Today's Local News

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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Washington County Road Work Beginning This Week

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

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Road construction in Washington County will be causing delays this week.  

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Flags at Half Staff this Weekend

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Governor Terry Branstad has ordered all flags across the state to be flown at half-staff this weekend.  

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Public Hearing Set for Next Week

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

A public hearing is set for next week to discuss amending the City’s Zoning Ordinance.  

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Easter Egg Safety

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Public Health is passing along safety tips to help everyone better enjoy their Easter and spring festivities.  

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Area Organizations to Receive Grant Money

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Community Foundation of Washington County (CFWC) has selected six local organizations to receive grant money this year.  

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Prescription Take Back Program

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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People with older medicines in their house have a place they can take them and not harm the environment.  

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Youth Veterinary Medicine Camp

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 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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Fairfield Airport Receiving Federal Grant

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Fairfield Airport has been awarded a grant from the Federal Government.  

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City Reminds Residents of Grass Ordinance

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The City of Washington is reminding property owners that it is time to mow and trim the grass and weeds again.  

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