Today’s Local News

Palmer Crowned 2018 Washington County Fair Queen

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 6:29 am


2018 Washington County Fair Queen court. Photos by Sam McIntosh

The 25th annual Washington County Fair Queen Pageant took place Sunday night and a new county fair representative was chosen.

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Kalona Experiencing #BoltsOfColor at RAGBRAI

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 6:27 am

The City of Kalona is celebrating their quilting heritage during this year’s RAGBRAI with the hashtag #BoltsOfColor.

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9/11 Memorial Makes Impression on Fair-goers Sunday

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 6:25 am

 

After an escort from Ainsworth to Washington Saturday, led by area first responders, police and fire personnel the NEVER FORGET 9/11 Memorial was open for patrons Sunday at the Washington County Fair.

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Big Red Radio Broadcasts Live From 9/11 Memorial at Fairgrounds

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 6:25 am

With a full escort the 9/11 NEVER FORGET Memorial arrived over the weekend at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

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Monday Features Fun For Everyone at the Washington County Fair

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A day of fair fun awaits patrons Monday at the Washington County Fair.

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Washington City Council to Discuss East Washington Street Sidewalk Resolution

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Discussion and consideration of an East Washington Street sidewalk resolution is on the agenda for this week’s Washington City Council meeting.

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Hunter Education Course Offered this Month

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Hunting newcomers are encouraged to register for a hunter education course happening this month in Washington County.

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Big Red Radio Visits Chief Wapello Days

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 6:20 am

“Dreaming of Bright Future” was the parade theme for this year’s Chief Wapello Days as the KCII Big Red Radio made its annual stop last weekend.

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BREAKING NEWS: Palmer Crowned Washington County Fair Queen

Posted: Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 8:51 pm


Katie Palmer crowned 2018 Washington County Fair Queen. Photo by Sam McIntosh

The 2018 Washington County Fair Queen has been crowned.

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Reports and Review Dominate Agenda for Supervisors

Posted: Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 6:30 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will hear quarterly reports from several different departments at Tuesday’s meeting.

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Kalona City Council Meets Monday

Posted: Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A resolution for a temporary closing of streets for RAGBRAI on July 26th and 27th will be looked at by the Kalona City Council at their next meeting.

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Severe Weather Action Team Brings Coverage of Storms Friday

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 6:28 am

Severe thunderstorms swept across Washington County Friday.

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Washington County Fair Features Week of Family Fun

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 6:27 am

The Washington County Fair gets underway on Sunday and continues through Friday. Activities this year include 4H shows throughout the week.

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Jones Homicide Deemed Premeditated

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 6:27 am


Clarence Pedersen

Two notes were found in the investigation of the suspicious death of Washington resident Ed Jones.

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Special Election for Crawfordsville City Council Seat

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 6:26 am

A special election will be held for a Crawfordsville City Council seat.

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Ten Percent of Eligible Voters Participate in Special Election

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 6:25 am

A total of 116 people voted in the Washington special election Tuesday.

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Southeast Iowa Still Lacking Moisture

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The United States drought monitor released it’s latest report this week showing there are still areas in southeast Iowa dealing with dryer than normal conditions.

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Saving Brinton Showing Across the Country this Summer

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A documentary about a local historian and some of the world’s oldest films will be traveling across the country this summer as it premieres in several new cities.

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Keota Kewash Trailhead Boasts Shelter, Pollinator Prairie Area

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Recent improvements at the Kewash Trailhead area in Keota seek to attract visitors both human and insect.

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Severe Weather Action Team Brings Coverage of Storms Friday

Posted: Friday, July 13th, 2018 at 4:48 pm

Severe thunderstorms swept across Washington County Friday.

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