Today's Local News

Chamber Member Warning

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington Chamber of Commerce members need to be on alert.

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Washington Y Classes

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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The Washington Y is offering many classes beginning next week.

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Getting Back on Track Classes offered next month

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 6:24 am

People wondering where their money is going now have a class they can attend to learn more about it.

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Popular Baby Names

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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The most popular baby names of 2010 have been compiled.

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Cattle Risk and Margin Management Workshop in Fairfield next month

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University is inviting cattle feeders to risk and margin management workshops this winter.

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Sondheim presents Uppers and Downers Program

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Sondheim Center will be presenting a night of depressing and uplifting music tonight.

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Board of Supervisors Pass Resolution

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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During yesterday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, they approved a resolution to prohibit the possession of firearms and weapons in official County buildings. 

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Christmas Tree Disposal

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Christmas is over and now people are wondering what they can do with their Christmas trees.

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Conservation Board Appointment

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors has announced the appointment of Bill Nickell as a Washington County Conservation Board member. 

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Last Day to Purchase Trash Can Stickers Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Washington City Hall wants to remind residents that tomorrow is the last day you can purchase next year’s annual trash can stickers.

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Kalona Receives $32,000 from WCRF

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation recently announced its fourth quarter city grant awards, and the city of Kalona received a little over $32,000.

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Bell Ringing Campaign Successful

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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The Salvation Army bell ringing campaign was successful during the holiday season.

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Pediatricians in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Iowa may be facing a shortage of pediatricians but that is not going to affect Washington County.

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Columbus Junction Swinging Bridge Lighted

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:21 am

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For the first time ever Columbus Junction’s historic swinging bridge is lighted for the holidays. 

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Washington Man Charged

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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A Washington man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

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Koehlhoeffer receives more Charges after Assault

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Anthony Michael Koehlhoeffer who is charged with robbing two Jefferson County Offices in October is now facing assault charges in Scott County.

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Iowa 4-H Foundation Announces Hills Bank Leadership Grants for 2011

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Iowa 4-H Foundation has announced the 2011 Hills Bank and Trust Company Leadership Grants for current high school juniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2012. 

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Applicator Training Scheduled

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Those who are commercial manure applicators should plan to attend an upcoming training program.

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Rainy Weather Year

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Washington has had a very wet year.

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Feeding Birds In Winter

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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Even though there is snow on the ground over the area, some birds are still in the area looking for food.

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