Today's Local News

Middle School Offering Students an Opportunity to Meet their Teachers

Posted: Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Parents getting ready to send their kids back to school this week in Washington have an opportunity to meet with their child’s teachers before classes begin.  

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Remodeling and Repair Work Funding Grant Opportunities Available

Posted: Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A program designed to encourage remodeling and repair work on commercial buildings is returning.  

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New Highland Principal Ready for School Year

Posted: Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The new principal at Highland High School is ready for the new school year.

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Kalona Seeks Grant for New Fire Truck

Posted: Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Kalona will consider bids and grant applications at the City Council meeting tonight.

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Mid-Prairie to Build New Central Office

Posted: Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 6:22 am

A special Mid-Prairie Schools committee has decided the fate of the central office.

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Still Time to Sign Up for Chamber Golf Day

Posted: Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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There is still time to take part in an annual fundraising event.  

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County Land Discussion Part of Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, August 19th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Land is part of the discussion during this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.  

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First Day of School This Week

Posted: Sunday, August 19th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Students across southeast Iowa are getting ready to hit the books for another school year. 

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Open Houses for Mid-Prairie Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, August 19th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Mid-Prairie schools are holding open houses for incoming student’s tomorrow night.

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Kalona Seeks Grant for New Fire Truck

Posted: Sunday, August 19th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Kalona will apply for grants and consider bids at the City Council meeting tonight.

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Drought Has Not Effected Farmers Market

Posted: Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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While the drought has had an effect on area crops, the same affect has not happened on local gardens.  

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Washington Elementary School Project Completed

Posted: Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A Washington school has been able to complete a project that has spanned two school years.  

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Honor Flight Looking for Escorts

Posted: Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A special trip taking World War II Veterans to Washington, DC is looking for volunteers to help on the trip.  

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Crop Farmer Weighs In on This Years Yield

Posted: Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A local farmer is weighing in on how this dry summer is affecting yields and harvesting.

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Wellman Considering Using Contractor to Fill Position

Posted: Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The City of Wellman will utilize temporary help while trying to fill a vacancy.

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Courage Ride 2012 Next Weekend

Posted: Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The chance to support cancer research by riding a bike is coming up next weekend.

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Educator Appreciation Breakfast Monday

Posted: Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual “Educator Appreciation Breakfast” Monday morning in Washington.  

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Annual Doggie Paddle Scheduled

Posted: Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 6:21 am

An annual event for man’s best friend has been announced.  

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Burn Ban Lifted for Two Southeast Iowa Counties

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 12:02 pm

Two open burn bans that were issued a month ago have been lifted.  

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Washington Page – Charla Howard

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 11:01 am

In the second of a two part program, Charla Howard from Golden Crest Realty talks about a recent conference she attended and about the housing market.

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