Today's Local News

First Farmers Market Busy

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington’s first Farmers Market was held last night and was very busy.  

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Sheriff Reminds Drivers of Farm Equipment

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 6:27 am

Spring planting is almost complete and drivers still need to be mindful of the farm machinery on the roads.  

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Downtown Art Display Happening

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The artwork of area artists and art students are being showcased next week.  

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American Legion Freedom Ride

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The American Legion Riders Post 29 are having their Freedom Ride tomorrow.  

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Kalona Elementary Able to Finish Much-Awaited Playground

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 6:24 am

A project five years in the making is finally ready to be complete at Kalona Elementary School.

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Residents Get Ready for Kalona Fun Days

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The annual Kalona Fun Days have been set for June17th and 18th in Kalona.

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All Night Camp Planned for Elementary Students

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Area students have one way to get out of the house this summer.

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KCII Business and Broadcasting Scholarship Winners Announced

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Winners of the KCII Business and Broadcasting Scholarship have been announced.  

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Washington City Council Moves Forward on New Plant

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council held a public hearing regarding the authorization of a loan agreement to pay for the city’s new Wastewater Treatment Project.  

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Farmers Market Opening Tonight

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Washington’s first farmers’ market of the season is opening tonight.  

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Washington Junior High Trip

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Students from Washington Junior High who have not signed up to go to the Nation’s capital still have time to register.  

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Emergency Planning Committee Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Local Emergency Planning Committee is holding their next meeting tomorrow.  

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Annual High School Book Available

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington High School is hosting a party today to unveil this year’s Earthbook.  

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Mid-Prairie High School Renovations to Continue This Summer

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The first phase of renovations at Mid-Prairie High School is nearing its completion.  

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West Chester Daze Enters Fifth Year

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2011 at 6:22 am

West Chester residents, young and old, will have the opportunity to once again celebrate their community this summer.  

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Wayland Road Construction Completed

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Construction of paved shoulders on Wayland Road south of Washington has been completed.

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Board of Supervisors Discuss Budget Amendments

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing as part of their meeting yesterday morning to discuss amendments to the fiscal year 2011 budget.  

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Washington County Soldier Injured

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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An Iowa National Guard Soldier from Washington County serving in Afghanistan has been injured.  

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Washington City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is meeting tonight to discuss items related to the new Wastewater Treatment Facility Improvement Project.  

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Local Cemetery Vandalized

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Several headstones have been vandalized in a cemetery near Riverside.  

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