Today's Local News

Washington County 4-Hers Place at Ak-Sar Ben

Posted: Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010 at 6:21 am

Washington County 4-H’ers participated in Ak-Sar-Ben livestock competitions September 23-26th in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Alleged Packwood Bank Robber connected with McDonalds Robbery

Posted: Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 at 6:31 am

The alleged robber of the Pilot Grove State Bank in Fairfield Friday has been connected with a previous robbery.

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Election Day is Here

Posted: Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 at 6:30 am

Election Day is here as polls opened at 7 this morning and close at 9 this evening.

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Washington Yard Waste Center Open Saturdays in November

Posted: Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Washington Waste Water Treatment Plant and Yard Waste Center is open in November.

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Washington’s Board of Supervisors in Session Monday Due to Elections

Posted: Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors met yesterday morning to accommodate the election schedule of the County Auditor’s Office.

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Washington Soil & Water Conservation District Meeting Thursday

Posted: Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Soil & Water Conservation District is holding their monthly meeting Thursday evening at 7:30 at the USDA office.

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Mid Prairie High School Presenting: Charlie’s Aunt This Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 at 6:23 am

Mid Prairie High School will be presenting their fall play this weekend.

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Pesticide Testing Offered in Washington Next Week

Posted: Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Department of Ag and Land Stewardship is offering pesticide testing next week in Washington.

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Riverside Organizations receive over $7,000 in Mini Grants

Posted: Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Washington County Riverboat foundation recently announced its Mini Grant Awards and three Riverside Organizations received a total of $7,931.

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Election Day Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, November 1st, 2010 at 1:41 pm

Election Day is almost here as polls open at 7 tomorrow morning and closes at 9 tomorrow evening.

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Judge Orders Riverside To Pay Washington County $350,000, Resume $175,000 Yearly Payments

Posted: Monday, November 1st, 2010 at 6:30 am

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A judge has ordered the City of Riverside to pay Washington County $350,000 and continue with yearly $175,000 repayments for more than $9 million in Tax Increment Financing Bonds that were used to upgrade Riverside’s  sewer and water system in connection with the building of the Riverside Casino And Resort.

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911 Communications Board Members Discuss Next Step To Determine New Location

Posted: Monday, November 1st, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The City of Washington has made its case to the E911 Communications Board to save money by using space already available for the county’s proposed move of 911 services.

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Washington County Gains 300 Workers, Unemployment Remains Steady

Posted: Monday, November 1st, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Washington County’s labor force has grown by 2.5% and unemployment is one of the lowest in the state.

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Forever Plaid comes to Fairfield Thursday

Posted: Monday, November 1st, 2010 at 6:25 am

Thursday Night will take Fairfield back in time with a touring production of Forever Plaid at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center.

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Washington High School Dance Marathon Is Next Saturday

Posted: Monday, November 1st, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington High School is participating in “one of the largest student-run philanthropies in the nation” Saturday.

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Williamsburg High School Play this Weekend

Posted: Monday, November 1st, 2010 at 6:23 am

Williamsburg High School is presenting “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying,” a musical comedy this weekend.

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Hospice Of Washington County Offering “Understanding Children’s Grief” Program

Posted: Monday, November 1st, 2010 at 6:22 am

Hospice of Washington County will soon host a program designed to “offer assistance to adult caregivers of grieving children.”

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Riverside Ordered To Resume Payments To Washington County

Posted: Sunday, October 31st, 2010 at 6:30 am

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A judge has ordered the City of Riverside to pay Washington County $350,000 and continue with yearly $175,000 repayments for more than $9 million in Tax Increment Financing Bonds that were used to upgrade Riverside’s  sewer and water system in connection with the building of the Riverside Casino And Resort.

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Washington County Board of Supervisors To Meet A Day Earlier To Accommodate Election

Posted: Sunday, October 31st, 2010 at 6:28 am

This morning at 9:30 am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will hold its weekly meeting a day early to accommodate the election schedule of the County Auditor’s Office.

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Wellman City Council Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, October 31st, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Wellman City Council will be meeting tomorrow.

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