Today's Local News

4th Annual Curt Jensen Memorial Tournament

Posted: Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 10:20 am

A Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament in honor of a former teacher from Washington is this weekend.

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Fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis in Central Park

Posted: Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 10:18 am

An event to raise funds and awareness about Cystic Fibrosis is this weekend in Washington.

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Washington and Louisa County Narcotics Enforcement Team Receives State Grant

Posted: Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Governor Chet Culver says his office of Drug Control Policy has awarded more than $5 million to 37 criminal justice programs in the state, including the Washington and Louisa County Narcotics Enforcement Team. 

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Hamakua Place To Hold Open House, Barbecue Fundraiser On Saturday

Posted: Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 6:24 am

On Saturday, Washington’s only community youth center is holding an open house and barbecue fundraiser to support its after-school programs and Fall Youth Conference.

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Southeast Iowa Landowners and Farmers Asked To Participate in Conservation Reserve Program

Posted: Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is asking southeast Iowa farmers to consider renting unused portions of their land to the Conservation Reserve Program.

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Washington Community School District Families To Receive Registration Materials Via Mail

Posted: Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 6:20 am

The Washington Community School District says it will continue mail-in registration this year.

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Consumer Spending Increases – How Do Local Businesses Fare?

Posted: Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 at 6:32 am

The U.S. Department of Commerce reports consumer spending grew a timid .2% from April to May, and area businesses report similar slow or no growth.

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Washington County Jail – Less Convicts, Less Revenue

Posted: Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Washington County Jail used to house more outside inmates than those from the county itself, a revenue-generating plan that put the county on track to make a million dollars.

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Competing Maps For The City Of Washington

Posted: Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 at 6:27 am

Two competing maps of the city of Washington are being planned, but Washington Chamber of Commerce Director Tim Coffey thinks maps of the city should benefit the local community.

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Buggy Accident Near Kalona on Sunday

Posted: Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 at 6:26 am

A horse drawn buggy was involved in a crash near Kalona Sunday evening.

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Washington County Supervisors, School Board Meet Today

Posted: Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors meets this morning in the county courthouse in Washington.

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Motorcycle Accident in Washington

Posted: Monday, July 5th, 2010 at 4:01 pm

Over the Fourth of July weekend, the Washington County Communications Center received a 911 report of a motorcycle accident with injuries at 2046 Riverside Road in Washington.

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Accident Near Kalona Yesterday Evening

Posted: Monday, July 5th, 2010 at 6:46 am

A horse drawn buggy was involved in a crash near Kalona yesterday evening.

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Terry Branstad in Washington on Wednesday

Posted: Monday, July 5th, 2010 at 6:46 am

On Wednesday, former Governor and current gubernatorial candidate Terry Branstad and his lieutenant governor nominee Kim Reynolds will hold a Washington County town hall meeting at Engineered Building Design in the city of Washington.

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Governor Culver Gives Support To SE Iowa Farmers

Posted: Monday, July 5th, 2010 at 6:43 am

Governor Culver says southeast Iowa farmers need faster emergency payments for flood damage.

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In January, Most Eligible to Carry Loaded Gun in Public Places, Businesses

Posted: Monday, July 5th, 2010 at 6:27 am

January 1st will be the start of a new year, and also sweeping gun changes in Iowa.

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Bid Accepted For Ginkgo Avenue Construction

Posted: Monday, July 5th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The lowest of 3 bids to replace a bridge on County Highway W38 on the way to Wellman, also known as Ginkgo Avenue, has been approved by the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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Weekend Fireworks Schedules

Posted: Sunday, July 4th, 2010 at 6:01 am

The City of Washington’s Annual Fireworks Display will Be tonight at dusk at the Washington County Fairgrounds.  A rain date is scheduled for July 5th

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4th of July Closings Observed on Monday

Posted: Sunday, July 4th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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

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Food Safety Training Offered

Posted: Sunday, July 4th, 2010 at 5:02 am

A ServSafe food safety training seminar for food service professionals is being offered.

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