Today's Local News

Sanitation Department Announces Spring Clean-Up Date

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Sanitation Department has chosen a date for their annual spring clean up. 

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County Roads Set Bid Dates for Construction and Fuel Contract

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Secondary Roads Department has set a bid letting date for construction projects and for a fuel contract. 

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Mid-Prairie School Board Hears a Construction Update

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Mid-Prairie School Board met Monday evening and heard an update on the high school construction project. 

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Louisa County Resident Receives Two Awards

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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A Louisa County Resident have received two Izaak Walton League of America awards. 

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City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council will be meeting tonight in regular session to approve resolutions of support for the Cable Committee grant application to the Washington Riverboat Foundation. 

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Seat Belt Safety Program Starting

Posted: Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Safety and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office want to make sure you always arrive safely to your destination. 

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New Floor Installation at the Y

Posted: Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Y is getting ready to install new floors this weekend. 

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Possible Road Embargos Coming

Posted: Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Secondary Roads Department has a message regarding secondary roads this spring:  If you don’t need to be on them, stay off.

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US Senator Chuck Grassley Holding Office Hours

Posted: Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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US Senator Chuck Grassley will have a representative from his office in southeast Iowa later this month.

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Washington Soil and Water Conservation District Awards Grant

Posted: Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Washington Soil and Water Conservation District has awarded a grant to the Washington County Conservation Board. 

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Board of Supervisors Approve Budget to Raise Taxes

Posted: Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors held a special session yesterday morning to discuss the fiscal year 2012 budget. 

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Washington County Hospital Creates Good Impact on Local Economy

Posted: Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics (WCHC) has generated more than 350 jobs and over $17 million to the County’s economy. 

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Jefferson County Suspect to Spend Time in Prison

Posted: Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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A man accused of a robbing a Fairfield McDonald’s and two banks will be spending time in a Scott County jail. 

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Congressman Dave Loebsack Holding Office Hours Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a representative from his office in southeast Iowa this week.

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Reopen Iowa for Business Hearings

Posted: Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Senator Sandy Greiner from Keota has been part of the “Reopen Iowa for Business” hearings and she says these hearings are to help lawmakers learn what is preventing business owners from conducting business efficiently. 

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Motorcycle Crash Claims the Life of West Branch Man

Posted: Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 at 6:23 am

A West Branch man has died in a motorcycle accident. 

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National Ag Day

Posted: Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Today is National Ag Day a day set aside to recognize and celebrate the contribution of agriculture in our everyday lives. 

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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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