Today's Local News

Coats for Kids Collection Drive Successful

Posted: Friday, October 28th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Students at Stewart Elementary in Washington have completed another coat collection drive.  

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Keokuk County Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Friday, October 28th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors will hold their regular meeting on Monday.

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Voter Pre Registration Due Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The Washington County Auditor is reminding voters who aren’t registered to do so by the end of the day tomorrow.

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Obesity Prevention Program Registration Due Today

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Washington County Obesity Prevention Task Force is preparing to give a program about obesity prevention next month.  

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Disaster Exercise Focusing on Tornadoes This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Anyone participating in the Community Emergency Response Team or Washington County COAD have an opportunity to participate in an exercise to work together as part of a disaster planning and response team.  

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Auditor Releases Crawfordsville Report

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Auditor of State has released an audit report on Crawfordsville for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2010.

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Iowa 92 Resurfacing Completed

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 6:25 am

According to Iowa’s Department of Transportation, resurfacing of Iowa 92 in Keokuk County has been completed for this season.

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80 Iowa coaches have signed up for the Coaches Mentoring Challenge

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 6:24 am

80 Iowa coaches have joined the Coaches Mentoring Challenge, a campaign which has been spearheaded by Kirk Ferentz and Paul Rhodes of Iowa and Iowa State.

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Washington Marching Band Concert Tonight

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Washington High School Marching Band is holding its annual concert tonight.

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Last Day for Food Orders

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Today is the last day members of the Washington FFA Chapters are taking orders for fresh citrus.  

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Halloween Activities Start Tonight

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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There are multiple options for area trick-or-treaters starting tonight.  

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Drops for Second Straight Month

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

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The latest round of unemployment figures has been released by the Iowa Workforce Development and Washington County’s rate dropped for a second month.  

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Board of Supervisors Take First Step toward Refunding of Jail Bonds

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have approved the initiation of a jail bond refunding process as part of their meeting yesterday.  

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High School Student Given Top Honor

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 at 6:27 am

A Washington High School student has been awarded a top honor in music.  

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Washington County Safe Coalition Receiving Grant

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County SAFE Coalition has been awarded a grant to promote a national program in Washington.  

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Keota City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Monday night the Keota City Council held a special meeting to discuss a letter from the DNR regarding their sewer system.

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Columbus Junction Receives 2nd REAP Grant

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Columbus Junction has received a REAP Conservation Grant to purchase land on Monkey Run Creek.

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Mosquito and Public Health Pest Management Course Offered Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County Extension Office is hosting a Mosquito and Public Health Pest Management Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators.

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Area Football Teams in Playoff Games Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Four area teams have advanced to the post season in football.  

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Football Tickets for Sale

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Washington High School has tickets for sale for tonight’s game.  

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