Today's Local News

Library Hosting Foreign Film

Posted: Thursday, June 16th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington Public Library is hosting a foreign film night tomorrow.  

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Flash Flooding Closes Several Roads

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 12:00 pm

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Flash flooding from thunderstorms yesterday evening prompted several roads to be closed throughout Washington County.  

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Board of Supervisors Approve Resolutions

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved resolutions for the purchase of right-of-way easements.  

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Washington City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is meeting tonight and as part of their meeting there will be a public hearing regarding ground floor dwelling units in the Downtown District.  

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Washington County Riverboat Foundation Mini-Grant Application Deadline

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Local non-profits have until tomorrow to submit grant applications to the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Mid-Prairie High School Renovations Ahead of Schedule

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 6:25 am

As summer break for Mid-Prairie students continues, renovations on their high school are moving ahead at full steam.  

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English River Breaches Banks

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Recent heavy rainfall has caused the English River in northern Washington County to flood over its banks this week.  

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Kalona Business Loses Roof to Gusty Winds

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 6:23 am

An afternoon thunderstorm is to blame after a Kalona business is without parts of its roof.  

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Local Emergency Planning Training This Week

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Members of Washington County’s Local Emergency Planning Committee, hospital, public health personnel are invited to two training sessions this week.  

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Zoo Field Trip Planned

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington Y is getting ready to go to the zoo.  

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Henry County Burglary

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 6:20 am

A business in Henry County was burglarized yesterday afternoon.  

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Blown Transformer to Blame for Washington Power Outage

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 at 6:30 am

Nearly 50 Washington residents lost power for part of the afternoon Monday.  

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High School Class Schedules Available

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington High School students have a chance to view next year’s class schedule.  

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Washington Library Piano Concert

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Public Library is presenting a piano concert next week.  

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Congressman Dave Loebsack Representative Hosting Office Hours

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a representative from his office in the area this week.

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Kalona Chamber of Commerce Announces Fun Days Parade Theme

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Groups seeking to present floats in this weekend’s Kalona Fun Days parade have a theme to adhere to.  

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City of Riverside Offering Reward for Vandalism Information

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Riverside City Council is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the vandalism in the Mount Olivet Cemetery.  

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Relaxed Fishing Regulations About to End

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The relaxed fishing regulations at Foster Pond near Crawfordsville are about to end.  

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4-H One Mile and 5K Run Pre-Registration Deadline

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Washington County 4-H is getting ready to host their 3rd Annual 5k run and one mile walk.  The event is open to all age groups, male and female, and all levels of fitness.  

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Washington Library Piano Concert

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington Public Library is presenting a piano concert this week.  

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