways being covered with snow and ice over the past couple of days,

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IDPH Warns of CO Poisoning During Winter Weather

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 5:55 am

The Iowa Department of Public Health is reminding Iowans of an often overlooked winter weather threat

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More Winter Weather Today, Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 at 5:59 am

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press play to hear from WeatherEye Meteorologist Ryan Miller on Blizzard Watches

More winter weather is in store for southeast Iowa today and tomorrow.

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Washington County Death Ruled Suicide

Posted: Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 at 5:54 am

Ryan ScarffThe Death of a man in Washington County in early November has been ruled a suicide.

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Police Locate “Persons of Interest” in Washington Homicide Investigation

Posted: Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 at 5:52 am

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Police in Washington have located two “persons of interest” in an ongoing homicide investigation.

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Head on Crash Near Wellman Sends One to Hospital

Posted: Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 at 5:50 am

A head on car accident near Wellman yesterday morning sent one person to the hospital.

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Law Enforcement Gearing up For Holidays

Posted: Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 at 5:49 am

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As the nation prepares to celebrate the holidays,

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Schneider: Plenty of AP Opportunity at M-P

Posted: Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 at 5:48 am

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Press play to hear from M-P/Keota Supt. Mark Schneider

A recent study suggests smaller schools don’t offer as many advanced classes

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Hunting Injuries Prompt Renewed Call For Safety

Posted: Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 at 5:47 am

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Four people were injured in deer hunting accidents in Iowa over the weekend.

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