Today’s Local News

Beekeeping Class in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Extension office will offer a class about beekeeping.  

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New Year Means New Library Cards

Posted: Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 at 6:21 am

Along with the New Year, the Kalona Public Library is ushering in new library cards.

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Accident Sends One to Hospital, Another to Jail

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 1:29 pm

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One person was sent to the hospital, another to jail, after a late night accident.

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Broken Gas Line Reported Cause of Mt Pleasant House Fire

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 10:21 am

Over 20 firefighters responded to an afternoon house fire in Henry County yesterday.

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Johnson County Accident Claims Life of Washington Woman

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 7:51 am

A fatal head-on collision involving a Washington resident occurred yesterday in Johnson County.

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Washington City Council meets Wednesday

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington City Council could take final action on creating a sidewalk cafe ordinance at their meeting Wednesday evening.

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Next Year’s City Budget Begins to Take Shape

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:24 am

The next year of spending is at the beginning stages of development in the city of Washington.

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New Years Closings

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:24 am

Many local organizations will keep their doors closed tomorrow as we ring in the New Year.

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Washington County Veterans Affairs Recognized for Honor Flight Efforts

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:23 am

Eastern Iowa Honor Flight recently recognized Washington County Veterans Affairs for the work they did in organizing the Washington County trip.

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Keota Fire Planning Training Exercise for New Year

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Keota Fire Department is planning a training exercise for the New Year.

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New 4-H Program Participants Plan Event

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:21 am

A program that’s new to Washington County 4-H is showing the fruits of its labor this week.

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Washington County Veterans Affairs Recognized for Honor Flight Efforts

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Eastern Iowa Honor Flight recently recognized Washington County Veterans Affairs for the work they did in organizing the Washington County trip.

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New Years to Affect Garbage Pickup in Washington

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2012 at 6:22 am

With the holiday this week, garbage pickup days will be a different for some people in the City of Washington.

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Investigation into Stolen Street Sign Underway

Posted: Saturday, December 29th, 2012 at 8:13 am

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a street sign in the county.

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Local Authorities Take Part in SWAT Training

Posted: Saturday, December 29th, 2012 at 6:26 am

On Thursday at the Washington High School around 30 members of local law enforcement agencies took part in special weapons and tactics drills.

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Main Street Washington Committee Offers Resources to Area Citizens and Business Owners

Posted: Saturday, December 29th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Economic Restructuring Committee of Main Street Washington in conjunction with Main Street Iowa recently presented information to Washington business owners regarding market area within the city and county.

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Washington County Red Kettle Fundraiser Total Exceeds Last Years

Posted: Saturday, December 29th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The final count shows Washington County’s red kettle fundraiser exceeded last years total.

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Evaluate Finances Before New Year

Posted: Saturday, December 29th, 2012 at 6:23 am

With the New Year just around the corner, it’s a good time to look at your families finances.

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ISU Extension Offers Winter Plant Care Advice

Posted: Saturday, December 29th, 2012 at 6:22 am

With last weeks wintry precipitation the Iowa State University Extension has information on how to maintain your plants during the winter months.

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Winter Safety Tips from Occupational Therapist

Posted: Saturday, December 29th, 2012 at 6:21 am

After any snowfall, everyday activities like getting into your home can be dangerous.

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