Posts With Keyword ‘Washington County’

Local Churches Taking Part in Salvation Army Fundraiser

Posted: Monday, December 3rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

A number of local churches are participating in a popular Salvation Army fundraiser.

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Intensity of Drought Lessens During November

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 6:23 am

Drought conditions are easing across southeast Iowa, but the same can’t be said about other parts of the state.

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Hansen Murder Trial Ends in Guilty Verdict

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2012 at 8:29 am
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A Washington County murder trial has ended with a guilty verdict.

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Washington County Emergency Siren Changes Left Up to Cities

Posted: Thursday, November 29th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington County E-9-1-1 board will not be covering the costs associated with making changes to radio transmitters and the emergency sirens found in cities.

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Alarm System Needs Upgrade or Replacement

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Communication Commission is requesting input from subscribers to an alarm system, which is becoming outdated.  

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Washington Requests T.I.F. Extension

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors heard from Washington City officials at yesterday’s meeting.

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New Washington County Jobs Numbers Fit with Bigger Trend

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 at 6:25 am

New jobs numbers from the Iowa Workforce Development show a steady three-point-six percent unemployment rate for Washington County.  

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Local Organization Sees Trend Toward Less Pheasant Habitat

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A local organization is making an effort to sustain the pheasant and quail population to offset a diminishing habitat for those animals.

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Washington County 4-H Needs Help

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Washington County 4-H program needs assistance from a couple more adult volunteers to help make their youth-centered events and projects happen. 

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Delayed Murder Trial to Begin Today

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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After a number of delays, the trial of a Riverside man accused of murder begins this week.

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Workforce Increases in October, Unemployment Steady

Posted: Saturday, November 24th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Washington County’s unemployment rate remained steady last month, while the workforce increased.

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Washington County Board Privately Discusses Lawsuit

Posted: Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 at 10:31 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors discussed recent litigation in a closed door hearing following their meeting today.

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Mid-Prairie Receives Honor for Advanced Placement Achievements

Posted: Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie School District has been recognized for its achievements in Advance Placement classes.

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Book About Washington County Veterans Draws a Crowd

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Hundreds of people attended a book-signing event Friday that included some of the Washington County veterans that are featured in it.

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Washington County Board to Discuss Lawsuit in Closed Session

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2012 at 6:26 am

A lawsuit brought against the Washington County Board of Supervisors last week will be discussed behind closed doors tomorrow.

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Board of Supervisors to Hold Closed Session to Discuss Lawsuit

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 6:26 am

A recent lawsuit brought against the Washington County Board of Supervisors will be discussed behind closed doors on Tuesday.

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Washington School District Enrollment is Up

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington Community School District has more students enrolled this year.

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Lawsuit Filed Against Washington County Board of Supervisors

Posted: Thursday, November 15th, 2012 at 11:56 am

Residents for a Better Richmond Inc. has filed a lawsuit against the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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Community Foundation Chef Cook-Off

Posted: Thursday, November 15th, 2012 at 6:23 am
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The Community Foundation of Washington County has named the 2012 Chef-Cook-Off Winner.

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Washington County Courthouse Getting US Constitution Lithograph

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 6:25 am
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The Washington County courthouse will soon have a mixture of United States law and art on display.

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