Today's Local News

Mortgage Rates Low

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 6:47 am

The prime rate as measured by the Wall Street Journal is at a low 3.25%, but that could change as the economy improves.

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Curt Jensen Memorial Golf Tournament

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 6:46 am

Saturday, July 10th the Washington Golf and Country Club will host the 4th annual Curt Jensen Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament.

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Kids Day at Washington County Fair

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 6:02 am

Kids in the community have a special day planned for them during this year’s Washington County Fair.

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River Junction Tractor Ride

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 6:01 am

The Lone Tree Chapter Lions Club International is sponsoring this years River Junction Tractor Ride. T

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Blood Drive

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 5:00 am

Holy Trinity Catholic Church is sponsoring a blood drive on Wednesday, July 14, from 2:30 to 7:30 pm. 

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New Laws In Effect This Morning

Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 6:59 am

This morning new laws went into effect in Iowa and Washington County.

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Ainsworth Stabbing Victim Released From Hospital

Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 6:58 am

On Monday, KCII reported 38 year old Ainsworth resident Robert Creamer was airlifted to University Hospital in Iowa City after authorities received a call late Sunday night that a man had been stabbed in the parking lot of Ainsworth’s elementary school.

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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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