Today's Local News

Washington High School Graduate Receives Iowa State University’s AGSCO Scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 6:20 am

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Washington High School graduate Jeremy Vittetoe has received Iowa State University’s 2010-2011 AGCO scholarship, money that is given to students based on scholastic accomplishments and appitude.

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Governor Honors Washington County Environmental Department

Posted: Monday, July 12th, 2010 at 6:27 am

Governor Chet Culver has honored eleven Iowa businesses and organizations for outstanding contributions to the environment, including one in Washington.

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State Senator Becky Schmitz Says Local Economy Stronger, Growing

Posted: Monday, July 12th, 2010 at 6:26 am

State Senator Becky Schmitz says local businesses are stronger.

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Washington Chamber of Commerce’s “Men’s and Women’s Fun Day”

Posted: Monday, July 12th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Members and employees of Washington Chamber of Commerce businesses are invited to participate in single sex golf tournaments sponsored by the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort.

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Iowa Corn Promotion Board Elections Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, July 12th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Corn Promotion Board election is tomorrow at Iowa State County Extension Offices.

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Washington County Conservation Board To Meet This Week

Posted: Monday, July 12th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Conservation Board will meet during regular session on Wednesday at the Conservation Education Center in Marr Park, west of Ainsworth on Highway 92.

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Wayland Cruise Night

Posted: Monday, July 12th, 2010 at 5:03 am

The city of Wayland is having a back to the 50’s and 60’s Cruise Night on Saturday.

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Kalona Woman Charged with DWI in Accident

Posted: Monday, July 12th, 2010 at 5:01 am

A Kalona woman has been charged with driving while intoxicated after hitting a buggy last week.

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Blood Drive

Posted: Monday, July 12th, 2010 at 5:00 am

A Blood Drive is being held tomorrow at the Doug Adam Memorial Conference Room at the Keokuk County Health Center.

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Governor Honors Washington County Environmental Department

Posted: Sunday, July 11th, 2010 at 8:25 am

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Governor Chet Culver has honored eleven Iowa businesses and organizations for outstanding contributions to the environment.

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Washington Board of Supervisors, School Board Agenda Items

Posted: Sunday, July 11th, 2010 at 6:59 am

Tuesday at 9:30am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session at the county courthouse in Washington.

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Kalona Woman Charged With DWI in Crash

Posted: Sunday, July 11th, 2010 at 5:01 am

A Kalona woman has been charged with driving while intoxicated after hitting a buggy last week.

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Blood Drive

Posted: Sunday, July 11th, 2010 at 5:00 am

The Social Action Committee is sponsoring a Blood Drive on Wednesday in Keota.

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Washington Area Congressman Says Business Is “Frustrated”

Posted: Saturday, July 10th, 2010 at 6:28 am

This week Congressman Dave Loebsack visited local businesses in Iowa’s 2nd District to discuss economic development and flood issues.

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Iowa’s New Texting Law Unenforceable

Posted: Saturday, July 10th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Iowa’s new ban on texting while driving will only result in warnings the first year, no matter how many warnings a driver is issued.

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“Alive After 5″ at Jeanne’s Petite Paree

Posted: Saturday, July 10th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is hosting an “Alive After 5” garden party from 6:30 to 9pm on Tuesday at Jeanne’s Petite Paree.

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YMCA Family Fun Night

Posted: Saturday, July 10th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington YMCA is hosting a “Family Fun Night” in Sunset Park on Friday, July 16th from 6 to 7:30pm.

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Early Retirement Program Available For Southeast Iowans

Posted: Saturday, July 10th, 2010 at 6:20 am

The Department of Health and Human Services says it is now accepting applications from southeast Iowa employers, including state and local governments and unions, for a new program that provides employees 55 and older with access to affordable health insurance.

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Washington County Conservation Board Preschool Animal Program

Posted: Saturday, July 10th, 2010 at 5:02 am

The Washington County Conservation Board is hosting an animal program for area preschoolers.

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“Bug Mania” Day Camp Held

Posted: Saturday, July 10th, 2010 at 5:01 am

The Washington County Extension Office held a Day Camp for 39 kindergartners and first graders.

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