Today's Local News

Marr Park New Additions

Posted: Sunday, January 8th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Marr Park in Ainsworth has several new additions in the works. Director of the County Conservation Board Steve Anderson says they have expanded the campgrounds, and are almost finished with that project.

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Woman from Washington County Still Missing

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to look for a woman reported as missing from Crawfordsville.  

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Record High Set for Second Day in a Row

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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Another record high temperature has been set for yesterday.  

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Washington School District Receives Donation

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:28 am

The Washington Community School District has received a donation to be used toward the renovation of a school building.  

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Branstad’s Education Reform Package

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Gov. Terry Branstad revealed his education reform package today. One of the biggest parts of this proposal is a reading level requirement for third graders.

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Coaches versus Cancer Events Today

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Coming up this afternoon the Washington Demons will be having a special fundraising event to coincide with the Demons basketball teams hosting Tipton.  

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Congressman Dave Loebsack Representative Holding Office Hours This Month

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Congressman Dave Loebsack is having a representative from his office in southeast Iowa starting next week.

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Mid-Prairie School Board Meeting

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board will be meeting on Monday. They’ll be hearing a special presentation by Joe Crozier from the Grant Wood Area Education Agency.

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Upcoming Ice Fishing and Pheasant Field Day

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Conservation Board has joined with Pheasants Forever to provide an educational clinic about fishing and pheasants.  

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Paws & More Open House Today

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Paws & More Animal Shelter in Washington is having their Annual Open House today.  

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Columbus Junction State Bank Anniversay

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Columbus Junction State Bank Celebrated their 85th anniversary yesterday. Mark Houston, the bank’s manager, says when the bank was first opened it had about $227,000 in funds.

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Record High Set for Second Day in a Row

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2012 at 3:48 pm

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Another record high temperature has been set for today.  

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Missing Woman from Washington County

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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UPDATED INFORMATION AS OF 5:30 PM JANUARY 6, 2012 –

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to look for a woman reported as missing from Crawfordsville.  

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New Record High Set Yesterday

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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Yesterday’s unseasonably warm weather meant a new record high was set for the day yesterday.  

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Board of Supervisors Hoping to Fill Vacancy

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors is looking for someone to fill a four-year term that will expire the end of 2016.  

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Busy New Year’s Weekend in Washington

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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The Washington Police Department had a very busy weekend over New Year’s holiday weekend.  

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Wellman City Administrator on Paid Leave

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Mark Baker, Wellman’s City Administrator, has been put on paid administrative leave until the Wellman City Council meets on Monday according to Donna Wade, City Clerk of Wellman.

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New Year Baby

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Washington County has had its first baby of the New Year. On Tuesday at 11:31 am Ayeshajo Elizabeth Monaghan was born at the Washington County Hospital.

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Last Day for Input Needed on New Regional Center

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Businesses in Washington are being asked to take part in a survey to help toward creating a new regional center.  

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New Program Starting Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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A new program is starting tomorrow for those in the community who are hungry.  

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