Today's Local News

Washington City Council Considers Finances

Posted: Monday, November 12th, 2012 at 6:24 am

One Washington City Council member will be continuing to do special financial reports on the city’s budget.  

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Kalona Evaluating Burning Ordinance

Posted: Monday, November 12th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona will be reviewing their burning ordinance following some input from concerned citizens.

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Local Non-Profit Makes Large Donation

Posted: Monday, November 12th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A local non-profit has answered a challenge from an international ministry.

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Marr Park Septic Improvement Ongoing

Posted: Sunday, November 11th, 2012 at 10:27 am

A new septic system at Marr Park near Ainsworth is still in the early stages of work.

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Veterans Day

Posted: Sunday, November 11th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Today is Veterans Day.

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Weight Limit Extension Ends Next Weekend

Posted: Sunday, November 11th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Farmers can carry bigger loads from the fields for one more week.

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Kalona Evaluating Burning Ordinance

Posted: Sunday, November 11th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona will be reviewing their burning ordinance following some input from concerned citizens.

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2012 Election Sees Big Turnout

Posted: Saturday, November 10th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Washington County saw a big turnout at the various precincts Tuesday night.

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Washington Police Chief Recommends Updates for Officer Safety

Posted: Saturday, November 10th, 2012 at 6:25 am
Washington Police Chief Greg Goodman gives his annual report

In the annual report of Washington Police Chief Greg Goodman, two long-term priorities were highlighted.

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Washington City Council Approves New Goals and Reviews Previous Goals

Posted: Saturday, November 10th, 2012 at 6:24 am
University of Iowa's Jeff Shott facilitates Washington City Council's goal-setting

The Washington City Council has now approved a list of five goals they hope to give attention to over the next couple years.  

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Washington County Conservation Board to Plan Celebration and Upcoming Projects

Posted: Saturday, November 10th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Conservation Board is looking ahead to celebrating their 50th year of existence.  

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Veterans Day Observance on Monday

Posted: Saturday, November 10th, 2012 at 6:22 am

A local American Legion will be sponsoring a Veterans Day observance on Monday.

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Drought Continues in Iowa

Posted: Saturday, November 10th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The drought that started this summer persists in the State of Iowa.

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New London Man Arrested for OWI

Posted: Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 10:03 am

A New London man is in custody after exceeding the speed limit while under the influence.

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Vacant Washington Building Might Get New Life, and Jobs

Posted: Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 6:26 am

A vacant building that’s become deteriorated over many years is being eyed for possible rehabilitation.

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Outdoor Alcohol Regulations Presented at Council Meeting

Posted: Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 6:25 am
Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division Karen Freund

A representative from Iowa’s Alcoholic Beverages Division has examined and outlined three possibilities for serving alcohol outside, if a business were to pursue that idea – especially in downtown Washington.

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Veterans Day Sunday

Posted: Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A day to honor those who have served in U.S. conflicts is this Sunday.

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Washington City Cable Television Commission Continue their Work

Posted: Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A newly formed group trying to enhance local cable television in Washington is continuing to establish themselves and their priorities.

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Washington High Presenting Latest Production

Posted: Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Washington High School will unveil their newest drama this weekend.

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Brighton Business Showcase

Posted: Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 6:21 am

An exhibition of everything the City of Brighton has to offer is being held tomorrow.

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