Today's Local News

Washington Maintenance Department Battles Historic Snow Storm

Posted: Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington City Maintenance Department is ready for snow storms and they were ready for this one as well. 

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City Council Meeting Discussing Several Items

Posted: Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Washington City Council is meeting tonight to discuss several items affecting the city.

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Public Hearing In Des Moines Goes Well

Posted: Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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A public hearing was held Monday evening in the Iowa House of Representatives Chambers discussing House Joint Resolution Six. 

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Landowner Fire Workshop Coming Up

Posted: Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 at 6:22 am

Landowners interested in using prescribed fire as a management tool for prairies and forests is invited to attend a workshop on Friday. 

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Major Winter Storm Update

Posted: Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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A major winter storm is headed our way and the weather forecast is calling for over a foot of snow. 

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Snow Shoveling Safety

Posted: Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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As we get ready to prepare for this winter storm, Washington County Hospital and Clinics wants to remind everyone of outdoor safety.

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Successful Fundraiser Held For The Y

Posted: Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington and Wellman Y’s held a fundraiser this past weekend and was well attended. 

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Field Day Reservations Due

Posted: Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Producers of sheep are invited to a field day.

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Iowa 4H Foundation Leadership Grant Applications Due

Posted: Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Iowa 4-H Foundation wants to remind high school juniors in southeast Iowa about the 2011 Hills Bank and Trust Company Leadership Grants.

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Tony Award Winning Show Coming to Fairfield

Posted: Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 6:22 am

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A professional musical theater company from New York City is paying a visit to Fairfield tonight.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Monday, January 31st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Supervisors are holding their regular meeting on Tuesday and this week, they will be discussing the shared County Engineer agreement with Keokuk County and the Washington County Compensation Board wage recommendations.

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Pork Quality Assurance Training

Posted: Monday, January 31st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The ISU Extension is partnering with the Iowa Pork Industry and providing training for pork producers.

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Reaction To The Sainthood of Pope John Paul II

Posted: Monday, January 31st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The process of canonizing Pope John Paul II has begun and local Catholics are sharing thoughts.

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Camp Counselors Needed

Posted: Monday, January 31st, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Crooked Creek Christian Camp is looking for summer camp counselors.

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Washington Soil And Water Conservation District Meeting

Posted: Monday, January 31st, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Washington Soil and Water Conservation District is holding their monthly meeting today at 12:00 noon.

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Work Sessions Being Held

Posted: Sunday, January 30th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are holding work sessions this week to discuss the fiscal year 2012 county budget.

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New Physical Therapist Welcomed

Posted: Sunday, January 30th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Hospital and Clinics is welcoming a new physical therapist to their staff.

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Public Hearing Coming Up Monday

Posted: Saturday, January 29th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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A public hearing has been scheduled for Monday evening in the Iowa House of Representatives Chambers.

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Board of Supervisors Begin To Work On Budgets

Posted: Saturday, January 29th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors has started working on budgets for all county departments for fiscal year 2012. 

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Washington School Lunches Remain Unchanged

Posted: Saturday, January 29th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Earlier this week, we informed you about newly proposed nutrition standards from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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