Today’s Local News

IMS to Improve Technology with Contest Winnings

Posted: Saturday, January 5th, 2013 at 6:22 am

In early November Iowa Mennonite School won $50,000 through a nationwide contest, school officials are now looking at where that money will go.

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Tips on Keeping Your Poinsettia Alive After Christmas

Posted: Saturday, January 5th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A local florist is offering some tips for those that would like to keep their poinsettias alive until next Christmas.

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Marr Park has a Winter Educational Program

Posted: Saturday, January 5th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Conservation Board has announced a winter event with a variety of educational programs.

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Water Infrastructure May Require Fee Increase

Posted: Friday, January 4th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The Washington city water infrastructure has been targeted by the administration and elected officials as needing major repair or replacement work.

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New Measure Would Add Handicap Spaces in Downtown Washington

Posted: Friday, January 4th, 2013 at 6:24 am

On the northeast side of the Washington downtown square may get new handicap spots.  

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1,100 Customers, Stop Lights Affected by Power Outage

Posted: Friday, January 4th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The power is back on in Washington after an equipment failure caused a number of outages yesterday.

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Clover Kids Collect Cans

Posted: Friday, January 4th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Some of the youngest members of the Washington County 4-H program counted their one-hundredth can of food collected for HACAP at their last meeting.

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Louisa County Conservation Offering Extreme Opportunities

Posted: Friday, January 4th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Louisa County Conservation is trying to reach more of the areas youth with a new extreme event series for 2013.

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Keota High School Group Holding 14th Annual Fundraiser

Posted: Friday, January 4th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A long standing tradition at Keota High School will continue this evening.

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1,100 Customers, Stop Lights Affected by Power Outage

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 12:00 pm

The power is back on in Washington after an equipment failure caused a number of outages.

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Semi Overturns on Highway 218

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 11:01 am
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A semi overturned on Highway 218 early this morning.

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Arrest Made in Connection with Henry County Burglary

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 10:58 am

A suspect in a rural Henry County residential burglary is in custody.

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Seward, Stoops and Yoder Take Oaths of Office

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 6:30 am
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The newly elected Washington County Supervisors took their Oaths of Office at this morning’s meeting.

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Washington Now Allows Sidewalk Cafes

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

Downtown Washington restaurants now have a process to go through if they want to have outdoor seating.  

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Unemployment at 3.4% in Washington County

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

Iowa Workforce Development recently released employment numbers for the month of November.

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Pretrial Conference Tomorrow for Case Involving Washington County Jail Sexual Assault

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

A pretrial conference involving a former Washington County inmate is scheduled for tomorrow.  

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Wapello Police Department Receives Military Humvee

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

A city in Louisa County has been issued a vehicle usually reserved for the military.

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Community Chest Leader Set to Retire

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

A leader in a group that helps fund local non-profits is set to retire.

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Fairfield Receives RAGBRAI Selection

Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 6:30 am

RAGBRAI has made it’s selections for overnight towns during the 2013 bike ride. The closest overnight destination to the city of Washington is Fairfield.

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City Working Out Details with Property Owners

Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 6:26 am

The City of Washington and two property owners are still dealing with the effects of a road paving project on the southeast side of the city.

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