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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Lately, I've been thinking about mountains quite a bit. The hotter it gets in southeast Iowa, the more I want to find a mountain in the Arctic, climb up, and stay a while. The ...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

If there's one thing Peter Brunette, of Omaha, Neb., knows how to do, it's perform. He knows how to do several other things, too- like juggle knives, do magic tricks, walk a rope- ...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

KALONA - The former Kalona Bakery building could be getting a face-lift soon as the Kalona City Council has decided to explore grant opportunities for restoring the space. ...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Veterans in Washington County and the surrounding areas will soon be getting a new retreat as a ground breaking ceremony was held over the weekend for the English River ...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

It was a windy start to a hot day on Saturday when more than 100 bikers took off From Washington and headed to Riverside for a 35-mile round trip for the 5th annual Rock 'n' Ride. ...

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

With just days to go until the 2019 Washington County Fair, volunteers are hard at work ensuring the fairgrounds are up to par for the estimated 15,000 people who will visit. ...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

KALONA - The Mid-Prairie Community School District has taken an interest in possibly occupying a portion of the 90,000 square foot building on the Shiloh property for a possible ...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

With just eight days to go until RAGBRAI XLVII, Jenny Morgan, of Washington, is ready to ride into her 40s one accomplishment at a time. The local plans to ride the 468-mile ...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

There were no lions, tigers or bears, but there were a ferret, guinea pig and tortoise at the Washington Public Library on Tuesday, July 9, when members of the Blank Park Zoo ...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

School may be out for summer for the students, but the staff in the Washington School District are hard at work on multiple improvement projects to be completed by the time school ...

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