Today’s Local News

Loebsack Votes ‘Yes’ to Fiscal Cliff Measure

Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

After a last minute effort to avert the so-called fiscal cliff, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Senate’s compromise package.

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Keota Board Expected to Approve Extended Sharing Agreement with Mid-Prairie

Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Keota School Board will hold a “make-up” meeting this evening.

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Water Plant Project Underway in Columbus Junction

Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Ground has been broken on one of two large projects in the City of Columbus Junction.

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New Event: Sportsman’s Banquet at Local Church

Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Some members of Faith Baptist Church in Washington are combining their love of hunting with their connection to the church.

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New Supervisors Expected to Take Oath of Office Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 at 6:25 am

Washington County will get its first look at the new Board of Supervisors tomorrow.

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City Will Pick up Christmas Trees

Posted: Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 at 6:24 am

The City of Washington will pick up old Christmas trees.

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Obesity Task Force to Meet

Posted: Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 at 6:22 am

A local group that is trying to affect a noticeable increase in healthy behavior is meeting this Friday in Washington.  

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Beekeeping Class in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Extension office will offer a class about beekeeping.  

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New Year Means New Library Cards

Posted: Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 at 6:21 am

Along with the New Year, the Kalona Public Library is ushering in new library cards.

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Accident Sends One to Hospital, Another to Jail

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 1:29 pm

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One person was sent to the hospital, another to jail, after a late night accident.

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Broken Gas Line Reported Cause of Mt Pleasant House Fire

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 10:21 am

Over 20 firefighters responded to an afternoon house fire in Henry County yesterday.

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Johnson County Accident Claims Life of Washington Woman

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 7:51 am

A fatal head-on collision involving a Washington resident occurred yesterday in Johnson County.

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Washington City Council meets Wednesday

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington City Council could take final action on creating a sidewalk cafe ordinance at their meeting Wednesday evening.

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Next Year’s City Budget Begins to Take Shape

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:24 am

The next year of spending is at the beginning stages of development in the city of Washington.

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New Years Closings

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:24 am

Many local organizations will keep their doors closed tomorrow as we ring in the New Year.

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Washington County Veterans Affairs Recognized for Honor Flight Efforts

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:23 am

Eastern Iowa Honor Flight recently recognized Washington County Veterans Affairs for the work they did in organizing the Washington County trip.

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Keota Fire Planning Training Exercise for New Year

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Keota Fire Department is planning a training exercise for the New Year.

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New 4-H Program Participants Plan Event

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:21 am

A program that’s new to Washington County 4-H is showing the fruits of its labor this week.

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Washington County Veterans Affairs Recognized for Honor Flight Efforts

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Eastern Iowa Honor Flight recently recognized Washington County Veterans Affairs for the work they did in organizing the Washington County trip.

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New Years to Affect Garbage Pickup in Washington

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2012 at 6:22 am

With the holiday this week, garbage pickup days will be a different for some people in the City of Washington.

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