Today's Local News

Washington Native Enters Plea in Film Office Criminal Case

Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2011 at 11:15 am

The Iowa Attorney General’s Office announces a Washington native has entered a guilty plea in the Iowa Film Office case.  

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Police Offer Reward to Find Missing Mt. Pleasant Woman

Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Henry County Sheriff’s Office are now offering a reward for information leading to the discovery of a missing Mt. Pleasant woman.  

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Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Iowa is once again holding their sales tax holiday this weekend.  

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Celebrate Washington This Weekend

Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Celebrate Washington is coming this weekend to the city square.  

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Washington Schools Enrollment Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The last day for Washington Community School District’s student registration for the upcoming school year is tomorrow.

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Washington School District Receiving Funds

Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington Community School District is receiving some help to cover some unexpected costs.  

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Mid-Prairie Utilizes Online Registration for 2011-2012 School Year

Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Parents of Mid-Prairie students can enroll their kids online for the first time for the upcoming school year.  

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Second Annual Duathlon Event Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2011 at 6:22 am

A chance for athletes to compete and stretch their legs is coming again to Washington.  

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Keota City Council Passes Ordinance Regarding Fences

Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Keota City Council has approved new restrictions on the construction of fences in the town.  

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Crop Duster Crash

Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Approximately 5:45 last night the Washington County Safety Center received a call of a crop duster crash at 2344 265th St, the Craig and Holly Jones residence.  

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City Council Approves Ordinance

Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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The Washington City Council met last night and as part of their meeting, a third reading was held regarding a Tax Increment Financing project for Ann Williams/Insurance on the Avenue.  

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Water Quality Improvement and Flood Prevention Funds Available

Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Flooded rivers and streams have created problems again this year and funding may be obtainable for the prevention of farmland flooding.  

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Henry County Accident Injures One

Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2011 at 6:27 am

An accident in Henry County has sent one person to the hospital.  

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Presidential Hopeful Names County Chairs

Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty has announced the names of some county chairs to help run his campaign in the state of Iowa.  

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Illinois Company Purchases Kalona Grain Elevator

Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2011 at 6:25 am

An Illinois agriculture company has announced its acquisition of a Kalona grain elevator.  

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Washington Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting Set

Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Washington Soil & Water Conservation District is holding their monthly meeting tonight at 6:00.

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Men’s Golf Day Registration Reminder

Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is reminding everyone of a day set aside for area golfers.

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Iowa River Water Trail Opens This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Canoe enthusiasts can take part in the first official float trip on the Iowa River Water Trail this weekend.  

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Fairfield Golf Coach Sentenced

Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2011 at 6:21 am

A Fairfield coach who pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol while driving her team to a meet has been sentenced.  

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Crop Duster Crash

Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 at 8:18 pm

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Approximately 5:45 tonight the Washington County Safety Center received a call of a crop duster crash at 2344 265th Street.  

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