Today's Local News

Farm Conference Includes Instruction from Washington County Farmer

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:24 am

An upcoming farming conference will include a presentation from a local farmer.

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Two More Weekends of Santa Availability

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Christmas Day is fast approaching and that means that people wanting to tell Santa Claus what’s on their wish list have limited time to do so.  

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Could See Some Relief from Drought by March

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The drought conditions in Washington County remain unchanged, but we could see some improvement moving into the New Year.

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Chamber of Commerce Promotes Spending Local Dollars

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is encouraging  residents to use their Chamber Bucks this holiday shopping season.

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Caring Christmas Food Fill Up in Washington Today

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:21 am
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The Big Red Radio will stop in Washington today for another food fill up.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 1:01 pm

The Washington City Park Superintendent Tim Widmer outlines the parks department and one special project.


UPDATE: Inmate Found Dead in Washington County Jail

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Initial results from a DCI autopsy of a Washington County inmate are confirming what was previously suspected by local officials.

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New London Man Arrested for OWI after Car Catches Fire

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A car fire led to an arrest early yesterday morning.

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New Board to Make Decision on Pay Raises

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The new Washington County Board of Supervisors will make a decision on salary increase recommendations in January.

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Superintendent Reviews Facility Status

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington Community School District Superintendent calls the district in a good position regarding school facilities. 

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WACO School Board to Vote on Innovative Calendar

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The fate of the proposed innovative school calendar for WACO schools comes down to a vote.

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City Parks Department to Install Lift at Pool

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Washington City Park Board is looking ahead to the installation of a new device at the city pool that assists a disabled person with getting into the water.

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Last Showing of Annual Christmas Production Tonight in Washington

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Washington High School is offering much more than just a concert this week.

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Inmate Found Dead in Washington County Jail

Posted: Thursday, December 13th, 2012 at 1:30 pm

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The DCI is taking over an investigation of an inmate death at Washington County Jail.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, December 13th, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Today Pastor at Faith Baptist Church in Washington Harald Gruber joins us to update us on what the church’s in Washington are up to and also talks about some special events Faith Baptist is holding in the near future.

Three Dead in Accident in Jefferson County

Posted: Thursday, December 13th, 2012 at 7:42 am

An accident in Jefferson County last night claimed the lives of three young men.

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Two Washington County Businesses Receive Statewide Recognition

Posted: Thursday, December 13th, 2012 at 6:26 am
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Among the nine recipients of the 2012 Iowa Venture Awards are two Washington County businesses.

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Farm Land Value Survey Released

Posted: Thursday, December 13th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The value of farmland in Washington County rose during the past year, as it did across the state.

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County Sells Road Maintenance Excavator Outright; Buys New One

Posted: Thursday, December 13th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Washington County is purchasing a new excavator for use maintaining roads.  

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Mid-Prairie Middle School Holding Winter Concert

Posted: Thursday, December 13th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Mid-Prairie Middle Schoolers will share the gift of live music this evening.

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