Today's Local News

Accident Causes Telephone Interruption Southeast Of Washington

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 6:28 am


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Approximately 50 homes southeast of Washington were without telephone service yesterday  morning.

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Public Forum To Discuss Washington Junior High School Renovation

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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A public forum is planned for Wednesday, September 22nd at the Washington Public Library to discuss the renovation plan for Washington’ Junior High School building.

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Mid Prairie elects new School Board Officers

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Mid Prairie School Board meeting was held Monday night, which included the elections of new officers as wall as other agenda items.

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Three SE Iowa Teens are Semi Finalists for National Merit Scholarships

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Three teens from South East Iowa are Semi Finalists for 2011 National Merit Scholarships out of 16,000 semi finalist’s nation wide.  

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Preview: Tonight’s Meeting Of The Washington City Council

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Tonight the Washington City Council will meet at 6 pm.

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Kalona Fall Festival Next Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Kalona Fall Festival is next weekend at the Kalona Historical Village.

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Men’s Fun Day “A Success”

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is calling this year’s Men’s Fun Day a “success.”

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Keokuk County Courthouse Celebrating 100 Years

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Keokuk County Courthouse is celebrating 100 years with a celebration on Friday.

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Washington County Supervisors Select Payment Plan For Secondary Road Improvements

Posted: Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors is moving forward with a plan to assign costs for a major overall of the county’s secondary road system.

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2010 Washington Craft Fair A Boost For Local Business

Posted: Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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More than 90 craft and food vendors attended this year’s craft fair in Washington’s Central Park.

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Washington Junior High Parent Teacher Conferences

Posted: Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington Junior High will hold parent / teacher conferences Thursday from 4:30 to 8 pm.

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Southbound U.S. 218 lane restrictions near Riverside begin Sept. 15

Posted: Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Southbound U.S. 218 restrictions near Riverside begin Wednesday. 

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Mid-Prairie Residents Heading Out For Vote

Posted: Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Today Mid-Prairie residents will decide whether or not to extend the Physical Plant Equipment Levee, which covers expenditures over $600 from the general fund.

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Country Artist Jake McVey coming to Crawfordsville to Raise Money

Posted: Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 at 6:23 am

WACO Elementary in Crawfordsville is presenting Country Music Artist Jake McVey for a Playground Fundraiser.

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Washington County 4-H Now Accepting Award Nominations

Posted: Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington County 4-H is seeking nominations for multiple awards.

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Riverside Man Wins Orscheln 4-H Scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 at 6:21 am

A $1,000 scholarship has been awarded to a Washington County 4-H member. Ryan Schneider of Riverside.

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Special Monday Meeting Of The Washington County Board of Supervisors

Posted: Monday, September 13th, 2010 at 6:28 am

This morning at 9:30 the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet.

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Free County To Host “Meet The Candidates Night” With District 5 Candidates

Posted: Monday, September 13th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Washington County District 5 supervisor candidates Richard Gilmore and Ron Bennett will be at Pizza Ranch in Washington tonight to “share thoughts and answer questions” about their platforms and the upcoming election.

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Marek Endorsed by Iowa Corn Growers Association.

Posted: Monday, September 13th, 2010 at 6:25 am

State Representative Larry Marek of Riverside has been endorsed by the Iowa Corn Growers Association for demonstrating outstanding commitment to Iowa farmers.

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Mid-Prairie Special Election Is Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, September 13th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Mid-Prairie voters will decide tomorrow whether to extend the Physical Plant Equipment Levee, which covers expenditures over $600 from the general fund.

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