Today's Local News

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

Posted: Saturday, September 18th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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

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South East Iowa Studio Tour Features Local Artists

Posted: Saturday, September 18th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The South East Iowa Studio Tour is coming up in October and Carol Ray, organizer for the Washington County area says it is a chance for people to see art and artists.

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Loebsack, Judge to Appear at Mt. Pleasant Rally

Posted: Saturday, September 18th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack and Lt. Governor Patty Judge will be attending the 2010 Henry County Democrats’ harvest Rally and Fall Fundraiser.

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Conesville Resident Killed In Rollover Accident

Posted: Friday, September 17th, 2010 at 12:22 pm


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A Conesville man has been killed in an SUV rollover accident.

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Bank in Mount Pleasant Robbed, Suspect still at Large

Posted: Friday, September 17th, 2010 at 6:29 am


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Police in Mount Pleasant are reporting a bank robbery today. 

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New Washington Bowling Alley Owner Aims To Keep Good Food And Atmosphere

Posted: Friday, September 17th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Hoodwinks Bar and Melody Lanes Bowling Alley in Washington has changed hands.

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Salt Lake City Ballet Group Performing This Weekend in Iowa City & Kalona

Posted: Friday, September 17th, 2010 at 6:26 am

“Ballet West 2” of Salt Lake City, Utah, will be holding free performances this weekend in Iowa City and Kalona.

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Washington County Road Presentation At Latest “Learn At Lunch”

Posted: Friday, September 17th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Washington county roads will be the topic at the next “Learn at Lunch.”

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Local Film Company, Grasshorse Wins Dragon*Con Animated Short Film Award

Posted: Friday, September 17th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Winfield, Iowa based Grasshorse Technologies, Inc won first place at the 2010 Dragon*Con Independent Film Festival for Animated Short-Short.

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Hospice Of Washington County Preparing For 11th Annual 5K Memorial Walk/Run

Posted: Friday, September 17th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Hospice of Washington County will hold its 11th Annual 5k Memorial Walk/Run tomorrow morning.

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Two Kalona Residents Recognized as Top Conservationists

Posted: Friday, September 17th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Two Kalona Residents have been recognized by the Iowa Farm Bureau as a top conservationists in 2010.

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Washington County Outreach to Relocate To 911 Facility

Posted: Thursday, September 16th, 2010 at 6:30 am


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Washington County Outreach staff will soon be relocated to the Washington County Communications Center building at 221 West 2nd Street in Washington.

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Coffee Prices Increasing, Local Businesses Question How To Make Up The Difference

Posted: Thursday, September 16th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Coffee prices have returned to nearly 13-year highs, with bean futures up 35% since June.

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Washington County October Flu Shot Schedule

Posted: Thursday, September 16th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Public Health is giving area residents 26 opportunities to get flu shots in October.

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