Today's Local News

Fiber Arts Day At Historic Alexander Log House

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Daughters of the American Revolution is hosting the First Annual Fiber Arts Day this weekend. 

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Optimist Disc Golf Tournament Free To Area Children

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Optimist Club of Washington is holding a disc golf tournament tomorrow in Sunset Park. 

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Way Off Broadways Show “Big River”

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Iowa’s only professional musical theatre Way Off Broadway in Fairfield has set dates for their third and final musical of the summer.

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Washington School Registration Deadline

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:20 am

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The Washington Community School District is reminding parents that registration forms are due today.

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Blum Murder Trial Delayed, October 5th Date Set

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The trial of a Washington man who told authorities he smothered his wife to death after she backed into their garage door has been delayed until October.

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Update: Celebrate Washington Coed Sand Volleyball Tournament Cancelled

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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A coed sand volleyball tournament that was scheduled to take place Sunday, August 7th during Celebrate Washington has been cancelled.

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Ainsworth Woman Pleads Guilty In Presidential Student Loan Case

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:26 am

A former employee of a U.S. Department of Education contractor in southeast Iowa has plead guilty to illegally viewing President Barack Obama’s student loan records.

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Crop Technology Tour Taking Place At Keota Man’s Farm

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Iowa State Extension along with Vision Ag is presenting a crop technology tour at a local mans farm.

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Washington’s “207 Night Club” Liquor Dilemma

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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KCII reported last week that The 207 Night Club was successfully bringing local and out of state bands to Washington.

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Back To School Shoppers Can Save With Iowa’s Annual Sales Tax Holiday

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The new school year is on the horizon and that means back to school shopping.

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Community Chest $1,200 Grocery Give Away Rescheduled For TNL Farmer’s Market

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Community Chest, an organization that supports non-profits in the Washington area, has rescheduled its $1,200 Grocery Giveaway for tonight’s Farmer’s Market.

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Animation and Visual Effects Company Open House

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Iowa’s only full service animation and visual effects company serving clients on a national level is having an open house. 

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Thursday Night Live Is Back

Posted: Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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After a week hiatus, Thursday Night Live entertainment returns to Washington’s Central Park later this week.

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Riverboat Foundation Mini Grant Applications Available

Posted: Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation will be giving away $100,000 in new “Mini Grants” this fall.

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8th Annual Kyle Elijah Tobin Memorial Golf Outing

Posted: Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The 8th Annual Kyle Elijah Tobin Memorial Golf Outing is coming up at Lagos Acres in Keota.

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System For Secondary Road Repair Quotes Allows Lowest Price, Smaller Companies To Participate

Posted: Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The cost of secondary road patching projects in Washington County could be lower because of a system that allows smaller companies to submit quotes.

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Washington County 4-H Members Receive Leadership Grant

Posted: Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Two Washington County 4-H members have received $2,000 scholarships from The Hills Bank and Trust Company.

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Less Flooding at Odessa Wildlife Complex Now Predicted

Posted: Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Odessa Wildlife Complex east of Wapello this week was being threatened because of fast water rising in the Mississippi River.

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Pork Quality Assurance Plus Training Session Offered

Posted: Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Pork producers and anyone interested in being certified in the “Pork Quality Assurance Plus” program can now register for a two-hour course on August 4th at the Washington County Extension Office in Washington.

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City of Washington Looking For New Business To Fill “Hole”

Posted: Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 at 6:46 am


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The City of Washington is asking for new businesses to fill a “hole” left in the city’s square after a structural collapse four years ago left two properties uninhabitable.

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