Today’s Local News

Domestic Violence Intervention Program Expands Services

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Domestic Violence Intervention Program that serves Washington, Iowa, Johnson and Cedar counties is expanding services for victims of intimate partner violence to more of Southeast Iowa.

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Johnson County Human Trafficking Project Ongoing

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Six arrests have been made in connection with a Johnson County prostitution sting conducted this month.

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Pride of Iowa Winner Announced

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Pride of Iowa contest can be done as an individual, in a team or with an adult partner. This brother/sister team of Hannah and Eli Van Roekel shared a rhubarb punch with the audience. Marty and Marianne Van Roekel of Wellman are the parents. - Photo courtesy of Amy Green

The 9th annual Pride of Iowa contest had six groups of 4-H’ers providing food samples to fair goers at the Washington County Fair.

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Sulfur Dioxide a Problem in Muscatine According to EPA

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The state has a year and a half to put together a plan to address air quality issues in Muscatine.

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Senate Candidate Visits Washington

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Iowa Congressman and senate candidate, Bruce Braley, visited Washington yesterday morning.

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Group in Fairfield Break Record

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Over 2,000 people unofficially broke a world record in Fairfield last Friday.

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Drivers Ed Teacher Involved In Wreck, One Sent to Hospital

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 11:24 am

A two-vehicle accident in Henry County including a student driver sent one person to the hospital yesterday morning.

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Record Low Temperature Yesterday

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 8:15 am

Yesterday’s low temperature of 46-degrees set a record low.

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Loebsack Holds Farm Bill Forum

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack, with Congressman Collin Peterson of Minnesota, held a forum over the weekend to discuss the Farm Bill with constituents.

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Rollover Wreck Saturday Afternoon

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 6:27 am

A rollover accident with minor injuries was reported Saturday afternoon in Washington County.

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Better Choices, Better Health Program

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A program focused at self improvement is being offered beginning next week as part of the Community Transformation Grant.

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Moeller Receives Judge’s Choice Award

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Judge’s Choice trophy was presented to a senior presentation at the 4-H Communications night at the fair.

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Zoning, Attorney and Resignation Up For Discussion Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Zoning, the county attorney, and a personnel change for the Washington County Board of Supervisors, are all on tomorrow’s agenda for the supervisors’ meeting.

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Search for Ola Babcock Miller Statue Funding Underway

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 6:23 am

An effort to erect a bronze statue of an important Washington resident is now moving forward.

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Book about Kalona Man and His Non-Profit Now Available

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A book focused on a Kalona man, his non-profit, and the need for safe drinking water in Haiti is now available.

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Nominees for Community Awards Being Accepted

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Preparations for Kalona’s Downtown Celebration are ongoing, and residents are now being asked for their help.

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Nominees for Community Awards Being Accepted

Posted: Sunday, July 28th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Preparations for Kalona’s Downtown Celebration are ongoing, and residents are now being asked for their help.

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4-H and FFA Members Sell Livestock at Auction

Posted: Sunday, July 28th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The 2013 Washington County Fair concluded last week with the annual 4-H and FFA livestock auction.

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One Vehicle Rollover on G36

Posted: Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 2:51 pm

At approximately 2 p.m., a one-vehicle rollover accident was reported on G36 between Spruce and Tulip avenues.

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Celebrate Washington is Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 6:44 am

Celebrate Washington is just one week from today.

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