Today's Local News

Manure Applicator Programs to be Shown Again

Posted: Thursday, March 31st, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Extension is showing both the Commercial and Confinement Manure Applicator Programs for those that were not able to attend the original workshops.  

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Victim’s Names Released in Columbus Junction Fire

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The names of one of the deceased and the injured victim’s have been released in Saturday afternoon’s fatal fire in Columbus Junction. 

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Washington County #20 in General Health

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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A new report out by researchers at the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation lists Washington County at number 20 in general health in our state of 99 counties.  

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Board of Supervisors Approve Roads Plans

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors met yesterday morning and approved the Secondary Roads Department’s five-year construction plan. 

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Property Taxes Are Due by the End of the Day Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The second half real estate and mobile home taxes must be paid by the end of the day tomorrow. 

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US Senator Chuck Grassley Holding Office Hours

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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US Senator Chuck Grassley will have a representative from his office in southeast Iowa tomorrow.

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Keokuk County Closer to Hiring an Engineer

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors are moving forward with their plans on hiring a new county engineer. 

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College Scholarships Application Deadline

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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High school juniors are eligible to apply for a college scholarship through tomorrow. 

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Jefferson County Adds New Staff Member

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors has approved the hiring of a new staff member. 

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Wapello Schools Focus Groups Discussing Superintendent Interviews

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Wapello Community School District is meeting with focus groups tonight to discuss the replacement of outgoing Superintendent Dr. John Weidner. 

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BREAKING NEWS: Victim’s Names Released in Columbus Junction Fire

Posted: Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 at 5:06 pm

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The names of one of the deceased and the injured victim’s have been released in Saturday afternoon’s fatal fire in Columbus Junction.  

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Fire Department Creating New Rescue Team

Posted: Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington Fire Department has received a grant from the US Government and Fire Chief Tom Wide says they are creating a new rescue team.  

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New County Youth Coordinator Hired

Posted: Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Extension has hired a new County Youth Coordinator.  

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College Fair for Area Students and Parents Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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A college fair is coming to the Washington High School tomorrow for area high school students and parents to learn more about college options.  

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Congressman Dave Loebsack Holding Office Hours Again

Posted: Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Congressman Dave Loebsack is having a representative from his office in Washington tomorrow.

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Kalona Experiencing Positive Growth

Posted: Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The expansion of CIVCO Medical Solutions into Coralville this coming August is on‑track, according to CIVCO Vice President of Human Resources Scott Rude.  

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Columbus Schools Discuss Student Fees

Posted: Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Columbus Schools are not changing some fees for the next school year.  

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Two Dead in Fire in Columbus Junction

Posted: Monday, March 28th, 2011 at 6:31 am

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A fire at 110 Main Street in Columbus Junction has claimed the life of two people and injured two others.

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Board of Supervisors Discussing Secondary Roads Projects

Posted: Monday, March 28th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors is meeting tomorrow morning to look at the Secondary Roads Department five-year construction plan.  

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Fire Training Exercise Conducted

Posted: Monday, March 28th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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A training exercise was conducted Saturday afternoon just outside of Washington.  

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