Today's Local News

Additional Grant Money Available to First-Time Home Buyers

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Those wishing to buy a home for the first time have a chance at extra money to do so.  

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School Bus Accident Reported in Henry County

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2011 at 6:27 am

An accident in Henry County has resulted in the injuries of several people.  

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Flu Shots Still Available But Supply Dwindling

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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This week is National Flu Vaccination Week and Washington County Public Health Nurse Lynn Fisher says they have flu shots still available but their supply is dropping.  

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Mid-Prairie Board Meeting

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board will have a meeting on Monday. The bulk of the meeting will be a 45 minute presentation on the Central Office project by a Shive-Hattery Architect.

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Keota Sewer Update

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2011 at 6:24 am

At their meeting, the Keota City Council heard from an employee of HR Green, Matt Wildman.

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Shipping to Soldiers

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2011 at 6:23 am

If you want to send a gift to a soldier this holiday season, you better send it soon. It can take anywhere from 7 to 20 days to send a package to Iraq or Afghanistan.

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Annual Christmas Bazaar This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Y is holding their annual Christmas Bazaar this weekend.  

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Last Chance for Private Pesticide Applicator Training This Year

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County Extension is offering one last opportunity this year for farmers to attend a private pesticide applicator training locally.  

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Board of Supervisors Approve Salary Range for Engineer Position

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have approved the starting salary for the new county Engineer.  

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City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is meeting tonight and will hold a public hearing as part of their meeting.  

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National Program Comes to Washington

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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A national program came to Washington last night thanks to a grant received at the Washington County Safe Coalition.  

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Driving Safely in the Winter Months

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Now that winter precipitation has fallen over the area, the Iowa State Patrol wants to pass along tips for driving safe throughout the winter season.  

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Today is the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Every year, December 7th is dedicated Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

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Washington Resident Holding Book Reading and Signing

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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A local author is holding a book signing and reading at the Washington Public Library later this month.  

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Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Ends Today

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Open enrollment in the Medicare Advantage Program is ending today.  

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Stockings For Soldiers

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 6:22 am

While you pay respect to those who served in World War 2 for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, you can help those who are currently serving overseas by donating to the Stockings for Soldiers Project.

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Louisa-Muscatine Superintendent Search

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Louisa-Muscatine School District has two meetings coming up. One meeting will be a closed session where the School Board will review the applications for their new superintendent.  

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Safe Coalition Brings National Program to Washington Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Safe Coalition is bringing a national program to Washington tonight.  

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Rededication Ceremony in Fairfield

Posted: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Iowa National Guard will host a rededication ceremony for Field Maintenance Shop #12 in Fairfield. The facility was renovated as part of a 1.9 million dollar project.

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Upcoming Preparedness and Response Training Summit

Posted: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Members of Washington County’s Local Emergency Planning Committee, hospital and public health personnel are invited a training session focusing on emergency preparedness and response for public health emergencies.  

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