Today's Local News

Pork Producers Encouraged to Sign Up for Pork Quality Program

Posted: Monday, May 9th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Extension is hosting a program put on by the Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, May 8th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be making appointments to the temporary County Redistricting Commission during their regular meeting this week.  

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Pork Producers Encouraged to Sign Up for Pork Quality Program

Posted: Sunday, May 8th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Extension is hosting a program put on by the Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University.  

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Spring Gallery Walk Registration Deadline

Posted: Sunday, May 8th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce still has openings for those wanting to show artwork in the downtown area.  

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Nature Program for Toddlers This Weekend

Posted: Sunday, May 8th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Parents will have the opportunity to spend some time outside with their toddlers this weekend, as the Washington County Conservation Board is hosting a program at Marr Park to encourage children to start seeing and appreciating nature at a young age.  

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Conservative Republican Seeking Presidential Nomination Visits Washington

Posted: Saturday, May 7th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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A Conservative Republican who is seeking the highest office in the country visited Washington this week.  

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Mother’s Day Busiest Day for Retailers

Posted: Saturday, May 7th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Mother’s Day is tomorrow and it is a day where many special gifts are sent to mothers.  

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High Blood Pressure Education Month

Posted: Saturday, May 7th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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May is High Blood Pressure Education Month and Washington County Public Health is encouraging all residents to learn more about the dangers of high blood pressure.  

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Deadlines for 4-H’ers Approaching

Posted: Saturday, May 7th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Extension is reminding those involved in 4-H of some upcoming deadlines.  

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Soybean Planting Progresses In Light of Cool Spring

Posted: Saturday, May 7th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Concerns about the planting of soybeans in Iowa fields after a cool and wet spring may be in many farmers’ minds, but state agriculture experts say a slightly delayed planting season could be quite productive.

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Kalona Citywide Cleanup Day Today

Posted: Saturday, May 7th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona is helping people do away with any old items they have been meaning to throw out.  

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Master Gardener Program Gets a New Look

Posted: Saturday, May 7th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Iowa Master Gardener Program is getting a new look.  

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Wapello Considering Allowing Golf Carts on City Streets

Posted: Saturday, May 7th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Wapello City Council is discussing the possibility of making golf carts legal to drive on city streets.  

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Nurses Day

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Today is Nurses Day and Washington County Hospital and Clinics is honoring their 60 nurses in a special way.  

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Teacher Appreciation Week Concludes Today

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Today wraps up Teacher Appreciation Week, a week set aside to honor teachers for their effort they put forth teaching every day.  

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Kirkwood Washington Center Director Announces Retirement

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Director of the Kirkwood Washington Center has announced her retirement.  

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Middle School Transition Plan Meeting

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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A meeting and public forum is being held for current parents of fifth graders.  

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Master Gardeners Interns Take Next Step toward Certification

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Soon after they opened their phone lines for the season, the Washington County Extension Master Gardeners have now completed their educational training.  

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Doc Walk Being Held Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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A fundraising walk is being held tomorrow in support of all Iowa troops and Veterans.  

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Construction on Two Washington County Roads Begins Monday

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Road construction is set to begin Monday on two county roads.  

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