Today's Local News

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.  

Read the rest of this entry »

City Reminds Residents of Grass Ordinance

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

[simage=1785,400,n,center]

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

Read the rest of this entry »

Rising Gas Prices Prompts Chamber to Promote Local Activities

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

[simage=1663,400,n,center]

With gasoline prices approaching record levels, the Washington Chamber of Commerce is sharing ideas on local activities.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Iowa Poet Laureate Coming to Kalona

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

[simage=1773,320,n,center]

Iowa’s Poet Laureate is coming to Kalona to share some readings.

Read the rest of this entry »

Youth Summer Program Comes to Washington

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

[simage=1786,400,n,center]

A program is coming to Washington for youth to promote physical activity.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Church Youth Group Presenting Passion Week Performance

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

The youth group from the United Presbyterian Church is presenting a performance reflecting on the last days of Jesus on Earth.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Easter Egg Hunt Happening Tomorrow

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

[simage=943,320,n,center]

The Washington Kiwanis Amers and Hy-Vee are holding an Easter Egg Hunt tomorrow.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington City Council Approves Lane Change

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:30 am

[simage=1784,400,n,center]

The Washington City Council approved changing West Madison Street from 4 lanes to 3.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Woman Taken to Hospital after Highway 218 Crash

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:29 am

The Iowa State Patrol is reporting 1 person injured from an accident on Highway 218 near mile marker 65 or Old White Way yesterday afternoon.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Bridge Work Set to Begin

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:28 am

[simage=1783,400,n,center]

Construction work on Highway 92 is scheduled to begin next week.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Drops in March

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:26 am

[simage=1782,320,n,center]

Washington County’s unemployment rate went down in March according to data released from the Iowa Workforce Development.  

Read the rest of this entry »

County Treasurers Seeking New Company to Host Website

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:25 am

[simage=1781,288,n,center]

County Treasurers across the state are working together to find a new company to provide website services for residents to pay property taxes and motor vehicle fees.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Last Chance for Theater Auditions

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:24 am

[simage=1768,320,n,center]

The Washington Community Theater is holding one last round of auditions.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Clover Kids and 4-H Children Opportunity

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:23 am

[simage=1780,400,n,center]

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

Read the rest of this entry »

Keota City Council Hears Department Updates

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Keota City Council heard updates from city departments this week during their regular meeting.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Board of Supervisors Discuss Engineer Sharing Agreement

Posted: Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 at 6:30 am

[simage=1776,400,n,center]

The Washington County Board of Supervisors reviewed the agreement with Keokuk County on the sharing of a County Engineer during their regular meeting yesterday.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington City Council Holding Discussions

Posted: Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 at 6:28 am

[simage=1763,400,n,center]

The Washington City Council is meeting tonight to hold discussion on the lane configuration on West Madison Street.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Passport Application Changing Next Month

Posted: Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 at 6:26 am

[simage=1778,320,n,center]

The process of passport applications are changing starting the first of the month.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Senator Chuck Grassley Visits Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 at 6:25 am

[simage=1777,400,n,center]

US Senator Chuck Grassley held town hall meetings in Sigourney and Riverside earlier this week and those in attendance addressed many concerns.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Parent Teacher Conferences Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 at 6:24 am

[simage=1104,288,n,center]

The Washington Junior High and High Schools are holding parent/teacher conferences today from 4:30 to 7 pm.  

Read the rest of this entry »