Today's Local News

“Leading Ladies” This Weekend At The Washington Community Theater

Posted: Saturday, August 7th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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“The Harp Players” are performing today at the Washington Community Theater.

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Iowa’s Wet, Then Hot And Humid Weather’s Effect On Gardens

Posted: Saturday, August 7th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington County had near record breaking rainfall in June, followed by a hot and humid July.

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Southeast Iowa Landowners and Farmers Asked To Enroll To Conservation Reserve Program

Posted: Saturday, August 7th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is asking southeast Iowa farmers and landowners to  enroll unused portions of their land to the Conservation Reserve Program that begins Monday.

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Public Forum On Accountability and Transparency To Be Held In Washington

Posted: Saturday, August 7th, 2010 at 6:22 am

State Senator Becky Schmitz will be in Washington on Tuesday, August 17th at 9 am to hold a public forum on accountability and transparency in state government.

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Senior Health Fair Committee Meeting Monday

Posted: Saturday, August 7th, 2010 at 6:20 am

The Washington Senior Health Fair Committee is meeting Monday at Noon in Washington County Hospital and Clinics’ Education Room.

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Crooked Creek Days Continue in Winfield

Posted: Saturday, August 7th, 2010 at 5:01 am

Winfield’s Crooked Creek Days continue today.

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2nd Annual Sons of American Legion Veterans Golf Tournament

Posted: Saturday, August 7th, 2010 at 5:00 am

In an effort to help build an All Veterans Memorial Park of Washington County and other veteran’s projects, the Sons of American Legion “Squadron 29” is hosting a golf tournament.

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Washington County Added To Disaster Proclamation

Posted: Friday, August 6th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Governor Chet Culver has added Washington County to a list of disaster areas that have been affected by severe weather.

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Wellman Sewer Notice Lifted, Cleanup Next Step

Posted: Friday, August 6th, 2010 at 6:27 am

The City of Wellman has lifted their sewer usage notice.

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Celebrate Washington This Weekend

Posted: Friday, August 6th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Celebrate Washington is tomorrow in the city square from 10 am to midnight.

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Sales Tax Holiday: Washington Area Businesses Hoping For Large Turnout

Posted: Friday, August 6th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Clothing and footwear considered appropriate for everyday wear such as shirts, pants, hats, socks, shoes, sandal and underclothing items under $100 each are exempt from state and local option sales tax this weekend.

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Winfield’s Crooked Creek Days

Posted: Friday, August 6th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Winfield’s Crooked Creek Days kicks off this evening.

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Washington County Authorizes $1,500 Gift To “Friends Of Lake Darling” For Bridge Construction, More Money Still Needed

Posted: Friday, August 6th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors has given its answer to an appeal by the “Friends of Lake Darling” for funds – a $1,500 gift.

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Edna Jones Lecture Series #4; The War of 1812

Posted: Friday, August 6th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Washington County Historical Society and the Washington County Genealogical Society is presenting the 4th segment of the Edna Jones Series titled ‘The War of 1812.”

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Church Group “Traveling” To Washington For Mission Trip

Posted: Friday, August 6th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Members of Washington’s Faith Baptist Church are on a mission trip this week to perform home construction.  Their destination – Washington.

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Washington County Athletes Win Gold In Iowa Games

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Two dozen athletes represented Washington County at the Iowa Games this year.

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Ginkgo Avenue Near Wellman Closing For Repairs

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 6:27 am

The Washington County Engineer’s Office announced they will be closing County Highway W38 or Ginkgo Avenue to thru traffic between 170th and 180th Streets, 4 miles south of Wellman for the replacement of a bridge with a box culvert. Assistant

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Plans For Washington County Bridge Replacement Completed In-House, Saving County $46,000

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 6:26 am


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The Washington County Board of Supervisors has awarded a $461,000 contract to replace a bridge on Hickory Avenue, northeast of Wellman.

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Private Mortgage Insurance “Key To America’s Housing And Economic Recovery”

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The President of First Citizens National Savings Bank in Mason City, Iowa, has testified to the House Financial Services Capital Markets Subcommittee that private mortgage insurance is “key to America’s housing and economic recovery.”

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Stories from the Sky Program At Conservation Education Center

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Conservation Board if offering family entertainment at Marr Park with their “Stories from the Sky” program.

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