Today’s Local News

Washington Schools Not Affected By Federal Recall

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 7:03 am

The Washington Community School District is not affected by a federal recall of Whitco Company LP stadium light polls that can fracture or crack and fall over.

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Washington Municipal Airport Receives More Than $9,000 From State Aviation Program

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 7:02 am

The Washington Municipal Airport has received more than $9,000 from the state’s aviation program to improve the approach to its hanger and other paved areas.

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Open House for New Doctor at Washington County Hospital and Clinics

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 7:01 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics invites community members to stop by an open house for great refreshments and to meet the newest member of its staff, Dr. Sonia Gupta

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Brinton Film Festival Celebrates 12th Year

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 7:01 am

This month, the Brinton Film Festival celebrates its 12th year of showing some of the oldest movies still in existence, some of which date all the way back to 1897.

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West Nile Virus – May Not Know You Have It

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 7:00 am

West Nile Virus has been detected in humans or animals in each county in the state, and summer flooding has increased the number of mosquitoes in southeast Iowa.

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Louisa County Conservation at Louisa County Fair

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 5:35 am

The Louisa County Conservation will be represented at this year’s Louisa County Fair in Columbus Junction.

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Highland Huskie 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 5:25 am

The Highland High School Student Health and Wellness Committee is hosting the First Annual 5K Run/Walk and Kids Run.

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Last Full Day At The Washington County Fair

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Today is the last full day of the Washington County Fair.  There is a livestock auction this morning at 9am, Barnyard Olympics at 2:30pm, Antique Appraisal Show at 5pm and Golf Cart Bowling at 5:30pm in the Grandstand.

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Lt. Governor Patty Judge Visits Washington County Fair

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Lt. Governor Patty Judge visited with constituents and fairgoers yesterday at the Washington County Fair.

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Washington School Board Approves Phase 1 Bid For New High School Construction

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Board of Education has approved a construction bid for grading and utilities at the site of its new high school building.

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Iowa 22 Near Wellman To Close July 27 For Repairs

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:23 am

Iowa 22 west of Wellman will be closed for two days next week because of road construction.

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Washington’s “207 Night Club” Keeps Local Music, Business In The City

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:22 am

The 207 Night Club in Washington is nearing its six month anniversary, and owners Mike and Angela Jacobs say they’re not slowing down.

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Flags To Be At Half Staff Saturday

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:21 am

Governor Chet Culver has ordered all flags in Iowa be at half staff tomorrow in honor of a fallen soldier from Iowa. 

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President Obama Asks Business Leaders For Ways To Generate Private Investment

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:20 am

President Barack Obama is asking business leaders for regulatory ideas that would generate additional private investment in business.

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Iowa Lt. Governor To Attend Washington County Fair Tonight

Posted: Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 10:52 am

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Lt. Governor Patty Judge’s campaign office has confirmed that she will be walking the Washington County Fairgrounds tonight to meet with constituents.  Judge, a Democrat, will arrive at the Washington County Fair this evening at 6:15 pm.

Heat, Refreshments and Barn Concerts: Wednesday At The Washington County Fair

Posted: Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 6:28 am
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Yesterday’s high at the fairgrounds was 88 degrees, and mixed with summer humidity, fairgoers were feeling the heat.

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Multiple Fair Events Offered In Lieu of TNL Entertainment

Posted: Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 6:26 am

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There will be no Thursday Night Live guest performers or Municipal Band performance this week in Washington, but the weekly farmers market will take place in Central Park at 5pm.

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Parking In Downtown Washington

Posted: Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 6:24 am

Washington’s Downtown Revitalization has triggered a review of parking on and near the town square.

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Mid-Prairie Wraps Up State Tournament Softball

Posted: Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie wrapped up State Tournament softball tournament play yesterday.

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Washington Will Have a “Wonderful” Middle School

Posted: Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 6:22 am

As Washington prepares to build and move students to a new high school facility, plans are also in the works to turn the current high school into a new middle school.

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