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Yesterday | The Washington Evening Journal

Accident at ramp

Ainsworth Fire Department, Washington County Ambulance, the Washington County Sheriff's office and Washington County Rescue were called at about 10:30 a.m. today to a car vs. semi accident at the off-ramp from Highway 218 to Highway 92. For more information on the accident, see the March 26 edition of The Washington Evening Journal.

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Related Topix: Ainsworth, IA

Saturday | The Fairfield Ledger

The Capitol Report by Sen. Taylor

This is a legislative update from Sen. Rich Taylor, representing Henry and Lee counties and portions of Washington and Jefferson counties.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, IA

Saturday | The Washington Evening Journal

Glance Back

County payments to impoverished residents for rent assistance have doubled, and utility assistance has nearly tripled in the third quarter of fiscal 2003, the Washington County General Assistance quarterly report shows.

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Related Topix: Washington, IA, West Liberty, IA, Wellman, IA, University of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Washington Evening Journal

Seeking 4-H Hall of Fame nominations

The Iowa 4-H Foundation sponsors the annual Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Iowa State Fair.

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The Washington Evening Journal

Looking for

Hard working individual for labor on grain farm, Washington County. Ability or experience using large equipment needed.

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The Washington Evening Journal

Accident on South Third Avenue

Firefighters work at the scene of a two-vehicle accident in the 1000 block of South Third Avenue in Washington today.

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Related Topix: Washington, IA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Washington Evening Journal

4 to 1

A contingent of people from Washington County were in the meeting where the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission voted 4-1 today to deny a gaming license to a firm wishing to build a $164 million casino in Linn County.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Linn County, IA, Council Bluffs, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA

The Washington Evening Journal

Washington County Riverboat Foundation sets dates for grant presentations

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation set the dollar amount and dates for the spring grant and the mini-grant presentations Wednesday evening.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA, Riverside, IA

The Washington Evening Journal

Police log - April 17, 2014

An arrest is merely an accusation. All suspects should be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Related Topix: Washington, IA, Fire, Keota, IA

The Washington Evening Journal

Was Rachel Carson a fraud and is DDT actually safe for humans? The...

During the April meeting of the Washington County Board of Health, Environmental Health director Jennine Wolf held up a baggie and announced that it contained bedbugs that she found in the crib of a 4-month-old baby.

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Related Topix: Bedbugs, Health, Cockroach, Washington, IA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Washington Evening Journal

Machine shed complete loss

Three fire departments were called out to a fire in a machine shed located at 1248 Hoot Owl Hollow Tuesday.

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The Washington Evening Journal

Accident reported at North Junction

A vehicle accident was reported shortly after 1 p.m. at the North Junction of Highway 1 and G36 in Washington.

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Related Topix: Washington, IA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Washington Evening Journal

Glance Back

The Washington Economic Development Group has been awarded $600,000 in federal funds from the United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Development agency.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Riverside, IA, Iowa, Iowa State University, Iowa City, IA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Washington Evening Journal

Home invasion being investigated

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is seeking a Johnson County man in connection with a reported home invasion that occurred shortly after midnight Saturday at 612 Sixth Street in Wellman.

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Related Topix: Johnson County, IA, Wellman, IA

The Washington Evening Journal

County Supervisors to meet Tuesday

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 15, in the supervisors' chambers at the Washington County Courthouse.

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The Washington Evening Journal

Tornado reported in area

While a tornado was reported touching down Sunday afternoon in the 1900 block of 190th Street in Wellman, the National Weather Service reports that there was no rotation and is calling the sighting a scud cloud.

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Related Topix: Wellman, IA, Weather, Kalona, IA, Riverside, IA, Lone Tree, IA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

The Capitol Report by Sen. Rich Taylor

This is a legislative update from Sen. Rich Taylor, representing Henry and Lee counties and portions of Washington and Jefferson counties.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, IA

The Washington Evening Journal

Conservation Board holds closed session

Shortly after calling the Washington County Conservation Board meeting to order, the board went into closed session, Thursday afternoon, at the Conservation Education Center.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Kalona, IA, Hills, IA

The Washington Evening Journal

Murphy to go on Honor Flight April 22

Katherine Murphy, of Washington, sits in her armchair holding a profile picture of herself in her Air Force uniform in the early '50s.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Washington, IA

The Washington Evening Journal

Burning safety stressed

Several fire departments, Washington County Ambulance and the Washington County Sheriff's Office responded today to a field fire in the 3300 block of 325th Street in rural Crawfordsville.

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Related Topix: Fire, Crawfordsville, IA

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