Today’s Local News

Work Session Regarding Septic Systems in County Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A special work session with the Washington County Board of Supervisors regarding Richmond and Rubio septic systems is being held tomorrow.

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Rep. Braley Seeking Senate Seat

Posted: Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Representative Bruce Braley is seeking retiring Senator Tom Harkin’s senate seat this election cycle.

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Highway 1 Resurfacing Begins Next Monday

Posted: Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A project on Highway 1 scheduled to begin next week will require alternating lane closures during daylight hours.

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Seed Exchange Library Now Available

Posted: Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Seed Exchange Library is now available to patrons at the Washington Public Library.

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Mid-Prairie Jazz Band Competing in Championships

Posted: Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie Jazz Band is traveling to Des Moines tomorrow for the 2014 Iowa Jazz Championships.

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Free Appliance Pick Up Today Only

Posted: Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Free appliance recycling pick up is taking place in the City of Washington today only.

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Kalona Council to Review Riverboat Grant Applications

Posted: Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 6:19 am

The Kalona City Council will consider Washington County Riverboat grant applications at their meeting tonight.

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Highway 1 Resurfacing to Begin Soon

Posted: Sunday, April 6th, 2014 at 6:24 am

A project on Highway 1 scheduled to begin next week will require alternating lane closures during daylight hours.

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Road Closures Start Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, April 6th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Starting tomorrow portions of two Washington County roads will be closed due to construction projects.

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Gas Leak in Washington Middle School Kitchen Repaired

Posted: Saturday, April 5th, 2014 at 6:24 am

A gas smell coming from the Washington Middle School kitchen led students to be evacuated yesterday afternoon.

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Free Appliance Pick Up Monday Only

Posted: Saturday, April 5th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Monday only there will be free appliance recycling pick up in the City of Washington.

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McDole Elected to School Board

Posted: Saturday, April 5th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A Washington School Board member was officially elected Tuesday with the bond vote.

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Kalona Boy Scouts Raising Money to Visit Effigy Mounds

Posted: Saturday, April 5th, 2014 at 6:22 am

With their first trip planned, the Boy Scout Troop 234 in Kalona is holding a soup supper today to help get them there.

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Wayland Road to Close Monday

Posted: Saturday, April 5th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Starting Monday, W55, or Wayland Road, will be closed for bridge deck reconstruction.

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Demon Dash in Two Weeks

Posted: Saturday, April 5th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The 6th annual Demon Dash will be held two weeks from today.

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WACO High School Presenting Spring Musical This Weekend

Posted: Saturday, April 5th, 2014 at 6:20 am

A group of WACO High School students will present their spring musical this weekend.

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Washington Middle School Evacuated After Report of Gas Smell

Posted: Friday, April 4th, 2014 at 3:47 pm

UPDATE:  Superintendent of Washington Schools, Mike Jorgensen, says a natural gas leak coming from one of the kitchen’s appliances discovered during the investigation has been repaired.

A gas smell coming from the Washington Middle School kitchen led students to be evacuated this afternoon.

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Washington Physics Team Headed to State

Posted: Friday, April 4th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Washington High School physics team is returning to the state competition.

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MRAP Arrives

Posted: Friday, April 4th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The MRAP has arrived in downtown Washington.

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Washington’s Annual Spring Clean Up Starts Monday

Posted: Friday, April 4th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The City of Washington’s annual city-wide spring clean up will begin Monday.

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