Posts With Keyword ‘Washington’

New Garbage Stickers are Available; City Will Look at Future of Sanitation Funds

Posted: Thursday, November 29th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The city of Washington has new garbage stickers to use on large garbage cans.

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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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High School Vocal Students Preparing for Madrigal Dinner

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Washington High School vocal music department is planning an evening of food, vocal performance, and entertainment for two days next week at their first madrigal dinner.

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Three of Iowa’s Best Workplaces in Washington

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012 at 6:24 am

An annual list of the Top 100 Iowa Workplaces includes the Washington Community School District. The list is based on surveys by the employees in those workplaces.

A total of 266 people are employed by the school district. They were listed as number twelve in the mid-sized employers.

Two statewide companies were also named that have local connections: Fareway Grocery Stores and Optimae Life Services.

City of Washington Updates TIF Agreements

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Two businesses in the City of Washington have updated agreements with the city relating to their tax-incentive plans for development.

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City Adjusts Contribution to Animal Shelter

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The City of Washington has adjusted its financial contribution to the local animal shelter.

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Shop Local Saturday

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

Washington is no exception to the shop local movement with today’s Small Business Saturday.

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Washington YMCA Pool Repairs

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

The Washington YMCA has set a tentative date of Tuesday for being done with repairs to its pool.

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Annual Jingle Bell 5K Saturday

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

A 5k benefiting Washington athletics is being held this weekend.

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Local Government Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

A reminder that city offices are closed today for Thanksgiving.

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Washington to Purchase Recycling Dumpster for Downtown

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am
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Downtown Washington residents will soon have a large recycling dumpster available for their use.

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New Program for 4-H Targets Leadership

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 at 6:23 am

A few Washington County 4-H Members are taking part in a program that’s new this year.

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City Administrator Looks Ahead to Next Budget Year

Posted: Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 at 6:25 am

According to the city administrator, the future of the city of Washington’s financial picture is looking good, but it faces challenges.  

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Washington Holiday Kickoff Included Shoppers and Carolers

Posted: Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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An effort to get people in the holiday spirit included special events, live music, and Christmas carolers on Friday in Washington.  

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Washington Yard Waste Pickups End This Week.

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

The City of Washington reminds residents that this week is the last scheduled week for yard waste pick-up and for the leaf-vac program for the season.  

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Washington Veterans’ Book Draws Big Crowd

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Authors of a newly written book that tells stories of local veterans were met with hundreds of people at a book-signing on Friday.

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Businesses Recognized for Sweeping Change

Posted: Friday, November 16th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A couple of businesses on the Washington Square were recognized today for “sweeping change.”

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Local National Guard Unit Moving; New One Arriving

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 6:25 am
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The Iowa National Guard unit that has operated out of the Washington armory in the past is moving to Camp Dodge in Johnston, and a new unit will be moving in.

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Veterans Dinner

Posted: Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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At the Veterans Day evening event in Washington on Monday, the American Legion Post 29 had a dinner and program at the Iowa National Guard Readiness Center.  

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Veterans Day Ceremony in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 at 6:25 am
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For Veterans Day, one veteran’s story about serving in Korea during the 1950s gave a personal account of that war.

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