Today's Local News

Bike Auction Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, June 3rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The 13th annual “Recovered Bike Auction” is being held in conjunction with Ridiculous Day tomorrow.  

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Traveling Ensemble Features Kalona Man

Posted: Friday, June 3rd, 2011 at 6:23 am

An all-male a-capella group will be making a stop in Kalona later this month to perform, and one of the singers gets to show off his talents to his community.  

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Yard Waste Hours Return to Normal

Posted: Friday, June 3rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

Washington’s Yard Waste Center is no longer open on Saturdays.  

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West Chester Daze Enters Fifth Year

Posted: Friday, June 3rd, 2011 at 6:21 am

West Chester residents, young and old, will have the opportunity to once again celebrate their community this weekend during the fifth annual West Chester Daze.  

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City Council Approves Business Remodel

Posted: Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council heard a presentation from Kevin O’Brien last night during their regular meeting.  

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Soybean Prices Jump Too in 2011, But Corn Still Rules

Posted: Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

Washington County farmers have focused on corn this growing season because of its high prices.  

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Progressive Agriculture Safety Day Registration Due

Posted: Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Registration for the Washington County Extension’s Progressive Agriculture Safety Day is tomorrow.  

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New Technology Coming to Washington Schools

Posted: Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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New technology is coming to the Washington School District next year and beyond.  

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Invention Camp for Kids

Posted: Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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A nationally acclaimed program is returning to Washington next week.  

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Free Fishing This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Interested southeast Iowa anglers have a chance to fish this weekend without having to face a penalty.  

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Louisa County Supervisors Decide to Demolish County Building

Posted: Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 at 6:22 am

A building that once housed Louisa County’s Public Health Department will soon be no more.  

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First Art Walk of the Season Friday

Posted: Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Local musicians and artists will have the opportunity to show off their abilities to their community Friday.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing during their meeting yesterday to review proposed changes to the County Code of Ordinances about Wastewater systems.  

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Washington City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is set to meet tonight and will have the second reading of an ordinance to amend the city code concerning water rates, the collection of solid waste fees and concerning water deposits.  

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Open House Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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An open house is going on tonight to honor the retirement of Don Patterson.  

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Outdoor Adventure Day Coming

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Crooked Creek Christian Camp is hosting an outdoor adventure day next week.  

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Mid-Prairie School District Receives Grant

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 6:24 am

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One of the largest grants handed out by the Washington County Riverboat Foundation was awarded to Mid-Prairie Community School District.  

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Kalona Pool Open to the Public

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Swimming Pool in Kalona City Park is now open for the summer.  

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Pesticide Testing Available at Extension Office

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 6:22 am

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As crops start to emerge around southeast Iowa, the Washington County Extension is reminding farmers about getting their pesticides tested.  

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Special Needs Dance Friday

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington Y is holding a Special Needs Dance Friday.  

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