Today's Local News

Keota’s Ellis Street Will Remain a One-way

Posted: Friday, September 21st, 2012 at 6:25 am

The road in front of the school in Keota will remain a one-way.

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Coats for Kids Drive Getting Ready to End

Posted: Friday, September 21st, 2012 at 6:24 am

Students at two elementary schools in Washington are collecting coats for people in need.  

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Concrete Bid Chosen for Work on A Avenue in Kalona

Posted: Friday, September 21st, 2012 at 6:23 am

With asphalt projects starting on Monday, Kalona is also getting close to starting concrete work.

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Washington Sports Association Purchases New Equipment

Posted: Friday, September 21st, 2012 at 6:22 am

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An area sports association was able to purchase much needed equipment because of a grant awarded in the spring.  

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Public Hearing Set for Levee Plan Approval

Posted: Friday, September 21st, 2012 at 6:21 am

The specifications of the levee project in Columbus Junction will be approved at a public hearing next week.

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City Council Approves Urban Renewal Plan

Posted: Thursday, September 20th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The city of Washington has approved a plan to spur development. 

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Street Closure Starting Tomorrow in Washington

Posted: Thursday, September 20th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A road closure in Washington will have an impact on drivers.  

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Candidates Forum Planned for Next Month

Posted: Thursday, September 20th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Candidates running for office in the city of Washington will have a chance to speak at a forum next month.  

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Soybeans Progress on Pace with Years Past

Posted: Thursday, September 20th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Corn harvesting is under way in much of Iowa, while soybean harvesting is just getting started.

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Local Veteran Thanks Community for Support

Posted: Thursday, September 20th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A Washington veteran that participated in Tuesday’s Honor Flight is expressing thanks for the turnout from the community.  

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City Attorney Discusses Contract Language Changes at Wellman Council Meeting

Posted: Thursday, September 20th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Wellman’s Attorney was at this weeks City Council meeting to talk about changes to a contract.

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Volunteers Still Needed for Habitat for Humanity Home

Posted: Thursday, September 20th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Volunteering opportunities are still available in Columbus City.

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Washington County Communities Receive Third Quarter Municipal Grants

Posted: Thursday, September 20th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The latest round of Municipal Grants have been given to the cities of Washington County.  

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Charges Filed in Vandalism Incidents

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 at 11:39 am

Charges have been filed related to reports of vandalism earlier this month.

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DNR Shares Preliminary Results of Testing Done Near Unsewered Communities at Board Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 at 6:30 am

Representatives for the DNR were present at yesterdays Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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City Council Discussing Urban Renewal and Tornado Sirens Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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An urban renewal plan is just a part of what is being talked about at tonight’s Washington City Council meeting.  

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Veterans Enjoy Honor Flight despite Rain

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Heavy rainfall and severe weather in our nation’s capital didn’t dampen the spirits of the 87 Veterans and more than 60 guardians during yesterday’s Honor Flight.  

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Adult Day Services Week

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A week recognizing service to older Iowans is happening in Washington.  

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Vice Presidents Son Beau Biden Talks to KCII

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The vice presidents son was in Iowa recently campaigning for President Obama.

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Flu Season Almost Here and Shots Are Available

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Flu season is approaching and Washington County Public Health is starting to offer seasonal flu shots.

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