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Post Office Closure Meeting Tonight

Posted: Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 6:21 am

Potential post office closures will be the subject of a meeting tonight.  

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Board of Supervisors Consider Grant Award

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors heard a presentation regarding a Community Development Block Grant award as part of their meeting yesterday.  

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September Means Property Taxes Are Due

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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With tomorrow being the first of September, it means the first half real estate and mobile home taxes are due.  

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Redistricting Plans Approved

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Redistricting Commission presented their proposed plans to about 30 people last night on changes within the County.  

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Library Closed Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington Public Library will be closed tomorrow.  

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Shakeup Expected for Kalona City Government This Fall

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 6:24 am

Three city officials won’t seek reelection this fall in Kalona.  

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School Board to Discuss Facilities

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Washington School Board is holding a special meeting tonight.  

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Kalona Adds Rural Communities to Voting Precinct

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 6:22 am

After the Washington County Board of Supervisors proposed changes to the makeup of the county’s supervisor districts and precincts, the city of Kalona needed to approve the addition of residents to the its precinct.  

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Riverside Casino Celebrates Five Years in Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 6:21 am

In its five years of existence, the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort has helped Washington County grow economically.  

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Riverside Man Has Bond Reduced

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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A Riverside man accused of murder has received a reduced bond.  

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Police Arrest Washington Man During Burglary

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office says a Washington man has been brought into custody after a burglary attempt.  

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Louisa County Man Arrested on Drug Charges

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:26 am

A narcotics investigation by several southeastern Iowa law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of a Wapello man.  

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Residents Quick to Sign Up for New 911 Alert System

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Washington County Safety Center says registration for the county’s new 911 alert system has gone very well since going online.  

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Public Hearing Being Held Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Redistricting Commission is holding a public hearing to talk about changes within the County.  

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Open House Held to Welcome New CEO

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Washington County Hospitals and Clinics hosted a welcome reception last night to welcome its new CEO, Dennis Hunger.  

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Alive After Five Happening Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Another Alive After 5 event is taking place tonight to highlight a Washington Chamber of Commerce member.  

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Washington Community Theater Announces Cast for Fall Show

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington Community Theatre and Directors Doug and Beth McBride have announced the cast for the play “Leaving Iowa.”  

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Riverside Man Has Bond Reduced

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 12:01 pm

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A Riverside man accused of murder has received a reduced bond.  

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Washington County Board of Supervisors Discussing Taxes Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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As part of their meeting tomorrow, the Washington County Board of Supervisors are discussing property taxes.  

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Election Registration Deadline Today

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Area school districts are holding an election on September 13th and Washington County Auditor Bill Fredrick is passing along information about registration.  

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