Today’s Local News

City Will Move Airport Runway

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013 at 6:26 am
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A project at Washington Municipal Airport that’s years in the making will indeed go forward.  

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Washington Tourism Meeting Begins 175th Anniversary Discussion

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Discussion on the City of Washington’s 175th anniversary began Tuesday night.

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Kalona City Council Sets Date for Public Hearing on Budget

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council set the date for a public budget hearing at this weeks meeting.

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Washington Tree Committee Thanks Washington County Fair Board

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013 at 6:23 am
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The Washington Tree Committee has given a special thanks to the Washington County Fair Association.

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Mid-Prairie Elementary Students to Celebrate Chinese New Year

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Mid-Prairie Elementary students have an opportunity to celebrate the New Year all over again this evening.

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Program for Preschoolers at Marr Park

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Washington County Conservation Board is presenting a program aimed at teaching preschoolers about turtles.

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Washington Tourism Meeting Begins 175th Anniversary Discussion

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 1:02 pm

Discussion on the City of Washington’s 175th anniversary began last night.

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Washington City Council Looking at Purchasing House

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The City of Washington is preparing to purchase a house that is in disrepair.  

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Governor’s Proposed Cuts Would Not Affect Lake Darling

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The proposed budget from the Iowa Governor’s office has a major reduction in the amount of money for lake restoration at state parks.  

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Washington County Supervisors Accept Bid for Work on 140th Street

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors has accepted a bid for roadwork on 140th Street.

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Keota to Take Part in Community Enhancement Program

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 6:23 am

With a grant secured, a group in Keota will begin looking at ways to improve their city.

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Winter Conferences Wrapping Up

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Washington Community School District parents can meet face-to-face with teachers this week.

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Tax Season Underway

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 6:20 am

Now that the 2013 filing season has begun, the IRS is now accepting tax returns.

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Washington County Supervisors Accept Bid for Work on 140th Street

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 1:10 pm

The Washington County Board of Supervisors have accepted a bid for roadwork on 140th Street.

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Hansen Sentenced to 50 Years

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A Washington County man convicted of murder has been sentenced.

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Fire in Louisa County Under Investigation

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The cause of a fire at a hog confinement facility north of Columbus Junction is under investigation.

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Tourism Meeting Tonight in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is holding a community meeting tonight, with a focus on tourism.

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Coaches vs Cancer and Dance Marathon Fundraiser Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 6:23 am

At tonight’s Washington High School boys’ and girls’ basketball games, a special fundraiser will help support families of children facing cancer.

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State Representative Klein Reports on Law Enforcement and Iowa National Guard

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 6:22 am

In his latest email newsletter, State Representative Jarad Klein says that he is looking forward to what expects will be the first floor debate of the session next week.

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Community Foundation Starts New Scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Community Foundation of Washington County is looking for high school students to apply for a new grant.

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