Today's Local News

Longer School Year Likely not Possible in Local Schools

Posted: Monday, October 11th, 2010 at 6:25 am

President Barack Obama may be pushing for students to spend more time in the classroom by adding more days, but at least one local superintendent doesn’t think that would be possible in South East Iowa.

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Washington 4-H Members Helping Farmers Take Breaks During Fall Harvest

Posted: Monday, October 11th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Washington 4-H members are helping area farmers stay safe this harvest season.

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Sass Family farm offers more then Pumpkins

Posted: Monday, October 11th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Now is the time that many people start to look for their pumpkin for this year and visit a pumpkin farm, and Riverside Sass Family Farm has that and much more.

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Agenda Items For Tomorrow’s Meeting Of The Washington County Board of Supervisors

Posted: Monday, October 11th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Tomorrow at 9:30 am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session.

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Updated Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grant Applications Now Available

Posted: Monday, October 11th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Updated application materials for the October 22 Washington County Riverboat Foundation Competitive Grant Program are now available.

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Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors Agenda

Posted: Sunday, October 10th, 2010 at 6:30 am

Tuesday at 9:30 am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session.

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4-H “Taking The Road Less Travled” Career Conference Approaching

Posted: Sunday, October 10th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Washington County Extension is encouraging young females in the area to attend a career conference with dates October 14th through the 28th.

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Washington County Riverboat Foundation giving away Mini Grants Wednesday

Posted: Sunday, October 10th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation will be meeting at the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort on Wednesday.

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Iowa archaeology will be topic at Historical Society program

Posted: Sunday, October 10th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Iowa Archeology will be the topic of interest for the new Historical Society Free Program, “What’s Old is New Again: Recent Discoveries.

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4-H Week Comes To A Close, Washington County Looking To Expand Membership

Posted: Saturday, October 9th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Today mark’s the end of 4-H celebrations across the country, with special emphasis in Iowa from a declaration by Governor Chet Culver for the “Taking the Lead” themed week.

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Washington CROP Hunger Walk Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, October 9th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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This weekend Washington will join more than 2,000 communities across the country to raise money for worldwide hunger projects.

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Paws And More 2010 Dog Walk Is Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, October 9th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington County animal shelter Paws and More is hosting a dog walk to raise funds.

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Two Car Accident On Highway 1 In Washington, No Serious Injuries Reported

Posted: Saturday, October 9th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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A two car accident occurred in Washington yesterday afternoon at approximately 12:50 at 301 Highway 1 and 92 in front of Lending Hands Adult Day Services.

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No Solid Leads yet in McDonalds Robbery

Posted: Saturday, October 9th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Fairfield Police Department is reporting that they still have no solid leads in the robbery of the Mc Donalds in Fairfield Last Sunday.

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Miller-Meeks, Loebsack To Meet In Televised Debate

Posted: Saturday, October 9th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Iowa 2nd District Congressman Dave Loebsack will face Republican challenger Mariannette Miller-Meeks Tuesday during a televised debate on the campus of Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids.

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Mid-Prairie Hawktober Fest Today

Posted: Saturday, October 9th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The First Annual Mid Prairie Hawktober fest is Today.

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Columbus Day Tractor Show Today

Posted: Saturday, October 9th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Columbus Day Tractor show is today.

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Washington City Council Gives Standing Ovation To Riverboat Foundation

Posted: Friday, October 8th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation Board has presented Washington’s City Council with a check for more than $100,000 in third quarter payments.

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“A Bad Year For Tomatoes” Continues Tonight At 7:30, Sunday Matinee At 2:30

Posted: Friday, October 8th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Washington Community Theater’s latest comedy continues with another performance tonight at 7:30 and a Sunday matinee at 2:30.

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Second Annual Senior Health Fair Tomorrow In Washington

Posted: Friday, October 8th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics is hosting the second annual Community-Wide Senior Health Fair tomorrow morning from 8:30 to 11:30 am.

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