Today's Local News

Suspect in Mount Pleasant Robbery still at large

Posted: Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 at 6:23 am

Mount Pleasant Police are still looking for a suspect in a bank robbery.

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Public Forum To Discuss Washington Middle School Renovation

Posted: Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 at 6:22 am

A public forum will take place this evening to discuss the renovation plan for Washington’s Middle School building.

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WCHS Holding Open House For New Doctor

Posted: Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics is inviting area residents to attend an open house for Mercy Family Medicine’s newest staff member, Dr. Trevor Martin.

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Louisa Muscatine School District sets goals

Posted: Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Louisa Muscatine Community School District met on Monday to discuss the comprehensive school Improvement Goals. 

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“Taster’s Choice Salsa Contest” Winners Announced, Washington Farmer’s Market To Continue Through October

Posted: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington Farmer’s Market “Taster’s Choice Salsa Contest” winners have been announced.

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State Representative Larry Marek Holding Washington Public Forums Today

Posted: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Iowa State Representative Larry Marek will hold two public forums in Washington today.

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Preview: Today’s Washington County Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 6:26 am

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This morning at 9:30 am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session.

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Two Accidents involving kids hunting brings up safety concerns

Posted: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 6:25 am

Two accidents over the weekend, involving kids, one a 17 year old boy in Cone Marsh have brought up hunting safety concerns.

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Hospice Of Washington County 11th Annual 5K Memorial Walk/Run Postponed To Oct. 9th

Posted: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 6:24 am

Two inches of heavy rainfall postponed the 11th annual Hospice of Washington County 5k Memorial Walk/Run on Saturday.

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Columbus Junction City Council Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Columbus Junction City Council Meeting is Tomorrow at 5:30pm in the New Civic Center and City Hall.

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Parents As Teachers Play Groups Offered Again This Year

Posted: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 6:22 am

Starting tomorrow, Parents as Teachers play groups will take place every Wednesday morning at the United Presbyterian Church in Washington.

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Wayland Nursery Receives Environmental Recognition

Posted: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 6:21 am

A Wayland Nursery has received state wide recognition. 

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First Phase Of Washington’s 2010 Paving Project Begins Today

Posted: Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 6:30 am


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South 9th Avenue between Washington and Van Buren Street in Washington is closed today as the first phase of the Washington’s 2010 Paving Project begins.

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Act Now To Save Money On Winter Heating Costs

Posted: Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa Utilities Board says now is an “ideal time to weatherize your … home” with low-cost air leak solutions such as caulk and weather-stripping materials.

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Egg Recall hasn’t affected Local Producer too much

Posted: Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 6:27 am

The egg recall which recalled eggs from Wright County Egg has not affected Kalona’s Farmers Hen House in any major ways.

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Main Street Washington Says Grants Still Available

Posted: Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Main Street Washington says grants from its Incentive Fund are still available.

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Washington County Master Gardeners Can Answer Your Questions

Posted: Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Washington County Master Gardeners are now offering two hours of gardening tips each week.

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Kalona City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council meeting will be tonight at the Kalona City hall at 7:30 p.m.

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Louisa Muscatine School District Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Louisa Muscatine Community School District meeting is tonight at 7pm in the Louisa Muscatine Elementary Cafeteria.

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Mariannette Miller-Meeks “Meet-N-Greet” Thursday In Washington

Posted: Sunday, September 19th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Mariannette Miller-Meeks will be in Washington next week to “to take questions and discuss issues with those attending.”

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