Today’s Local News

School Staff to Tour Businesses Today

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Washington School District staff has an opportunity to see how area businesses work this afternoon.  

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Mid-Prairie Teacher Reacts to Last Nights Debate

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A local educator is sharing their opinion on last night’s presidential debate.

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Harvest Nearing Completion

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Thanks to early planting and dry weather for the majority of the past week, this year’s harvest is nearing completion.

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Washington Middle School Magazine Sales Ending Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The last day for Washington Middle School students’ magazine fundraiser is next week.  

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Non-Profits Gain Exposure with Columbus Junction Chili Taste-Off

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Last week, the United Fund of Columbus Junction kicked off their Fund Drive for 2013 and closed the Farmers Market for 2012.

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Traffic Stop Leads to Two Arrests

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 7:58 am

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A traffic stop in Washington last night has led to two people being arrested.  

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Head on Collision in Rural Washington County Kills Keota Woman

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A head-on collision that occurred yesterday has taken the life of a Keota woman.

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Weekend Rainfall Beneficial in Two Ways

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 6:29 am

Rainfall over the weekend proved to be beneficial in two different ways.  

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Marching Band Receives Honors in State Competitions

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 6:28 am

The Washington High School Marching Band has brought home honors from different state competitions.  

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Candidate Forum Next Week in Kalona

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The public is invited to a candidate forum next week in Kalona.

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Road Construction in Kalona Winding Down

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The 2012 Street Projects in Kalona are winding down.

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IMS Students attend Pursuing Victory with Honor Summit

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A select group of students at Iowa Mennonite School attended a leadership seminar earlier this month.

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Local Emergency Planning Committee Meeting Cancelled

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 6:23 am

This Friday’s Washington County Local Emergency Planning Committee meeting has been cancelled.  

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Still Time for Farmers to Help Grow Their Communities

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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There is still time for area farmers to help their local communities grow.  

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Mosquito and Public Health Pest Management Course Being Offered

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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A course for commercial pesticide applicators about mosquito and public health pest management is coming up next week.  

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Accident on 190th Street

Posted: Monday, October 15th, 2012 at 12:35 pm

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A head-on collision occurred this morning on 190th Street in northwest Washington County.

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New Publication Promoting Washington Released

Posted: Monday, October 15th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A new publication has been released promoting Washington.  

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Leaf Pick Up Starting Today

Posted: Monday, October 15th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Leaf pick up is starting today in the city of Washington.  

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Rainfall Doesn’t Stop Scouts from Collecting Food

Posted: Monday, October 15th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Rainfall Saturday morning didn’t stop local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from Pack 242 in Washington from picking up food donations.  

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Tax Extension Deadline is Today

Posted: Monday, October 15th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Today is the deadline to file your federal tax return if you put in for an extension in April.

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