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Tuesday | The Washington Evening Journal

Bridge to be replaced

Washington County Engineer Jacob Thorius speaks to the Washington County Supervisors about a federal aid agreement with the Iowa DOT to replace a bridge, which would possibly begin next summer.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

KCRG

One Killed, Several Hurt in Washington County Crash

The Iowa State Patrol and Washington County Sheriff's Office responded after 4:30 p.m. Sunday to a report of a crash west of Washington.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

Tribune demolition stopped for testing

What remains of the Tribune Printing Company building can be seen today hanging off Ila's Restaurant on North Main Street in Fairfield.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, IA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KCJJ-AM Iowa City

Prosecutor: Texts were 'Countdown' to Pregnant Wife Slaying

A prosecutor says an Iowa man killed his pregnant wife so that he could be with another woman that he'd pursued for months.

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Related Topix: Agency, IA

The Washington Evening Journal

Police log - July 23, 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, Wellman, IA, West Chester, IA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KCRG

Old Mill Marketplace Takes Root at Historic Bridge Site

For a time, the future of the Bunker Mill Bridge was unclear. After it was set on fire in August 2013, many people thought it would simply be torn down.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood

The Washington Evening Journal

Disaster application discussed

The Washington County Supervisor's listen to Larry Smith, Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator, explain why approving the disaster declaration is needed at the meeting Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Kalona, IA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Washington Evening Journal

Kalona City Council to meet

The regular meeting of the Kalona City Council will be held at the Kalona Community Center - City Hall, Monday, July 2l, at 7 p.m. Items on the agenda include public forum; Washington County Relay for Life representative; final payment application No.

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Related Topix: Kalona, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Iowa sheriff faces questions about jailer's affair

An Iowa sheriff says he's been subpoenaed to testify about his office's investigation of a jailer who had an affair with a slain pregnant woman.

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The Washington Evening Journal

Large turnout reported

Washington County 4-H'ers work to get their roosters to announce the sunrise during the annual rooster crowing contest Wednesday morning during the Washington County Fair last week.

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The Washington Evening Journal

'Festival of Talents' names winners

Pictured in the front row from left are Sydney Schroeder, Kaelyn Townsley, and Ellie Weiss.

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Related Topix: Washington, IA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Washington Evening Journal

I've got good news today'

Christopher Marner, third from left, was honored by the Washington Community Y staff with a cake and official name tag on his birthday.

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The Washington Evening Journal

Fair ends today

Washington County Fair Queen first runner up Maggie Baker , daughter of Rich and Deidra Baker, shows Emma Leck, daughter of Brian and Carrie Leck some facts about agriculture during the Little Hands on the Farm event held at the round barn Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Riverside, IA

The Washington Evening Journal

Lyme disease activity increasing in Washington County

Washington County Public Health reported today that during the week of July 14 the department received three confirmed cases of Lyme disease in two days.

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Related Topix: Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health

The Washington Evening Journal

Hogging for Heroes enters Washington Saturday

Last year's Hoggin' For Heroes Hoopla opened with a blessing of the bikes by members of the Christian Motorcyclists Association.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Anamosa, IA, Washington, IA, Swisher, IA, Muscatine, IA

The Washington Evening Journal

Police log - July 18, 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, Solon, IA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Washington Evening Journal

Beef show today

Chase Berg, son of Jenny Berg and Chris Berg, participates in the Pedal Pull at the Washington County Fair on Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Iowa

KCJJ-AM Iowa City

Arraignment Set for NL Woman Accused of Stealing Money from Mid-Prairie

Arraignment Set for NL Woman Accused of Stealing Money from Mid-Prairie School District Lang 7/17/14 Arraignment has been set for a North Liberty woman accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the Mid-Prairie school district.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., North Liberty, IA, Solon, IA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Washington Evening Journal

Main Street Washington reaccredited

Members of Main Street Iowa came to Washington earlier this month for Main Street Washington's annual review for reaccreditation.

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Related Topix: Washington, IA

The Washington Evening Journal

Fair continues Tuesday with horses, sheep and rabbits

The pole bending contest was among many events that were held during the annual Horse and Pony show during the Washington County Fair Tuesday.

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