Today's Local News

Retirement Reception Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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A retirement reception is happening tomorrow to honor the retirement of Nancy Rash and Lyle Moen.  

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Water Disruption Scheduled

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The city of Washington Maintenance and Construction Department is going to be performing street work tomorrow.  

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School Physicals Being Offered

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Community School District is offering sports physicals to students in Junior High and High School.  

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Dessert Auction Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Washington County’s Relay for Life is holding a dessert auction as part of the Relay for Life tomorrow.  

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USDA Official to Help Unveil Kalona Apartment Complex Additions

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Efforts to renovate and expand a Kalona apartment complex are finally complete.  

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Keota Residents Mull New Community Center, Day Care

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The public’s opinion is what members of the Keota City Council say is what matters most to the town’s development.  

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Extra Discussion Needed for Wellman Water Project

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 6:23 am

A water project several years in the works is ready to be set into motion in Wellman.  

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Kiwanis AMers Breakfast Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Kiwanis AMers are hosting a breakfast tomorrow.  

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4-H One Mile and 5K Run Tonight

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Washington County 4-H is hosting their 3rd Annual 5k run and one mile walk tonight.  

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City Council Annexes Property

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council held a special session last night regarding the annexation of city-owned property.  

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Riverboat Grants Distributed

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation is allocating over $226,000 for the second quarter of this year through its municipal grant program.

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Farmers Scramble to Restore Crops After Wet Week

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

After a promising start to June weather-wise, area farmers are spending numerous hours in fields this week working to restore crops affected by moisture and standing water.  

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Absentee Ballot Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

Absentee ballots are still available for next week’s special election.  

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Monthly Caregivers Support Group Meeting

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The next meeting of the Caregivers Support Group is continuing their focus on Accepting the Challenge.  

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Theater Play Starts Tonight

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Washington Community Theater is presenting a live version of Dale Wasserman’s book “Man of La Mancha.”  

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Wellman Audit Figures Released

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

The city of Wellman has received the final report from state officials concerning its 2010 audit.  

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DOT Program Brings Innovative Bridge to Wapello

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Iowa Department of Transportation will receive funding for the construction of a bridge in Louisa County.  

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Board of Supervisors Approve Service Agreements

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved agreements of services as part of their meeting yesterday.  

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Continues to Drop

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington County’s unemployment rate went down in May according to data released from the Iowa Workforce Development.  

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Special City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington City Council is holding a special meeting tonight.  

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