Today's Local News

Fairfield Arts and Convention Center to Host Community Appreciation Day

Posted: Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Fairfield Arts and Convention Center will be having a Community Appreciation Day celebration Saturday.  

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Public Hearing Tonight Regarding Zoning

Posted: Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 at 6:30 am

A public hearing is set for tonight regarding the amending the City’s Zoning Ordinance.  

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Congressman Loebsack Visits Washington

Posted: Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Congressman Dave Loebsack was in Washington yesterday to discuss job creation and economic development.  

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Bridge Replacement Work Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Construction work on Highway 92 is scheduled to begin tomorrow.  

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National Guard to Rededicate Mt. Pleasant Readiness Center

Posted: Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Iowa National Guard Readiness Center has undergone a makeover, and the 832nd Engineer Company will unveil the renovations this Friday in Mount Pleasant.  

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Washington School Receives Grant

Posted: Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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A Washington school has been awarded a grant because of the need for recycling.  

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Washington County Riverboat Foundation Mini-Grant Applications

Posted: Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Local non-profits have until June 16th to submit grant applications to the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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One Injured in Weekend Rollover Accident

Posted: Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 at 6:22 am

One person has been injured in a weekend accident east of Washington.  

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New Agreement with Henry County; New Arts and Convention Center Board Member Appointee Highlight Jefferson County Board of Supervisor’s Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors has approved an agreement with Henry County for coverage of Environmental Health Department absences.  

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Water Emergency and Boil Order in Effect

Posted: Monday, April 25th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The City of Washington Water Department has issued a boil order and water emergency until further notice.  

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Board of Supervisors Hearing Reports and Discussing Contracts

Posted: Monday, April 25th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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During the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting this week, they will be hearing quarterly reports.  

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Infant Immunization Week

Posted: Monday, April 25th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Health has joined with Washington County Public Health in recognizing this week as Infant Immunization Week.  

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Investment Class Starting Tonight

Posted: Monday, April 25th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Those thinking about investing or just wanting to know more about managing finance have an opportunity to learn how tonight.  

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Kalona Quilt Show Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Posted: Monday, April 25th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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A popular annual event takes place in Kalona this weekend, but this year is particularly special as the Woodin Wheel is sponsoring the 40th Kalona Quilt Show Thursday through Saturday evening.  

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New State Maps Released

Posted: Monday, April 25th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Iowa Department of Transportation has released the new Transportation Map for 2011.  

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Boat Registration Renewals Due

Posted: Monday, April 25th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The deadline for registration renewals for boat owners is approaching.  

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State Fair Market Broiler Division

Posted: Monday, April 25th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Youth in fifth through 12th grades have an opportunity to take part in a poultry project this summer.  

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Water Main Break

Posted: Sunday, April 24th, 2011 at 7:55 am

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The Washington County Safety Center is reporting a water main break at 7th Street & 7th Avenue on the north end of Washington.  

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Board of Supervisors Hearing Quarterly Reports

Posted: Sunday, April 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be hearing quarterly reports during their meeting this week.  

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House Resolution Passes to Honor Fallen Officer

Posted: Sunday, April 24th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa House of Representatives has passed a resolution to honor a fallen Keokuk County law enforcement officer.  

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