Today’s Local News

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

Council Approves News Water Facility Plan

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 6:26 am

The water facility plan was approved at the Washington City Council meeting Wednesday evening.

Read the rest of this entry »

SWCD Gives Trees to Area 5th Graders

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

This week the Washington Soil and Water Conservation District is encouraging people to think about personal responsibility and being a good steward to natural resources during is annual Stewardship Week celebration.

Read the rest of this entry »

Kalona Rotary Club Fundraiser Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Kalona Rotary Club will hold their annual Omelet Breakfast fundraiser tomorrow morning.

Read the rest of this entry »

City Wide Cleanup Next Week in Kalona

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Kalona’s yearly City Wide Cleanup is being held next weekend.

Read the rest of this entry »

Iowa Mennonite School Now Using Solar Power

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

The solar panels at Iowa Mennonite School are up and running.

Read the rest of this entry »

Phone Scam in the Area

Posted: Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 11:03 am

It has been announced that a scam is occurring in the area.

Read the rest of this entry »

Riverboat Foundation Presents Its Largest Grant

Posted: Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 6:30 am

The largest grant ever presented by the Washington County Riverboat Foundation was awarded last night.

Read the rest of this entry »

Special Assessment Policy Adopted

Posted: Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 6:29 am

The Washington City Council unanimously passed and adopted a new special assessment policy at its meeting last night.

Read the rest of this entry »

Mock Wreck at Washington High School

Posted: Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 6:28 am

[simage=4530,400,n,center]

Emergency personnel put a student in an ambulance. The student portrayed a prom goer who was killed in a car accident in which drugs and alcohol were involved.

A mock two-vehicle fatal car accident with high school students was held yesterday morning near the Washington High School.

Read the rest of this entry »

McVey to Kickoff Tour In Fairfield Friday

Posted: Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 6:26 am

Area musician Jake McVey is returning to his home state from Nashville this weekend.

Read the rest of this entry »

English, Skunk and Iowa Rivers on Impaired Waters List

Posted: Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources submitted its impaired waters list to the Environmental Protection Agency.

Read the rest of this entry »

One Year Anniversary of Wayland Tornado

Posted: Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of a tornado that caused damage in Washington and Henry counties.

Read the rest of this entry »

Governor Branstad Making Stops in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Among his stops this week, Governor Terry Branstad will give a presentation in Sigourney tomorrow.

Read the rest of this entry »

Mid-Prairie Receives Live Healthy Iowa K-12 Cup

Posted: Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 6:21 am

The governor of Iowa recently welcomed a group from Washington County to the capitol.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington Non-Profit Receives $2.5 Million Grant

Posted: Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 at 9:01 pm

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation awarded its largest grant ever tonight.

Read the rest of this entry »

Mock Accident Warns Students of Dangers Before Prom

Posted: Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 at 10:17 am

[simage=4530,400,n,center]

Emergency personnel put a student in an ambulance. The student portrayed a prom goer who was killed in a car accident in which drugs and alcohol were involved.

A mock two-vehicle fatal car accident with high school students was held this morning near the Washington High School.

Read the rest of this entry »

Supervisors Give Consent to Riverside

Posted: Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 at 6:29 am

The Washington County Supervisors approved allowing the City of Riverside to extend its urban renewal extension within its two-mile limit.

Read the rest of this entry »

Rare Albino Creature at Marr Park

Posted: Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 at 6:26 am

The Washington County Conservation Department has taken in a rare specimen, found by a local resident.

Read the rest of this entry »

May Day is Today

Posted: Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 at 6:26 am

Today is May Day, and historically, May Day was celebrated to welcome the spring.

Read the rest of this entry »