Today's Local News

Washington Chamber to Request Use of Courthouse for Legislative Briefings

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Board meeting Tuesday will touch on a number of topics.

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City Buys Pickup Truck

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Washington is purchasing a new pickup truck for use by maintenance workers.

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Compensation Board to Meet this Week

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Salaries for elected officials will be considered at a Washington County meeting tomorrow.

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Washington County Conservation

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Conservation Board meets this week.

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Washington Methodist Church Special Events Today

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Washington United Methodist Church has been preparing for several special events for today.

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City Amends Luke’s Sanitation Contract to Include Downtown Recycling Dumpster Pickup

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 6:25 am

In about six weeks, downtown Washington residents will have a large dumpster for depositing recycling.

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Kalona Awaiting Capacity Estimates from DNR

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The City of Kalona will hold off on making a decision regarding a compost area and updated burning ordinance.

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Hamakua Place has Annual Fundraiser Today

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Hamakua Place, Washington’s faith-based youth center, has their fifth annual Christmas Extravaganza fundraiser today.

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Winter Weather Could Begin this Weekend

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 6:23 am

After a mostly calm and mild fall in southeast Iowa, this weekend could prove to be the first dose of winter weather.

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Christmas Concert Tomorrow at IMS

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Iowa Mennonite School’s annual Christmas Concert is this weekend.

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Upcoming Holiday Shipping Deadlines

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The deadlines for shipping packages overseas for the holidays are getting close.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Today we talk with Washington City Administrator Brent Hinson about the proposed Cafe Ordinance and an agreement with FFA regarding farm ground.

Cherry Picker Strikes Washington Overpass

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 9:56 am

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Last night a vehicle driving northbound on North 2nd Avenue struck the railroad overpass.

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Multiple Reports Linked to Suspicious Male in Van

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 6:58 am

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information on a subject or his vehicle.

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Several Agencies Involved in Catching Suspected Mobile Meth Lab

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Multiple agencies cooperated in the investigation and pursuit that led to the arrest of three people in Washington this week for manufacturing methamphetamine.

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County Debt Stands at $15.3 Million

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A Washington County official is shedding some light on the debt figures released by the Iowa Treasury.

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52 Groups Receive Grants through Riverboat Foundation

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation has named the winners of their fall 2012 competitive grants.

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Washington High School Prepares for Dance Marathon

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Washington High School’s annual Dance Marathon is Saturday night.

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Christmas in Kalona

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Kalona will hold their annual Christmas celebration tomorrow, but it may look a little different than years past.

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Brighton Holiday Event to Benefit City

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 6:22 am

An event in Brighton this weekend has a goal of getting the community in the holiday spirit.

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