Today's Local News

Nationally Known Comedian coming to Fairfield

Posted: Monday, September 13th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Fairfield Arts and Covention center will be welcoming comedian Greg Hahn to the Sondheim Theatre, Friday September 24th at 7:30pm.

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WCHS Holding Open House For New Doctor

Posted: Monday, September 13th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics is inviting area residents to attend an open house for Mercy Family Medicine’s newest staff member, Dr. Trevor Martin.

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Comedian Greg Hahn comes to Fairfield

Posted: Sunday, September 12th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Fairfield Arts and Covention center will be welcoming comedian Greg Hahn to the Sondheim Theatre, Friday September 24th at 7:30pm.

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Jefferson County Board of Supervisors Meeting on Monday

Posted: Sunday, September 12th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Jefferson County Board of Supervisors will not have their regular 9:00 meeting on Monday. 

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More Than 180 Attend Annual Farm Bureau Meeting In Washington

Posted: Saturday, September 11th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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More than 180 people attended this year’s Washington County Farm Bureau meeting.

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Decision Delayed On New Police Officer Position For Washington School District

Posted: Saturday, September 11th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The decision to hire a police officer to serve the Washington School District has been delayed in order to research how the position will be paid for.

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Smart Investing at the Kalona Library

Posted: Saturday, September 11th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Kalona Public Library is offering a new class for those people who are thinking about investing.

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Sept 16 Caregivers Support Group Discusses Symptoms, Stages Of Alzheimer’s

Posted: Saturday, September 11th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The next meeting of the Caregivers Support Group will focus on the symptoms and stages of Alzheimer’s.

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35th Annual Keokuk County Expo Craft Festival Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, September 11th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The 35th Annual Keokuk County Expo Craft Festival is coming up on Saturday September 18th at the Fairgrounds in Sigourney.

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Sept 30 SURE Application Deadline Is September 30th

Posted: Saturday, September 11th, 2010 at 6:22 am

September is the last month applications can be submitted to the USDA Farm Service Agency for 2008 Supplemental Revenue Assistance program.

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Washington County Public Health wants you as part of its Preparedness Team

Posted: Saturday, September 11th, 2010 at 6:21 am

September is National Preparedness Month and Washington County Public Health is looking for volunteers for the newly formed CO AD ( Community Organizations Active in Disaster) team. 

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Alliant Energy Malfunction Causes Washington JH Closure

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 2:09 pm

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The Washington Community School Districts says it was forced to keep students out of the Junior High School today due to an Alliant Energy power malfunction.

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Washington HS Principal Envisions Regional High School, “One To One” Ratio Of Students To Computers

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Washington High School Principal Erik Buchholz is dreaming big.

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More Than 90 Vendors Scheduled For This Weekend’s Annual Craft Fair In Washington

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Annual Craft Fair is tomorrow in Washington’s Central Park.

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Free County To Host “Meet The Candidates Night” With District 5 Candidates

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington County District 5 supervisor candidates Richard Gilmore and Ron Bennett will be at Pizza Ranch in Washington Monday night to “share thoughts and answer questions” about their platforms and the upcoming election.  Southeast Iowa Senator Becky Schmitz will also be in attendance.

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Keota City Council Approves Cancellation of Inspection Services

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The City of Keota Approved the Cancellation of agreement with Midiowa Inspection Services during their council meeting on Wednesday.

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Riverside Council Lowers Speed Limit near School

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Riverside City Council enacted a new speed limit on Buckeye Lane and Kleopfer Ave.

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American Royal Registration Registration Deadline Is Today

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington County 4-H is reminding students that registration materials for the American Royal must be received by today.

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Washington Public Library Offers Free Folk Music Concert

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington Public Library Foundation is inviting area residents to attend a free music concert.

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Kalona Public Library Applying for Funds

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Kalona Public Library was recently approved by the city council for several grants that they are applying for from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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