Today’s Local News

Sportsman’s Banquet Saturday

Posted: Thursday, January 16th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The second annual Sportsman’s Banquet is being held this weekend.

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Wellman Renovation Park Bathrooms

Posted: Thursday, January 16th, 2014 at 6:20 am

A winter start is expected for a project at Wellman’s North Park.

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Drug Task Force Funding Cuts Expected

Posted: Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 at 6:25 am

Funding cuts are expected this year for the drug task force.

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Public Hearing for ATVs on Roadways Held

Posted: Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The first public hearing regarding the proposed ATV ordinance on B level county roads was held at yesterday’s supervisors meeting.

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Mid-Prairie School Board Increases Cost of School Lunch

Posted: Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 at 6:23 am

School lunch prices will increase later this month at Mid-Prairie Schools.

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Big Red Radio Delivers Food to Area Pantries

Posted: Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Big Red Radio is delivering food to nine food pantries today.

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Hospital Anticipating Push Toward More Primary Care Visits

Posted: Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 at 6:22 am

As the new healthcare law takes effect, primary care visits may be on the increase.  

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Washington City Council May Meet on Tuesdays

Posted: Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A resolution approving the management services agreement with the YMCA regarding the Steele Family Aquatic Center and changing the date for city counil meetings will be considered at tonight’s Washington City Council meeting.

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Wild Game Feed Proceeds Going to Conservation Groups

Posted: Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Proceeds from a meal consisting of game and food found and grown in Louisa County will benefit two non-profit organizations.

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Washington Fire Department Hopes for Record Turnout at Pancake Day Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 at 6:33 am

The Washington Fire Department’s Annual Pancake Day is tomorrow.

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Community Forum Held at YMCA

Posted: Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 at 6:26 am

The first community forum was held last night by the Washington YMCA.

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County Attorney to Wait for Riverside Audit Results

Posted: Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Attorney is waiting until the results are back from Riverside’s full financial audit before considering an investigation.

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Department of Education Evaluating WACO School District

Posted: Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A team from the state Department of Education will be evaluating WACO School District over the next few days.

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Results of Brighton Tree Survey to be Revealed Today

Posted: Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A Trees Forever representative and the District Forester will be in Brighton today to discuss the Emerald Ash Borer and share results from a street tree survey.

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Drought Continues Across Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The drought conditions continue across Iowa.

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Washington Students Selected for Honor Band

Posted: Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 at 6:21 am
Two Washington High School band students were selected for the Southeast Iowa Bandmasters Association Honor Band Festival.

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Amaryllis Plants May Flower Again

Posted: Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Amaryllis may flower annually.

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YMCA Forum Tonight

Posted: Monday, January 13th, 2014 at 11:22 am

The YMCA is hosting its first community forum this evening regarding the future of the Washington YMCA.

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Fatal Wreck Saturday Morning

Posted: Monday, January 13th, 2014 at 6:26 am

A fatal car wreck occurred in Jefferson County over the weekend.

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Area Workplaces Receiving Health Evaluations

Posted: Monday, January 13th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington County Public Health is conducting Workplace Health Assessments at local businesses.

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