Today's Local News

Public Health Department Outlines New Vaccination Requirements

Posted: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Students that will be entering the seventh grade later this year will need to have an additional vaccination.  

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Workplace Assessments Taking Place Across County

Posted: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

With the help of a grant, Washington County Public Health has been conducting workplace assessments at businesses across the county.

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Emergency Planning Committee Examines Local Preparedness

Posted: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Local Emergency Planning Committee prepares local agencies for disasters.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Social worker Jen Weidman with Washington County Public Health joins us to talk about their Workplace assessments and about the Community Transformation Grant, which makes the assessments possible.

Work Session Tonight in Richmond

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

The residents of Richmond have an opportunity to state their case for or against the lagoon sewer system tonight.

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Klein Hopeful for Property Tax Reform

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

One legislator is hoping that this session will produce property tax reform.

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Licenses Indicating Veteran Status Now Available

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am
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Those who have served in the military will be able to get a veteran distinction the next time they renew their license.

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Congressman and Senators React to Presidential Inauguration

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The United States Congressman whose district covers Washington County says economic issues and sustainability should be the priorities in President Barack Obama’s second term.

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Cold Weather Returns

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Snow and bitterly cold temperatures are back to southeast Iowa.

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Annual Event Raises Money for Hospice Care

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Washington County Hospice has their 18th annual soup supper tonight.

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Food Drop-off at HACAP

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 6:20 am
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KCII will begin distributing food donations made over the holiday season today.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Today’s Washington Page guests are Washington Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Michelle Peiffer and Shelby Williams from the United Way talking about Martin Luther King Junior Day.

Legislative Briefings Held in Washington

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:25 am
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Concerned community members gathered at the Washington County Courthouse Saturday to hear from their legislators.

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Zoning Ordinance on Tomorrows Agenda

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:24 am

With a public work session dealing with the Richmond lagoon project scheduled, the supervisors will look at addressing the county zoning ordinance next.

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Kalona Looking to Purchase New Fire Engine

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona will be applying for a considerable amount of money for a new fire truck.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Includes Local Event

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:23 am

Martin Luther King Junior Day is called a day of service, and one local event is meant to capture that concept.

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Program Gives Discounts on Tree Purchase

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:22 am

A program though the Keokuk County Extension Office and Alliant Energy gives residents discounts for the purchase of trees.

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City Receives Annual Audit Report

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:14 am

The City of Washington has received its annual audit report for the fiscal year ending last summer.

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Legislative Briefing Held in Washington

Posted: Sunday, January 20th, 2013 at 6:26 am
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Concerned community members gathered at the Washington County Courthouse yesterday to hear from their legislators.

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City Housing Task Force Planning

Posted: Sunday, January 20th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The New Washington Housing Task Force has be created and all the members appointed.

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