Today's Local News

Local Community Chosen for Visioning Program

Posted: Tuesday, February 15th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The city of Brighton is one of 12 communities in the state that has been chosen to participate in the Iowa’s Living Roadways Community Visioning Program in 2011. 

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Keokuk County Board of Supervisors

Posted: Tuesday, February 15th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors met yesterday and heard from Matt Ives from the Keokuk County Health Center. 

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Board of Supervisors Meeting And Work Sessions

Posted: Monday, February 14th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors is holding their regular meeting tomorrow and during the meeting they will be discussing the renewal of a state liquor license for the Kalona Golf Club and for the Wooden Wheel Vineyards in rural Keota. 

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Tax Credit Available

Posted: Monday, February 14th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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There is a new tax credit available that many people may not know about. 

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New Census Numbers Have Effect on County

Posted: Monday, February 14th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The 2010 census data was released last week and Washington County had a 5% increase in population. 

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Mid-Prairie School Board Set To Meet

Posted: Monday, February 14th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Mid-Prairie School Board is meeting tonight and they will be talking about re‑cabling the high school and a budget guarantee resolution. 

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Bike Ride Registration Open

Posted: Monday, February 14th, 2011 at 6:24 am

With the temperatures starting to rise, many people start preparing their bicycles to enjoy during the warmer months. 

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Valentine’s Day Busy In Retail

Posted: Monday, February 14th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Today is Valentine’s Day and it is a day where many special gifts are sent to that special someone. 

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, February 13th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are holding their regular meeting this week and during the meeting they will be discussing the renewal of two state liquor licenses. 

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Scholarships Available

Posted: Sunday, February 13th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Scholarships are available for those pursuing a horticultural related degree or certificate from a college or University in Iowa.

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Symphony Concert Tonight

Posted: Sunday, February 13th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra is holding a concert tonight. 

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Proposed School Calendar Presented

Posted: Saturday, February 12th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School Board received a proposed calendar for next school year during their regular meeting. 

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Increase In Dementia and Alzheimer’s Patients

Posted: Saturday, February 12th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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As our population gets older, people with dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease will increase. 

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Children’s Music Program Starting

Posted: Saturday, February 12th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Music classes are set to begin for children. 

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Keota School Board Meeting

Posted: Saturday, February 12th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Keota School Board met Thursday evening and heard from representatives from Shive-Hattery regarding the new addition of the Keota High and Elementary schools. 

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Storm Spotter Training Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, February 12th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The National Weather Service’s Quad Cities office has announced they are holding two storm spotter training classes in the area. 

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Fairfield Resident To Perform On Stage

Posted: Saturday, February 12th, 2011 at 6:22 am

A Fairfield resident is coming to the Sondheim Center tonight.

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Census Data Shows Gains And Losses For Our Area

Posted: Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 7:41 am


The 2010 Census results are in, and Washington County is among those counties in the state of Iowa who have grown their populations. 

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Washington School Board Agrees to Sharing Agreement

Posted: Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School District has agreed to enter a sharing agreement with the WACO school district to share some services one day a week. 

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State Theater Fundraiser

Posted: Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 6:28 am

A fundraiser is being held tomorrow to raise funds to renovate the exterior of the State Theater in Washington.

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