Today's Local News

Grain Storage Advice from ISU Agronomist

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 6:18 am

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The unusually cool, wet growing season this year has put soybean harvesting behind schedule, and increased the need for drying.

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Washington Chamber Supporting Hotel Tax

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 6:17 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is officially supporting the proposed hotel-motel tax

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WCPH Still Serving Priority Groups with H1N1 Vaccine

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 6:15 am

Washington County Public Health is offering an H1N1 flu clinic tomorrow

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More Outdoor Play Time Needed for Vitamin D Deficient Kids

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 6:14 am

10% of American kids don’t get enough vitamin D.

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WCRF Recieves nearly $3 million in Grant Requests

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 6:12 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation has received 45 applications for grants during this year’s fall period.

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Acclaimed Author to Speak in Fairfield

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 5:56 am

Fairfield will welcome an inspirational speaker and author to the Arts and Convention Center

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NEWS UPDATE – Wellman Without Water

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 9:07 pm

Wellman is out of water and will be under a boil order after crews discovered a major break in the main service line today.

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Supervisors Expected to Recieve Anti-Zoning Petition

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:43 am

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Washington County Supervisors will receive a petition at this week’s meeting asking them not to implement a proposed zoning ordinance.

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M-P Board to Discuss Cuts

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:42 am

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The Mid Prairie School Board will be discussing state budget cuts

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Iowans for Tax Relief Unhappy with Culver’s Cuts

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:41 am

Gov. Chet Culver’s across the board budget cuts has some southeast Iowans upset

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Business Consultant to Lead Seminar in Washington

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:40 am

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An acclaimed business consultant and author will lead a seminar in Washington this week.

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Iowa Healthcare Seen as Example for Natl. Policy

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:27 am

Iowa is receiving national praise for its healthcare.

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Lots to Do in Washington during Halloween

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:26 am

Halloween is this weekend, and there are quite a few events planned in Washington.

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Marching Demons Bring Home Top Honors

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:25 am

The Washington High School Marching Band brought home top honors from state competition

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Langr Named to All State Chorus

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:25 am

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A vocalist at Washington Senior High has been named to the 2009 All-State Chorus.

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Muscatine Group Disagrees On Cuts

Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2009 at 6:59 am

Gov. Chet Culver’s across the board budget cuts has some southeast Iowans upset and looking for a better solution. 

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WHS Band Wins Top Honors

Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2009 at 6:58 am

The Washington High School Marching Band brought home top honors from state competition this month.

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Hospice Holds Memorial Service

Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2009 at 6:56 am

Hospice of Washington County is planning a memorial service for all community members who have passed away during the last year.

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IMS To Perform “Wizard of Oz”

Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2009 at 6:55 am

IMS students will take a trip to Oz next month when the school performs “The Wizard of Oz” November 6 through the 8.

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City of Washington Close To Purchasing Building

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:59 am

Washington is expected to complete the purchase of a collapsed downtown building within a week.

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