Posts With Keyword ‘Washington County’

Washington County Hopes to get $500k for new Health Dept. Building

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 6:22 am

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Washington County Hopes to get a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant to help pay for a new public health facility.

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Washington County Death Ruled Suicide

Posted: Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 at 5:54 am

Ryan ScarffThe Death of a man in Washington County in early November has been ruled a suicide.

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Poll Takers Feel Riverside Needs to Resume Payments

Posted: Friday, December 4th, 2009 at 6:54 am

An online survey at KCIIRadio.Com indicates people feel Riverside should continue to pay Washington County under a revenue sharing agreement being contested in court.

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Washington Co. Moves Forward with Hazard Mititgation Plan

Posted: Friday, December 4th, 2009 at 6:25 am

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Washington County is moving closer to implementing a hazard mitigation plan.

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Washington Co. Edges Towards Agreements With Two Unions

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 7:18 am

A proposed contract between Washington County and its secondary roads department is now pending ratification by union members.

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Washington Co. To Vacate Town of Paris/Valley

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 6:55 am

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Washington County is abandoning the town of Paris, also known as Valley.

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Discussions Continue on New Comm Center

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 6:46 am

Washington County’s 911 and Communications Boards will continue discussions tonight on the plan and timeline for a new communications facility.

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Iowa, Washington Co. Continue to Have Lower Unemployment Numbers

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 7:31 am

Iowa Continues to have a lower unemployment rate than the rest of the country.

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Budget Cuts Affecting County Tax Credits

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2009 at 7:14 am

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The governor’s 10 percent across the board budget cuts are having an impact on two tax credit programs

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Appeals Court Reverse Washington Co. Sentencing

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2009 at 6:42 am

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The Iowa Court of Appeals has reversed a decision that sentenced a man for both child endangerment and involuntary manslaughter

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Appeals Court Reverse Washington Co. Sentencing

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 at 12:31 pm

The Iowa Court of Appeals has reversed a decision that sentenced a man for both child endangerment and involuntary manslaughter

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“Everyone’s and Elf” Project Underway

Posted: Monday, November 16th, 2009 at 6:23 am

Public Safety Employees in Washington County are gearing up for the sixth annual “Everyone’s an Elf” project.

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Washington County to Lose Court Attendant

Posted: Saturday, November 14th, 2009 at 6:00 am

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Washington County’s State Court Office is losing a court attendant

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Washington Co Working on Hazard Mitigation Plan

Posted: Friday, November 13th, 2009 at 6:40 am

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In the wake of last year’s flooding, Washington County is trying to take a proactive approach to hazard mitigation.

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Washington County Sees Low Voter Turnout

Posted: Saturday, November 7th, 2009 at 6:57 am

Voter turnout was down in Washington during this week’s city elections, versus the previous two cycles. A little less than 17 percent of registered voters cast ballots. That’s compared with nearly 30 percent in 2007 and close to 43 percent in 2005. One possible reason 2005 saw such a high turnout was a county wide vote on approving bonds to build the new jail.

American Cancer Society Welcomes New Coordinator

Posted: Saturday, November 7th, 2009 at 6:56 am

The Washington County branch of the American Cancer Society has a new community communications coordinator. Kiersten Peck recently has worked with the ACS for many years both as a volunteer and as an intern, but she says there’s something special about Washington County. Peck says she has been involved in Washington County since September 1 and she has already seen a great deal of interest from residents to get involved. She says she will be working with volunteers in coordinating special fundraising events like Relay for Life and Daffodil Days.

Highway 1 Down Lanes Reduced Between Brighton and Washington

Posted: Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 at 8:53 am

Highway 1 between Brighton and Washington is down to one lane of traffic today

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Polling Places, Sample Ballots and Other Information On the Upcoming City Elections in Washington County

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 5:00 am

Below is a list of sample ballots, candidates, referendums and polling places you’ll need to know about ahead of next week’s city elections.

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1,200 People Sign Anti-Zoning Document

Posted: Wednesday, October 28th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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More than 1,200 people have signed a document asking Washington County Supervisors to not implement a zoning

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Washington Co. Unemployment Drops in September

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 6:19 am

Washington County’s unemployment rate eased slightly last month

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