Leadership Washington Class Learns About Economic Development

WASHINGTON—Economic development and finance were the topics discussed by the Leadership Washington class when it met Wednesday, October 13 for Economic Development and Finance Day. Leaders Mary Ann White, Joe Nichols and Melissa Wagler showed the class of 25 enrollees, sponsored by the Washington Chamber of Commerce, some of the ways economic development impacts Washington.…

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Openings on the Historic Preservation Commission

A Call for Volunteers The Historic Preservation Commission, created in 2005, is responsible for promoting preservation education in the community, and has held one or more educational activities each year since 2006.  Those activities include guided tours, period re-enactments, scavenger hunts, a commemoration, and public education meetings and workshops.   The Historic Preservation Commission consists…

Welcome Cary Siegfried, Your New Washington Library Director

Welcome Cary Siegfried, Your New Washington Public Library Director By LeAnn Kunz, Interim Director & Cary Siegfried, Library Director   Cary Siegfried recently began her duties as the new Washington Public Library Director.  The following is an interview conducted in anticipation of her arrival. LK:  Welcome back to Washington, Iowa!  We are delighted to have…