Today's Local News

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Business Anniversary

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Many people turned out to take part in a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday to celebrate a business milestone.  

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New Medical Clinic Comes to Washington

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A new orthopedic clinic has come to Washington.  

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Bell Ringers Needed for Holiday Season

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Planning has started in lining up volunteers to ring bells at businesses this upcoming holiday season.  

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Mid-Prairie Marching Band Achieves Division I Rating

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A local marching band has reason to celebrate after receiving a high rating at a state competition.

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Southeast Iowa Artists Studio Tour This Weekend

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A chance to see what the Southeast Iowa Art scene has to offer is this weekend.

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Food Drive Planned to Celebrate School Homecoming

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A state university is holding a food drive next week in preparation for their homecoming events.  

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Work on X17 Near Columbus Junction Complete

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 6:21 am

After four years of work, the complete overhaul of a stretch of road in Louisa County is finished.

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Washington County Resident Dead after Shooting in Van Buren County

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 8:57 am

A Brighton man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Van Buren County Tuesday morning.  

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Washington Moves Forward with Mitigation Plan

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A plan regarding hazard mitigation has been entered in the city of Washington.  

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Washington Schools See Enrollment Increase for Second Year

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Washington School District conducted their certified enrollment recently and for the second year in a row, the numbers show an increase.  

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Single Blood Donation Can Be Helpful for More Than One Person

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:26 am

A blood donation from one person can be beneficial to more than one individual and a blood drive in Washington is happening this afternoon to help with that need.  

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Manufacturing Career Exploration Worksite Visits Happening Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Students in the 7th Grade at Washington Middle School are getting a chance to explore the world of manufacturing tomorrow.  

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Tomorrows Student Aid to Benefit IMS and Community

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Iowa Mennonite School students will be out in the community tomorrow raising money for their campus.

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Kalona Approves National Flood Insurance Program

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council made a decision on the City’s participation in the National Flood Insurance Program this week.

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First of Two Parent Teacher Conferences Tonight at Lincoln Elementary

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The first of two parent-teacher conferences is tonight at a Washington elementary school.

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Columbus Junction Updating Comprehensive Plan

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The City of Columbus Junction is working on their Comprehensive Plan.

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High Speed Chase Ends in Arrest

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:56 am

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An Iowa County resident is behind bars today after leading law enforcement on a high speed chase through two counties yesterday afternoon.  

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County Sees Increase in License Fees Last Quarter

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Washington County has seen an increase in the amount collected from driver’s licenses and plate fees.  

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Washington City Council Discussing Refinancing of Bonds

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Two public hearings are happening during tonight’s Washington City Council meeting.  

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Sheriff Talks about Teen Driving Distractions

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The importance of avoiding distractions is the focus a special emphasis this week.  

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