Today's Local News

Main Street Washington Offers 2nd Round of Grants

Posted: Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 at 6:45 am

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For the second time, Main Street Washington is offering Incentive Fund Grants to all commercial properties in the city’s Main Street District.

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Washington Parents Reminded Of School Registration Deadline

Posted: Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 at 6:44 am
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The Washington Community School District is reminding parents that registration forms are due Friday.

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Washington County Non-Party Nomination Papers Due August 25th

Posted: Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 at 6:42 am

Washington County is reminding residents that nomination papers for non-party offices for this fall’s General Election ballot are due at 5 pm on Wednesday, August 25th.

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Iowa Congressman: Just Like Iowa Households, Federal Agencies Must Live Within Their Means

Posted: Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 at 6:41 am

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The U.S. Office of Management and Budget says $98 Billion was spent improperly in 2009, and a new bill that awaits the President’s signature is designed to slow and stop wasteful government spending.

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Mississippi River Flooding Threatens Odessa Wildlife Complex

Posted: Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Odessa Wildlife Complex east of Wapello is being threatened because of fast water rising in the Mississippi River.

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Alive After Five Program Today

Posted: Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce continues their “Alive after Five” event today.

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Washington Man Killed In Weekend Crash

Posted: Monday, July 26th, 2010 at 6:28 am

A single vehicle crash north of Olds has killed a Washington man. 

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City of Washington Receives Aid To Improve Wastewater Rehabilitation Project

Posted: Monday, July 26th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The City of Washington has received $950,000 from the state’s I-JOBS Program to help pay for a $3.5 million dollar gravity sewer system, part of a $20 million wastewater rehabilitation project. 

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Kalona Farmers Market Change This Week

Posted: Monday, July 26th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Kalona Farmers Market will be held this Wednesday instead of during the weekend in Kalona.

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Johnson County Rated 24th in Nation For Employment Opportunities

Posted: Monday, July 26th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Johnson County, home to the University of Iowa and the 2nd highest concentration of medical professionals in the country, is among the best counties in America for jobs.

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2nd Annual Players 4 Payton Slow Pitch Tournament

Posted: Monday, July 26th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Family members of an Ainsworth child are hosting the 2nd Annual Players 4 Payton Slow Pitch Softball Tournament. 

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New State Legislation to Alleviate Increased Traffic on Iowa’s Roads

Posted: Monday, July 26th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials says 1.8 million additional trucks will be on America’s roads in the next ten years. 

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Annual City-Wide Garage Sale in Riverside

Posted: Monday, July 26th, 2010 at 6:21 am

A date is set for the Annual City-Wide Garage Sale in Riverside.

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Washington County Board Of Supervisors Agenda

Posted: Monday, July 26th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Tuesday at 9:30am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session at the county courthouse in Washington.

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Washington Board of Supervisors, School Board Agenda Items

Posted: Sunday, July 25th, 2010 at 5:06 am

Tuesday at 9:30am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session at the county courthouse in Washington.

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Thursday Night Live Is Back

Posted: Sunday, July 25th, 2010 at 5:04 am

After a week hiatus, Thursday Night Live entertainment returns to Washington’s Central Park later this week.

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Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge Presents Friday Night Flights

Posted: Sunday, July 25th, 2010 at 5:02 am

The Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge is opening up their auto rout on Friday evenings to allow visitors access by car for viewing the wildlife and habitat on the area.

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Washington Schools Not Affected By Federal Recall

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 7:03 am

The Washington Community School District is not affected by a federal recall of Whitco Company LP stadium light polls that can fracture or crack and fall over.

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Washington Municipal Airport Receives More Than $9,000 From State Aviation Program

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 7:02 am

The Washington Municipal Airport has received more than $9,000 from the state’s aviation program to improve the approach to its hanger and other paved areas.

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Open House for New Doctor at Washington County Hospital and Clinics

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 7:01 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics invites community members to stop by an open house for great refreshments and to meet the newest member of its staff, Dr. Sonia Gupta

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