Today's Local News

New State Senator Highlights Driving

Posted: Friday, February 1st, 2013 at 6:22 am

The State Senator whose district covers the southern part of Washington County wants to draw attention to young drivers in a new bill introduced to the state legislature.

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911 Calls Down in 2012

Posted: Friday, February 1st, 2013 at 6:22 am

The number of calls made to 911 dropped for the second year in a row in 2012.

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Washington High School Choir Members’ Travels

Posted: Friday, February 1st, 2013 at 6:22 am

Students in Washington High School choir have been busy traveling and performing, and they have more traveling plans.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Nancy Rash and Lyle Moen discuss their  photographs depicting September 11 memorials and war memorials. Those photos are on display on the second floor of the Washington Public Library.

Road Conditions Remain Poor

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 6:25 am
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Snow received during yesterday’s winter storm continued to be an issue last night.

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City Maintenance and Construction Needs Big Equipment Replacements

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 6:24 am

As the Washington City Council puts together the budget for next year, they may take on two big equipment needs.

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DeGeest Selected as 8th Judicial District Judge

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 6:23 am

The 8th Judicial District Judge position has been filled.

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September 11 and War Memorial Photos on Display

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 6:23 am

Two Washington residents have installed their original photography from a recent trip to Washington DC.

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Daffodil Fundraiser Begins

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 6:22 am

For those looking ahead to spring, Daffodil Days may help you get through the last few months of winter.

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SEMCO Accepts Wood and Offers Free Wood-Chips

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 6:21 am

The landfill where Washington’s solid waste is disposed is accepting scrap wood.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Harald Gruber, pastor at Faith Baptist Church, talks about the success of their Sportsmans Banquet and about some upcoming events, including a Super Bowl viewing this weekend.

Winter Storm Passes Through Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 at 9:50 am
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Washington County Maintenance Superintendent JP Van Sickle says the blustery weather is making plowing ineffective.

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Zoning Discussion Continues

Posted: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 at 6:25 am
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Zoning was again the focal point of this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Winter Weather Follows Record Breaking Warm Weather

Posted: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Warm air being pulled from the south is to thank for the record breaking temperatures yesterday.

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City Council Budget Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington City Council is working on more details of the city’s annual budget tonight.  

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Washington Community Chest Sells Feathers

Posted: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington non-profit group that raises money for other local non-profits is starting another fundraising campaign.

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Last Step of Caring Christmas Food Drive Completed

Posted: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am
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With the final step of disbursing the donations, KCII’s annual food drive ended yesterday.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Lincoln Elementary School teacher Chad Hippon talks about the geography bee.

Zoning Discussion Continues

Posted: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 at 12:59 pm
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Zoning was again the focal point of this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Update Given on Columbus School District Building Projects

Posted: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The two major Columbus School District construction projects are coming together.

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