Today’s Local News

Congressman and Senators React to Presidential Inauguration

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The United States Congressman whose district covers Washington County says economic issues and sustainability should be the priorities in President Barack Obama’s second term.

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Cold Weather Returns

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Snow and bitterly cold temperatures are back to southeast Iowa.

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Annual Event Raises Money for Hospice Care

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Washington County Hospice has their 18th annual soup supper tonight.

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Food Drop-off at HACAP

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 6:20 am
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KCII will begin distributing food donations made over the holiday season today.

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Legislative Briefings Held in Washington

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:25 am
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Concerned community members gathered at the Washington County Courthouse Saturday to hear from their legislators.

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Zoning Ordinance on Tomorrows Agenda

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:24 am

With a public work session dealing with the Richmond lagoon project scheduled, the supervisors will look at addressing the county zoning ordinance next.

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Kalona Looking to Purchase New Fire Engine

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona will be applying for a considerable amount of money for a new fire truck.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Includes Local Event

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:23 am

Martin Luther King Junior Day is called a day of service, and one local event is meant to capture that concept.

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Program Gives Discounts on Tree Purchase

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:22 am

A program though the Keokuk County Extension Office and Alliant Energy gives residents discounts for the purchase of trees.

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City Receives Annual Audit Report

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:14 am

The City of Washington has received its annual audit report for the fiscal year ending last summer.

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Legislative Briefing Held in Washington

Posted: Sunday, January 20th, 2013 at 6:26 am
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Concerned community members gathered at the Washington County Courthouse yesterday to hear from their legislators.

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City Housing Task Force Planning

Posted: Sunday, January 20th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The New Washington Housing Task Force has be created and all the members appointed.

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Day of Service Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, January 20th, 2013 at 6:24 am

For Martin Luther King Junior Day, the Washington Chamber of Commence has a special program planned.  

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Antlerless Deer Season Comes to a Close

Posted: Sunday, January 20th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The final deer season wraps up today.

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4-H Conference Judge Training

Posted: Sunday, January 20th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Adults interested in becoming a conference judge at the Washington County fair have an opportunity to train for that role.

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Edwards Found Not Guilty

Posted: Saturday, January 19th, 2013 at 6:25 am
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An Illinois man accused of sexually assaulting a fellow inmate has been found not guilty in Washington County District Court.

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Legislators Meet Today at Courthouse

Posted: Saturday, January 19th, 2013 at 6:24 am

State legislators that cover Washington County are at the first in a series of monthly briefings today at the Washington County Courthouse.

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Warm Weather Leads to Unsafe Ice

Posted: Saturday, January 19th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Melting ice during warm periods we’ve been experiencing may mean most is unsuitable for fishing on.

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City Adopts New Fees

Posted: Saturday, January 19th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Washington has new fees for construction permits.  

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Local Author Holding Book Signing

Posted: Saturday, January 19th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A local writer will be downtown today signing copies of her new book.

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