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County Audit Information

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2011 at 6:28 am

A report from State Auditor David Vaudt shows Washington County brought in over 30 million dollars in tax revenue during the fiscal year that ended June 30th of last year.

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Stewart Students Learn About Recycling

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Second and third grade students at Stewart School had a lesson in recycling yesterday afternoon.

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Obesity Task Force Campaign

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Washington County Public Health is hosting a task force tomorrow to focus on obesity in the county.  

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CEO Roundtable Program

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is offering a program again this year for leaders of Chamber member organizations.  

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Kalona City Council Takes Steps to Get Projects Started

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Plans for projects on the Kalona City Council agenda made progress this week.  

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Wellman Infrastructure Project Put on Hold

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Plans for construction of a new water main system in Wellman will have to wait a little longer.  

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Iowa River Water Trail Dedication Postponed

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The dedication and float trip of the Iowa River Water Trail scheduled for this weekend has been postponed until August.  

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Board of Supervisors Approve Fuel Bids

Posted: Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved bids for fuel for the next fiscal year.  

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Washington City Council to Meet

Posted: Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is meeting tonight to discuss the City Administrator position.  

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Vacant Board Positions

Posted: Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Washington County has openings on two volunteer boards.  

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Local Military Reaction to Death of Bin Laden

Posted: Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The death of Osama Bin Laden over the weekend has prompted many to be relieved as well as concerned about the future.  

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Wastewater Leakage Discovered in Wellman

Posted: Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The City of Wellman noticed wastewater coming out of a storm sewer yesterday.  

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Century and Heritage Farm Program Application Deadline Approaching

Posted: Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The deadline is approaching for eligible farm owners to apply for the 2011 Century and Heritage Farm Program.  

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Plant Sale to Be Held at Washington County Fairgrounds

Posted: Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Master Gardeners will host a plant sale at the Exhibit Hall at the county fairgrounds Saturday, May 14.  

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Columbus Junction Farmers’ Market Begins Friday

Posted: Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 at 6:21 am

One of the area’s first farmers’ markets to get underway this spring is in Columbus Junction.  

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Murder Suspect Bond Amount Set

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 at 10:54 am

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Bail has been set for the suspect charged in the death of a woman from Riverside.  

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Washington Receives Municipal Grant

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The City of Washington has received the quarterly Municipal Grant from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation (WCRF).  

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Washington County Secondary Roads Department Employee Announcing Retirement

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A member of Washington County’s Secondary Roads Department is retiring.  

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Spring Gallery Walk Registration

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce still has openings for those wanting to show artwork in downtown.  

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Orange and Black Give Back Day Successful

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Students from Washington Junior High School participated in the annual “Orange and Black Give Back Day” yesterday.  

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