Today's Local News

Changes to Street in Washington Takes Effect Today

Posted: Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 at 6:30 am

The Washington Public Works and Maintenance Department wants to pass along to residents that changes to some streets in Washington have taken effect this morning.  

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City Budget Process Moving Forward

Posted: Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is in the midst of their budget process and City Administrator Brent Hinson says there are many challenges ahead.  

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Library Receives Environmental Certification

Posted: Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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The Washington Public Library received a special certification during a special ceremony last night.  

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Main Street Washington Project

Posted: Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 at 6:26 am

As previously reported, Main Street Washington revived a large grant from the Main Street Iowa program on January 28th. The $50,000 grant is going to be used to renovate the properties from 210-212 on South Marion Avenue.

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Statewide Fatal Accidents Down Last Year Same Holds True for Washington County

Posted: Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The number of road-related fatality accidents in Iowa dropped last year according to the Iowa Department of Transportation and the same is true in Washington County.  

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Keota School Board Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Keota Community School Board will meet on Thursday night with a focus on finances.

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Washington County Will Have a Presence at State Event

Posted: Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Two Washington County 4-H alumni are staying involved with the program through the use of donations.

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Open House Coming Up to Showcase Service to Community

Posted: Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Hillcrest Family Services Washington Mental Health Center is inviting the public to an Open House later this month.  

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Columbus Junction Council Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The City of Columbus Junction is having their Council meeting tomorrow night. They have plans to approve a proposal from Wapsi Valley Archeology.

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Changes to Streets in Washington Takes Effect Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 11:49 am

The Washington Public Works and Maintenance Department wants to pass along to residents that changes to some streets in Washington are taking effect tomorrow morning.

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Weekend Accident Kills Two Injures One

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Iowa State Patrol reports that 47 year old Mickey Murray and 46 year old Julie Murray of Wellman were killed Saturday in a rollover accident on Ivy Ave SW and 340th St. SW in Johnson County.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow and will be considering an approval of a Quad-City Foreign Trade Zone service area.  

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Library to Receive Environmental Certification Tonight

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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The Washington Public Library is inviting the public to a special ceremony tonight.  

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Washington Chamber Day at the Capitol Returning

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce’s Day at the Capitol is returning this year.  

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Livestock Master Matrix

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:25 am

88 counties in Iowa chose to join the Livestock Master Matrix in January. Both Washington and Keokuk County will not be using this system.

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Kalona Council Meeting

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Kalona City Council is meeting tonight. They will continue to talk about updating FEMA mapping for the area.

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PQA Plus Certification Training Tomorrow Evening

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County Extension is offering their Pork Quality Assurance Plus Program tomorrow night.  

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Keota Council Meeting

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The City of Keota is having their council meeting tonight. There are a lot of items on the agenda for this meeting.

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Application Deadline Coming Up for Scholarships

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Washington Soil and Water Conservation District and the Dean Gerot family are co-sponsoring a scholarship for high school seniors interested in studying agriculture or natural resources in college.  

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Wellman Man Killed in Accident

Posted: Sunday, February 5th, 2012 at 1:34 pm

The Iowa State Patrol reports that Mickey Murray, 47 of Wellman was killed yesterday in a rollover accident on Ivy Ave SW and 340th St. SW in Johnson County.

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