Today's Local News

Keokuk County Hospice Celebrating 25 Years

Posted: Monday, November 8th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Keokuk County Hospice is celebrating their 25th Anniversary today.

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Washington Junior High Opening Doors to Morning Walkers

Posted: Monday, November 8th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Junior High is opening their doors for morning walkers beginning today.

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Ventriloquist coming to IMS to raise funds

Posted: Monday, November 8th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Mennonite touring choir is bringing Ventriloquist and comedian Ryan & Friends to IMS on Sunday.

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Donation Drive to Support Deployed Soldiers of the 134th Medical Company

Posted: Sunday, November 7th, 2010 at 6:30 am

Washington’s American Legion Post 29 is having a community wide donations drive to support deployed soldiers of the 134th Medical Company.

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Washington Public Library Presenting Free Concert

Posted: Sunday, November 7th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Washington Public Library is presenting a series of free, public lunch-hour concerts with the first series beginning Wednesday.

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Mid-Prairie Community School Board Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, November 7th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Mid-Prairie Community School District will be meeting in a regular session tomorrow.

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Donation Drive to Support Deployed Soldiers of the 134th Medical Company

Posted: Sunday, November 7th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Washington’s American Legion Post 29 is having a community wide donations drive to support deployed soldiers of the 134th Medical Company.

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Jefferson County Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, November 7th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors will be meeting in their regular meeting tomorrow at 9am. 

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Tomorrow Morning is Time to “Fall Back”

Posted: Saturday, November 6th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Tomorrow morning, it’s time to “Fall back.”

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DNR HUSH Program Provides for the Needy

Posted: Saturday, November 6th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The DNR reports over 7,000 deer were donated to their HUSH Program last season.

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ECICOG Service Agreement to Highlight Washington Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Saturday, November 6th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The possible remodeling of building 1 at Orchard Hill for HAACAP is highlighting the Washington Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday.

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Iowa Supreme Court: Child Injury Waivers not Enforceable

Posted: Saturday, November 6th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday that injury release forms signed by parents for their kid’s field trips can’t be enforced.

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3rd Annual Holiday Stroll Hits the Square Today

Posted: Saturday, November 6th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Main Street Washington is hosting an event this morning on the Square to help stimulate sales for local businesses.

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Simon Estes in Concert Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, November 6th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Iowa native and internationally renowned bass-baritone Simon Estes will perform a concert at the Event Center in the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort Sunday.

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Final Plans for Veterans Day Highlight American Legion Post 29 Meeting

Posted: Saturday, November 6th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The American Legion Post 29 is holding its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, at the Blair House in Washington.

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Flu Symptoms Could Signal Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Posted: Saturday, November 6th, 2010 at 6:21 am

While the symptoms of headache, nausea and fatigue are usually associated with the flu, they’re also a warning sign of another serious health problem – carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Higher Washington County Voter Turnout

Posted: Friday, November 5th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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This year’s mid-term election voter turnout in Washington County exceeded the last mid-term election in 2006 according to Washington County Auditor Bill Fredrick.

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Power Fund Community Grants Available

Posted: Friday, November 5th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Approximately $700,000 in Power Fund Community Grants is available through the Iowa Office of Energy Independence.

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Angel Food Orders Due Next Week

Posted: Friday, November 5th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Brighton Horizons along with the Washington County Extension are reminding community members and families that Angel Food orders are due by Wednesday, November 10th.

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Study shows kids are more tired in school because of electronic use at night

Posted: Friday, November 5th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Local students may or may not be following recent trends when it comes to texting.

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