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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with local 4-H student Macy Marek for National 4-H Week.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Jay Morrow, a WACO graduate and professional bull rider, who will be appearing on a reality tv show later this month.

Man Faces Six Felonies After Arrest in Riverside

Posted: Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 6:24 am

A man was charged with six felonies following an incident in Riverside last week.

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Kalona Parks and Rec Board Approves of Potential Partnership

Posted: Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Minor changes will be made to the proposed partnership agreement between YMCA of Washington County and Kalona before it goes to the city council.

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National 4-H Week Underway

Posted: Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Head, heart, hands and health. It is National 4-H week.

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Community Garden to Open Spring 2015

Posted: Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A community garden within the City of Kalona is in the works.

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It is National Pork Month

Posted: Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 6:22 am

October is National Pork Month and the hog industry is a big part of the area economy.

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First Festival of Pumpkins Begins Today

Posted: Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 6:22 am


A new fall event involving pumpkins and book characters is taking place at the Washington Public Library this month.

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Fall Grant Application Deadline Approaching

Posted: Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Grant applications are being submitted ahead of the Washington County Riverboat Foundation’s fall deadline.

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Bed Bug Education and Outreach to be Discussed by Supervisors

Posted: Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Bed bugs will be discussed at tomorrow’s Washington County Board of Supervisors’ meeting.

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Washington County 4-H Hopes to Enroll 450 Students

Posted: Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington County 4-H had the fourth highest student enrollment in the state last year and aims to have 450 involved this year.

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Community Garden to Open Spring 2015

Posted: Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A community garden within the City of Kalona is in the works.

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BREAKING NEWS: Fire in Downtown Richland

Posted: Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 10:12 am

A fire in Richland greatly damaged a business on the square.

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Washington Homecoming Dance Tonight

Posted: Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Washington’s homecoming week will wrap up tonight with the annual dance.

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Green Acres 4-H Club Formed

Posted: Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington County’s newest 4-H club has been named.

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Police Requests Public’s Help in Locating Suspect

Posted: Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 6:23 am

At around 5:30 Thursday afternoon in Fairfield, an unknown male attempted to get a girl delivering newspapers into his vehicle.

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Wapello Hosting Bacon Festival

Posted: Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Louisa County is celebrating the pork industry and bacon today.

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Healthiest State Walks Being Held Wednesday

Posted: Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 6:21 am

An annual event that nearly 300,000 Iowans took part in last year is returning next week.

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Fifty Years for Faith Baptist

Posted: Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Seven former pastors will be in attendance tomorrow for an area church’s 50th anniversary.

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Washington’s Leaf Vacuum to Begin Later this Month

Posted: Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The City of Washington’s leaf vacuum will start picking up leaves later this month.

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