Today's Local News

Unemployment Numbers Show a Drop In Washington County Last Month

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The unemployment figures have been released for March by the Iowa Workforce Development and Washington County’s rate dropped from February.  

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Emergency Road Closure in Keokuk County

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa Department of Transportation has announced a bridge closure in rural Keokuk County.  

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Spring Planting Should Remind Drivers to Use Extra Caution

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Spring planting time is here and drivers need to be mindful of the farm machinery that could be on the roads.  

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IMS Chemistry and Physics Room Gets Renovation

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The Chemistry and physics classroom at Iowa Mennonite School is getting a makeover courtesy of students and staff.

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Wellman Teen Awarded Agricultural Scholarship

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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An area high school student has received a scholarship toward their studies in an agricultural-related major.  

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Sustaining Drive Fundraising Campaign for Local Y

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington and Wellman Y’s have started to conduct their annual fundraising campaign.  

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Still Time to Take Part in Washington Incentive Fund

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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There is still time to sign up for Main Street Washington’s Washington Incentive Fund.  

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Emergency Road Closure in Keokuk County

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 at 4:11 pm

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The Iowa Department of Transportation has announced a bridge closure in rural Keokuk County.  

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Washington Page – April 24, 2012

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 at 11:00 am

Michelle Peiffer from the Washington Chamber of Commerce finishes her conversation about the importance of shopping locally and the impact is has on the local economy.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa – April 24, 2012

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 at 10:57 am

Ed Raber joins us to talk about the Y’s Annual Sustaining Drive Campaign happening right now.

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Scholarships Awarded to Local Students

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Three area students have been awarded one-thousand dollar scholarships from the Alliant Energy Foundation.  

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Infant Immunization Week

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Washington County Public Health has joined state and national Departments of Public Health in recognizing this week as Infant Immunization Week.  

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Former Washington Resident Holding Book Reading Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Public Library is hosting a book reading tonight of Shallow Roots written by a former Washington resident.  

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Parent Teacher Conferences and School Events Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington Junior High and High Schools have events tonight for parents to get involved.  

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Riverside Has Discussion On Community Center

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Recently residents of Riverside attended a work session regarding a proposal for a community center building for the City.

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Farmers Market Starting Next Month

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Washington’s first farmers’ market of the season is coming next month.  

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Flower Moon Hike Scheduled

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Conservation Board is hosting a “Flower Moon Hike” next week.  

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Washington Page – April 23, 2012

Posted: Monday, April 23rd, 2012 at 11:02 am

Michelle Peiffer from the Washington Chamber of Commerce reminds everyone of the importance of shopping locally and the impact is has on the local economy.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa – April 23, 2012

Posted: Monday, April 23rd, 2012 at 10:59 am

Mid-Prairie and Keota Superintendent Mark Schneider talks about the recent talks in the Iowa legislature of Early School Start Laws.

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Board of Supervisors Discussing Budget Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, April 23rd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be discussing the current budget as part of their meeting tomorrow.  

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