Today's Local News

Local Processor Receives Award

Posted: Saturday, March 19th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The American Meat Institute has announced its recipients for the 2011 Environmental Recognition Awards.  

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Washington Accepts Bids for Wastewater Treatment Plant

Posted: Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council opened bids for work on the wastewater treatment facility Wednesday afternoon and the bids had a wide range. 

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Fire Call at Halcyon House

Posted: Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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At approximately 7:49 last night, the Washington Fire Department received a call of a fire alarm at the Halcyon House. 

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Bridge to be Closed For Construction

Posted: Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Engineer’s Office is announcing the closure of the Crooked Creek Bridge on County Highway G-38 also known as old Highway 92 beginning Monday.

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Final Legislative Briefing Being Held Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Two southeast Iowa lawmakers will be in Washington tomorrow.

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A New Season Brings a Driving Hazard

Posted: Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Spring is here, and city and county road crews are at work fixing potholes. 

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School District Addresses Uniform Concerns

Posted: Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Iowa House of Representatives recently passed a bill allowing school districts more leeway toward the requirement of a dress code. 

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Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Posted: Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 6:24 am

March has been declared National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. 

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Learn At Lunch Reservations Due

Posted: Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The next in the Learn At Lunch series is coming up on Monday and this month’s topic will be preparedness.

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Washington City Council Approves Resolutions

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council met in regular session last night and approved their Community Development Block Grant policy. 

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Keota Teen Injured in Early Morning Accident

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2011 at 6:29 am

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the Keota Fire Department responded to a vehicle rollover in front of 1189 170th Street at approximately 1AM this morning. 

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Washington School District Awarded Grant

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Community School District has been awarded a construction grant. 

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Sanitation Department Announces Spring Clean-Up Date

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Sanitation Department has chosen a date for their annual spring clean up. 

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County Roads Set Bid Dates for Construction and Fuel Contract

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Secondary Roads Department has set a bid letting date for construction projects and for a fuel contract. 

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Mid-Prairie School Board Hears a Construction Update

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Mid-Prairie School Board met Monday evening and heard an update on the high school construction project. 

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Louisa County Resident Receives Two Awards

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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A Louisa County Resident have received two Izaak Walton League of America awards. 

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City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council will be meeting tonight in regular session to approve resolutions of support for the Cable Committee grant application to the Washington Riverboat Foundation. 

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Seat Belt Safety Program Starting

Posted: Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Safety and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office want to make sure you always arrive safely to your destination. 

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New Floor Installation at the Y

Posted: Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Y is getting ready to install new floors this weekend. 

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Possible Road Embargos Coming

Posted: Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Secondary Roads Department has a message regarding secondary roads this spring:  If you don’t need to be on them, stay off.

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