Today's Local News

Wapello Considering Allowing Golf Carts on City Streets

Posted: Saturday, May 7th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Wapello City Council is discussing the possibility of making golf carts legal to drive on city streets.  

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Nurses Day

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Today is Nurses Day and Washington County Hospital and Clinics is honoring their 60 nurses in a special way.  

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Teacher Appreciation Week Concludes Today

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Today wraps up Teacher Appreciation Week, a week set aside to honor teachers for their effort they put forth teaching every day.  

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Kirkwood Washington Center Director Announces Retirement

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Director of the Kirkwood Washington Center has announced her retirement.  

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Middle School Transition Plan Meeting

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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A meeting and public forum is being held for current parents of fifth graders.  

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Master Gardeners Interns Take Next Step toward Certification

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Soon after they opened their phone lines for the season, the Washington County Extension Master Gardeners have now completed their educational training.  

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Doc Walk Being Held Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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A fundraising walk is being held tomorrow in support of all Iowa troops and Veterans.  

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Construction on Two Washington County Roads Begins Monday

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Road construction is set to begin Monday on two county roads.  

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WACO High School Hometown Days to Take Place Wednesday

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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WACO High School is hosting their annual Hometown Days on Wednesday.  

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Washington City Council Reject Contract Bids

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council met last night and voted to reject all bids submitted for a demolition project.  

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County Audit Information

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2011 at 6:28 am

A report from State Auditor David Vaudt shows Washington County brought in over 30 million dollars in tax revenue during the fiscal year that ended June 30th of last year.

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Stewart Students Learn About Recycling

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Second and third grade students at Stewart School had a lesson in recycling yesterday afternoon.

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Obesity Task Force Campaign

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Washington County Public Health is hosting a task force tomorrow to focus on obesity in the county.  

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CEO Roundtable Program

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is offering a program again this year for leaders of Chamber member organizations.  

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Kalona City Council Takes Steps to Get Projects Started

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Plans for projects on the Kalona City Council agenda made progress this week.  

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Wellman Infrastructure Project Put on Hold

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Plans for construction of a new water main system in Wellman will have to wait a little longer.  

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Iowa River Water Trail Dedication Postponed

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The dedication and float trip of the Iowa River Water Trail scheduled for this weekend has been postponed until August.  

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Board of Supervisors Approve Fuel Bids

Posted: Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved bids for fuel for the next fiscal year.  

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Washington City Council to Meet

Posted: Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is meeting tonight to discuss the City Administrator position.  

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Vacant Board Positions

Posted: Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Washington County has openings on two volunteer boards.  

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