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Washington County Commission Meeting Notes

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Washington County Commissioners met Monday. Dan Thalman was present, and discussed county economic development efforts, indicating that he was not in favor of hiring full time, but perhaps look at Republic County, which contracts with an outside firm for incentive programs. He questioned the redundancy in having three government subsidized meal facilities, with the hospital, jail, and senior meal sites all providing similar ... Read More »

Prairie Hills USD 113 Raises Mill Levy For 5 Years

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Prairie Hills USD 113 School Board meeting Monday discussed the Capital Outlay Resolution for a  continuous and permanent 8 mill tax, which was defeated by voters, and instead adopted a resolution for a six mill levy for a period of five years, which was approved on a 6-1 board vote. Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – Nov. 10th

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The Board of Canvassers met at 8:00 a.m. to canvass the votes of the 2014 General Election held on November 4, 2014 they completed the canvass at 9:45 a.m. The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Robert S. Connell member and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called ... Read More »

City of Washington Announces Christmas Lighting Contest

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The City of Washington has announced plans for their annual Christmas Lighting Contest. Displays will be judged by December 20th, with the winner to be credited for free electricity for the month of December. A $50 credit for second place and $25 credit for third place will also be awarded. At their recent meeting, the Washington City Council consented to staff assisting with encouraging ... Read More »

Former Greenleaf School Building To Reopen As Daycare

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Recent activities in the Greenleaf community include plans to reopen the former school building as a daycare center. Jesse Uffman of Greenleaf, and Julie Ohlde of Linn purchased the building at auction, and hope to open early 2015. The facility had previously served Washington County Head Start and a preschool. Also in Greenleaf, the city tennis courts were removed, with plans to replace ... Read More »

USDA Announces $70,000 In Funding For New Wymore Ambulance

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USDA Rural Development recently announced $70,000 funding will be available to the City of Wymore to assist with purchasing a new ambulance. Wymore E.M.S. serves Wymore, Blue Springs, Barneston, and Liberty, and will provide the balance of funding, amounting to a total of nearly $200,000 for the unit, which will serve as primary ambulance, with the ten year old current ... Read More »