Today's Local News

Public Hearing on Zoning Tonight

Posted: Thursday, October 1st, 2009 at 5:59 am

A proposed zoning ordinance for Washington County

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Panel Expected to Release State Revenue Estimates this Month

Posted: Thursday, October 1st, 2009 at 5:58 am

A state panel is expected to release new revenue estimates

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Road Closures in Keokuk Co.

Posted: Thursday, October 1st, 2009 at 5:57 am

Highway 21 in Keokuk County will have intermittent lane restrictions

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WCHC To Showcase Digital Mammography Tonight

Posted: Thursday, October 1st, 2009 at 5:56 am

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Washington County Hospital and Clinics is starting it off

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Passionately Pink Event Planned in Richland

Posted: Thursday, October 1st, 2009 at 5:55 am

Richland is going pink later this month

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Mosquitoes Still Present in Fall Months

Posted: Thursday, October 1st, 2009 at 5:54 am

Despite the dropping temperatures, state health officials say mosquitoes are still active

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Wraps up Today

Posted: Thursday, October 1st, 2009 at 5:53 am

This is the last day of the KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza.

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Crawfordsville Man Killed in Rollover Accident near Fairfield

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 5:59 am

A Crawfordsville man was killed after a one vehicle car accident

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High Number of Flu Cases Reported in Mt. Pleasant

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 5:58 am

The Mt. Pleasant High School is seeing an unusually high number of absences due to the flu.

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Washington Co. Supervisors To Discuss Dispute With Riverside

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 5:57 am

Washington County Supervisors this morning (9/30) are slated to go into closed session to confer with an attorney

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Consultant Engineer Begins Looking at New Locations for Washington Comm Center

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 5:56 am

The process of finding a new home for Washington County’s Communications Center is underway.

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CJ Levee Project Still in Planning Phase

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 5:55 am

Columbus Junction moving through the planning stages for improvements to the city’s levee.

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Crowd Gathers for Bandstand Groundbreaking

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 5:52 am

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A crowd gathered in Washington’s Central Park yesterday (9/29) to break ground on the bandstand renovation project. The guest of honor at the ceremony was John Jackson. The Washington native donated $175,000 to the effort. Jackson was an original member of the municipal band in 1932. Today he resides in Fairfield. Crews are expected to work on the bandstand this year as long as weather allows. They’ll resume in the spring and hope to be done in time for the first municipal band concert.

New Washington Public Library Opens Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 5:51 am

Washington’s New Public Library officially opens to the public tomorrow

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WACO Homecoming Activities Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 5:50 am

WACO’s 2009 Homecoming king and queen will be crowned today

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School Board Approves Sales Tax Bonding

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 8:18 am

Washington School Board members have approved a $16.5 million

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Two H1N1 Deaths Reported in E. Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 8:17 am

Two H1N1 related deaths have been reported

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Potential for Frost this Week

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 8:16 am

The National Weather Service says there is the potential for frost this week,

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Storing Produce

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 8:15 am

Gardening season is coming to a close, but people can still enjoy homegrown produce

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Bandstand Renovation Starts Today

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 8:12 am

Work gets started on another construction project in downtown Washington this morning (9/29).

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