Today's Local News

First Art Walk of the Season Friday

Posted: Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Local musicians and artists will have the opportunity to show off their abilities to their community Friday.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing during their meeting yesterday to review proposed changes to the County Code of Ordinances about Wastewater systems.  

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Washington City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is set to meet tonight and will have the second reading of an ordinance to amend the city code concerning water rates, the collection of solid waste fees and concerning water deposits.  

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Open House Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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An open house is going on tonight to honor the retirement of Don Patterson.  

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Outdoor Adventure Day Coming

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Crooked Creek Christian Camp is hosting an outdoor adventure day next week.  

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Mid-Prairie School District Receives Grant

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 6:24 am

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One of the largest grants handed out by the Washington County Riverboat Foundation was awarded to Mid-Prairie Community School District.  

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Kalona Pool Open to the Public

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Swimming Pool in Kalona City Park is now open for the summer.  

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Pesticide Testing Available at Extension Office

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 6:22 am

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As crops start to emerge around southeast Iowa, the Washington County Extension is reminding farmers about getting their pesticides tested.  

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Special Needs Dance Friday

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington Y is holding a Special Needs Dance Friday.  

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Century and Heritage Farm Program Application Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The deadline is tomorrow for eligible farm owners to apply for the 2011 Century and Heritage Farm Program.  

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Clover Kids and 4-H Children Opportunity

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Children who are involved with the Washington County Clover Kids have an opportunity to learn about a sheep project through a special mentoring program.  

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Wellman to Upgrade Warning Sirens

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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In light of a very active spring weather wise, the city of Wellman has decided to improve their storm warning system.  

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Dessert Auction Coming Up

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 at 6:25 am

Washington County’s Relay for Life is holding a dessert auction the end of the month.  

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Lone Tree Farmers Market to Kick Off 2011 Season

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 at 6:24 am

Another farmers’ market in the area is setting up shop for the first time this season.  

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Youth Veterinary Medicine Camp Registration Due

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Youth interested in learning more about animal health have an opportunity to see what it’s like to be an animal doctor this summer.  

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Memorial Day Ceremony Honors Fallen Soldiers

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 at 6:22 am

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A ceremony was held yesterday morning to honor those who have lost their lives at sea.  

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Louisa County Fishing Day Cancelled

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 at 6:21 am

The effects of a harsh winter continue to be felt, as the Louisa County Conservation Office has announced their biennial Fish ‘n Fun Day.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting in regular session tomorrow and will be holding a public hearing as part of their meeting.  

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Relay For Life

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington County’s Relay for Life is less than a month a way and organizers are busy.

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Planning and Zoning Committee Public Hearing Scheduled

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Washington Planning and Zoning Committee is holding a public hearing tomorrow evening.  

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