Today's Local News

Last Weekend to see The 25th Annual Putnam Co. Spelling Bee

Posted: Thursday, November 18th, 2010 at 6:23 am

This is the last weekend to see The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee presented by Way Off Broadway.

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Washington Public Library Hosting “A Quest in Storyland”

Posted: Thursday, November 18th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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On Friday, various areas of the library is transforming into settings from some of the most popular books that live in the library.

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Ways to Boost Your Immunity Naturally Workshop Today

Posted: Thursday, November 18th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Dr. Chris Grier from Bright Futures Chiropractic is presenting a free workshop tonight.

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Fire at Historic State Theater in Downtown Washington

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 10:02 am

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Washington Fire Chief Tom Wide tells KCII that there was a report of fire and smoke in the upper level of the State Theater in Downtown Washington.  He tells us that the cause of the fire was from a discarded cigarette in a projection room trash can.

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Board of Supervisors Approve to Move Forward with Three Agenda Items

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved three items at their meeting yesterday.

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City to Name Personnel to Washington Financial Accounts and Banking

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Washington decided to consolidate banking and financial activities in one bank, and the proposal for banking services from the Washington State Bank has been approved by the Washington City Council.

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Washington 1918 Building Remodeling Forum

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:27 am

The Washington School District held a second public forum last night regarding the 1918 building and converting it for use by 6th through 8th graders making it a middle school.

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Washington Board of Education Meets Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Board of Education meets tonight. The Board is appointing a
Representative to the Washington County Conference Board, and the appointment of Legal Counsel.

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Kalona Revitalization Project Update

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Kalona City Council met in regular session on Monday.

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Requests from Boy Scouts and Washington S.N.O.W Committee at City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Boy Scouts and the Washington S.N.O.W Committee are asking the city council for requests during the lighting ceremony and the Christmas parade on November 26th.

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Louisa-Muscatine Schools finishing Renovations

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Louisa Muscatine Community School District met on Monday, and one of the main topics was the Junior High/High School Renovation. 

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Sheriff’s Office Finds Missing Kalona Woman

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Safety Center is reporting that the missing woman from Kalona has been found.

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Land Donated for the Louisa County Interpretive Center

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Tri-Rivers Conservation Foundation donated a 40 acre land parcel to Louisa County Monday during the supervisors meeting.

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Missing Kalona Woman Found

Posted: Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 7:36 am

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The Washington County Safety Center is reporting that the missing Kalona woman has been found.

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Washington Middle School Renovation Plan Public Forum Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington Middle School Renovation Plan Public Forum is this evening from 6 to 8:30 in the Washington High School Auditorium.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Today

Posted: Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors is meeting today.

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Prepare Your Vehicle’s Winter Survival Kit

Posted: Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Winter is almost here and that means blowing snow, icy roads and freezing conditions.

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Kalona Playground Fundraiser Today

Posted: Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Kalona Elementary playground committee is holding a meal to raise funds for the final phase of the playground improvement project today.

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Stay Safe this Ice Fishing Season

Posted: Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Winter is on the horizon and that means area bodies of water will be frozen over and ready for ice fishing.

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Jefferson County makes decision on trail near Gear Ave.

Posted: Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors met yesterday morning in their weekly session and made a decision on the Jefferson County Trail on Gear Ave.

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