Today’s Local News

Caring Christmas Food Drive in Washington and Sigourney Today

Posted: Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The 11th annual KCII Caring Christmas Food Drive is continuing today across southeast Iowa.

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Jingle Bell Run on Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Annual Jingle Bell 5K and Fun Run is this weekend in Washington.

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Convention of the Iowa Association of School Boards Held Last Week

Posted: Monday, November 25th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The President of the Mid-Prairie School Board attended the 68th Annual Convention of the Iowa Association of School Boards in Des Moines last week.

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WACO Begins Talks with Wayland, Olds, Crawfordsville

Posted: Monday, November 25th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A more involved partnership between WACO School District and the cities within the district is being considered.

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Community Thanksgiving Eve Service

Posted: Monday, November 25th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A Community Thanksgiving Eve service is being held by the Washington Area Ministerial Association.

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Loebsack to Visit Washington on Fueling Iowa’s Economy Tour

Posted: Monday, November 25th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Congresman Dave Loebsack will be visiting Washington tomorrow as part of his Fueling Iowa’s Economy tour, which aims to highlight the importance of renewable fuels, biodiesel and wind energy.

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Wellman Elementary in Running for $25,000

Posted: Monday, November 25th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Community members have until midnight tonight to cast a vote for Wellman Elementary.

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Supervisors to Discuss Parking, Mental Health Region

Posted: Monday, November 25th, 2013 at 6:20 am

The first reading and consideration of prohibiting parking of vehicles along certain Washington County roads will be held at tomorrow’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Caring Christmas Food Drive at Two Locations Today

Posted: Monday, November 25th, 2013 at 6:20 am

The Big Red Radio will be at two Washington businesses today as part of KCII’s 11th annual Caring Christmas Food Drive.

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Wellman Elementary in Running for $25,000

Posted: Sunday, November 24th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Community members have until midnight tomorrow to cast a vote for Wellman Elementary.

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City Reminds Residents to Clear Sidewalks

Posted: Sunday, November 24th, 2013 at 6:21 am

With winter months here, the City of Washington is reminding property owners that they are responsible for keeping their sidewalks free of snow and ice.

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Judge to Hear Techel’s Request Monday

Posted: Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

A judge will consider lowering Seth Techel’s bond Monday.

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Small Business Saturday Next Weekend

Posted: Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Small Business Saturday is one week from today and business in downtown Washington will be participating.

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Four Kalona Brothers at National Bible Bee

Posted: Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Brothers from Kalona are in Tennessee for the 5th Annual Bible Bee.

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Alum Composes Piece for Town’s Celebration

Posted: Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Plans are underway for Washington’s 175th Celebration which will be held in June.

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Winter About One Month Away

Posted: Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Winter is under a month away, but experts still don’t know how severe it might be.

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Drought Conditions Continue to Lessen

Posted: Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Drought conditions continue to lessen across Iowa, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

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Mitten Tree Accepting Items

Posted: Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

The mitten tree is up and accepting donations in the Washington Public Library.

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Protect Trees This Winter

Posted: Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 at 6:20 am

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explain that homeowners can do a few things now to reduce winter damage to trees and shrubs.

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Car Hits Washington Fareway

Posted: Friday, November 22nd, 2013 at 11:54 am

A four-door sedan struck the east side of Fareway this morning at approximately 11:30 a.m.

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