Today’s Local News

Fundraising For Bridge Restoration Continues

Posted: Saturday, December 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Members of Friends of Bunker Mill Bridge are keeping busy with their capitol campaign.

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IMS Holding Christmas Concert

Posted: Saturday, December 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Iowa Mennonite School is hosting a Christmas Concert tomorrow afternoon.

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Sigourney Museum Holding Open House

Posted: Saturday, December 14th, 2013 at 6:21 am

An open house is being held at a museum in Keokuk County this weekend.

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Library Hosts Holiday Programs

Posted: Saturday, December 14th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Washington Public Library is gearing up for the holidays with some seasonal programming.

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Caring Christmas Food Drive Continues

Posted: Saturday, December 14th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The 11th Annual KCII Caring Christmas Food Drive is continuing today in Kalona.

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Local Fire Departments Holding Soup Suppers to Supplement Funding

Posted: Friday, December 13th, 2013 at 6:23 am

To finance the purchase of necessary equipment, a couple of area fire departments will hold fundraisers this weekend.

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Riverboat Foundation Awards $100,000 to Kirkwood Washington Center

Posted: Friday, December 13th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation presented a grant for $100,000 to a group in the City of Washington.

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Empty Highland Board Seat Filled

Posted: Friday, December 13th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The vacant At-Large seat on the Highland School Board has been filled.

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Washington County Designated Disaster Area Due to Drought

Posted: Friday, December 13th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Washington County has been designated a primary natural disaster area due to the recent drought, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

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Caroling in Washington Tonight

Posted: Friday, December 13th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Carolers will be going door to door in Washington this evening singing holiday songs and hymns.

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Deer Harvest Reports

Posted: Friday, December 13th, 2013 at 6:22 am

So far this year, 60,422 deer have been harvested, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

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Wellman Y Family Fun Night to Have Holiday Theme

Posted: Friday, December 13th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Wellman Parkside YMCA’s monthly Family Fun Night will be holiday themed tonight.

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Extension Office Announces New Hire

Posted: Friday, December 13th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Washington County ISU Extension and Outreach office has announced an addition to its staff.

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Washington County and 43 Others Declared Disaster Areas

Posted: Thursday, December 12th, 2013 at 11:53 am

Washington County has been designated a primary natural disaster area due to the recent drought, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

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Riverboat Foundation Awards 52 Grants

Posted: Thursday, December 12th, 2013 at 6:27 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation held their fall grant reception last night and awarded 52 grants to area organizations.

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Washington Superintendent Now Allowed to Grant Driving Waivers

Posted: Thursday, December 12th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington School Board decided to give the superintendent the power to grant waivers for school driving permits at last night’s meeting.

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Wreck on W55 Wednesday

Posted: Thursday, December 12th, 2013 at 6:23 am

At approximately 8:20 a.m. yesterday morning, a one vehicle accident with injury was reported on W55 (Wayland Road) south of 297th Place.

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First Step of Restoration Set to Begin Monday

Posted: Thursday, December 12th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The non-profit established to save Bunker Mill Bridge is using the money they’ve raised so far to begin the restoration.

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Man Convicted of Domestic Abuse Assault

Posted: Thursday, December 12th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Following a trial in Washington on Tuesday, a man has been convicted of domestic abuse assault.

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Boiler Issues Lead to Day Off for Columbus Jr and Sr High Students

Posted: Thursday, December 12th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The temperature inside Columbus Jr and Sr High School dropped to 40 degrees Monday.

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