Today's Local News

The Water Coolers coming to Fairfield’s Sondheim Center

Posted: Wednesday, September 1st, 2010 at 6:21 am

Fairfield’s Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts Artist Series kicks off with The Water Coolers, a comedy troupe that highlights what we talk about at work.

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Washington Engineer Reports Multiple Problems, Deficiencies In Former Mills Feed Building Report

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 6:30 am

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A report filed by Washington’s City Engineer says an unused building in the city “needs to be secured … to not allow entry” due to unsanitary conditions and other factors that could lead to it officially being designated as unsafe.

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Iowa GOP Attorney General Candidate Visits Washington, Says “Culture Of Corruption” Exists In Des Moines

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Brenna Findley, Iowa’s GOP candidate for Attorney General, says a “culture of corruption” exists in Des Moines, and it’s the attorney general’s job “to investigate and bring people to justice.”

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Conservation Board Presentation, Union Bargaining Representative Appointment At This Week’s Washington County Board Of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 6:26 am

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

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Railroad Repairs to Close Spruce Avenue

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 6:25 am


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Railroad repair work is prompting the closure of a street just north of Washington.

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Washington County Task Force On Aging To Meet Thursday, September 9th

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Heritage Agency has created a task force to represent the interests of older persons residing in Washington County.

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IMS Fine Arts Series to Begin

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 6:23 am

This year’s Fine Arts Series at Iowa Mennonite School has been announced, and advance tickets are available for purchase by calling the school office.

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2010 Craft Festival Is Saturday, September 11th

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington’s 2010 Craft Festival is approaching.

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Community Concert at Washington United Methodist Church

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Youth Group MY LIFE is hosting a concert for the community at Washington United Methodist Church on Sunday, September 12th at 4:30pm in the church’s sanctuary.

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—Road Closure —

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 2:18 pm

Spruce Ave north of Highway 92 will be closed for repairs to the railroad crossing beginning on August 31, 2010. The road closure is estimated to take 2 days

Iowa To Receive $84 Million, More Than A Quarter Of All New Federal Community Development Block Grants

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded Iowa more than $84 million in Community Development Block Grants to fund long-term recovery and prevention planning.

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Can’t Pay Power Bills? Call Your Utility Company

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa Utility Board says payment plans are available if you can’t pay summer bills.

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Washington County Hospital And Clinics Hires New Physical Therapist

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics has hired a new physical therapist.

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Kalona Planning & Zoning Commission to Meet This Week

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Kalona Planning & Zoning Commission is set to meet this week.

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Hospice Of Washington County Preparing For 11th Annual 5K Memorial Walk/Run

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Hospice of Washington County will host its 11th Annual 5k Memorial Walk/Run on Saturday, September 18th.

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Third Session of Management Series Workshop Offered in Columbus Junction

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Columbus Junction Community Development Center’s final segment of a free four part management series is coming up.

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2010 Craft Festival Is Saturday, September 11th

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington’s 2010 Craft Festival is approaching.

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Annual Doggie Paddle Approaching

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington Dog Park Association says its annual Doggie Paddle at Sunset Park’s Family Aquatic Center is approaching.

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Keokuk County Pasture Walk Set for September 7

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Beef producers are invited to attend a pasture walk, scheduled for Tuesday, September 7, at the Larry Klein farm located 6 miles southeast of Sigourney in Lancaster.

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Third Session of Management Series Workshop Offered in Columbus Junction

Posted: Sunday, August 29th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Columbus Junction Community Development Center’s final segment of a free four part management series is coming up.

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