Today's Local News

Reaction To The Sainthood of Pope John Paul II

Posted: Monday, January 31st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The process of canonizing Pope John Paul II has begun and local Catholics are sharing thoughts.

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Camp Counselors Needed

Posted: Monday, January 31st, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Crooked Creek Christian Camp is looking for summer camp counselors.

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Washington Soil And Water Conservation District Meeting

Posted: Monday, January 31st, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Washington Soil and Water Conservation District is holding their monthly meeting today at 12:00 noon.

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Work Sessions Being Held

Posted: Sunday, January 30th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are holding work sessions this week to discuss the fiscal year 2012 county budget.

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New Physical Therapist Welcomed

Posted: Sunday, January 30th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Hospital and Clinics is welcoming a new physical therapist to their staff.

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Public Hearing Coming Up Monday

Posted: Saturday, January 29th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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A public hearing has been scheduled for Monday evening in the Iowa House of Representatives Chambers.

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Board of Supervisors Begin To Work On Budgets

Posted: Saturday, January 29th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors has started working on budgets for all county departments for fiscal year 2012. 

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Washington School Lunches Remain Unchanged

Posted: Saturday, January 29th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Earlier this week, we informed you about newly proposed nutrition standards from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Safety Center Calls Up From Previous Year

Posted: Saturday, January 29th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County Safety Center has released their total calls received for 2010.

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Cable Network Presence in Washington

Posted: Saturday, January 29th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The cable network MTV visited Washington High School Wednesday.

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Judge Selected As Nominee To The Supreme Court

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Washington District Judge Michael R. Mullins has been selected as one of nine nominees of which three will become judges on the state Supreme Court.

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Reaction to Governor Branstad’s Budget Speech

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Governor Terry Branstad has released information on the state budget and Senator Sandy Greiner says two important things were revealed.

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Pork Queen Applications Due

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Pork Producers is looking for contestants to be this year’s Washington County Pork Queen.

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Mid-Prairie Adopts 2011-2012 School Calendar

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Mid-Prairie Board of Education recently adopted the school calendar for the next school year of 2011-2012.

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Pom Pom Clinic Being Held

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington High School Dance Team is holding a Pom Pom Clinic for school age girls tonight.

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Columbus Junction Working On Sidewalk Report

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Columbus Junction City Council met in regular session on Wednesday and discussed the Downtown Sidewalk Report.

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National Wildlife Turkey Foundation Fundraiser

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The National Wildlife Turkey Foundation is holding a fund raiser on Saturday, February 5th.

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Pauly Shore in Fairfield Tonight in a Sold Out Show

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Comedian Pauly Shore will be in Fairfield tonight in a recently sold out show. 

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Railroad Crossing Maintenance Work Being Performed

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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There will be maintenance being performed on the railroad tracks in Washington today.

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Secondary Roads Equipment To Be Purchased

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Secondary Roads Department is purchasing a new motor grader.

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