Today’s Local News

Washington Enrollment Rises Slightly

Posted: Thursday, October 17th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington Community School District has increased enrollment slightly.

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Halloween Festivities Just Around the Corner

Posted: Thursday, October 17th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington Chamber’s annual Halloween event, Trick-or-Treat Around the Square, is two weeks from today and the Chamber is seeking volunteers for the family friendly event.

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YMCA Proposed Purchase Option to be Discussed Next Week

Posted: Thursday, October 17th, 2013 at 6:24 am

A proposed land purchase option between the City of Washington and the YMCA was discussed at last night’s city council meeting.

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Halloween Arriving Early in Wellman

Posted: Thursday, October 17th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Halloween will be celebrated early in Wellman.

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Districts Submit Enrollment Numbers

Posted: Thursday, October 17th, 2013 at 6:22 am

School Districts sent their enrollment numbers to the Department of Education on Tuesday.

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Crime Stoppers, Utilities Combat Copper Theft

Posted: Thursday, October 17th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Crime Stoppers and Iowa’s electric utilities have come together to combat the theft of copper from electric utilities.

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Alfalfa Advice Following Frosts

Posted: Thursday, October 17th, 2013 at 6:21 am

According to the National Climatic Data Center, the average date for the first frost in the area is October 13th.

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Infant Death in Libertyville Under Investigation

Posted: Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Authorities are investigating the death of an infant in Jefferson County.

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Man Charged with Arson

Posted: Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A 53-year-old man who was renting a home in Washington has been charged with 2nd degree arson.

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Washington County Riverboat Foundation to Meet Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation is meeting tonight in Washington.

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WACO School District Working to Address Mold Problem

Posted: Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Mold at WACO Elementary School is being investigated.

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Limited Library Hours Tomorrow and Friday

Posted: Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington Public Library will be closed from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. tomorrow and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.

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Supervisors Lower Planning and Development Fees

Posted: Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A new fee scale for planning and development was adopted by the Washington County Board of Supervisors yesterday morning.

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November Start to Bunker Mill Bridge Restoration Possible

Posted: Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Work on Bunker Mill Bridge could begin next month.

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Iris City Cleaners Cuts the Ribbon

Posted: Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Iris City Cleaners cut the ribbon at their newest location in Washington yesterday morning.

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YMCA, Nuisance Codes, Assessment to Taxes on Tonight’s Agenda

Posted: Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The YMCA of Washington County Option Agreement request will be considered at tonight’s Washington City Countil meeting.

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Iris City Cleaners Cuts the Ribbon

Posted: Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 at 11:06 am

Iris City Cleaners cut the ribbon at their newest location in Washington this morning.

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Kirkwood Providing Information to Area Students

Posted: Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Washington Community High School is hosting an open house to provide more information regarding concurrent courses with Kirkwood.

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Flu Reported in Eastern Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Three cases of influenza have been identified in eastern and central Iowa announced the Iowa Department of Public Health.

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Heating Assistance Applications Accepted Soon

Posted: Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Utilities Board is reminding eligible Iowans that the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and the Home Weatherization Program which protect against energy utility disconnection and aid in heating costs this winter begin November 1st.

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