Today's Local News

Many Offices Closed, Roads Expected To Be Busy This Labor Day Weekend

Posted: Monday, September 6th, 2010 at 5:03 am

The Washington Post Office, Library, City Hall, Mini Bus Services, and County offices are closed today in observance of the Labor Day Holiday.

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Donations Being Taken for Family Whose House Burned Down

Posted: Monday, September 6th, 2010 at 5:02 am

April Thompson lost everything when her house burned down Tuesday August 25th in Keota, and now her former landlords are trying the help her out.

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Kalona City Council Preview

Posted: Monday, September 6th, 2010 at 5:00 am

The Kalona City council will be held at the Kalona Community Center and City Hall, Monday, September 7, 2010, at 7:30 P.M.

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Railroad Repairs Will Close Two Roads North Of Highway 92 This Week

Posted: Sunday, September 5th, 2010 at 5:05 am

Repairs to railroad crossings north of Highway 92 will close two roads this week.

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Kalona City Council Meeting

Posted: Sunday, September 5th, 2010 at 5:03 am

The Kalona City Council will be held at the Kalona Community Center and City Hall, Monday, September 7, 2010, at 7:30 P.M.

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Preview: Washington Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, September 5th, 2010 at 5:01 am

Tomorrow at 9:30 am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session.

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Many Offices Closed, Roads Expected To Be Busy This Labor Day Weekend

Posted: Sunday, September 5th, 2010 at 5:01 am

The Washington Post Office, Library, City Hall, Mini Bus Services, and County offices will be closed tomorrow in observance of the Labor Day Holiday.

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Washington County 4-H’er Wins Premier Exhibitor Award

Posted: Sunday, September 5th, 2010 at 5:00 am

A Washington County 4-H’er has won the 4-H Premier Exhibitor Award.

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Washington Has A New Police Officer

Posted: Saturday, September 4th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Washington Mayor Sandra Johnson has sworn in a new police officer.

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Washington City Council Sells Last Industrial Park Lot In Special Session

Posted: Saturday, September 4th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council met yesterday afternoon in special session to approve the sale of its last Industrial Park lot for $10,000.

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One Charged In August Sunset Park Assault In Washington

Posted: Saturday, September 4th, 2010 at 6:26 am

A West Point, Iowa man has been charged in connection with an assault that took place in Washington’s Sunset Park.

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Washington Police Officer Witnesses Accident From Squad Car

Posted: Saturday, September 4th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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A three car accident occurred Thursday afternoon on East Washington Street and 9th Avenue, but police didn’t have to respond to the scene: they were already there.

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Winfield Mt. Union Community Holding School Board Meeting

Posted: Saturday, September 4th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Winfield Mt. Union Community School District will be holding an Organizational Board meeting On Wednesday September 8th at 2pm.

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Environmental Regulations to be Web cast for Pork Producers

Posted: Saturday, September 4th, 2010 at 6:23 am

 For the first time this year the Washington County Extension office will be running an environmental regulations and program assistance update for hog farmers via web cast. 

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Washington County Conservation Board To Meet

Posted: Saturday, September 4th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Columbus Community Holding School Board Meeting

Posted: Saturday, September 4th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Columbus Community School District will be holding its Board of Education Meeting on September 7th at 6:30pm at the Roundy Elementary School Library.

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Two Washington City Council Members Against Deleting Speed Limit On East Washington Street, Ordinance Passes

Posted: Friday, September 3rd, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council has passed an ordinance that removed mention of the 30 and 40 mile per hour speed limits on East Washington Street, despite input against the change from United Presbyterian Home CEO and Administrator Mike Moore.

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“Free” Preschool Not Free In Many Districts, Washington Still Not Charging

Posted: Friday, September 3rd, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Many school districts that participate in the state’s Voluntary Preschool Program are charging families, but Washington’s program remains free.

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Kalona Area Zoning Amendment Request To Be Considered At Public Hearing

Posted: Friday, September 3rd, 2010 at 6:26 am


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The Washington County Planning and Zoning Commission will meet Tuesday to consider a zoning map amendment.

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Minnesota Man taken to Hospital after Crash south of Mt. Pleasant

Posted: Friday, September 3rd, 2010 at 6:25 am

A Minnesota man has been taken to the hospital after a car accident south of Mount Pleasant on Thursday morning.

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