Today’s Local News

Governor’s Proposed Cuts Would Not Affect Lake Darling

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The proposed budget from the Iowa Governor’s office has a major reduction in the amount of money for lake restoration at state parks.  

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Washington County Supervisors Accept Bid for Work on 140th Street

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors has accepted a bid for roadwork on 140th Street.

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Keota to Take Part in Community Enhancement Program

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 6:23 am

With a grant secured, a group in Keota will begin looking at ways to improve their city.

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Winter Conferences Wrapping Up

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Washington Community School District parents can meet face-to-face with teachers this week.

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Tax Season Underway

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 6:20 am

Now that the 2013 filing season has begun, the IRS is now accepting tax returns.

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Washington County Supervisors Accept Bid for Work on 140th Street

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 1:10 pm

The Washington County Board of Supervisors have accepted a bid for roadwork on 140th Street.

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Hansen Sentenced to 50 Years

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A Washington County man convicted of murder has been sentenced.

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Fire in Louisa County Under Investigation

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The cause of a fire at a hog confinement facility north of Columbus Junction is under investigation.

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Tourism Meeting Tonight in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is holding a community meeting tonight, with a focus on tourism.

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Coaches vs Cancer and Dance Marathon Fundraiser Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 6:23 am

At tonight’s Washington High School boys’ and girls’ basketball games, a special fundraiser will help support families of children facing cancer.

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State Representative Klein Reports on Law Enforcement and Iowa National Guard

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 6:22 am

In his latest email newsletter, State Representative Jarad Klein says that he is looking forward to what expects will be the first floor debate of the session next week.

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Community Foundation Starts New Scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Community Foundation of Washington County is looking for high school students to apply for a new grant.

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Hansen Sentenced to 50 Years

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013 at 1:49 pm

A Washington County man convicted of murder has been sentenced.

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Fire in Louisa County Under Investigation

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013 at 1:42 pm

The cause of a fire at a hog confinement facility north of Columbus Junction is under investigation.

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Unemployment Rate Rises in Washington County

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013 at 6:26 am

New figures out from Iowa Workforce Development show the unemployment rate in Washington County rose in the month of December.

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Airport Project Outlined by Engineer

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Washington city administration has planned for a runway rehab project at the Washington Municipal Airport, but the city council will take another look at the project.

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More Discussion on Zoning Expected

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet tomorrow morning.

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Harkin’s Retirement Unexpected

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Longtime U.S. Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa has announced his plans for retirement in 2014.

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Mid-Prairie’s Financial Picture “Healthy”

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Mid-Prairie School Districts finances are in good shape.

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Chamber of Commerce Award Nominations Underway

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Washington Chamber of Commence is accepting nominations for awards for the year 2012

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