Posts With Keyword ‘Washington County’

Washington County Board Of Supervisors Agenda

Posted: Monday, July 26th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Tuesday at 9:30am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session at the county courthouse in Washington.

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Supervisors Move Forward with Zoning Map, Protests Continue

Posted: Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 at 8:18 am

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press play to hear from Free County Member Mary Leedy

Washington County Supervisors are in the process of approving a zoning map, while staunch zoning opponents continue to protest.

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Local Attorneys Concerned over DHS Reorganization

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 7:30 am

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press play to hear from the DHS’s Marc Baty

More concerns are arising over the reorganization of the Iowa Department of Human Services.

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Applications Being Accepted for Washington Co. Fair Queen

Posted: Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 at 6:15 am

The Annual Washington County Fair Queen Contest is just over a month away, and applications are being accepted for candidates.

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Anhydrous Tank Rupture Prompts Evacuations

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 6:49 am


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the mark shows the address of the rupture according to 911 reports

Several homes were evacuated and a portion of G36 was closed after an anhydrous tank rupture northeast of Washington last night.

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Unemployment Edges Up for Iowa, Huge Drop in Washington Co.

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 6:45 am

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press play to hear from the IWD’s Kerry Koonce

Iowa’s unemployment rate edged up a o.1% last month, while Washington County’s saw a nearly 1% decrease.

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Washington County RFL Less Than a Month Away

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Washington County’s Relay for Life is less than a month a way and organizers are busy.

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Iowa, Washington Co. Have High Census Response Rates

Posted: Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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When it comes to responding to the 2010 Census Iowa is among the top five states.

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Supervisors Approve Fuel Contract Extension

Posted: Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 at 6:20 am

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The Washington County Engineer Doesn’t expect fuel prices to go up dramatically this summer.

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4 Candidates for Zoning Admin

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 7:26 am

The committee searching for Washington County’s first ever zoning administrator has a list of four candidates in front of them.

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Local 4-Hers, FFA Members Weigh in Sheep and Goats

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 7:24 am

Washington County 4-H’ers and FFA members weighed in market sheep and goats for the 2010 Washington County Fair

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Rural Wellman Bridge Slated for Replacement

Posted: Saturday, May 8th, 2010 at 7:31 am


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A bridge in rural Wellman is slated for replacement this summer,

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Washington Co. Supervisors Asked to Support Wind Farm

Posted: Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 at 7:42 am

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press play to hear from Ed Raber of the Washington Economic Development Group

A Kansas based energy company is asking the board of supervisors to issue a letter of support for a wind farm project in Washington County.

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Washington Co. DHS Office to Reduce Hours

Posted: Saturday, April 10th, 2010 at 6:45 am

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The Iowa Department of Human Services office in Washington County is one of 23 across the state switching from full to part time hours.

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Thorius Seeks to Clear Up Misconceptions about Adopt a Road Program

Posted: Saturday, April 10th, 2010 at 6:41 am

The Washington County Engineer’s Office is hoping to clear up what they see as some misconceptions about the new Adopt-A-Gravel-Road program.

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The Search is on For Washington County’s First Zoning Admin.

Posted: Friday, April 9th, 2010 at 6:42 am

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The search is on for Washington County’s first ever zoning and subdivision ordinance administrator.

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6 Republicans Vie for County Supervisor Seats

Posted: Friday, April 2nd, 2010 at 6:42 am

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Three Wayland Residents are all vying to unseat Washington County District Three Supervisor Steve Davis.

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Supervisors Establish Zoning Admin. Hiring Process

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 5:56 am

Washington County Supervisors have laid out how they plan to hire a zoning administrator.

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Washington Co. Unemployment Holds Steady in February

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 6:40 am

Washington County’s unemployment rate held steady at 6.8 percent last month

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Washington Co. Starting “Adopt a Gravel Road” Program

Posted: Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at 6:48 am

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Washington County is willing to accept some help maintaining secondary roads.

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