Today's Local News

Stewart School Kindergarten Registration Deadline Approaching

Posted: Monday, February 21st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Stewart Elementary School in Washington is holding Kindergarten registration for next school year. 

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Meatless Mondays Could Hurt Production Industry

Posted: Monday, February 21st, 2011 at 6:26 am

A campaign of meatless Mondays is beginning to spread around the world and could start to have an effect on the region’s Ag industry. 

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Senator Grassley Visiting The Area Tonight

Posted: Monday, February 21st, 2011 at 6:25 am

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United States Senator Chuck Grassley has a planned visit to the southeast Iowa area. 

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Support For Wildlife Diversity Critically Low

Posted: Monday, February 21st, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The State of Iowa’s songbird funding has been decreasing and the funding is currently at its lowest point in 30 years. 

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Presidents’ Day History

Posted: Monday, February 21st, 2011 at 6:22 am

Today is Presidents’ Day, a day that was created to honor George Washington. 

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Board of Supervisors Announce Meeting Date Change

Posted: Sunday, February 20th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are announcing a different meeting date this week. 

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Senator Grassley Visiting Southeast Iowa

Posted: Sunday, February 20th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Senator Chuck Grassley has planned visits to southeast Iowa. 

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Starts This Week

Posted: Sunday, February 20th, 2011 at 6:26 am

KCII’s Home Shopping Extravaganza kicks off Tuesday.

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Title Scam Being Circulated

Posted: Saturday, February 19th, 2011 at 6:30 am

A scam has been circulating recently about purchasing deeds. 

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Pell Grant Cuts Would Hurt Washington College Students

Posted: Saturday, February 19th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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President Barack Obama has announced in his fiscal year 2012 budget the possibility of eliminating funding for Pell Grants. 

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Main Street Washington Interactive Discussion Planned

Posted: Saturday, February 19th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Main Street Washington is conducting an interactive discussion regarding the future of Washington. 

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Piano Concert Coming To The Library

Posted: Saturday, February 19th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington Public Library is having their monthly piano concert next week.

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Wapello Schools Begin New Superintendent Search

Posted: Saturday, February 19th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Wapello Community School District held a special meeting Wednesday evening to begin the process of hiring a new superintendent. 

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Fairfield Chamber of Commerce Director Submits Resignation

Posted: Saturday, February 19th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Executive Director of the Fairfield Economic Development Association and Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce submitted his resignation this week. 

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Iowa Workforce Development Washington Office Set To Close

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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As the size and scope of Iowa government changes with new leadership in the House and on Terrace Hill, the Iowa Workforce Development office will also be seeing some changes.  

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Second Leislative Briefing Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is hosting their second legislative briefing of the year. 

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Concerns Raised Regarding Superintendent Consolidation

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Earlier this week, Senator Matt McCoy introduced a proposal to eliminate more than 200 school superintendents in the state in an effort to save money. 

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Madison Street Public Hearing Scheduled

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington Streets Committee is holding another public hearing regarding a possible change to Madison Street in Washington. 

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Chamber Annual Dinner Nominations Due Today

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the Business of the Year, Citizen of the Year and their Community Service Award. 

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Last Chance For Free Income Tax Services

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Washington County residents have one last opportunity for free tax preparation. 

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