Today's Local News

Washington School Board Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington School Board heard a construction update on the new high school as part of their meeting last night.  

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Washington Students Participating in a New Program

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Students from Washington Junior High School are getting ready to take part in a new program next week.  

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Area Business Receives Award to Encourage Reading

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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A Washington business has received an award to encourage reading.  

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Keota City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Keota City Council met on Monday. One of the primary topics of discussion was a letter from the DNR regarding their sewer system.

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Obesity Prevention Programs Postponed

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Obesity Prevention Task Force has postponed their two programs about obesity prevention.  

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Columbus Junction City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The City Council of Columbus Junction will hold a meeting tonight.

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Louisa County Winter Camps

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Louisa County Conservation will be hosting Winter Nature Camps over winter break.

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Election Results

Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 at 9:05 pm

We have listed only the winners of the elections. For entries with multiple names listed, all are winners.

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City Elections Being Held Today

Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Various races for city council members are being held in today’s election in the cities of Washington County.  

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Board of Supervisors Make Board Appointments

Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have made appointments to fill vacancies on ECICOG.  

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Washington School Board Meeting Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington School Board is meeting tonight and as part of their meeting they will hear an update on the construction of the new high school.  

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National EAS Test Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The National Emergency Alert System Test, which will take place tomorrow, has been shortened from two and a half minutes to 30 seconds.

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Renewable Fuels Marketing Award Nominations

Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Requests are being taken to recognize fuel retailers who show extra effort in efforts to sell renewable fuels.  

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What To Do With Your Leaves ?

Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Your leaves may have all fallen off, and if they haven’t they will soon. You may be wondering what to do with those leaves. It turns out there are a lot of options.

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Father-Daughter Dance Signup Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Tomorrow is the signup deadline to take part in an event at the Wellman Y this weekend.  

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Columbus School Board Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The School Board for Columbus Community Schools will meet tonight.

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City Elections Being Held Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, November 7th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Elections are being held tomorrow for various races in the cities of Washington County.  

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Iowa Assessment Testing Begins Today

Posted: Monday, November 7th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Students in the Washington Community School District are preparing to take the Iowa Assessment Testing starting today.  

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National EAS Test on Wednesday

Posted: Monday, November 7th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The National Emergency Alert System Test, which will take place on Wednesday, has been shortened from two and a half minutes to 30 seconds.

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Special Item Being Sold at Auction Tonight

Posted: Monday, November 7th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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An item is being sold tonight that has been part of the Sunset Park landscape for many years.  

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