Today's Local News

Alumni Steer Show at the Washington County Fair

Posted: Friday, July 15th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The third annual Alumni Steer Show will be part of the Washington County Fair next week.  

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Special Needs Dance Tonight

Posted: Friday, July 15th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Washington Y is holding their Special Needs Dance tonight.  

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Washington School Board Has Discussions on Future Plans

Posted: Thursday, July 14th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School Board met last night and held discussion on how to proceed with the renovation of the current High School since last month’s bond issue failed.  

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Main Street Washington Volunteer Workshop Next Week

Posted: Thursday, July 14th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Main Street Washington is hosting a workshop next week for volunteers.  

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Safety Center Unveils New Emergency Notification System

Posted: Thursday, July 14th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Washington County will have a new way of handling emergencies.  

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Kalona Business Honored with Award

Posted: Thursday, July 14th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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A Kalona woodworking business has been honored for its innovative idea to improve assisted living.  

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Emergency Planning Committee Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, July 14th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Local Emergency Planning Committee is holding their next meeting tomorrow.

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Senate Internships Available

Posted: Thursday, July 14th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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College students interested in learning more about how the Federal Government works, have an opportunity to learn how.  

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Dog Obedience and Agility Shows at the Fair

Posted: Thursday, July 14th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Activity for the Washington County Fair is gaining speed and this week is especially busy for those showing their dogs as part of the fair.  

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Harkin Representative Scheduled to Visit Area Friday

Posted: Thursday, July 14th, 2011 at 6:21 am

A representative from Senator Tom Harkin’s office will be in two area cities Friday.  

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Board of Supervisors Set Bid Date for Road Projects

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have set a bid date as part of their meeting yesterday morning.  

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Local Agency to Receive Approved Funds for Building Improvements

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington County’s HACAP has been awarded funds from the Iowa Department of Economic Development.  

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Late Night Accident Injures One

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 6:27 am

A single car accident in eastern Washington County sends one person to the hospital.  

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Washington School Board Set to Meet Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Community School Board is preparing to meet tonight and discuss several items as part of their meeting.  

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Whooping Cough Cases Increased Last Year

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Iowa has seen an increase in cases of Pertussis or Whooping Cough in the last year.  

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City Park Board to Meet Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Washington City Park Board is meeting tonight and three projects will part of their meeting.  

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Mid-Prairie School Board Elects to Leave IASB

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 6:23 am

After nearly two years of dissatisfaction with the Iowa Association of School Boards, the Mid-Prairie School Board has decided to sever ties with the organization.  

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Hickory Avenue Bridge Construction Begins Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 6:22 am

A northern Washington County road will be closed beginning Monday.  

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Lone Tree Awarded Additional Funds for Housing

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The city of Lone Tree has received a grant to improve public housing.  

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Late Night Accident Injures One

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 at 7:34 pm

A single car accident in eastern Washington County sends one person to the hospital.  

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