Today's Local News

Washington Police Have Two New Graduates

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Police Department has two officers who have graduated from the Police Academy.

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Kalona Christmas Events Tonight

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 at 6:25 am

There is two major Kalona Christmas events happening tonight.

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Picking and Caring for Poinsettias

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Poinsettias are available this time of year and picking the right one for you might be difficult.

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Wellman Y Shopping Extravaganza Today

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Wellman Y will be holding their Shopping Extravaganza today.

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Holiday Gas Prices

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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With holiday travel plans in the near future, many of us are wondering how to budget for the cost of gasoline.

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Iowa 4-H Foundation Announces Hills Bank Leadership Grants for 2011

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Iowa 4-H Foundation has announced the 2011 Hills Bank and Trust Company Leadership Grants for current high school juniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2012. 

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Representative-elect Jarad Klein Optimistic on Budget

Posted: Friday, December 10th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Iowa budget will be a major challenge when the legislature convenes next month. 

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Road Crews Are Ready For Winter

Posted: Friday, December 10th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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When winter weather approaches, the Iowa Department of Transportation is ready to tackle the challenge of clearing the roads.

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Washington Snow Removal Reminders

Posted: Friday, December 10th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington City Hall wants to remind you that with snow coming soon, there are snow removal snow policies that need to be followed. 

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Holidays Fraught with Fire Hazards

Posted: Friday, December 10th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Fires happen more in the winter months then in any other time of the year.

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Live Animal Christmas Play This Weekend

Posted: Friday, December 10th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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This weekend, the Marion Avenue Baptist Church is presenting their 37th Annual Christmas Play. 

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Last Weekend for the Ainsworth Nativity Display

Posted: Friday, December 10th, 2010 at 6:23 am

This will be the last weekend that people will have a chance to view the Ainsworth Nativity Display at the Opera House.

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Upcoming Washington Chamber Events

Posted: Friday, December 10th, 2010 at 6:22 am

This weekend, there are plenty of opportunities to have fun with Santa.

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Fairfield Arts and Convention Center receives Vision Iowa Money

Posted: Friday, December 10th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Fairfield Arts and Convention Center was one of 15 groups to receive Vision Iowa money on Wednesday. 

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Greiner’s Goals For the Upcoming Legislative Session

Posted: Thursday, December 9th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Before District 45 Senator-elect Sandy Greiner takes office next January, she mentions the budget will be a big challenge she will face in her first year as a Senator. 

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Theater Auditions Being Held

Posted: Thursday, December 9th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Community Theater will be holding auditions for John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men on Sunday, December 12th from 6-9 p.m. and Monday, December 13th from 7-8:30 p.m. 

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Washington School Board Meeting Recap

Posted: Thursday, December 9th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Last night, the Washington School Board met in regular session.

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Riverside Senior Village Receiving Money

Posted: Thursday, December 9th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Riverside Senior Village has won a grant that will be used to make their apartments more energy efficient. 

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Winter Weather Postal Deliveries

Posted: Thursday, December 9th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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With possible winter weather in the forecast, the Post Office shares reminders on how to still receive your mail. 

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18th Annual Children’s Holiday Benefit Concert This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, December 9th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Local organizations will benefit from the 18th Annual Children’s Benefit Concert this weekend.

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