Today's Local News

Application Deadline Coming Up for Scholarships

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Washington Soil and Water Conservation District and the Dean Gerot family are co-sponsoring a scholarship for high school seniors interested in studying agriculture or natural resources in college.  

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Wellman Man Killed in Accident

Posted: Sunday, February 5th, 2012 at 1:34 pm

The Iowa State Patrol reports that Mickey Murray, 47 of Wellman was killed yesterday in a rollover accident on Ivy Ave SW and 340th St. SW in Johnson County.

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Public Invited to Meeting Regarding the Future Growth of Washington

Posted: Sunday, February 5th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The public is invited to a meeting this week to talk about the future growth of Washington.  

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PQA Plus Certification Training This Week

Posted: Sunday, February 5th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Extension is offering their Pork Quality Assurance Plus Program this week.  

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KC STAAR Students Visit Capitol

Posted: Sunday, February 5th, 2012 at 6:23 am

14 students from Sigourney who are part of the KC STAAR Program visited the capitol to meet with similar groups as part of the Alliance of Coalitions for Change.

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Wellman City Council Meeting

Posted: Sunday, February 5th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Wellman City council is going to meet on Monday night. They will be going into a closed session to interview a candidate for city administrator.

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Law Enforcement Looking for Man Wanted in Two Counties

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A nationwide search is on for a man who is wanted from Washington.

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Washington City Halls Warns Residents of Scam

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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Washington City Hall is passing along a warning to all residents of the city.  

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Riverside Man Trial Delayed Again

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The trial of a Riverside man accused of murder has been delayed for a second time.  

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St. James School Welcomes Special Visitor

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Children and staff at St. James Catholic School had a special guest yesterday to wrap up Catholic Schools Week.  

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Wellman Company Receives Large Grant

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack announced yesterday that Farmer’s All Natural Creamery in Wellman will be receiving a $280,000 grant to offset the cost of launching a line of organic specialty cheeses.

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Grain Marketing Meeting on Monday

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A meeting about grain marketing is coming to Washington next week.  

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Pork Scholarship Available for Graduating Seniors

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County Pork Producers are offering a one thousand dollar scholarship to a student graduating this spring.  

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Keokuk County Supervisors Talking Bridges

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors meet on Monday night. One thing they will be discussing is the condition of five bridges throughout the county.

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Columbus Conferences Moved

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Parent Teacher Conferences at Columbus Community Schools will be moved back a day.

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Law Enforcement Looking for Man Wanted in Two Counties

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 12:04 pm

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A nationwide search is on for a man who is wanted from Washington.  

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Accident With Injuries in Washington

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 8:21 am

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At 7:35 this morning an accident was reported in Washington.

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Washington City Halls Warns Residents of Scam

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Washington City Hall is passing along a warning to all residents of the city.  

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88 Iowa Counties Sign Up For Livestock Master Matrix

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

88 counties in Iowa chose to join the Livestock Master Matrix in January. Both Washington and Keokuk County will not be using this system.

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Lead Shot Approved by House

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Iowa House has approved the use of lead shot in mourning dove hunting. There is a lot of debate over this issue with one side saying that the lead shot is harmful to animals, and the other side saying it doesn’t effect animals at the population level.

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