Today's Local News

Two Accidents involving kids hunting brings up safety concerns

Posted: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 6:25 am

Two accidents over the weekend, involving kids, one a 17 year old boy in Cone Marsh have brought up hunting safety concerns.

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Hospice Of Washington County 11th Annual 5K Memorial Walk/Run Postponed To Oct. 9th

Posted: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 6:24 am

Two inches of heavy rainfall postponed the 11th annual Hospice of Washington County 5k Memorial Walk/Run on Saturday.

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Columbus Junction City Council Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Columbus Junction City Council Meeting is Tomorrow at 5:30pm in the New Civic Center and City Hall.

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Parents As Teachers Play Groups Offered Again This Year

Posted: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 6:22 am

Starting tomorrow, Parents as Teachers play groups will take place every Wednesday morning at the United Presbyterian Church in Washington.

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Wayland Nursery Receives Environmental Recognition

Posted: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 6:21 am

A Wayland Nursery has received state wide recognition. 

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First Phase Of Washington’s 2010 Paving Project Begins Today

Posted: Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 6:30 am


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South 9th Avenue between Washington and Van Buren Street in Washington is closed today as the first phase of the Washington’s 2010 Paving Project begins.

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Act Now To Save Money On Winter Heating Costs

Posted: Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa Utilities Board says now is an “ideal time to weatherize your … home” with low-cost air leak solutions such as caulk and weather-stripping materials.

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Egg Recall hasn’t affected Local Producer too much

Posted: Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 6:27 am

The egg recall which recalled eggs from Wright County Egg has not affected Kalona’s Farmers Hen House in any major ways.

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Main Street Washington Says Grants Still Available

Posted: Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Main Street Washington says grants from its Incentive Fund are still available.

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Washington County Master Gardeners Can Answer Your Questions

Posted: Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Washington County Master Gardeners are now offering two hours of gardening tips each week.

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Kalona City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council meeting will be tonight at the Kalona City hall at 7:30 p.m.

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Louisa Muscatine School District Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Louisa Muscatine Community School District meeting is tonight at 7pm in the Louisa Muscatine Elementary Cafeteria.

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Mariannette Miller-Meeks “Meet-N-Greet” Thursday In Washington

Posted: Sunday, September 19th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Mariannette Miller-Meeks will be in Washington next week to “to take questions and discuss issues with those attending.”

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Kalona City Council Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, September 19th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council meeting will be tomorrow at the Kalona City hall at 7:30 p.m.

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“Why Save A Old Barn” Presentation This Evening At Halcyon House In Washington

Posted: Sunday, September 19th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The National Endowment for the Humanities is funding a presentation in Washington.

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Jefferson County Board of Supervisors Meeting on Monday

Posted: Sunday, September 19th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors will be meeting Monday Morning at 9am. 

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Washington City Council Declares Adult Day Services Week September 19-25

Posted: Saturday, September 18th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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A week recognizing service to older Iowans begins tomorrow in Washington.

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November Election Nears, Residents Reminded Of Campaign Sign Regulations

Posted: Saturday, September 18th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Midterm elections are approaching, and that means more campaign signs are appearing.

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Daniel Sperry returns to Fairfield for Weekend Performances

Posted: Saturday, September 18th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Former Fairfield resident, and Cellist Daniel Sperry is returning for two concerts today and next weekend. Sperry will perform tonight in a House Concert at Dana Brekke’s at 7:30pm. Cost is $15. The concert next weekend on Saturday the 25th is at 8pm at Café Paradiso, cost is $12. Sperry has recorded two albums since moving from the area to Oregon and performed at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Green Show. Both Fairfield performances will feature his newly created “Musical Portraits,” composed for individuals. To RSVP for tonight’s Performance call 641-469-5233.

State Representative Larry Marek Will Hold Two Washington Forums

Posted: Saturday, September 18th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Iowa State Representative Larry Marek will hold two public forums in Washington next week.

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