Today's Local News

Washington Day with the Cedar Rapids Kernels

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 6:26 am

Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball is hosting “Washington Day” on July 14th at 6:35pm.

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Lending Hands “Birdies For Charity”

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 6:24 am

The John Deere “Birdies For Charity” Golf Classic is July 5th through the 11th, and a local non-profit organization is offering a chance to win a 2010 Chevy Camaro with each donation they receive.

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4-H Communications Night

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 6:23 am

Washington County 4-H Communications Night is on Wednesday, July 14, at 4:00 p.m. at the Washington County Extension Office and exhibit building at the fairgrounds.

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Free Preschool In Washington

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 6:22 am

Children in Washington that will be 4 years old on or before September 15th can attend free preschool for the third year in a row.

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Nature Explore Families’ Club

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Keokuk County Extension Office is offering a new program for families to learn about and explore nature together.

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Washington Dog Park Changes Membership Renewal Location

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 6:20 am

Members of the Washington Dog Park can no longer renew or purchase new memberships at Washington’s City Hall.

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Relay For Life Raises $125,000

Posted: Monday, June 21st, 2010 at 6:30 am

Saturday’s Relay For Life event in Washington’s Central Park raised approximately $125,000 for cancer, $25,000 more than the committee’s goal.

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34th Army Band To Play in Former Member’s Band Stand

Posted: Monday, June 21st, 2010 at 6:26 am

The 34th Iowa National Guard Army Band will play Sunday in Washington’s Central Park, in the band shell that a former member paid more than $100,000 to help build.

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Keota City Wide Garage Sale

Posted: Monday, June 21st, 2010 at 6:25 am

Keota’s City Wide Garage Sale is this weekend and  coordinator Kris Lyle says there will be between 20 and 30 garage sales for this year’s event.

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State Senator Says She’s Cracking Down On Sex Offenders

Posted: Monday, June 21st, 2010 at 6:24 am

Last week State Senator Becky Schmitz said in a statement that she’s cracking down on sex offenders in Iowa by using advice from local law enforcement. 

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Wellman 4th of July YMCA Events

Posted: Monday, June 21st, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Wellman YMCA has scheduled several activities during Wellman’s Fourth of July celebration.

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Senior Health Care Scam Warning

Posted: Monday, June 21st, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Senior Medicare Patrol and the Southeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging are warning seniors about potential Medicare scams that have occurred in Iowa.

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Sigourney Blood Drive

Posted: Monday, June 21st, 2010 at 6:21 am

The UI Health Care Clinic in Sigourney is having a blood drive. 

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1st Day of Summer

Posted: Monday, June 21st, 2010 at 6:20 am

It’s the official start of summer, making today the year’s longest with approximately 14 ½ hours of sunlight.

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Greening Your District Event

Posted: Sunday, June 20th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Main Street Washington is holding a “Greening Your District” event on Thursday from 4 to 7pm at the Bryson Block Board Room in Washington.

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Wellman YMCA 4th of July Events

Posted: Sunday, June 20th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Wellman YMCA has scheduled several activities during Wellman’s Fourth of July celebration.

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Senior Health Care Reform Warning

Posted: Sunday, June 20th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Iowa Senior Medicare Patrol and the Southeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging are warning seniors about potential Medicare scams that have occurred in Iowa. 

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Sigourney Blood Drive

Posted: Sunday, June 20th, 2010 at 6:20 am

The UI Health Care Clinic in Sigourney is having a blood drive.

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Barn Quilt Festival In September

Posted: Saturday, June 19th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The co-chair of Barn Quilts of Washington County says the group will hold a Barn Quilts Festival in Washington this fall in celebration of the County’s “Barn Quilt Capitol of Iowa” proclamation.

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Lending Hands Employee Honored

Posted: Saturday, June 19th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Heritage Agency on Aging has named a Lending Hands Adult Day Services Employee the 2010 Senior Volunteer for Washington County.

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