Today’s Local News

Supervisors Consider LPN for Public Health

Posted: Thursday, July 4th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Washington County Public Health has requested from the Washington County Board of Supervisors the ability to create an LPN, Licenses Practical Nurse, position.

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Holiday Events

Posted: Thursday, July 4th, 2013 at 6:26 am

For today’s Fourth of July celebration, the City of Washington’s fireworks display will be held at dusk at the fairgrounds.

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Interest in Industrial Park

Posted: Thursday, July 4th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington City Council has approved the preliminary boundary recording and platting for the new industrial park near the waste water treatment plant.

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Man Arrested On Drug Charges

Posted: Thursday, July 4th, 2013 at 6:24 am

A man was arrested over the weekend after a search warrant was executed at his residence at 503 South 3rd Avenue in Washington and following a traffic stop.

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83 Iowa Counties Included in Major Disaster Designation

Posted: Thursday, July 4th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Farmers in most of Iowa are now eligible for loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Government Offices Closed Due to Holiday

Posted: Thursday, July 4th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Most government offices will be closed today due to the holiday

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Be Aware of Limits While Boating

Posted: Thursday, July 4th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Those planning on celebrating the holiday on the water this year should be aware of the rules concerning boating and alcohol.

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Fire Marshall Requests Safe Fireworks Usage

Posted: Thursday, July 4th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The members of the State Fire Marshal Office is reminding Iowans and their guests to be careful when using legal fireworks during today’s 4th of July holiday.

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Council Takes Next Step to New Industrial Park

Posted: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 6:29 am

Preliminary boundary recording and platting has been approved by the Washington City Council for the new industrial park near Highway 1 and Buchanan, in southwestern Washington.

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Bonuses Denied

Posted: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 6:27 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors denied a request for bonuses in a county department during their meeting yesterday morning.

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Kramme Publishes Book About Washington

Posted: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

Mike Kramme has published a book with Arcadia Publishing titled Washington.

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Crop Reports Due Soon

Posted: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

The annual crop certification deadline is July 15th.

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Rate Increases Expected in Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council is looking to finalize changes to water and sewer rates at their next meeting.

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Garden Webinar Offered

Posted: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Master Gardener program is again offering a series of summer garden webinars to be hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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Keota School District Begins Search for New Elementary Principal

Posted: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Keota School District will need to find an Elementary principal before school starts next month.

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Southeast Iowa Counties Included in Federal Disaster Declaration

Posted: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

A few southeast Iowa counties are included in a presidential disaster declaration.

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Area Teen Dies in Tractor Rollover

Posted: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 8:28 am

A 16-year-old in Jefferson County died yesterday in a tractor accident.

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Police To Educate Area Landlords About Meth Signs

Posted: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 6:28 am

Washington Police Chief Greg Goodman states that a meeting with area landlords and the public will be held to help educate about the signs of methamphetamine cooking and usage.

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Buckle-Up Campaign This Week

Posted: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 6:26 am

This week, with 4th of July celebrations, the Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau and Iowa law enforcement agencies are teaming up and reminding everyone to buckle up.

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Washington City Council Meets Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington City Council will meet tonight at 6 p.m., the date change is due in part to this week’s holiday.

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