Today’s Local News

Citywide Food Drive on Saturday

Posted: Monday, May 6th, 2013 at 6:28 am

On Saturday, Washington letter carriers, in an effort with Campbell Soup Company, will be participating in the Stamp Out Hunger program.

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Special Assessment Policy Has 40-Percent Cap

Posted: Monday, May 6th, 2013 at 6:27 am

A special assessment policy was adopted by the Washington City Council at their meeting last week.

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Supervisors to Meet Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, May 6th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Tomorrow the Washington County Supervisors will hold a hearing for a confinement feeding operation in Iowa Township.

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Decisions Made Tonight Could Decide Fate of Shared Building

Posted: Monday, May 6th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A formal recommendation, regarding a partnership with a local school district, will be given to the Kalona City Council this evening.

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Alive After 5 Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, May 6th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Tomorrow’s Alive After 5 event is being hosted by Archer Appliance and Electronics.

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Pastor from India to Share His Experiences Tonight

Posted: Monday, May 6th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A pastor who does humanitarian work in India will share his story in southeast Iowa tonight.

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Louisa County to Evaluate Old Jail

Posted: Monday, May 6th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Louisa County is receiving financial help from the states Department of Natural Resources to see if it’s worth converting their old jail into an office building for county staff.  

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Budget Meeting to be Held

Posted: Sunday, May 5th, 2013 at 6:30 am

A budget amendment hearing will be held at the Washington City Council’s next regular meeting on May 15th at 6 p.m.

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Decisions Made Tomorrow Could Decide Fate of Shared Building

Posted: Sunday, May 5th, 2013 at 6:24 am

A formal recommendation, regarding a partnership with a local school district, will be given to the Kalona City Council tomorrow evening.

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April Floods Impact County Engineer’s Budget

Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:29 am

Jacob Thorius, Washington County Engineer, says that April’s flooding impacted both gravel and paved roads in the county.

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New Church Opening in Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Tomorrow a new church in Washington is launching its services.

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CRP Sign Up Now Available

Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Farm Service Agency has announced that it will conduct a general sign-up for a four-week Conservation Reserve Program or CRP.

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Band and Choir Contest at Mid-Prairie One of Many

Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie High School is hosting a band and choir contest this morning.

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One-Person Play at Halcyon House

Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Humanities Iowa, a private non-profit state affiliate of the National Endowment of the Humanities in Iowa has provided some funding for the Halcyon House to host a presentation called “The Not So Quiet Librarian.”

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Blues Festival Scheduled for Later this Month

Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The first annual Riverboat Blues Fest will be held later this month.

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Master Gardeners Clean-Up Fairgrounds

Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Recently the Washington County Master Gardeners held their annual spring garden clean up at the county fairgrounds.

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Iowa Mennonite School Holding Open House

Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The way Iowa Mennonite School will use $50,000 in contest winnings will be revealed tomorrow.

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Richmond Residents Prepare for Sewer Project Work

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 6:30 am

Supervisor Jack Seward stated at Tuesday’s supervisors meeting that he met with Department of Natural Resources officials to update them on the plans for Richmond and Rubio’s wastewater systems.

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Scam Reported

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 6:28 am

A phone scam occurring in the Washington area was announced yesterday.

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Alilant Awards City for Efficiency

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 6:27 am

The City of Washington was recognized this week by Alliant Energy at the 2013 Iowa Energy Summit for its commitment to increasing energy efficiency.

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