Today's Local News

Pleasant weather

Posted: Sunday, August 14th, 2011 at 11:46 am

Pleasant weather will be seen across the area today and tonight as high pressure builds into the region. Early morning and late night fog is possible, mainly in river valleys. The next storm system to affect the area is expected Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday with a chance of thunderstorms.

New Washington City Administrator Chosen

Posted: Sunday, August 14th, 2011 at 6:31 am

The Washington City Council has chosen a new City Administrator. 

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Pheasant Surveying Wrapping Up Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, August 14th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Staff members from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources have been conducting their annual survey of the area’s pheasant population.  

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Learn at Lunch Focusing on Bookkeeping This Week

Posted: Sunday, August 14th, 2011 at 6:28 am

This week’s Learn at Lunch meeting is focusing on record keeping and making better financial decisions.  

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A Avenue Bridge Project Finances on Kalona City Council Agenda

Posted: Sunday, August 14th, 2011 at 6:22 am

As the A Avenue Bridge Project nears its completion, the Kalona City Council will discuss the finances of the project at its meeting this week.  

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Harkin Aide to Meet with Louisa County Residents

Posted: Sunday, August 14th, 2011 at 6:21 am

An aide to Senator Tom Harkin will visit Louisa County to hear concerns and ideas on how to rebuild the middle class.  

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City Administrator Candidates Gather for Open House

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 11:55 am
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As city officials prepare to select a new Washington city administrator, the five people chosen as candidates were invited to an open house for a meet and greet.  

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Interviews Being Conducted Today

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The Washington City Council is conducting interview this afternoon.  

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High School Busy Over the Summer

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington High School was a busy place over the summer.  

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Final Cruise Night Happening

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The final Corn Country Cruisers event for the year is happening tonight.  

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Women and Cancer Screenings

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:24 am

A recent poll was taken to investigate on why women with insurance skip cancer screenings.  

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Campfire Stories to be Held at Marr Park

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County Conservation Board if offering family entertainment at Marr Park with their “Stories Around the Campfire” program.  

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Corn Yield Higher in 2011, Soybeans Down

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The latest report from the Iowa Department of Agriculture shows an increase this year in corn yield from 2010, while soybean production is slightly down.  

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Washington County 4-Hers Awarded Scholarships

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Two Washington County 4-H members have been awarded scholarships at the Iowa State Fair.  

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Late-Season Round of Severe Thunderstorms Possible Today

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2011 at 6:29 am

The National Weather Service has issued a slight risk of Severe Thunderstorms for all of Southeast Iowa this afternoon and evening.

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Former Washington Judge Being Sworn In Today

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A former judge from Washington is formally being sworn in to his new position today.  

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Washington County Fair Queen Moves On to State Fair

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2011 at 6:27 am

2011 Washington County Fair Queen Shawna Sieren

The 2011 Washington County Fair Queen is moving on to the State Fair Queen competition.

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City Administrator Candidates Open House Today

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Washington City Council is having an open house today to present the five finalists for City Administrator.  

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Straw Poll Happening Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Iowa Straw Poll is taking place tomorrow in Ames.  

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Police Respond to Henry County Accident Involving Teen

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Officials with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office say a Jefferson County teen was involved in a single car accident.  

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