Today's Local News

Iowa Supreme Court: Child Injury Waivers not Enforceable

Posted: Saturday, November 6th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday that injury release forms signed by parents for their kid’s field trips can’t be enforced.

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3rd Annual Holiday Stroll Hits the Square Today

Posted: Saturday, November 6th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Main Street Washington is hosting an event this morning on the Square to help stimulate sales for local businesses.

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Simon Estes in Concert Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, November 6th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Iowa native and internationally renowned bass-baritone Simon Estes will perform a concert at the Event Center in the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort Sunday.

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Final Plans for Veterans Day Highlight American Legion Post 29 Meeting

Posted: Saturday, November 6th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The American Legion Post 29 is holding its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, at the Blair House in Washington.

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Flu Symptoms Could Signal Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Posted: Saturday, November 6th, 2010 at 6:21 am

While the symptoms of headache, nausea and fatigue are usually associated with the flu, they’re also a warning sign of another serious health problem – carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Higher Washington County Voter Turnout

Posted: Friday, November 5th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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This year’s mid-term election voter turnout in Washington County exceeded the last mid-term election in 2006 according to Washington County Auditor Bill Fredrick.

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Power Fund Community Grants Available

Posted: Friday, November 5th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Approximately $700,000 in Power Fund Community Grants is available through the Iowa Office of Energy Independence.

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Angel Food Orders Due Next Week

Posted: Friday, November 5th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Brighton Horizons along with the Washington County Extension are reminding community members and families that Angel Food orders are due by Wednesday, November 10th.

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Study shows kids are more tired in school because of electronic use at night

Posted: Friday, November 5th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Local students may or may not be following recent trends when it comes to texting.

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Main Street Washington Celebrating a “Sweeping Change” on the Square Saturday

Posted: Friday, November 5th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Main Street Washington is hosting an event Saturday to help clean up the streets along the square.

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Mid Prairie High School Presenting: Charlie’s Aunt Today and Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, November 5th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Mid Prairie High School will be presenting their fall play this weekend.

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Celebrate Veterans Day with a Salute at the Blair House

Posted: Friday, November 5th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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This year’s American Legion Salute to Veterans is on the lawn at the Blair House in Washington.

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Williamsburg High School Play Starts Today

Posted: Friday, November 5th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Williamsburg High School is presenting “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying,” a musical comedy this weekend.

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Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Accepting Applications

Posted: Thursday, November 4th, 2010 at 6:30 am
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Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program agencies are now accepting applications for the upcoming winter season.

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Planning and Zoning Commission to Hold “Notice of Public Hearing”

Posted: Thursday, November 4th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Planning and Zoning Commission is conducting a public hearing next week to consider amendments to the Washington County Zoning Ordinance.

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Sunday is Time to “Fall Back”

Posted: Thursday, November 4th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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This weekend, it’s time to “Fall back.”

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All I Really Need to Know I learned in Kindergarten this weekend at IMS

Posted: Thursday, November 4th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Iowa Mennonite School will be presenting their fall play this weekend called; All I Really Need to Know I learned in Kindergarten.

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1st Friday’s Art Walk Craft and Art Show This Weekend in Fairfield

Posted: Thursday, November 4th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The 1st Friday’s Art Walk Craft and Art Show will be this weekend in Fairfield at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center featuring local artists.

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3rd Annual Holiday Stroll Hits the Square this Saturday

Posted: Thursday, November 4th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Main Street Washington is hosting an event this weekend on the Square to help stimulate sales for local businesses.

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Forever Plaid Tonight in Fairfield

Posted: Thursday, November 4th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Fairfield will be going back in time tonight with a touring production of Forever Plaid at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center.

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