Today's Local News

Multiple Reports Linked to Suspicious Male in Van

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 6:58 am

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information on a subject or his vehicle.

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Several Agencies Involved in Catching Suspected Mobile Meth Lab

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Multiple agencies cooperated in the investigation and pursuit that led to the arrest of three people in Washington this week for manufacturing methamphetamine.

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County Debt Stands at $15.3 Million

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A Washington County official is shedding some light on the debt figures released by the Iowa Treasury.

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52 Groups Receive Grants through Riverboat Foundation

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation has named the winners of their fall 2012 competitive grants.

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Washington High School Prepares for Dance Marathon

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Washington High School’s annual Dance Marathon is Saturday night.

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Christmas in Kalona

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Kalona will hold their annual Christmas celebration tomorrow, but it may look a little different than years past.

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Brighton Holiday Event to Benefit City

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 6:22 am

An event in Brighton this weekend has a goal of getting the community in the holiday spirit.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Angela Widmer with Crooked Creek Christian Camp joins us to talk about events and programs they will be holding over the winter months.

Names and Charges Released in Downtown Washington Mobile Meth Bust

Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 6:25 am
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The names of three people arrested and the charges against them are now released after a drug task force interrupted the manufacture of methamphetamine in downtown Washington.

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Two Fairfield Schools Go Into Lock-down

Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Two Fairfield schools went through level 1 lock-down procedures yesterday.

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Three Washington County Residents Jailed Following Fight

Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Three men were arrested yesterday after an early morning brawl.

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Washington City Council Introduces Cafe Ordinance

Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington City Council has begun the process of creating a new ordinance to allow outdoor seating areas for restaurants.  

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Grassley Weighs in on Threat of Fiscal Cliff

Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Senator Chuck Grassley says letting the Bush-era tax cuts expire and letting the Budget Control Act of 2011 go into effect, as is, will lead to a number of negative consequences.

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Kalona Gets Extension on Preferred Risk Policy Rates

Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Those outside the 100-year floodplain in Kalona will have more time to secure flood insurance.

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Washington’s Alternative High School Conferences and a Special Project

Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Most Washington Community School District schools had already completed parent-teacher conferences by last month—except the Assure Center, which is the alternative high school.

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Kalona Man Places 1st in Iowa Cyclocross Championships

Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A Kalona native won gold at last weekends 2012 Iowa Cyclocross Championships.

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Rolling Meth Lab Seized in Downtown Washington

Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at 1:24 pm
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A drug task force and other agencies seized a rolling methamphetamine lab and arrested two people in downtown Washington this afternoon.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Today we talk with the director of the Washington Public Library Debbie Stanton about some upcoming events and the library’s holiday hours.

County Reevaluates Estimated Payoff Date for TIF District

Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors heard the status of their TIF district at today’s meeting.

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Police Continue Investigation; Seek Information from Public

Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington Police Department is continuing an investigation into an armed robbery, but they are not ready to release more information.

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