Today’s Local News

Vision Screening Requirements to Begin Next Year

Posted: Monday, August 19th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A new state law will require vision screenings for students entering certain grades.

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New Chairperson to Be Appointed

Posted: Sunday, August 18th, 2013 at 6:27 am

The appointment of a chairperson and vice chairperson will be held at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors’ meeting.

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Vision Screening Requirements to Begin Next Year

Posted: Sunday, August 18th, 2013 at 6:24 am

A new state law will require vision screenings for students entering certain grades.

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Two Washington Men Arrested Yesterday

Posted: Saturday, August 17th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Two Washington men were arrested and a juvenile was charged following an assault reported on Thursday.

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Washington Expecting Slight Increase In Enrollment

Posted: Saturday, August 17th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Washington Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgenson stated at the school board meeting this week that new student enrollment is down compared to last year.

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Learn English Pronto

Posted: Saturday, August 17th, 2013 at 6:26 am

A Washington man has established a non-profit group to teach English as a second language to area residents.

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Palmer Sisters Receive Champion Ribbons At Fair

Posted: Saturday, August 17th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Washington County 4-H was 6th at the Iowa State Fair with the number of horticulture exhibits.

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Pork Producer Conference in Washington

Posted: Saturday, August 17th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Pork Producers Association with the Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University and ISU Extension and Outreach will be holding a series of conferences for hog farmers regarding current swine health issues impacting the industry.

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Consultant Recommends Riverside Council Members Resign

Posted: Saturday, August 17th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A recommendation from Riverside’s Municipal Consultant will be considered by the city council on Monday.

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Republican Convention Planned

Posted: Saturday, August 17th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Republican and Democratic parties of Washington County will be holding conventions to each select a candidate for the open Board of Supervisors District 5 seat.

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Mt. Pleasant Company Responsible for Iowa State Fair Ribbons

Posted: Saturday, August 17th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A southeast Iowa company once again supplied the ribbons for this year’s Iowa State Fair.

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Dental Screening, Lead Testing Needed For Certain Students

Posted: Saturday, August 17th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Parents with children heading back to school next week are reminded of requirements that began a few years ago.

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Moderate Drought Growing

Posted: Friday, August 16th, 2013 at 6:29 am

The dry conditions are getting worse across much of Iowa.

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Van Roekel Receives Purple Ribbon in Poultry at State Fair

Posted: Friday, August 16th, 2013 at 6:24 am

A Washington County 4-H’er received a purple ribbon for a poultry exhibit at the Iowa State Fair.

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School Board Discusses Superintendent’s Goals

Posted: Friday, August 16th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Superintendent goals were discussed at the Washington Community School District’s board meeting Wednesday.

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Cruise For Critters On Sunday

Posted: Friday, August 16th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Cruise for Critters will be held in Washington this weekend.

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Temporary Board for Watershed Coalition Formed

Posted: Friday, August 16th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A temporary board has been appointed for the English River Watershed Management Authority.

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Another Great Year at State Fair for Kalona

Posted: Friday, August 16th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Great weather and lots of foot traffic has made for a good year at the State Fair for the Kalona booth.

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Handle Produce Properly to Ensure Safety

Posted: Friday, August 16th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach states that Iowans should eat fresh produce, but handle it properly.

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New London Motorcyclist Airlifted Following Crash

Posted: Thursday, August 15th, 2013 at 6:28 am

A 23-year-old New London man was transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals by Medforce Helicopter following an accident in front of Hy-Vee in Mt. Pleasant yesterday.

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