Today’s Local News

Moore Declares Candidacy

Posted: Monday, August 5th, 2013 at 6:26 am

A Washington Republican has thrown his hat into the ring for Iowa Senate District 39.

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Bid for Final Portion of Lake Darling Project up for Approval

Posted: Monday, August 5th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A bid for the final work at Lake Darling State Park is up for the Natural Resource Commission’s approval.

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Workshops Offered For Agriculture Tenants and Landlords

Posted: Monday, August 5th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Iowa State University Extension is offering workshops in the area for agriculture landlords and tenants.

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Truck Strikes Bank

Posted: Monday, August 5th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Saturday afternoon a truck jumped the curb and struck the west side of Federation Bank in downtown Washington.

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Membership in Watershed Group to be Considered

Posted: Monday, August 5th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A resolution is on the Kalona City Council agenda for tonight that would confirm their membership in a watershed coalition.

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Full Agenda For Supervisors

Posted: Monday, August 5th, 2013 at 6:22 am

In old business, the Washington County Supervisors will discuss the Richmond and Rubio sanitary sewer projects, the English River Watershed, rescinding zoning and the court house clock restoration at tomorrow’s meeting.

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New Columbus Facilities Ready for School Year

Posted: Monday, August 5th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The two building projects at Columbus are ready for the new school year.

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Monday Funday and Circus Prize at the Library

Posted: Sunday, August 4th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The final Monday Fun-day of the summer at the Washington Free Public Library will be held tomorrow at 1 p.m.

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Membership in Watershed Group to be Considered

Posted: Sunday, August 4th, 2013 at 6:24 am

A resolution is on the Kalona City Council agenda for tomorrow night that would confirm their membership in a watershed coalition.

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Thomas Named Kid Captain

Posted: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at 6:29 am

The University of Iowa Children’s Hospital has announced the 2013 Kid Captains for this fall’s Iowa Hawkeye football season and a Washignton teen has been selected.

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Circus Prize For Coloring Contest

Posted: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at 6:27 am

The Washington Free Public Library is holding a circus-themed coloring contest for all ages with a unique prize.

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Operation Releaf Provides Trees at Discount

Posted: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

Alliant Energy is teaming up with Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Washington County Extension to provide Operation Releaf.

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Majority of Iowa Classified as Abnormally Dry

Posted: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at 6:24 am

Abnormally dry conditions are being experienced across much of the state.

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DOT Website Gets Reorganized

Posted: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Department of Transportation’s website has been given a facelift.

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Routine Maintenance 300 Feet Up

Posted: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Yesterday morning, Kevin Erpelding of Archer Appliance and Electronics climbed approximately 300 feet up the KCII radio tower.

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Improvements at Sharon Hill Proposed

Posted: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Preliminary designs for improvements to Sharon Hill Cemetery have been put together.

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Consideration of Zoning Expected in September

Posted: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

The first reading of a Keota zoning ordinance is expected in September.

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Washington Relay Hits $1 Million Mark

Posted: Friday, August 2nd, 2013 at 6:28 am

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Washington County has raised $1 million.

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July’s Rainfall Below Average

Posted: Friday, August 2nd, 2013 at 6:27 am

The Washington area had approximately 1.7 inches of rain below the average for the month of July.

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Celebrate Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, August 2nd, 2013 at 6:26 am

Tomorrow is Celebrate Washington.

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