Today’s Local News

Book About Washington County Veterans Draws a Crowd

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Hundreds of people attended a book-signing event Friday that included some of the Washington County veterans that are featured in it.

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Washington County Board to Discuss Lawsuit in Closed Session

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2012 at 6:26 am

A lawsuit brought against the Washington County Board of Supervisors last week will be discussed behind closed doors tomorrow.

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Washington City Council Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington City Council is meeting tomorrow instead of Wednesday this week.

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Food Drive in Downtown Washington Today

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Big Red Radio will be in town today, collecting donations for local food shelves.

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Stewart Elementary School Principal Reports on the School Year

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The principal at Stewart Elementary School in Washington says that the school year has been going well so far.  

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Mid-Prairie 7th Graders Attending STEM Event

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2012 at 6:22 am

It’s never too early to start thinking about a future career and tomorrow some local 7th graders will learn that first hand.

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Head-on Collision South of Washington

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 8:35 pm

Multiple people are injured after a head-on collision south of Washington.

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Board of Supervisors to Hold Closed Session to Discuss Lawsuit

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 6:26 am

A recent lawsuit brought against the Washington County Board of Supervisors will be discussed behind closed doors on Tuesday.

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Washington Veterans’ Book Draws Big Crowd

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Authors of a newly written book that tells stories of local veterans were met with hundreds of people at a book-signing on Friday.

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Washington City Council Holds Early Meeting

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington City Council has a change to the usual schedule.  

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City of Riverside to Unveil New Website

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Riverside is giving their website an update.

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School District Awards $35,000 Landscaping Bid

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Washington Community School District has contracted out for work to landscape school grounds.  

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Washington School District Enrollment is Up

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington Community School District has more students enrolled this year.

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Fundraiser Started for Washington YMCA Pool Repairs

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington YMCA pool has been closed while repairs are done, but the roughly 30-thousand dollar cost of the work is not something the Y is able to cover immediately.  

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Naturally Occurring Gas Could Lead to Health Complications

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A transparent, radioactive gas could be putting some homeowners’ health at risk.

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Washington County Conservation Board Seeks Landscaping Help

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Marr Park needs help with an upcoming landscaping project.

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Kalona Child Places Second in Bible Bee Finals

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 6:22 am

A Kalona child placed second in today’s National Bible Bee finals.

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IMS Talent Show to Benefit Charities

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A talent show benefiting a number of organizations is being held this weekend.

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Suspect in Washington County Burglaries Arrested

Posted: Friday, November 16th, 2012 at 1:25 pm

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A man connected to a pair of Washington County burglaries has been arrested.

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Adjusting to a New High School Building

Posted: Friday, November 16th, 2012 at 6:26 am

At Washington High School, students and staff are adjusting to a newly constructed facility and a change to scheduling.

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