Today's Local News

High School Student Recognized by Governor Branstad

Posted: Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

An area high school student has been honored by Governor Terry Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds.

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Special School Board Meeting

Posted: Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Community School District is holding a special meeting tomorrow.  

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Local Farm to Host Crop Field Day

Posted: Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

Two agricultural groups are teaming up to hold a cover crop field day in Washington County.

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Absentee Ballots Available

Posted: Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Absentee ballots are available for a special election.  

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Breaking News: Bicycle Accident Injures One

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2011 at 6:17 pm

A bicycle rider has been injured in Washington. 

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Sigourney’s Abrhamson 2nd, Highland 4×2 3rd at State Meet

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2011 at 8:36 am

At the state track meet, a second place and third place finish, and several advancing out of prelims to final events.

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City Council Picks Search Firm

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council met in special session yesterday morning and has taken the next step toward the hiring of a new City Administrator.  

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Seat Belt Safety Program Returns

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Safety and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office want to make sure you arrive safely to your destination over the next two weeks.  

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Library Director Stepping Down

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Public Library is going to be looking for a new director.  

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Tax Credit Base Raised

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Governor Terry Branstad has raised the base amount for tax credits.  

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DOT Says No Fishing Off Public Roadways

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2011 at 6:24 am

As the weather warms up, fishing becomes a popular activity in Washington County.

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Local Group Looking for More Donations for Fundraiser

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2011 at 6:23 am

A group of residents in Kalona are working to raise money to help their neighbor in her fight against cancer.

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Night of Music to Take Place Memorial Day

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2011 at 6:22 am

Among many area Memorial Day celebrations, one is being held for the first time.

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Baccalaureate Service Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Washington Area Ministerial Association is holding a service tomorrow to honor Washington High School’s graduates.  

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KidzFest Happening Tonight

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics annual KidzFest is tonight.  

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First Farmers Market Busy

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington’s first Farmers Market was held last night and was very busy.  

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Sheriff Reminds Drivers of Farm Equipment

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 6:27 am

Spring planting is almost complete and drivers still need to be mindful of the farm machinery on the roads.  

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Downtown Art Display Happening

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The artwork of area artists and art students are being showcased next week.  

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American Legion Freedom Ride

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The American Legion Riders Post 29 are having their Freedom Ride tomorrow.  

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Kalona Elementary Able to Finish Much-Awaited Playground

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 6:24 am

A project five years in the making is finally ready to be complete at Kalona Elementary School.

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