Today’s Local News

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted: Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 at 6:23 am

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: this year an estimated 39,620 women will die from breast cancer according to the American Cancer Society or ACS.

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Iowa National Guard Recalls Technicians

Posted: Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Iowa National Guard has recalled most of the full-time federal technicians that were furloughed last week with the partial government shutdown, announced Colonel Gregory Hapgood.

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Two Vehicle Wreck

Posted: Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A two vehicle accident occurred in Washington near Fareway yesterday morning.

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Harvest Continues

Posted: Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 at 6:22 am

This year’s harvest continues in southeast Iowa.

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WACO Students Get Hands on Investment Experience

Posted: Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A class at WACO High School has students learning the ins and outs of the stock market, without having to risk anything.

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The Edge2 Set to Close

Posted: Monday, October 7th, 2013 at 6:26 am

A downtown Washington business will be closing soon.

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Special Election Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, October 7th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Tomorrow is the special election for the Washington County Supervisor District 5 seat.

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National 4-H Week

Posted: Monday, October 7th, 2013 at 6:24 am

This week is National 4-H Week. Amy Green, Washington County 4-H coordinator explains that this week the local organization is working to let people know what 4-H has to offer, work on enrollment and do some fundraising.

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Friends of Bunker Mill Bridge Receives Estimate for Repairs

Posted: Monday, October 7th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The non-profit group set up to save Bunker Mill Bridge now has an estimate for repairs.

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Columbus Junction Updating Zoning Ordinance

Posted: Monday, October 7th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Columbus Junction residents will have a chance to look at the proposed updates to the city’s zoning ordinance this week.

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City of Washington Hiring

Posted: Monday, October 7th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The City of Washington is seeking to fill two roles.

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Planning and Zoning Commission to Discuss Company’s Plan

Posted: Monday, October 7th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The City of Washington’s Planning and Zoning Commission is meeting tomorrow to discuss a company’s site plan.

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Council to Discuss Fall Roadwork

Posted: Monday, October 7th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Kalona City Council will meet this evening at the Community Center.

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Columbus Junction Updating Zoning Ordinance

Posted: Sunday, October 6th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Columbus Junction residents will have a chance to look at the proposed updates to the city’s zoning ordinance this week.

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Walk in Washington Wednesday

Posted: Sunday, October 6th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Washington’s 3rd annual one-kilometer walk in conjunction with the Healthiest State Walk is being held this week.

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Almost an Inch of Rain Falls in Washington Friday

Posted: Saturday, October 5th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Nine tenths of an inch of rain fell in Washington yesterday.

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Washington Homecoming

Posted: Saturday, October 5th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The 2013 Washington Homecoming King and Queen were crowned yesterday afternoon.

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Friends Group Meeting This Afternoon

Posted: Saturday, October 5th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The group working to save Bunker Mill Bridge have decided against an inspection.

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Some Government Websites Unavailable During Shutdown

Posted: Saturday, October 5th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Many websites and their resources are unavailable due to the partial government shutdown.

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City Has New Police Officer

Posted: Saturday, October 5th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A new police officer was sworn in Thursday morning for the City of Washington.

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