Today's Local News

Washington Tourism Video

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Tourism Committee is finishing a project to promote Washington.

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Local Judge Being Interviewed

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Iowa’s Eighth District Court Judge is interviewing for a position on the state Supreme Court.

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Highland School Forum Goes Well

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Highland School District held their community forum on Monday night and Superintendent Chris Armstrong says it went very well.

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Mid-Prairie Board Discusses Board Policies

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Mid Prairie Board of Education met on Monday and discussed changes in three different board policies.

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Highland High School Closed Monday because of failed pump

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Highland High school was closed on Monday and Superintendent Chris Armstrong says it was because of a failed circulating pump in their heating system.

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Cable Network Visiting Washington

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The cable network MTV is paying a visit to Washington today. 

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Spaghetti Dinner To Be Held

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington Kiwanis A.M.ers is holding their 9th Annual Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner and Ice Cream Social next month. 

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Deadline for Registration for Fire Workshop Today

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:20 am

The deadline to register for a prescribed fire workshop is today. 

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Rose Marie Jaquis

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Funeral services for 80 year old Rose Marie Jaquis of Wellman will be held 10:30 Friday at the Marion Avenue Baptist Church.

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Breaking News: Washington Man Killed

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:31 am

A Washington man has been killed in a construction accident. 

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Today

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors is meeting this morning and during their meeting they will review the fiscal year 2012 budget. 

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Lower Utility Bills

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Alliant Energy has announced their customers will see lower electric bills this year. 

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Keokuk Supervisors Continue to look for new County Engineer

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors are taking the next steps in getting a new county engineer.

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Emergency Committee Meeting Held

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Local Emergency Planning Committee held their monthly meeting last week. 

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New Firewood Regulations in Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has made new recommendations for firewood in the state of Iowa.

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Girl Scout Cookie Orders

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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For those who like Girl Scout cookies, you have a chance to order some.

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Dry Manure Applicator Workshop

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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If you are a manure applicator, there is a certification workshop coming up. 

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Jefferson County Approves Proposal dealing with Mobile Homes

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:21 am

During Monday’s meeting of the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors, the board considered a proposal to refuse the renewal of vehicle registrations for customers who have delinquent mobile home taxes. 

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Loebsack Comments on EPA Decision

Posted: Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Environmental Protection Agency has announced that they will allow gasoline blends that contain up to 15 percent alcohol to be sold for vehicles made after 2001.

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Iowa House Passes Legislation

Posted: Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa House of Representatives has passed a bill Republicans believe will reduce government spending. 

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