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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Lindsay Anderson and Ted Harms of Iowa Workforce Development about services available to Modine Manufacturing employees in Washington. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Ed Raber, director of the Washington Economic Development Group, to discuss an Iowa Department of Transportation meeting he recently attended with local officials.

Washington Freshman Orientation in One Week

Posted: Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Washington School District students have one week of summer vacation left with classes starting on the 25th.

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Library Mural Containing Literary References

Posted: Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 6:23 am


Artist Erin Rappleye works on the mural on the Washington Free Public Library, which can be seen in the alley by the drive-up book drop off. Photos by Sally Hart.

What do a pig, ladder and ruby slipper have in common?

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‘The Bad Seed’ Auditions Begin Tonight

Posted: Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Twelve area actors are needed for parts in Washington Community Theater’s production of The Bad Seed.

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Two Washington Men Place in Amateur Beer Contest at State Fair

Posted: Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Local amateur beer makers competed at the Iowa State Fair against others from across the state with their best lagers, ales and stouts for the annual beer competition.

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Supervisors to Consider Resolution Regarding Public Health Building Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Tomorrow the Washington County Board of Supervisors will consider a resolution relating to the Washington County Public Health new building project.

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Bunker Mill Bridge Concert Series Continues

Posted: Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A concert series hosted on a historic Washington County bridge continues tomorrow.

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Polls Open for School Elections

Posted: Sunday, August 16th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Voters in Washington, Mid-Prairie and Highland school districts may now cast ballots in the school elections.

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Kalona City Council to Consider Temporary Road Closures

Posted: Sunday, August 16th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Preparations are being made for Kalona’s Downtown Celebration coming up later this month.

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Tree Planting Money Awarded to Louisa County Cities

Posted: Sunday, August 16th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Two communities in Louisa County are receiving money to plant trees.

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Local Family to Receive Award at State Fair

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A Crawfordsville family will be honored at the Iowa State Fair next week.

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Washington Schools’ Class Sizes Discussed

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:23 am


The Washington school board discussed student population at their meeting.

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Southeast Iowa Corn Ahead of Five-Year Average

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Corn in Southeast Iowa is ahead of the five-year average.

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Communities Being Sought for Visioning Program

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Applications are being accepted for Iowa’s Living Roadways Community Visioning Program.

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Aerate Iowa Lawns in September

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:20 am


Contributed photo.

September and April are the recommended times to aerate lawns in Iowa, according to horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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Community Theater Auditions Begin Monday

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Auditions begin Monday for a play examining nature versus nurture.

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Tablet Roll Out Being Held for Mid-Prairie Students

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Mid-Prairie High School students will receive tablets next week.

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Southeast Iowa Free of Drought Conditions

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:20 am

While parts of Iowa are dry at this time, southeast Iowa remains free of drought conditions.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Lindsay Anderson and Ted Harms of Iowa Workforce Development about services available to Modine Manufacturing employees in Washington. This is part one of a two-part interview.