Today’s Local News

State Representative Proposes Additional Funding for Vet Lab

Posted: Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 at 6:24 am

A local congressman who serves as Vice Chair of the House Natural Ag Committee is hoping to increase the budget of the Veterinary Diagnostic Lab in Ames.

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Chamber Music Concert Being Held at Historic Church

Posted: Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

This weekend, nine members of the Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra will perform a special concert in a church built in 1898.

Demons to Take on Tigers Tonight

Posted: Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Tonight the Washington Demons girls’ basketball team will take on Grinnell in the regional tournament.

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Flu Remains Regional

Posted: Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Thirteen cases of seasonal influenza were confirmed by the State Hygienic Laboratory for this reporting period and flu activity across the state remains regional.

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Londberg to Bowl at State

Posted: Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

One Washington Demon bowler has qualified for the state bowling tournament.

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Lone Tree Hosting FFA Competition

Posted: Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Around 200 students from 15 area schools will be competing in the South Sub-District FFA Leadership contest today.

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District Two Seat to be on the Ballot

Posted: Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Since the bond issue will be on the ballot in April, so too will be the Washington School Board District 2 seat.

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I-Smile Program Offered Across Iowa

Posted: Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

National Children’s Dental Health Month is February.

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Dodgeball Tournament Proceeds to Help Finance Class Trip

Posted: Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

A group of WACO students will hold a dodgeball tournament next week to raise money for a trip to the east coast.

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Demons to Wrestle in Day Two of State Meet

Posted: Friday, February 21st, 2014 at 6:30 am


The second day of the state wrestling meet is today and Washington’s Fletcher Green is in the winners’ bracket after yesterday’s 7 to 1 win over Chase Lienhard.

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New Auditorium Bond Vote April 1st

Posted: Friday, February 21st, 2014 at 6:25 am

A bond vote will be held April 1st for the Washington School District regarding a new auditorium.

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First Reading of Keota Zoning Amendment Held

Posted: Friday, February 21st, 2014 at 6:23 am

The first reading of an amendment that would change the City of Keota’s zoning ordinance was held at this week’s council meeting.

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Array of Weather Witnessed Yesterday

Posted: Friday, February 21st, 2014 at 6:23 am

Winds gusts reached 43 miles per hour yesterday in Washington.

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Sigourney Replaces Interim Superintendent

Posted: Friday, February 21st, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Sigourney School Board has selected a new superintendent.

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Washington Demons Advance in Tournament

Posted: Friday, February 21st, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Washington Demons girls’ basketball team is advancing in the regional tournament.

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Troop 242 to Visit Omaha

Posted: Friday, February 21st, 2014 at 6:21 am

An area Boy Scout troop is raising money to travel to Omaha to earn merit badges that can’t be acquired in the area.

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WACO Leadership Team Working on 2014-15 Calendar

Posted: Friday, February 21st, 2014 at 6:21 am

The WACO School Board has set some parameters for next year’s school calendar.

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Two Found Dead After Fire Near Salem

Posted: Thursday, February 20th, 2014 at 10:26 am

Two bodies were found in a trailer house that reportedly exploded.

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Crawfordsville Boil Order Lifted

Posted: Thursday, February 20th, 2014 at 9:25 am

The City of Crawfordsville’s boil order has been lifted.

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Washington School District’s Tax Levy Drops

Posted: Thursday, February 20th, 2014 at 6:25 am

Washington Community School District’s tax levy for fiscal year 2015 is 52 cents lower than the current rate.

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