Today's Local News

Learn at Lunch

Posted: Monday, June 14th, 2010 at 8:21 am

The Community Foundation of Washington County is hosting an event to educate community members on “the business of building endowments”.

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Annual Tea in Kalona

Posted: Monday, June 14th, 2010 at 8:15 am

The Annual Tea at the Kalona Historical Village is fast approaching.

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Blood Drive in Lone Tree

Posted: Monday, June 14th, 2010 at 8:14 am

The Lone Tree Community is sponsoring a blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center.

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“Dessert Auction” To Benefit 4-H Student With Cancer

Posted: Sunday, June 13th, 2010 at 5:10 am

This afternoon at 4pm the Louisa County Extension Council and Staff are holding a pulled pork supper at the Louisa County Fairgrounds, followed by a “Dessert Auction” featuring items donated by 4-H members.

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Washington County To Become “Barn Quilt Capitol” of Iowa

Posted: Sunday, June 13th, 2010 at 5:08 am

Tuesday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will vote to approve a proclamation that would make Washington County the official “Barn Quilt Capitol” of Iowa.

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Blood Drive in Brighton

Posted: Sunday, June 13th, 2010 at 5:06 am

The Lions Club is sponsoring a blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center on Tuesday, from 3 to 6pm at the Brighton Community Building and City Hall.

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Washington YMCA Looking for Camp Staff

Posted: Sunday, June 13th, 2010 at 5:04 am

The Washington Community YMCA is looking for Cabin Mothers and Junior Counselors for the Y Girls Camp.

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Downtown Celebration and Ribbon Cutting Follow Up

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 6:29 am

Despite heavy rainfall Thursday afternoon, residents of Washington gathered to commemorate the city’s new band shell and other downtown revitalization efforts at a ribbon cutting ceremony held in Central Park.

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Loan Programs for Small Business

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 6:26 am

In under a couple of months small businesses in Iowa will be able to apply for state loans to help with expansions and deal with these tough economic times.

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Management Series for Non-Profit Organizations

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Non profit organizations have the opportunity to take advantage of a free four-part management series this summer in Columbus Junction.

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Flag Day Event at Sunset Park

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Chapter of “Daughters of the American Revolution” is hosting a Flag Day event tomorrowat the organization’s cabin in Sunset Park.

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Keota Fun Days

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Keota Fun Days continues this weekend after events kicked off last night to start the annual celebration.

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Iowa Mennonite Fundraiser

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 6:18 am

Iowa Mennonite School is inviting the community to come support their choir at a fundraiser at the end of the month.

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Washington Chamber “Board Make Over Program”

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:49 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce has created a new program for current chamber board members or anyone who’s interested in serving on the board of a non-profit organization.

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Kalona Project Receives State Grant

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:45 am

The city of Kalona is planning significant renovations.

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Whoopee Days 2010

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:44 am

Brighton is commemorating their community celebration for their one hundredth year anniversary.

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Washington Junior High Report Cards

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:41 am

Parents of Washington Junior High students can now pick up report cards for the final term.

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Grassley Named Hardest Working Lawmaker

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:38 am

A newspaper that focuses coverage on the U. S. Congress has recognized Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley as the hardest working lawmaker on Capitol Hill.

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Warbucks Head Shaving

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:35 am

The actor playing Oliver Warbucks in the upcoming production of Annie is raising money for cancer research, by changing his appearance for the role.

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Washington County Conservation Board “Park Packs”

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:33 am

Families this summer have the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors with some fun and educational activities from Marr Park.

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