Today’s Local News

Washington County Supervisors Discuss Funding Options For $8 Million Contribution To “Extensive” Road Rehab Plan

Posted: Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of supervisors received a second presentation from County Engineer David Patterson concerning the state of secondary roads.

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Louisa County Accident Sends Four To Hospital

Posted: Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 at 6:25 am


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Four have been sent to area hospitals after an accident in Louisa County.

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Washington Youth Showing Cattle This Week At The Iowa State Fair

Posted: Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Washington area farmer Carol Horning and her husband are camping at the Iowa State Fair this week.

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Washington Junior High School “Meet The Teachers” Night Is Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington’s Junior High School says it will hold a “Meet The Teachers” tomorrow from 5 to 6 pm for 7th, 8th and 9th grade students.

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“Leadership Washington” Program Now Forming, Orientation Begins September 8th

Posted: Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 at 6:21 am

One of the most popular programs offered by the Washington Chamber of Commerce begins this September, but the signup deadline is tomorrow.

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Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge Presents Friday Night Flights

Posted: Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 at 6:20 am

The Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge is once again opening up their auto rout on Friday to allow visitors access by car for viewing the wildlife and habitat on the area.

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Last Chance to See Way Off Broadways Show “Big River”

Posted: Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 at 6:18 am

Iowa’s only professional musical theatre Way Off Broadway in Fairfield is showing their third and final musical of the summer.

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Former Sigourney Care Administrator Accused of Fraud has Court Date Set

Posted: Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 at 6:17 am

A former administrator at the Sigourney Care Center is accused of fraud charges and faces disciplinary action. Roger Holdeman is charged with three felony counts of insurance fraud.

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Washington County Fair Queen Enjoys The Fair This Week – Without The Sash

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Knoxville’s Lacy Stevenson was crowned State Queen at the Fair on Saturday.

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Washington Chamber of Commerce’s “Educator Appreciation Breakfast” Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual “Educator Appreciation Breakfast” tomorrow morning at KC Hall.

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Update: Weekend Gas Leak Closes Road For 8 Hours In Washington

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 6:23 am


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A caller reporting a smell of gas in Washington Saturday evening led to a road closure and eight hours of work by Alliant Energy crews.

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Washington County Board Of Supervisors Preview

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Today at 9:30 the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session.

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Columbus Community Schools Back to School Bash and Open House Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Columbus Community Schools is having their Back to School Bash and Open House tonight to start the new school year.

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Second Annual Senior Health Fair To Be Held In October

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics says its hosting the second annual Community-Wide Senior Health Fairs from 8:30 to 11:30 am on Saturday, October 9th.

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Eighth Annual Kyle Elijah Tobin Memorial Golf Outing

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 6:19 am

The Eighth Annual Kyle Elijah Tobin Memorial Golf Outing is this weekend at Lagos Acres in Keota.  

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Louisa County’s Running Wild Event

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 6:17 am

Registrations are being taken for Louisa County’s Trail Race and Fun Run.

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Second Car Enters Closed Brighton Roadway, Second Boat Rescue Required

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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A second water rescue was necessary at McKain’s Access last week.

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Update: Weekend Fire One Block East Of Washington Town Square

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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New details are available for a weekend fire at a Washington residence.

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Senator Schmitz to hold public forums in SE Iowa

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 6:25 am

State Senator Becky Schmitz is coming to Southeast Iowa communities to hold public forums about “Accountability & Transparency” in the State Senate Southeast Iowa tomorrow.

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South Avenue B Near Washington’s Junior High School Closed For Construction

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 6:24 am


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South Avenue B from the south entrance of Washington’s Junior High School to Sitler Drive is closed this week for construction.

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