Today's Local News

Communities Able to Start Projects after Receiving WCRF Mini Grants

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation (WCRF) has awarded funds to area organizations.  

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Brinton Film Festival Celebrates Thirteenth Year

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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This month the Brinton Film Festival will celebrate its 13th year of showing some of the oldest movies still in existence.  

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Shelter in Need of Funds

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2011 at 6:23 am

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A local shelter is in need of funding because of the economy.  

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Theater Auditions Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Community Theater is getting ready to hold auditions for a production of Leaving Iowa.  

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Washington County Fair in the Books

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County Fair ended yesterday and the final day started with the Livestock Auction.  

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Senate Internships Applications Due

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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College students interested in interning for a US Senator can apply.  

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Washington Organizations Receive Mini Grants

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2011 at 6:29 am

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Several organizations in Washington have been awarded funds from the latest round of Washington County Riverboat Foundation Mini Grants.  

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Talented Washington County Residents Advance to State Fair

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Several individuals in 4-H participated in the Share the Fun Competition as part of the Washington County Fair earlier this week.  

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Soldiers Return Home to Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

Families, friends, and residents alike have welcomed back Iowa soldiers who are returning from duty in Afghanistan.  

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Mid-Prairie Softball Team Falls Short of Title Appearance

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks softball team’s hopes for a state championship appearance have fallen just short.  

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Washington County Fair Thursday Events Showcased

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County Fair continued yesterday with more 4-H and FFA Livestock events.

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Livestock Producers Eligible for Reimbursement after Weather-Related Losses

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2011 at 6:23 am

While participants in this year’s Washington County Fair have been fortunate not to lose any large animals, officials with the Washington County Extension say area farmers who have lost livestock from recent severe weather or the heat may be eligible for payment through the Livestock Indemnity Program.  

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Strong Storms Bring Heavy Rainfall to Washington County

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2011 at 6:22 am

A round of powerful thunderstorms rolled through Washington County and Southeast Iowa last night.

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Washington County Fair Friday Events

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County Fair winds down today starting with the Livestock Auction at 9:00.  

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Washington City Council Holds Ordinance Readings

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council held ordinance readings as part of their meeting last night.  

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Government Officials Visit Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2011 at 6:29 am

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Southeast Iowa received a visit from three Government officials from Des Moines yesterday.  

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Accident Near Riverside Injures One

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2011 at 6:28 am

A two vehicle accident near Riverside has sent one person to the hospital.  

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Mid-Prairie Softball Seeks State Final Appearance

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2011 at 6:27 am

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After more late-game heroics by the Mid-Prairie softball team, the Golden Hawks will now take on West Burlington in the Class 2A State Tournament semifinal.  

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Heat Presents Challenge for Fair Exhibitors

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Much of the region has seen blistering heat this week, but there are some residents in particular who have been working hard to combat the heat.  

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Keokuk County Expo Fair Queen Announced

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Keokuk County Expo has a new representative as Fair Queen.  

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