Today's Local News

Beginning Monday, Wayland Road Closed To Thru Traffic For Shoulder Paving

Posted: Friday, October 15th, 2010 at 6:26 am


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Beginning Monday, Wayland Road south of Washington will be closed to thru traffic for the construction of paved shoulders.

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One Car Accident sends Driver to Hospital

Posted: Friday, October 15th, 2010 at 6:25 am

A one car accident in Wellman sent one to the hospital.

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Washington County Democrats To Host Pork Dinner, Candidate Forum

Posted: Friday, October 15th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Democrats has scheduled a candidate forum and pork dinner at the Washington County Fairgrounds this Sunday.

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Winfield Mt. Union School Board considering Banning Teacher Cell Phone Use

Posted: Friday, October 15th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Winfield Mt. Union School Board met Wednesday night, and one if the issues they looked at was a policy that would ban teacher use of cell phones says Winfield Mt. Union School Principal Dave Edwards.

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Washington County Local Emergency Planning Committee Meeting

Posted: Friday, October 15th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Local Emergency Planning Committee is meeting today from Noon to 1 pm at the Washington County Hospital and Clinics.

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Saturdays Extreme Midget Wrestling Cancelled

Posted: Friday, October 15th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Extreme Midget Wrestling scheduled at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center for Tomorrow, has been cancelled despite strong advanced ticket sales says Rustin Lippincott, Fairfield Arts and Convention Center executive director.

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Two Washington Business Men Named Top Business Leaders Under 40

Posted: Thursday, October 14th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Corridor Business Journal has named two Washington businessmen to its list of the “Forty Under 40” Business Leaders for Eastern Iowa.

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Washington Farmer’s Market Winding Down

Posted: Thursday, October 14th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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There are just three more scheduled Washington Farmer’s Markets left this fall.

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Washington County 4-H Students Promoting Rural Roadway Safety

Posted: Thursday, October 14th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington County 4-H members are promoting safety on rural roadways.

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Fairfield Haunted House Opens Tonight

Posted: Thursday, October 14th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The City of Fairfield has never had a Haunted House until now.

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Annual Planned Parenthood Book Sale Continues Today And Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, October 14th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Washington County Planned Parenthood is having its annual book sale this week.

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Oct 23 Three Sisters Halloween Hike At Marr Park on Oct. 23

Posted: Thursday, October 14th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Conservation Board will be hosting some not so scary fun for Halloween this year with their Halloween Hike.

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Power Fund Community Grants Available

Posted: Thursday, October 14th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Approximately $700,000 in Power Fund Community Grants are available through the Iowa Office of Energy Independence.

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Aquatic, Forest and Roadside Continuing Instructional Course Offered Oct. 20

Posted: Thursday, October 14th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Washington County Extension office will host an Aquatic, Forest, and Roadside, Continuing Instructional Course for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, October 20 at the Washington County Extension.

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“Rudy” Tells Washington Students To “Be The Person That’s Inside You”

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger says to “be inspired” and become the “person that’s inside of you.”

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Supervisors, Engineer’s Office Disappointed In “Lowest Bid” For Old Military Road Emergency Repair

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:28 am


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The Washington County Board of Supervisors has approved “emergency” culvert repairs to Underwood Avenue, also known as Old Military Road, west of Ainsworth.

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Deer Collisions Up 21%, Iowa Ranks 2nd In U.S.

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Deer collisions on America’s roads are up.

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Keota School Board Meeting Tomorrow Night

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Keota Community School Board Meeting will be tomorrow night.

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Washington Community School Board Agenda Items

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Community School District’s Board of Education meets this evening.

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Fairfield Convention and Visitors Bureau now accepting 2011 Grant Requests

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Fairfield Iowa Convention and Visitors Bureau is now accepting applications for the 2011 grant program.

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