Today's Local News

Congressman and Senators React to Presidential Inauguration

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The United States Congressman whose district covers Washington County says economic issues and sustainability should be the priorities in President Barack Obama’s second term.

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Cold Weather Returns

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Snow and bitterly cold temperatures are back to southeast Iowa.

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Annual Event Raises Money for Hospice Care

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Washington County Hospice has their 18th annual soup supper tonight.

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Food Drop-off at HACAP

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 6:20 am
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KCII will begin distributing food donations made over the holiday season today.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Today’s Washington Page guests are Washington Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Michelle Peiffer and Shelby Williams from the United Way talking about Martin Luther King Junior Day.

Legislative Briefings Held in Washington

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:25 am
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Concerned community members gathered at the Washington County Courthouse Saturday to hear from their legislators.

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Zoning Ordinance on Tomorrows Agenda

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:24 am

With a public work session dealing with the Richmond lagoon project scheduled, the supervisors will look at addressing the county zoning ordinance next.

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Kalona Looking to Purchase New Fire Engine

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona will be applying for a considerable amount of money for a new fire truck.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Includes Local Event

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:23 am

Martin Luther King Junior Day is called a day of service, and one local event is meant to capture that concept.

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Program Gives Discounts on Tree Purchase

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:22 am

A program though the Keokuk County Extension Office and Alliant Energy gives residents discounts for the purchase of trees.

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City Receives Annual Audit Report

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:14 am

The City of Washington has received its annual audit report for the fiscal year ending last summer.

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Legislative Briefing Held in Washington

Posted: Sunday, January 20th, 2013 at 6:26 am
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Concerned community members gathered at the Washington County Courthouse yesterday to hear from their legislators.

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City Housing Task Force Planning

Posted: Sunday, January 20th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The New Washington Housing Task Force has be created and all the members appointed.

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Day of Service Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, January 20th, 2013 at 6:24 am

For Martin Luther King Junior Day, the Washington Chamber of Commence has a special program planned.  

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Antlerless Deer Season Comes to a Close

Posted: Sunday, January 20th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The final deer season wraps up today.

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4-H Conference Judge Training

Posted: Sunday, January 20th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Adults interested in becoming a conference judge at the Washington County fair have an opportunity to train for that role.

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Edwards Found Not Guilty

Posted: Saturday, January 19th, 2013 at 6:25 am
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An Illinois man accused of sexually assaulting a fellow inmate has been found not guilty in Washington County District Court.

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Legislators Meet Today at Courthouse

Posted: Saturday, January 19th, 2013 at 6:24 am

State legislators that cover Washington County are at the first in a series of monthly briefings today at the Washington County Courthouse.

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Warm Weather Leads to Unsafe Ice

Posted: Saturday, January 19th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Melting ice during warm periods we’ve been experiencing may mean most is unsuitable for fishing on.

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City Adopts New Fees

Posted: Saturday, January 19th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Washington has new fees for construction permits.  

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