Today's Local News

Crawfordsville 4-H Student and Washington County Fair “Miss Congeniality” Receives Iowa State Fair Scholarship

Posted: Wednesday, August 25th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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A $1,000 Iowa State Fair 4-H Scholarship sponsored by the Iowa Foundation for Agriculture Advancement has been awarded to Crawfordsville 4-H student Janelle Erwin.

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Washington County Board of Supervisors Discuss 911 Building Search, Computer Systems For Sheriff’s Vehicles

Posted: Wednesday, August 25th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Yesterday morning the Washington County Board of Supervisors acknowledged the approval of a permit for Bell South animal expansion at 2160 Birch Avenue in Keota.

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Ollie, Richmond and Rubio To Benefit From $2.5 Rural Development Grant

Posted: Wednesday, August 25th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development has awarded a $2.5 million dollar grant and $1.3 million dollar loan to create construction and waste water systems in Ollie, Richmond and Rubio.

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Lake Darling Saddle Club of Brighton Horse Show This Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, August 25th, 2010 at 5:04 am

The Lake Darling Saddle Club of Brighton is having their fourth and final horse show of the season this weekend.

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Mid Prairie and Keota Hold All Employee Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, August 25th, 2010 at 5:02 am

Mid-Prairie and Keota School’s have again this year agreed on a sharing agreement for Superintendent Mark Schneider for the second straight year.

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2nd Update: Washington Junior High Open Today, Problem Area Requires Work But Is Safe

Posted: Tuesday, August 24th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Yesterday morning KCII reported the Washington Junior High School was closed as a “precaution” due to mold.

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I-JOBS Grant Provides $250,000 For Washington Square Property Renovation

Posted: Tuesday, August 24th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Governor Chet Culver has announced $13 million in another round of I-JOB Grants that fund projects in 24 Main Street Iowa Communities.

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Southeast Iowa State Senator Becky Schmitz To Address Main Street Businesses In Washington, Fairfield and Keosaqua

Posted: Tuesday, August 24th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Southeast Iowa State Senator Becky Schmitz says she’ll hold a Washington forum, her second in the last seven days, today at Washington’s Public Library.

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Washington Airport Awarded More Than $500,000 In Grants

Posted: Tuesday, August 24th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded Washington’s Municipal Airport more than $500,000 in grants for runway rehabilitation.

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Railroad Tie Repairs to Cause Road Closures in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, August 24th, 2010 at 5:04 am

Repair work on railroad ties will cause the closure of portions of a few roads in Washington this week.

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Back to School Night Tonight at Keota Elementary

Posted: Tuesday, August 24th, 2010 at 5:02 am

Parents of students attending Keota Elementary School are invited with their children to attend ‘Back to School Night” at the school this evening.

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2010 Purple Martin Project Results

Posted: Tuesday, August 24th, 2010 at 5:00 am

Throughout the summer, volunteer martin house monitors for the Songbird Project helped fledge 448 Purple Martins at eight active nesting colonies in Johnson County.

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One Sent To Hospital After “Assault” In Washington Parking Lot

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:26 am


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A weekend parking lot assault has sent one man to the hospital.

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Washington Housing Variance Requested, Public Planning And Zoning Hearing Set For Thursday

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:24 am

A zoning variance has been requested by Dave and Jessica Waite to build a home south of Washington.

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European Union Now Accepting More U.S. Corn, Iowa Farmers To Benefit

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:22 am

The European Union is now accepting six varieties of genetically modified corn grown in the U.S.

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Restrictions On Iowa 78 In Louisa and Henry Counties In Effect Today

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:20 am


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Concrete patching work on Iowa 78 in Henry and Louisa counties began today and will last for more than a month.

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Absentee Ballots Available for Special Election at Mid-Prairie

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:19 am

Absentee ballots are available for the Mid-Prairie September 14th special election to extend the Physical Plant Equipment Levee, which covers expenditures over $600 from the general fund.

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2nd Annual Sons of American Legion Veterans Golf Tournament

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:18 am

In an effort to help build an All Veterans Memorial Park of Washington County and other veteran’s projects, the Sons of American Legion “Squadron 29” is hosting a golf tournament.

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Southeast Iowa Triathlon Features “Biggest Loser”

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:17 am

The Southeast Iowa Triathlon Sprint is in Fairfield on September 25.

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Facebook Tips For Your Business Offered At Tomorrow’s “Learn At Lunch”

Posted: Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 at 6:22 am

Using Facebook for your local business with be the topic during tomorrow’s “Learn At Lunch” event.

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