Today's Local News

Board of Supervisors to Meet Today

Posted: Monday, November 5th, 2012 at 6:25 am

With the supervisors meeting room being used for election purposes tomorrow, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet today instead.

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New Historical Research in Washington

Posted: Sunday, November 4th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington City Historic Preservation Commission has completed one step of a big project that is compiling information about the buildings in Washington’s downtown.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, November 4th, 2012 at 6:25 am

With the supervisors meeting room being used for election purposes Tuesday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet tomorrow instead.

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Election Day this Week

Posted: Sunday, November 4th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Election Day is this week.

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Extra Hours at Yard Waste Center this Weekend

Posted: Sunday, November 4th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Washington residents now have extended hours to drop off yard waste and tree trimmings near the city’s wastewater treatment plant.

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IMS National Honor Society Holding a Blood Drive

Posted: Sunday, November 4th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Tomorrow’s your chance to help the blood supply at local hospitals.

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Absentee Voting Deadline Monday

Posted: Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

As we near Election Day, the deadline for turning in your absentee ballot is approaching quickly.

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Early In-Person Voting

Posted: Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Courthouse is open today for early in-person voting.

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Two Washington County Bridges Need Work

Posted: Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors has approved two contracts that will eventually lead to repair or replacement of two bridges.

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Daylight Saving Time Ends Tomorrow Morning

Posted: Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

At 2am tomorrow the hour we gained on the second Sunday in March will be wiped away.

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IMS Juniors Serving up a Pork Supper Tonight

Posted: Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

The juniors at a local school will be serving dinner tonight to help pay their way to D.C.

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Soup Supper Fundraiser Tonight

Posted: Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 at 6:20 am

Saint James Catholic Church in Washington has a fundraiser today.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, November 2nd, 2012 at 8:01 am

Bob Shellmyer

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Tom Bowler

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Today we talk to the two candidates running for the Ward 3 Washington CIty Council seat.

Three Candidates Seeking District Four Supervisor Seat

Posted: Friday, November 2nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

Three candidates are seeking election to represent Washington County Board of Supervisors district four.

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Overview of Contested Washington Council Seat

Posted: Friday, November 2nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

One contested race for the Washington City Council is up for a  decision on Election Day next week.

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Drought Expected to Stick Around

Posted: Friday, November 2nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The area of drought covering Iowa hasn’t gotten any worse, but relief is not expected anytime soon.

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Mid-Prairies Latest Production Debuts this Weekend

Posted: Friday, November 2nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

This weekend a Mid-Prairie English teacher will make her directing debut with the first public performance of the school’s latest production.

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Iowa Mennonite School Places 7th in Nationwide Contest

Posted: Thursday, November 1st, 2012 at 11:57 am
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An area school learned today that they would be the recipient of a large sum of money.

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Power Outages Reported Across County

Posted: Thursday, November 1st, 2012 at 11:12 am

The power is back on for those Alliant Energy customers who lost it this morning.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, November 1st, 2012 at 8:01 am

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Today a conversation we had this past Saturday with Congressman for the 2nd District Dave Loebsack during his campaign stop in Washington.