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New County Assessor

Posted: Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 11:30 am

Lil Perry, Washington County’s current Assessor, will be stepping down in February.

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New County Engineer Hired

Posted: Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 9:53 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have selected the individual to replace County Engineer David Patterson.  

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Pedestrian Accident in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 6:30 am

About 6:15 last night, the Washington County Safety Center received several 911 calls regarding a pedestrian accident in Washington.  

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Final Municipal Grants Awarded for the Year

Posted: Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The cities of Washington County have received the final Municipal Grants from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation (WCRF) for this year.  

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Higher Land Values Have Minimal Impact on County’s Bottom Line

Posted: Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 6:27 am

With the increase in land values released last week, the impact is has on the county is minimal.  

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Lending Hands under New Ownership

Posted: Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Lending Hands Adult Day Services has merged with a company that owns another company in Washington.

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Fundraiser Tonight to Benefit School Employee

Posted: Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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An event is being held tonight to support a staff member at Washington’s Lincoln Elementary School.  

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Not Too Late to Ring Bells for the Salvation Army

Posted: Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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It’s not too late to help the Salvation Army ring bells this week.  

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Crows and Pigeons in Winter

Posted: Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 6:22 am

You might notice a lot of crows and pigeons around the area this winter. It seems to go against everything we learned about birds in school.

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Louisa-Muscatine School District Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Louisa-Muscatine School District met last night. They first had a closed meeting to discuss a potential student expulsion.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, December 19th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow and they will be discussing the Washington County Engineer’s position as part of their meeting.  

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Breakfast with Santa Draws Many Children

Posted: Monday, December 19th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A popular Main Street Washington event drew a big crowd on Saturday.  

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Charitable Giving Tax Credits Available

Posted: Monday, December 19th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Washington County residents have tax credits available for those who make gifts to endowed funds through the Community Foundation of Washington County yet this year.  

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Holiday Mailing Deadline Reminders

Posted: Monday, December 19th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The United States Post Office is reminding everyone of holiday mailing deadlines.  

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4-H Foundation Hills Bank Leadership Grants

Posted: Monday, December 19th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Iowa 4-H Foundation has announced the 2012 Hills Bank and Trust Company Leadership Grants for current high school juniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2013.  

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Toys for Tots

Posted: Monday, December 19th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Fareway in Washington is collecting toys for children in need through the Marine Reserve Toys for Tots program. Every Fareway participates in this program every year.

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Kalona City Council

Posted: Monday, December 19th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Kalona City Council will have their last meeting of the year tonight. They will be discussing the golf cart ordinance for the final time before voting on it.

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Keota Council Meeting

Posted: Monday, December 19th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The City of Keota will have a city council meeting tonight. One thing they will discuss is NIMS Training for the Fire Department.

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Holiday Mailing Deadlines

Posted: Sunday, December 18th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The United States Post Office is reminding everyone of holiday mailing deadlines.  

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Kalona City Council Meeting

Posted: Sunday, December 18th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Kalona City Council will have their last meeting of the year on tomorrow. They will be discussing the golf cart ordinance for the final time before voting on it.

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