Today's Local News

Santorum Names Representative in County

Posted: Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Washington County will have a presence in the upcoming caucuses next year.  

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Washington Students Choose Career Shadowing Opportunities

Posted: Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

High School students in Washington County have chosen to learn a future career through a job shadowing opportunity.  

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Senior Fest is One Week Away

Posted: Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics’ Third Annual Seniorfest is one week away and preparations are almost complete.  

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Red Ribbon Week at Mid-Prairie Middle School

Posted: Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Red Ribbon Week starts Monday at the Mid-Prairie Middle School. Red Ribbon week is a drug prevention program held by different locations across the country.

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Marketing Club Holding Second Meeting

Posted: Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The next meeting for women interested in marketing grains takes place on Monday evening.  

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Solar Panels at Mid-Prairie High School

Posted: Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie High School is considering having solar panels installed on the roof of the new High School building.

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Multiple Halloween Activities Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 at 6:22 am

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There are multiple options for area trick-or-treaters starting next week.  

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Golden Hawks Advance to the Postseason

Posted: Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk football team has advanced to the postseason.

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Supervisors Look at Possible Bond Refunds

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are considering a possible refunds of jail bonds.  

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Washington Yard Waste Center Offering Extra Hours Next Month

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Washington Waste Water Treatment Plant and Yard Waste Center will be open extra hours in November.  

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Students Receive Job Interview Training

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Ninth grade students from the Washington Junior High School received a lesson in interviewing yesterday morning.  

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Wellman Applies for Grant to Improve Drinking Water

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2011 at 6:25 am

City Administrator Mark Baker says the city of Wellman is applying for a community development grant of 500,000 dollars for improvements to the city’s water treatment plant.

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Mid-Prairie Dramas This Weekend

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Mid-Prairie Drama Club is presenting their festival of plays this weekend.  

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KC STAAR Fund Raiser Key in the Program’s Activities

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2011 at 6:23 am

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KC STAAR has finished their recent online auction fund raiser and has come close to their goal.

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Washington Junior High Magazine Sales Continuing

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Washington Junior High students are continuing their magazine fundraiser.  

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Bible Study Group Informational Meeting Tonight

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2011 at 6:21 am

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An informational meeting is scheduled for tonight to look at starting a new men’s Bible study group.  

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City Council Approve Land Usage

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council has agreed to land usage for the Washington Area Soccer Club.  

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Burn Ban Continues for Washington and Keokuk Counties

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The open burn ban that has been issued for both Washington and Keokuk County is still in effect.  

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First Freeze Tonight Could Harm Unprotected Plants

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Southeast Iowa could see its first freeze tonight and precautions need to be taken to protect tender plants.  

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Final Farmer’s Market Tonight

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The final Washington Farmer’s Market is tonight.  

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