Today’s Local News

Washington Community Chest Sells Feathers

Posted: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington non-profit group that raises money for other local non-profits is starting another fundraising campaign.

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Last Step of Caring Christmas Food Drive Completed

Posted: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am
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With the final step of disbursing the donations, KCII’s annual food drive ended yesterday.

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Zoning Discussion Continues

Posted: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 at 12:59 pm
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Zoning was again the focal point of this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Update Given on Columbus School District Building Projects

Posted: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The two major Columbus School District construction projects are coming together.

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Alliant to Replace Traditional Bulbs with LED

Posted: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 at 6:24 am
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Alliant Energy will begin the transition between the traditional light bulbs used in Iowa’s streetlights to LED.

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Lincoln Student Compete on World Geography

Posted: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Students at Lincoln Elementary School in Washington have competed against each other on geographical knowledge.

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Hunter Safety Course Offered in Washington County

Posted: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Hunter safety courses are planned for the next couple months in Washington County.  

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Local Honey Producers Holding Class for Aspiring Beekeepers

Posted: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Two local beekeepers will once again share their expertise in an upcoming class.

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Extension Office Calendar

Posted: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Washington County Extension Office calendar includes several items over the next couple weeks.

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Freezing Rain Makes its Way Through Washington County

Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Warmer temperatures today have cleared roadways of accumulated ice.  

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Kalona City Park Improvements Focus for 2013

Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Kalona will turn its attention to the city park this year.

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State Funded Program to Fill Void Left by Workforce Development Office Closings

Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A new resource is available at area libraries that will help with anything from test prep to basic computer skills.

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Saint James Kicks Off Catholic Schools Week

Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 6:23 am

This is Catholic Schools Week.

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Four Mid-Prairie Speech Groups Heading to State

Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A large group of Mid-Prairie students are heading to the state speech competition.

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Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management Course

Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Extension Office is taking registrations for commercial pesticide applicators interested in a continuing instructional course.  

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City Budget Meeting

Posted: Sunday, January 27th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington City Council has begun their work on the annual budget.  

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10 Week Wellness Challenge Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, January 27th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Washington County is taking part in Live Healthy Iowa’s 10 Week Wellness Challenge.

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Kalona City Park Improvements Focus for 2013

Posted: Sunday, January 27th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Kalona will turn its attention to the city park this year.

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Lincoln Conferences

Posted: Sunday, January 27th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Parents of students at Lincoln Elementary school have a chance to speak one-on-one with teachers this week.

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Catholic Schools Week Begins

Posted: Sunday, January 27th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Catholic Elementary School in Washington has started their celebration of Catholic Schools Week.

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