Today's Local News

Collective Bargaining Bill Will Not Pass in Senate

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Iowa House of Representatives passed a bill Friday overhauling the state’s collective bargaining law as well as the negotiating rights for workers. 

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Last Chance to Attend Chamber Dinner

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is giving everyone of one last chance to make reservations for their annual awards dinner.

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Relay For Life Kick Off Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Relay For Life is holding a team captain kick off meeting. 

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Main Street Scholarships Registration Deadline

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Main Street Washington is holding their national conference in Des Moines and is offering a chance for a scholarship to attend. 

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Severe Weather Spotter Training Available

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The National Weather Service Quad Cities office is holding the first of two storm spotter training classes in the area tonight.   

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Conservation Reserve Program Signup Period Announced

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is announcing the next general signup period for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). 

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, March 13th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are holding their weekly meeting tomorrow this week to go over the fiscal year 2012 budget. 

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Movie Night at the Library

Posted: Sunday, March 13th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Public Library is hosting a movie night tonight. 

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Congressman Dave Loebsack Holding Office Hours

Posted: Sunday, March 13th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Congressman Loebsack will have a representative from his office in southeast Iowa the next 2 weeks.

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Increases

Posted: Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Washington County’s unemployment rate increased in January according to data from the Iowa Workforce Development. 

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Second Theater Fundraiser Happening Tonight

Posted: Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 6:28 am

A second fundraiser is being held tonight to continue to raise funds for the renovation of the State Theater’s exterior in Washington. 

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Producing Foods for Personal Use Course Offering

Posted: Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The ISU Extension is offering a course called the Homegrown Lifestyles Program which is targeted for those who want to do their own vegetable and fruit production. 

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Hoopers Basketball Tournament Signup Deadline

Posted: Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington and Wellman Y facilities are preparing for their version of March Madness. 

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National Wild Turkey Federation Seeking Women Members

Posted: Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The National Wild Turkey Federation is inviting ladies for their outreach program, Women in the Outdoors. 

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Daylight Saving Time and Detector Checking

Posted: Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Tonight is the time to spring forward. 

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City Council Budget Shows Need for More Taxes

Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2011 at 11:28 am

In the Washington City Council’s budget for the next fiscal year, it shows a need for more income. 

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Preschool Vouchers Could Hurt School Districts

Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Lawmakers in Des Moines were divided Tuesday night after talking about preschool funding. 

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Daylight Saving Time Begins This Weekend

Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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It’s that time of year when we spring forward. 

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Monthly Game Day at Library

Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Public Library is hosting monthly “Game Day at the Library” tomorrow. 

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Bones Presentation at Marr Park Sunday

Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Conservation Center at Marr Park is offering a class on bones this weekend. 

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