Today's Local News

State Doing Well Fiscally Due To “Proactive Action”

Posted: Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Iowa finished the fiscal year with a $300 million surplus, as well as more than $200 mill in reserves.

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Local Resident Donates Money For Washington’s Library Piano

Posted: Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 6:25 am

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A Washington area woman has donated the funds needed to place a piano in the city’s public library.

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Washington County Fair Raffle Rescheduled For August 7th

Posted: Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Tickets were sold during the Washington County Fair for a raffle drawing including a 4-wheeler, big screen tv, and other prizes, but the drawing was postponed due to rain.

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Washington Chamber of Commerce Surveying Members For Fall Business Expo

Posted: Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 6:20 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is surveying its members to gauge interest for a fall business expo that would allow member businesses to promote their products.

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Former Sigourney Care Administrator Accused of Fraud has Court Date Set

Posted: Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 5:08 am

A former administrator at the Sigourney Care Center is accused of fraud charges and faces disciplinary action.

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Brighton Summer Recreation Programs

Posted: Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 5:08 am

Brighton’s Summer Recreation Program kicked off this week with two sessions for kindergarten to third graders and two sessions for fourth to six graders.

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Songwriting Workshops Offered at the Sondheim in Fairfield

Posted: Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 5:07 am

An international composer is teaching a songwriting and film score workshop for all ages in Fairfield.

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A Winfield Woman Is The KCII Disney Getaway Giveaway Winner

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 8:05 am

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A Winfield woman is the winner of KCII’s Disney Getaway Giveaway contest.

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Washington Business Serves RAGBRAI For 14th Year

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington business Rider Sales is serving cyclists needs this week on the RAGBRAI trail.

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Washington County Supervisors To Pay $1,000 To Apply For EPA Grant

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Washington County has teamed with Kalona, Wellman, Riverside and Washington to apply for a contaminated land rehabilitation program.

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Renovations Complete At City Hall In Kalona

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Construction is complete at City Hall in Kalona.

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Brinton Film Festival Celebrates 12th Year This Weekend

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Tonight at the Ainsworth Opera House, the Brinton Film Festival celebrates its 12th year of showing some of the oldest movies still in existence, a few of which date back to 1897 and are kept for archival purposes by the Smithsonian Institute.

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Fiber Arts Day At Historic Alexander Log House

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Daughters of the American Revolution is hosting the First Annual Fiber Arts Day this weekend. 

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Optimist Disc Golf Tournament Free To Area Children

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Optimist Club of Washington is holding a disc golf tournament tomorrow in Sunset Park. 

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Way Off Broadways Show “Big River”

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Iowa’s only professional musical theatre Way Off Broadway in Fairfield has set dates for their third and final musical of the summer.

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Washington School Registration Deadline

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:20 am

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The Washington Community School District is reminding parents that registration forms are due today.

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Blum Murder Trial Delayed, October 5th Date Set

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The trial of a Washington man who told authorities he smothered his wife to death after she backed into their garage door has been delayed until October.

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Update: Celebrate Washington Coed Sand Volleyball Tournament Cancelled

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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A coed sand volleyball tournament that was scheduled to take place Sunday, August 7th during Celebrate Washington has been cancelled.

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Ainsworth Woman Pleads Guilty In Presidential Student Loan Case

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:26 am

A former employee of a U.S. Department of Education contractor in southeast Iowa has plead guilty to illegally viewing President Barack Obama’s student loan records.

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Crop Technology Tour Taking Place At Keota Man’s Farm

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Iowa State Extension along with Vision Ag is presenting a crop technology tour at a local mans farm.

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