Today's Local News

National Rural Health Day

Posted: Thursday, November 15th, 2012 at 6:20 am

A chance to recognize a profession that plays a crucial part in any community, but especially in rural areas is today.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Today Board President for the Community Foundation of Washington County Bob Freeman talks about how that group assists with local charitable giving.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Today more with Executive Director of On His Path, Mallory Smith. On His Path is a non-profit located in Wayland. Today we look at the future of the partnership the Wayland non-profit has created with Bethel Ministries International.

Results from Official Washington County Canvass

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 7:54 am

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Local National Guard Unit Moving; New One Arriving

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 6:25 am
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The Iowa National Guard unit that has operated out of the Washington armory in the past is moving to Camp Dodge in Johnston, and a new unit will be moving in.

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Washington County Courthouse Getting US Constitution Lithograph

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 6:25 am
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The Washington County courthouse will soon have a mixture of United States law and art on display.

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Yoder Preparing for His Seat on Board of Supervisors

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Bob Yoder was elected to the District 2 Supervisor seat last Tuesday, and yesterday’s official canvas confirmed that fact.

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School District Looking to Outsource Landscaping Work

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Washington Community School District plans to outsource more grounds-keeping.

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Kalona Community Center Holding Open House this Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The City of Kalona will be showcasing some new equipment they recently acquired.

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Washington County Emergency Management Commission Meetings

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 6:20 am

The Washington County Emergency Management Commission is meeting this evening.

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Police Looking for Man Involved in Recent Incident

Posted: Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 at 1:55 pm

The Washington Police Department is asking the public to be on the lookout for a man involved in a recent incident.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Today we talk to Amy Drayfahl and Jesse Farrier, with the Sound of Washington.  We talk about their performance tonight and also a little bit about who they are and what they do.

Veterans Dinner

Posted: Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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At the Veterans Day evening event in Washington on Monday, the American Legion Post 29 had a dinner and program at the Iowa National Guard Readiness Center.  

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Veterans Day Ceremony in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 at 6:25 am
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For Veterans Day, one veteran’s story about serving in Korea during the 1950s gave a personal account of that war.

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Mid-Prairie Holds International Night

Posted: Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The community gathered at Washington Township Elementary last night to learn about other cultures.

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Washington County Harvest Nears Completion

Posted: Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Now that harvest is all said and done, a local farmer is pleased by the unexpected yields.

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WACO Secondary Holding Meeting on Innovative Calendar

Posted: Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Those involved in planning for the innovative calendar at WACO Secondary will be holding a public meeting today.

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Washington City Employees Have Updated Safety Manuals

Posted: Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Washington now has updated safety manuals.  

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, November 12th, 2012 at 1:01 pm

For today’s Washington Page we’ll talk to Korean War Veteran Wayne Reighard about his experience in the military. Reighard will be giving a speech today at Blair House starting at 11, apart of American Legion Post #29’s Veterans Day Observance.

Washington Board Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, November 12th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington Board of Supervisors will set a date for an Orchard Hill update at this weeks meeting.

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