Today's Local News

Memorial Day Ceremonies

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Today is Memorial Day a time set aside to honor those who gave their lives serving in the Armed Forces.  

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Local Bands Perform Tonight in Kalona

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Among many area Memorial Day celebrations, one is being held tonight for the first time.  

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Memorial Day Closures

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Most government offices and many businesses are closed today in observance of Memorial Day.  

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Severe Weather Coverage Yesterday

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2011 at 6:20 am

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Severe weather rolled through Washington County and the KCII listening area yesterday morning.  

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Severe Weather Coverage Today

Posted: Sunday, May 29th, 2011 at 11:06 am

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Severe weather rolled through Washington County and the KCII listening area earlier today.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, May 29th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting in regular session this week and will be holding a public hearing as part of their meeting.  

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Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants Awarded

Posted: Sunday, May 29th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation announced its Competitive Grant Awards last Wednesday for the spring of 2011.

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Pressure Canners Being Tested Saturday

Posted: Sunday, May 29th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Canning season is just around the corner, and to help get canners started, the Washington County Extension is offering testing of dial gauge pressure canners on Saturday.  

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Area Student Garners International Recognition

Posted: Sunday, May 29th, 2011 at 6:21 am

A local student is showing the world his abilities in the world of scientific research.  

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Accident Injures Two in Washington

Posted: Saturday, May 28th, 2011 at 6:31 am


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Three people suffered injuries in an accident in Washington.  

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Summer Meals Being Offered

Posted: Saturday, May 28th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School District is again participating in the summer food service program.  

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Washington Pool Ready to Open

Posted: Saturday, May 28th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Swimming season is here and Washington’s Steele Family Aquatic Center will be open just in time.

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Summer Food Safety

Posted: Saturday, May 28th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Department of Public Health says summer is often marked with an increase in food borne diseases.  

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Downtown Art Display Wrapping Up

Posted: Saturday, May 28th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The artwork of area artists and art students are being showcased this week is about to wrap up.  

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WHS Graduation Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, May 28th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Washington High-School says goodbye to the class of 2011 tomorrow.  

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Road Improvement Project Begins Tuesday Near Ainsworth

Posted: Saturday, May 28th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Spruce Avenue in east central Washington County will be closed starting Tuesday. 

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Relay for Life Activities Added to Schedule in Mt. Pleasant

Posted: Saturday, May 28th, 2011 at 6:21 am

A unique fundraiser is being held in Mt. Pleasant next week.  

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COAD Volunteer Training Held

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Community Organization Active in Disasters (COAD) in conjunction with the United Way of Johnson County held an Emergency Volunteer Center (EVC) training earlier this week.  

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Last Weekend for Washington Yard Waste Center Extra Hours

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Washington Waste Water Treatment Plant and Yard Waste Center has been open extra hours this month.  

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Law Enforcement Out During Holiday Weekend

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Safety and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office want to make sure you arrive safely to your destination over the holiday weekend.  

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