Today's Local News

Conferences Next Week at Mid-Prairie

Posted: Saturday, October 27th, 2012 at 6:21 am

After a few months in the classroom, its time for conferences at Mid-Prairie School District.

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United Fund Gets New Member

Posted: Saturday, October 27th, 2012 at 6:20 am

The United Fund of Columbus Junction has added a new member to its board of directors.

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Stolen Washington County Vehicle Involved in Burglary

Posted: Friday, October 26th, 2012 at 2:43 pm

The public is asked to be on the look-out for two suspects who have stolen at least two vehicles and attempted two burglaries in Dallas County this morning.

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Johnson County Accident Send Kalona Man to Hospital

Posted: Friday, October 26th, 2012 at 10:41 am

An 18 year old was sent to the hospital Tuesday after failing to yield to oncoming traffic.

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Murder Trial Continuance Granted

Posted: Friday, October 26th, 2012 at 6:26 am

A Washington County murder trial has been postponed, again.

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Drought Conditions Mostly Unchanged

Posted: Friday, October 26th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The drought conditions across Iowa remain, for the most part, unchanged from last week.

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4th Annual Seniorfest Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, October 26th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics is hosting their annual Seniorfest event from 8:30-11 Saturday morning.

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Red Ribbon Week Wraps up in Washington Middle School

Posted: Friday, October 26th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The students at Washington Middle School found creative ways this week to celebrate being drug free.

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IMS Performing Latest Play this Weekend

Posted: Friday, October 26th, 2012 at 6:21 am
(back) Cameron Gingerich, Hannah Gingerich, Jacob Bruns. (front) Justin Boller, Anne Buckwalter, Kaycee Miller.

Tickets can still be obtained for Iowa Mennonite School’s latest production.

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Update on Louisa County Youth Center Progress

Posted: Friday, October 26th, 2012 at 6:20 am

The new Louisa County Youth Center is starting to take shape.

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Fatal Tractor Accident Near Columbus City

Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012 at 11:51 am

An accident yesterday morning involving a tractor has resulted in a fatality.

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Unemployment Drops in Washington County

Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012 at 6:25 am

According to new numbers, unemployment dropped in Washington County during September.

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Accident Sends Two to Hospital

Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A three vehicle collision in Henry County at noon on Tuesday sent a New London woman and a Fairfield man to the hospital.

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New Main Street Washington Executive Director

Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Sarah Sadrakula was recently named Executive Director of Main Street Washington.

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Boil Order Lifted in West Chester

Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Residents of West Chester once again have running water.

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Governor Honors Wrestling Great Dan Gable

Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012 at 6:20 am

In honor of wrestling great Dan Gable, Governor Terry Branstad has declared this Dan Gable Day.

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Washington County Sheriff Responds to Accusations

Posted: Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 at 1:59 pm

An opinion piece featured in a recent edition of a Des Moines media source has caused a stir in Washington County.

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Accident Sends Two to Hospital

Posted: Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 at 12:32 pm

A three vehicle collision in Henry County at noon on Tuesday sent a New London woman and a Fairfield man to the hospital.

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More Tests in Richmond Submitted by DNR

Posted: Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 at 6:25 am

DNR testing results and more discussion on the agreement with Regional Utility Service Systems were the focus of yesterdays Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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