Today's Local News

Washington County Hospital And Clinics Hires New Physical Therapist

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics has hired a new physical therapist.

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Kalona Planning & Zoning Commission to Meet This Week

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Kalona Planning & Zoning Commission is set to meet this week.

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Hospice Of Washington County Preparing For 11th Annual 5K Memorial Walk/Run

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Hospice of Washington County will host its 11th Annual 5k Memorial Walk/Run on Saturday, September 18th.

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Third Session of Management Series Workshop Offered in Columbus Junction

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Columbus Junction Community Development Center’s final segment of a free four part management series is coming up.

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2010 Craft Festival Is Saturday, September 11th

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington’s 2010 Craft Festival is approaching.

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Annual Doggie Paddle Approaching

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington Dog Park Association says its annual Doggie Paddle at Sunset Park’s Family Aquatic Center is approaching.

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Keokuk County Pasture Walk Set for September 7

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Beef producers are invited to attend a pasture walk, scheduled for Tuesday, September 7, at the Larry Klein farm located 6 miles southeast of Sigourney in Lancaster.

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Third Session of Management Series Workshop Offered in Columbus Junction

Posted: Sunday, August 29th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Columbus Junction Community Development Center’s final segment of a free four part management series is coming up.

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Hunter Safety Class Offered in Sigourney

Posted: Sunday, August 29th, 2010 at 6:21 am

A hunter safety class is being offered at Keokuk County Ike’s in Sigourney.

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Tire Blowout Leads To Washington Resident Vehicle Crash In Muscatine County

Posted: Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at 8:33 am


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A tire blowout has sent a Washington resident’s vehicle into a ditch with four feet of standing water.

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Variance Granted To Couple Who Purchased Land Before Zoning Went Into Effect

Posted: Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Adjustment has granted a variance for a couple that purchased land south of Washington before zoning went into effect.

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Paws And More To Benefit From Weekend Cruise Night, Auto Show

Posted: Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Paws and More, a no-kill animal shelter serving all of Washington County, is raising funds at this weekend’s Cruise Night and Auto show.

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2nd Annual Family Youth Day Shoot To Benefit “Bows And Bullets” 4-H Club

Posted: Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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This morning Washington County 4-H group “Bows and Bullets” is holding its second annual Family Youth Day Shoot at Highland Hideaway Hunting in Riverside.

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Louisa County Historical Society’s annual Fall Festival Approaching

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

The Louisa County Historical Society’s annual Fall Festival is coming up early in September.

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Funds Available For Washington County Storm Damage And REAP Projects

Posted: Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Funds are now available for Washington County conservation practices damaged by storms and also through new REAP projects.

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Keokuk County Pasture Walk Set for September 7

Posted: Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Beef producers are invited to attend a pasture walk, scheduled for Tuesday, September 7, at the Larry Klein farm located 6 miles southeast of Sigourney in Lancaster.

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Iowa Hospital Association: Washington County Hospital and Clinics Provides More Than $1.5 Million In Free And Discounted Care

Posted: Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics says a new study of 2009 figures shows it has provided over $1.5 million in free and discounted benefits.

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Columbus Junction Woman named National Historian at Ladies Auxiliary VFW Convention

Posted: Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Kathryn Schreiber of Columbus Junction was named a National Historian this week at the 97th National Convention of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Affairs in Indianapolis.

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Washington School Board Approves Multiple Bids For High School, Softball Field Construction

Posted: Friday, August 27th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School Board has approved more than $11,143,000 in construction bids.

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Small Business Forum Evolves Into Discussion Of Poor County Road Conditions

Posted: Friday, August 27th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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A public forum Tuesday in Washington’s public library, hosted by State Senator Becky Schmitz, was designed to inform local business owners of helpful programs offered by the state, but discussion quickly turned to the poor condition of Washington County’s secondary roads.

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