Today's Local News

Lane restrictions on U.S. 218 near the Washington/Henry County line begin Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, September 27th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Construction work on a bridge approach on U.S. 218 1.1 miles north of the Henry County line over the East Fork Crooked Creek Bridge is set to start tomorrow.

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Washington County Barn Quilt Tour Is Friday

Posted: Monday, September 27th, 2010 at 6:24 am

A tour of Washington County barn quilts will take place Friday.

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Washington County Community Foundation Announces New Board Members

Posted: Monday, September 27th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Community Foundation of Washington County has announced two new board members.

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E911 Services and Communications Board Joint Meeting Today In Riverside

Posted: Monday, September 27th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The E911 Services and Communications Boards Joint will meet this evening in Riverside.

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Mid-Prairie Keota School District Joint Board Meeting Today

Posted: Monday, September 27th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Mid-Prairie Keota School District joint Board of Education meeting is Today.

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Country Artist Jake McVey in Crawfordsville Tonight to Raise Money

Posted: Sunday, September 26th, 2010 at 6:21 am

WACO Elementary in Crawfordsville is presenting Country Music Artist Jake McVey for a Playground Fundraiser. 

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2 Men arrested in Mount Pleasant Bank Robbery

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 9:09 am

Two men have been arrested in connection with the September 16th bank robbery at Wayland State Bank.

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SURE Application Deadline Is September 30th

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 9:08 am

September is the last month applications can be submitted to the USDA Farm Service Agency for 2008 Supplemental Revenue Assistance program

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Johnson, Keokuk And Jefferson Join Washington And Louisa Counties As USDA Disaster Areas

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Johnson, Keokuk and Jefferson counties have been added to a list of contiguous Primary Natural Disaster Areas.

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Washington City Council Praises Corn Country Cruisers, Approves Next Year’s Dates

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council has approved Corn Country Cruisers to use Washington’s Central Park and Square the second Saturday of May, June, July and August next summer.

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Mariannette Miller-Meeks Discusses “American Dream” At Washington Meet And Greet

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Southeast Iowa Congressional Candidate Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks was in Washington this week.

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Loebsack, Judge to Appear at Mt. Pleasant Rally Today

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6:25 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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Washington County 4-H Leadership Development Participants Wanted

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Extension Office is accepting applications for new 4-H Leadership Development Program participants.

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Kalona Fall Festival Continues Today.

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Kalona Fall Festival continues today at Kalona Historical villages.

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Washington County Conservation Education Center Has New Winter Hours

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington County Conservation says it’s Education Center in Marr Park is changing its hours for winter.

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Fairfield’s Southeast Iowa Wellness Expo Today

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Southeast Iowa Wellness Expo is being held today in Fairfield at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center.

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More Than 50 Attend Washington School District Public Forum

Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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More than 50 area residents attended a public forum to discuss the proposed renovation plan for the Washington High School.

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Two Space Themed Events Tomorrow At The Washington Public Library

Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Public Library has teamed with Cedar Rapids based technology firm Rockwell Collins to host two space themed programs for young children and teenagers.

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Absentee Voting For November Election Now Available

Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Iowans can now vote for November’s midterm elections at their county auditor’s office or apply for an absentee ballot online.

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Muscatine man one of 9 killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash

Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 6:25 am

A Muscatine man is among nine American troops who died Tuesday in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.

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