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Unnofficial Election Results for City Elections in Washington County, November 2009

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 10:12 pm

Unofficial Election Results Washington County City Elections, November 2009

(Winners of contested races in cities by alphabetical order)

Ainsworth
Mayor: Dawn H. Stewart

Council: Virginia R. Schuerman
Keith A. Sollazzo
Gerald M. Stewart

Brighton
Mayor: Rob Farley

Council: Charles J. Emry
Paul R. Shelangoski

Crawfordsville
Council: Rex L. Felts
Gene Miller
Carolyn Steele

Riverside
Mayor: Brian McDole

Council: Kevin Kiene
Ralph Schnoebelen

Wellman
Council: Fern Bontrager
Doug Powell

Washington
Mayor: Sandra Johnson
Hotel/Motel Tax: NO-559
YES-278

WACO Holding School Wednesday

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 7:20 am

WACO Superintendent Greg Ray says they are having school tomorrow

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Comm Center Investigating Malfunctioning Tornado Sirens

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 6:44 am
The tornado siren on Washington's S. Marion AvenueThe tornado siren on Washington’s S. Marion Avenue

The Washington County Communications Center is looking into why some tornado sirens didn’t work properly

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Iowa Congressional Delegation Opposes FEMA Charging Rent

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 6:42 am
Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa 2nd District)Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa 2nd District)

Second district Congressman Dave Loebsack recently announced his intentions to oppose FEMA’s plans to charge rent to residents living in their temporary housing after last year’s floods.

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VA to Hire Part Time Temp Worker

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 6:39 am
Veteran's Commissioner Jeff Johnson Addresses Washington County Supervisors During the 11/02/09 MeetingVeteran’s Commissioner Jeff Johnson Addresses Washington County Supervisors During the 11/02/09 Meeting
The Postcards VA hopes to send out to local VeteransThe Postcards VA hopes to send out to local Veterans

Washington County Veteran’s Assistance is hiring a temporary part time employee, in part to help with outreach.

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Vets Memorial Nearing Completion, Work Still Needed on Park

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 6:26 am

Riverside’s new veteran’s memorial may be nearing completion, but the park is far from done.

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Election Day

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 6:25 am

Residents in Washington County communities elect city officials today.

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One Iowa to Hold Marriage Equality Forum in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 6:23 am

Iowa’s largest gay and lesbian advocacy group is hosting a forum in Washington this week.

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Iowa Concern Hotline Offers Help for Stressed Farm Families

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 6:20 am

A tough economy, an unusually wet season, and some low commodity prices have area farmers stressed.

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IMS Travels to FFA Natl. Convention

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 6:18 am

Fifteen IMS students and alumni recently attended a four-day national FFA convention

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Hotel Tax Decided Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2009 at 6:56 am

Voters in Washington will decide whether the city should implement a hotel-motel tax

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Busy Week for Washington BOS

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2009 at 6:54 am

Washington County Supervisors have a busy week ahead of them.

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Washington Hoping to Obtain Housing Loan

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2009 at 6:49 am

Washington is hoping to secure a grant that would allow them to provide housing assistance

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Kalona Council Considering City Website

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2009 at 6:48 am

Kalona is in the process of creating a website

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Washington School Board Begins Supt. Search

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2009 at 6:47 am

Washington School Board Members get started on their search for a new superintendent

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Ethanol Sales Down

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2009 at 6:45 am

Ethanol sales in Iowa were down last month

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WC Methodists Holding 105th Annual Election Day Supper

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2009 at 6:44 am

A West Chester Methodist Church will hold the latest installment of a 105 year old tradition tomorrow

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Washington Co. 4-H Holding Awards Dinner

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2009 at 6:41 am

Washington County 4-H’ers are invited to attend the Award Family Fun night

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City Elections this Week

Posted: Sunday, November 1st, 2009 at 6:06 am

City elections are this week.

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Busy Week for Washington Co. Supervisors

Posted: Sunday, November 1st, 2009 at 6:04 am

Washington County Supervisors have a busy week ahead of them.

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