Today’s Local News

Bus Tour to Highlight Fairfield Area

Posted: Monday, June 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A local organization is sponsoring bus tour through the Fairfield area tomorrow.

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Design Team to Begin Working on Plans for Keota Projects

Posted: Monday, June 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Today, a design team will begin working on plans for projects the Keota Visioning Committee decided on last week.

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Free Lunches For Children Offered

Posted: Sunday, June 9th, 2013 at 6:30 am

A free lunch is available for children between 1 and 18 years old everyday until July 26th at Lincoln Elementary.

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Watershed Meeting to Address Concerns with 28E Agreement

Posted: Sunday, June 9th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Those in the English River Watershed with concerns or interest in a proposed coalition can attend a meeting Tuesday.

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Washington Man Charged With Felonies

Posted: Saturday, June 8th, 2013 at 6:29 am

John Walling Jr.


Following an executed search warrant in the 400 block of East Washington Street in Washington a man was arrested.

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How To Rescind Zoning

Posted: Saturday, June 8th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Washington County Attorney Larry Brock has, at the request of Supervisor Stan Stoops, provided a step-by-step procedure and timeframe guide for the board of supervisors as to how to rescind zoning.

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Relay 5k/10k Next Weekend

Posted: Saturday, June 8th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Washington’s Relay for Life will be held a week from today, as well as the 5k and 10k.

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Corn Country Cruisers Tonight

Posted: Saturday, June 8th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Tonight is the second cruise on the square with the Corn Country Cruisers.

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New Additions to Kalona Days This Year

Posted: Saturday, June 8th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Only a week remains until this year’s festivities in Kalona.

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Report Cards Ready

Posted: Saturday, June 8th, 2013 at 6:23 am

School is out for the summer and grades have been submitted.

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Mid-Prairie Faculty to be Honored for Time at District

Posted: Saturday, June 8th, 2013 at 6:22 am

As the school year comes to a close, teachers and faculty heading into retirement are being recognized.

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Riverside to Improve Parking in Areas Along Highway 22

Posted: Saturday, June 8th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Riverside selected a contractor to do asphalt work in the city this summer at their council meeting this week.

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Downtown Placed On National Registry

Posted: Friday, June 7th, 2013 at 6:29 am

The Washington downtown area has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places after a two year research and nomination process.

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Amend Zoning is Recommended

Posted: Friday, June 7th, 2013 at 6:28 am

The planning and zoning commission presented its full report to the Board of Supervisors this week.

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City Approves Waste Contract

Posted: Friday, June 7th, 2013 at 6:26 am

A 3-year garbage contract has been approved by the Washington City Council after three bids were received.

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Main Street Organization Shows Success

Posted: Friday, June 7th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Over $1.1 billion has been investing in buildings in Main Street Iowa districts across the state, which annually produces over $10.8 million in property tax revenues for county governments, according to a study by Donovan Rypkema of Place Economics.

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Two Bridge Projects in the County Approved

Posted: Friday, June 7th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Two construction projects have been approved by the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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Flood Waters in Columbus Junction Receding

Posted: Friday, June 7th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Despite predictions made last week, the levels on the Iowa River have begun to drop at Columbus Junction.

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Historical Village Holding 10th Antique Show

Posted: Friday, June 7th, 2013 at 6:22 am

An annual show is bringing antique dealers from around the Midwest to Kalona this weekend.

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Town Festival this Weekend in Ainsworth

Posted: Friday, June 7th, 2013 at 6:21 am

This year’s Ainsworth Fun Days will begin tonight.

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