Today's Local News

Non-Party Nomination Papers Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The deadline for residents of Washington County wishing to file nomination papers for non-party offices for this fall’s General Election ballot is tomorrow.  

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Senator Staff Holding Listening Post Next Week

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A time to address concerns with an elected official is next week. 

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Washington Grass Ordinance Reminder

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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With the recent amount of rainfall received, grass could be showing some signs of growth.

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Compassion Group Blood Drive This Week

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Iowa Mennonite School’s Compassion Group is all about giving back, but this week they’ll be taking something.

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Columbus Junction Council Reviews Water Plant Bids

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Columbus Junction City Council reviewed bids for a new water treatment plant last week.

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Washington Page – Becky Harkema

Posted: Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 11:01 am

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Becky Harkema talks about joining the Washington and Wellman Y staff as their new director.

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Jefferson County Shooting Leaves One Man Dead

Posted: Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A shooting in Jefferson County has left one person dead and the suspect in jail.  

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Area Road Work Projects to Start This Week

Posted: Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Different road projects are set to begin in areas of southeast Iowa this week.  

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Back to School and Backpack Safety

Posted: Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Now that the children have started school, health officials are reminding parents of the importance of avoiding back problems in children.  

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New Y Director Starts Today

Posted: Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A Washington County organization is welcoming their new director today.  

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Drought’s Effects Hurt Livestock Producers

Posted: Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A drought plagued summer will cause problems for all farmers this fall.

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Soil Guru Coming to Washington County

Posted: Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Anyone interested in healthy soil has a chance to attend a presentation next week.  

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Chemistry Room Update at Iowa Mennonite School

Posted: Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Iowa Mennonite School unveiled a newly renovated chemistry room this school year.  

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Final in Webinar Series Tomorrow Night

Posted: Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The final in a series of webinars is happening tomorrow night at the Washington County Extension.  

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Wellman Reaches Agreement with Employee Contractor

Posted: Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 6:21 am

An agreement with an employment contractor has been reached in Wellman.

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Board of Supervisors Discussing Non-Sewered Communities

Posted: Sunday, August 26th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Funding options for Washington County’s non-sewered communities are a part of this week’s Board of Supervisors meeting.  

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Area Road Work Projects Set to Start

Posted: Sunday, August 26th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Different road projects are set to begin in areas of southeast Iowa this week.  

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Drought’s Effects Hurt Livestock Producers

Posted: Sunday, August 26th, 2012 at 6:26 am

A drought plagued summer will cause problems for all farmers this fall.

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Wellman City Council Time Change

Posted: Sunday, August 26th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The City of Wellman is changing the time they hold Council meetings.

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Obama Campaign Volunteers Holding Events Today

Posted: Sunday, August 26th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Obama campaign is spreading early voting awareness across Iowa this weekend.

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