Today’s Local News

Wellman Utility Rates to Increase July 1st

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Rate increases take effect next month in Wellman.

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Special Nominating Convention to be Held

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A special political convention will be held in Washington tomorrow to nominate a candidate.

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Community Chest Musical Fundraiser Wednesday

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Community Chest of Washington is hosting a musical and vendor fair as a fundraiser tomorrow.

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30th Annual Trek Fest Coming This Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Riverside’s Trek Fest enters a new generation this weekend.

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Swinging Bridge Festival Proceeds to Benefit Bridge

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Proceeds from this past weekend’s Swinging Bridge Festival in Columbus Junction are going toward routine maintenance on the structure.

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Council to Discuss Former Library, ATV Ordinance and Adult Entertainment

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The sale of the former public library in Washington request for proposals will be discussed at tonight’s special session meeting of the Washington City Council.

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Washington County Part of Top 40 Rank

Posted: Monday, June 23rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

As part of the Iowa City metropolitan statistical area, or MSA, Washington County along with Johnson County ranks in the top 40 overall among 379 United States metro areas.

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Getting Ready for the County Fair

Posted: Monday, June 23rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Fair is just three weeks away.

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Largemouth Bass Stocked in Lake Darling

Posted: Monday, June 23rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources dropped over 30,000 largemouth bass fingerlings into Lake Darling last week.

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Almost Two Inches of Rain in Washington

Posted: Monday, June 23rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Nearly two inches of rain fell in Washington yesterday.

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Mid-Prairie High School Gym Repainted

Posted: Monday, June 23rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie High School gym has a new look.

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Louisa County Relay Kickoff Tonight

Posted: Monday, June 23rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

A fundraising effort in Louisa County begins tonight.

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Thank You to 175th Volunteers

Posted: Monday, June 23rd, 2014 at 6:20 am

Hundreds of volunteers helped with Washington’s 175th Anniversary Celebration and in an effort to thank those who lended a hand, the 175th Steering Committee is hosting a thank you barbeque tomorrow.

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Sewer System, Subdivision and Fireworks to be Considered

Posted: Monday, June 23rd, 2014 at 6:20 am

A private sewage system, a subdivision resolution and fireworks permits will be considered at tomorrow’s Washignton County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Mid-Prairie High School Gym Repainted

Posted: Sunday, June 22nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Mid-Prairie High School gym has a new look.

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County Fair Preparations Underway

Posted: Sunday, June 22nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

Preparations for the Washington County Fair are underway

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Local Club Recognized for Volunteerism

Posted: Saturday, June 21st, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Riverside Area Community Club was recognized Friday for its service.

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Keota Receives CDBG

Posted: Saturday, June 21st, 2014 at 6:23 am

A community in Keokuk County is benefiting from the state’s Community Development Block Grant fund.

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Over Two Inches of Rain Recorded

Posted: Saturday, June 21st, 2014 at 6:22 am

More than two inches of rain fell in Washington this week.

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Summer Officially Begins Today

Posted: Saturday, June 21st, 2014 at 6:22 am

Today is the longest day of the year.

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