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  1. County Supervisors to meet TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Washington Evening Journal

    The Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, in the county courthouse.

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  2. Communications Board meets MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Washington Evening Journal

    The Washington County Communications Board will meet at 7:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, in the former public library at 120 E. Main St. in Washington.

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  3. Commission committee to meet MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Washington Evening Journal

    The Personnel & Operations Committee of the Washington County Communications Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, at 120 E. Main St. in Washington.

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  4. Residents gather to commemorate Lake Darling dedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... of two paintbrushes that belonged to Darling to the Federation Bank. She later presented the other to the Washington County Riverboat Foundation. Documentarian Sam Koltinsky spoke of his upcoming documentary on the rebirth of Lake Darling. DNR ...

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  5. Operating agreement renewed with casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Washington Evening Journal

    The arrangements between the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort and the Washington County Riverboat Foundation will continue for another 10 years. During its regular meeting Tuesday evening, the Foundation acknowledged the renewal of the operating agreement with the casino.

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  6. Rededicated to the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... of two paintbrushes that belonged to Darling to the Federation Bank. She later presented the other to the Washington County Riverboat Foundation. Documentarian Sam Koltinsky spoke of his upcoming documentary on the rebirth of Lake Darling. DNR ...

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  7. Kalona OKs $1.1 million sewer loan, further expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... the club teams that use the gym. He said that the work, for which a matching grant will be sought from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation (WCRF), is for kitchen, flooring, ceiling, lighting and "sprucing up" of the area used by Elements. He ...

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  8. Cause of death determined as fire investigation continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... Web site listed Kenneth Smith's cause of death as carbon monoxide poisoning due to smoke inhalation. Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar confirmed today that an autopsy on Smith determined the cause of death to be suffocation from the smoke. ...

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  9. Brighton house damaged by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Washington Evening Journal

    No one was injured this morning when a house at 501 E. Main St. caught fire. According to the Washington County Communications Center police log, at about 4:30 a.m. today a caller saw visible flames in the upstairs area of the house.

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  10. The Capitol Report by Sen. Rich TaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... It's good to see constituents are taking advantage of it. More than 70 percent of Henry County and Washington County income tax returns for 2013 have claimed the Taxpayer Trust Fund credit. In Lee County and Jefferson County, more than 66 percent of ...

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  11. Be prepared for all hazards'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Washington Evening Journal

    September is National Preparedness Month for any type of disaster that may happen to residents. Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator Larry Smith said it is important for people to remember to create or revisit their plans for natural disasters and man-made disasters.

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  12. Modine Fire quickly containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... in the lines, because you can't smell natural gas; they were putting the odorant in." He said that the Washington County Communications Center had received several calls from all over the city regarding a natural gas smell. He also commented that ...

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  13. Fire reported at ModineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... the building. The building had been evacuated. Washington Fire Department, Washington Police Department, Washington County Ambulance, and Alliant Energy responded. On arrival, firefighters discovered an indoor smoke stack had caught fire. The fire ...

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  14. Mid-Prairie band members played with municipal bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... well represented in the Washington Municipal Band this past summer. The band is made up of musicians from Washington County, and some communities as far away as Muscatine and Iowa City. The band has about 50 musicians on any given concert. The band ...

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  15. Keota City Council to meet MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Washington Evening Journal

    Items on the agenda include citizens' comments; public works report; police department report; second reading of an ordinance amending provisions pertaining to the rate charged for sewer rent; Washington County Riverboat Foundation grant applications, receiving benefits from Keokuk County Community Endowment Foundation; certificate of tax levy for 310 N. Ellis St. and 407 S. Iowa St., property maintenance letters, and clerk/mayor/council comments.

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  16. Courthouse security system being upgradedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Washington Evening Journal

    Every time there is an incident in a courthouse reported, Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar said that he re-evaluates the security procedures in place at the Washington County Courthouse. A recent incident at the Jackson County Courthouse is no exception.

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  17. Waters risingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Washington Evening Journal

    The rivers in Washington County, including the Skunk River, show, are reaching or have exceeded flood stage due to the precipitation the area has received recently. This morning, the English River was above flood stage.

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  18. School district applies for STEM grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... is another example of the ongoing relationships the community has with local employers. "Washington and Washington County are right for this because of the partnerships we've built in the county," Raber said. "There has never been a time where ...

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  19. 4-H New Year kickoff party plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Washington Evening Journal

    Washington County 4-H is ready to ring in the new 4-H year with their New Year Kickoff Party! Each new 4-H year begins on Sept. 15. This year Washington County has set an enrollment goal of 450 members.

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  20. 4-H adult award nominations dueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Washington Evening Journal

    Washington County 4-H would like to recognize those volunteers who have had a large impact on 4-H this year and in the past. These adult awards will be presented at the 4-H Award Family Fun Night on Nov. 8. Five awards will be given out: Friend of 4-H, Partner in 4-H, 4-H Volunteer of the Year, 4-H Alumni, and 4-H Family of the Year.

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