Today's Local News

Accident With Injuries in Washington

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 8:21 am

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At 7:35 this morning an accident was reported in Washington.

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Washington City Halls Warns Residents of Scam

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Washington City Hall is passing along a warning to all residents of the city.  

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88 Iowa Counties Sign Up For Livestock Master Matrix

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

88 counties in Iowa chose to join the Livestock Master Matrix in January. Both Washington and Keokuk County will not be using this system.

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Lead Shot Approved by House

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Iowa House has approved the use of lead shot in mourning dove hunting. There is a lot of debate over this issue with one side saying that the lead shot is harmful to animals, and the other side saying it doesn’t effect animals at the population level.

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New App Offering Incentives for Exercisers a Good Idea

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

There is an app available for iPhone users who wish to have an extra incentive to keep their exercise routine.

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Beekeeping Classes Begin Monday

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Residents who are interested in getting started in keeping bees have an opportunity to take advantage of a course being offered by the Iowa Honey Producers Association starting Monday.  

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Next Round of Riverboat Grants Applications Being Accepted

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Applications are available for the spring 2012 Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants. 

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Dry Manure Applicator Workshop Later This Month

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:22 am

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There is a certification workshop happening later this month for manure applicators.  

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Columbus Schools Interviewing Superintendents

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Columbus Community School Board of Education will meet 4 times next week.

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City Council Approves Wellness Park Committee Formation

Posted: Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council met last night and held several discussions as part of their meeting. 

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Arraignment Date Set for Two Arrested Last Month

Posted: Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 at 6:29 am

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An arraignment date has been set for two Washington residents arrested last month.  

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Primary Election Candidate Filing Papers Available

Posted: Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

Nomination papers are available for various county positions for the June 5th Primary Election.  

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Website Building Teams Coming to Washington

Posted: Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is getting ready to host a team of website builders later this month.  

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One Year Anniversary of Blizzard

Posted: Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The blizzard that buried Washington and southeast Iowa with more than a foot of snow one year ago today was caused by a number of factors says Bill Nichols with the National Weather Service in the Quad Cities.  

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Judicial Nominating Commission Appointments

Posted: Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

Governor Branstad has appointed 30 Iowans to the District Judicial Nominating Commission.

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Wellman Man wins $10,000 in Lottery

Posted: Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Richard Grimm of Wellman stopped to get breakfast yesterday morning. While he was stopped he checked his Powerball ticket and heard the winner signal from the machine.

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Grief Share Support Group

Posted: Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

A grief support group that started in early January will be meeting tonight.

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Commercial Pesticide Applicator Course Being Offered Again This Year

Posted: Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County Extension is offering a course again this year for commercial pesticide applicators.  

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Board of Supervisors Reject Zoning Request

Posted: Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing as part of their meeting yesterday regarding a county rezoning application.  

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City Council to Meet Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is set to meet tonight and will be holding several discussions as part of their meeting.  

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