Today's Local News

YMCA Pool

Posted: Sunday, November 25th, 2012 at 6:21 am

After the Washington YMCA pool has been closed for weeks, a tentative date for re-opening has been set for this week.  

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Cause of Head-on Collision Disclosed

Posted: Saturday, November 24th, 2012 at 7:46 am

The cause of an accident last Sunday evening has been disclosed.

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Workforce Increases in October, Unemployment Steady

Posted: Saturday, November 24th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Washington County’s unemployment rate remained steady last month, while the workforce increased.

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Shop Local Saturday

Posted: Saturday, November 24th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Washington is no exception to the shop local movement with today’s Small Business Saturday.

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City Department Outlines Some Future Costs

Posted: Saturday, November 24th, 2012 at 6:24 am
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Among the needs for the Washington Maintenance and Construction department are a new pickup truck, and a new roof on two of its sheds.

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Fundraiser Helps Supply Christmas Gifts

Posted: Saturday, November 24th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Safety Center is back with the ninth year of a program to get Christmas gift to families and elderly people that might not otherwise have much for the holiday.

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Washington YMCA Pool Repairs

Posted: Saturday, November 24th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington YMCA has set a tentative date of Tuesday for being done with repairs to its pool.

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Kalona Couple Set Up Endowment for Mid-Prairie

Posted: Saturday, November 24th, 2012 at 6:21 am
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A Kalona couple has formed an endowment to help those planning on continuing their education after high school.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Today we talk to Tom Thomas with the Washington Toastmasters, who will be celebrating their 60th anniversary Saturday.

Annual Holiday Events Include a Parade Today in Washington

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

Washington’s annual post-Thanksgiving traditions are lined up for today.  

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Lion’s Breakfast with Santa and Santa’s House Hours

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington Lion’s Club International is hosting Santa Claus this weekend.

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Annual Jingle Bell 5K Saturday

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

A 5k benefiting Washington athletics is being held this weekend.

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Hunting Seasons in Full Swing

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

There’s no shortage of hunting seasons in southeast Iowa as we near the end of November.

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DOT to Address Turn Lane Problem

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Department of Transportation will soon be altering a small portion of the highway striping on Highway 92 in Washington.

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Christmas Shopping Begins in Kalona

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:22 am

The City of Kalona won’t waste anytime getting into the holiday spirit.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Jennine Wolf, the Washington County Health Inspector offers tips on preventing illness during Thanksgiving.

Preventing Food-borne Illness on Thanksgiving

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Health Inspector has some ideas for staying healthy during Thanksgiving.

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Local Government Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

A reminder that city offices are closed today for Thanksgiving.

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Washington to Purchase Recycling Dumpster for Downtown

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am
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Downtown Washington residents will soon have a large recycling dumpster available for their use.

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Thanksgiving Offers Opportunity to Assess Loved One’s Needs

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

As the family gathers for the Thanksgiving holiday, it may be a good time to assess the needs of older family members.

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