Today's Local News

Lincoln Elementary and 4-H Offer Science Camp

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Washington County 4-H and Lincoln Elementary School in Washington are combining efforts to offer a science mini-camp.

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One Injured in Single Vehicle Accident

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 2:56 pm
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Area emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle accident this afternoon.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Today we hear a brief overview from fair board member Don Lewis about a new round barn at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

Merit of Lawsuit Filed Against Washington County Board to be Evaluated

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A lawsuit filed against the Washington County Board of Supervisors will be evaluated next week.

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City Council Postpones Task Force to Find New Attorney

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 6:24 am

A proposed idea to have the city examine how to replace the city attorney was met with resistance.  

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Three Mid-Prairie Principals Plan to Retire

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 6:24 am

With 8 retirements, Mid-Prairie School District is tasked with filling those positions for next school year.

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‘Round’ Barn Getting Set Up at Washington County Fairgrounds

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A new structure is in process of coming together at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

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Exercise Program to Benefit Relay for Life

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A new program in Washington allows the chance to try a wide range of exercise classes, while also doing good.

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State Senator Has Hopes for ‘Buy Local’ Bill

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 6:22 am

An Iowa State Senator whose district covers part of Washington County says he is supportive of a bill that tries to encourage buying Iowa products.  

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Three Mid-Prairie Principals Plan to Retire

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013 at 2:40 pm

With 8 retirements, Mid-Prairie School District is tasked with filling those positions for next school year.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Washington Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Michelle Peiffer joins us to talk about Tuesday’s tourism meeting.

Phone Scam Reported in Henry County

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013 at 8:37 am

Residents of Henry County are warned of a phone scam.

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City Will Move Airport Runway

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013 at 6:26 am
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A project at Washington Municipal Airport that’s years in the making will indeed go forward.  

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Washington Tourism Meeting Begins 175th Anniversary Discussion

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Discussion on the City of Washington’s 175th anniversary began Tuesday night.

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Kalona City Council Sets Date for Public Hearing on Budget

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council set the date for a public budget hearing at this weeks meeting.

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Washington Tree Committee Thanks Washington County Fair Board

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013 at 6:23 am
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The Washington Tree Committee has given a special thanks to the Washington County Fair Association.

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Mid-Prairie Elementary Students to Celebrate Chinese New Year

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Mid-Prairie Elementary students have an opportunity to celebrate the New Year all over again this evening.

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Program for Preschoolers at Marr Park

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Washington County Conservation Board is presenting a program aimed at teaching preschoolers about turtles.

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Washington Tourism Meeting Begins 175th Anniversary Discussion

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 1:02 pm

Discussion on the City of Washington’s 175th anniversary began last night.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Today, Edie Nebel updates us on how the first week of Live Healthy Iowa’s 10 Week Wellness Challenge went in Washington County.