Today's Local News

Old Jail Cells To Be Removed From Washington County Safety Center

Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 6:54 am

Washington County Supervisor Jim Rosien says he’s working on a contract to remove unused jail cells from the Washington County Safety Center.

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New Tobacco Laws Affects Washington County

Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 6:53 am

A new federal law has changed the look and promotion of cigarettes in Washington County.

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“Just Us Girls” Performs Tonight in Washington’s Central Park

Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 6:52 am

This afternoon, Thursday Night Live will return to Washington’s Central Park.

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Even Without a New Contract, Washington County Still Has Ambulance Service

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Yesterday the Washington Board of Supervisors for the second time this month delayed the approval of a new contract for services provided by Washington County Ambulance.

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Washington National Guard Unit Community Farewell

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Today at 5pm, the Washington Community Center will host a community farewell for Iowa National Guard soldiers based in the city.

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More State Troopers This 4th of July

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:24 am

There will be more State Troopers than normal on the road this weekend in southeast Iowa.

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Iowa Telecom Has New Owner

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Customers in Washington County and other areas of the state have a new provider for telephone and other services.

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Washington County Riverboat Foundation Mini Grants

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:20 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation will be giving away $100,000 in “Mini Grants” this fall.

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New Laws Start Thursday

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:03 am

A southeast Iowa State Senator says personal responsibility is the core of traffic safety, and new laws that reinforce that idea takes place July 1st.

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Crop Technology Tour at Farm near Keota

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:01 am

The Iowa State Extension along with Vision Ag is presenting a crop technology tour at a local mans farm.

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Pesticide Testing in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:00 am

The Iowa Department of Ag and Land Stewardship are administering pesticide tests at the Washington County Extension Office. 

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Stabbing Incident in Ainsworth

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:56 am

A stabbing Sunday evening has sent an Ainsworth man to the hospital.

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Washington Man Sentenced to 80 Months’ Imprisonment

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:55 am

A Washington man has been sentenced to 80 months in prison.

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Washington County’s Elected Officials Receive 0% Pay Increase

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors has approved a 0% pay increase for elected county officials and officials’ deputies. 

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Medicare and Social Security Information Sessions

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:26 am

This week Peoples Capital Management of Washington is holding informational meetings on Medicare and Social Security at the Washington State Bank.

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Iowa Corn Promotion Board Elections

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Iowa Corn Promotion Board election is Tuesday, July 13th at Iowa State County Extension Offices. 

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Washington County Zoning Groups Name Chair, Vice-Chair

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Planning and Zoning Commission and the County Board of Adjustment have selected group Chairs and Vice-Chairs.

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Angel Food Orders Due July 16

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Brighton Horizons group is reminding the community that orders for Angel Food are due by Friday, July 16th

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Staying Safe This 4th of July

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:20 am

4th of July fireworks are Saturday in Kalona and Sunday in Washington, Crawfordsville, and Wellman.

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Stabbing in Ainsworth Sends Man to Hospital

Posted: Monday, June 28th, 2010 at 2:35 pm

A stabbing Sunday evening has sent an Ainsworth man to the hospital.

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