Today’s Local News

Harvest Better Than Expected So Far

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 6:24 am

All things considered, one Washington County farmer is pleased with this year’s harvest.

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IMS Senior Leaders Recognized

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Some Iowa Mennonite School seniors were recently recognized for their leadership qualities.

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Another Big Year for Courage Ride

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The results from this year’s Courage Ride are in.

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Third Part of 4-H Clover Talks about Hands

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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National 4-H Week continues with youth from the county discussing the important parts of the program.  

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Candidates Forum Held Last Night

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Candidates seeking elected positions spoke at a forum last night in Washington.  

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ACT Registrations Open

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Registrations are available for Washington students wishing to sign up for the next round of ACT tests.  

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Dental Hygiene Program Highlighting New Campaign

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:26 am

A new way to teach children to brush their teeth is being highlighted during National Dental Hygiene Month.  

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Mid-Prairie Elementary Schools Raise Money for Cancer Research

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:25 am

During the month of September, students at Mid-Prairie Elementary schools were able to turn their spare change into cancer research.

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4-H Week Continues with Focusing on the Heart

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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This week is National 4-H Week and Washington County is continuing to celebrate the 4‑H youth who have made an impact in the community.  

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Wellman Offers Way to Get Rid of Fall Yard Waste

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Wellman makes it easy for you to get rid of any unwanted yard waste.

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Plans for Columbus Junction Levee Project Approved

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The specifications for the proposed levee project in Columbus Junction have been approved.

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Alive After Five Celebrating Business Anniversary

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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A Washington business is hosting an event tonight to celebrate their anniversary.  

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Oklahoma Man Arrested in Wellman Early Sunday

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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An Oklahoma man is behind bars after being arrested in Wellman early yesterday morning.  

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Candidates Forum Tonight

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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Candidates seeking elected positions in Washington are speaking at a forum tonight.  

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Plenty of Flu Shots Available

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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October is the beginning of flu season and now is the time to get protected from the illness.  

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Pork Queen Talks about the Importance of Pork Industry

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:26 am

October is Pork Month and the importance of the industry in our area is being highlighted by the local Pork Queen.  

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Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Future Stream Use

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Public meetings have been set to gain input on proposed water quality standards.  

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DOT Meeting on HW 61 Improvement Alternatives Later This Month

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The DOT is holding an informative meeting on possible alternatives to U.S. 61 improvements in Louisa County.

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National 4-H Week

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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A week to celebrate youth in the community is this week.  

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4-Hers Spreading the Word Across the County

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:22 am

This week Washington County 4-Hers are spreading the word about their organization.

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