Today’s Local News

Hospice to Hold Memorial Service

Posted: Thursday, November 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A Community Memorial Service is being sponsored by Hospice of Washington County.

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Kalona & Mid-Prairie Representatives Visiting Shared Facilities

Posted: Thursday, November 14th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A small group of representatives from the City of Kalona and Mid-Prairie School District are traveling across eastern Iowa today.

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Batavia Girl Listed as Missing May Be With 25-Year-Old

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 11:06 am

A 15-year-old Batavia girl has reportedly run away and may be with a 25-year-old man.

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YMCA Moves Forward, Hires Architect and Construction Managing Firms

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The Washington YMCA has selected an architect firm and construction managing company to render drawings for a possible remodel and potential new facility.

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Influenza-Like Illness Reports Increase in Iowa, Remain Below Baseline

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Influenza Surveillance Network reports that Iowa’s activity level remains sporadic.

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Supervisors to Pay RUSS Soon

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Supervisors will be paying Regional Utility Sewer Systems soon, announced Supervisor Jack Seward at yesterday’s board meeting.

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Write-in Candidate Wins in West Chester

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 6:23 am

According to the official election results from last week, a write-in candidate won a seat on the West Chester city council.

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Middle School Conferences Rescheduled

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Due to the Washington Demon playoff football game tomorrow, middle school parent/teacher conferences have been rescheduled.

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Corn Prices Lower Than Past Years

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Yields were better than expected in Washington County, but low prices are leading some farmers to store their grains until the market improves.

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Washington 4-H Seeks Adult Volunteers

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Washington County 4-H is seeking volunteers to join the 4-H Youth Committee.

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IMS Student Makes All-State Band

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A student at Iowa Mennonite School will be a member of this year’s All-State Band.

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Expert Inspects Bunker Mill Bridge

Posted: Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Bunker Mill Bridge is in better shape than previously thought.

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Kirkwood Offers Continuing Education Courses

Posted: Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Courses such as Introduction to Porcelain Art and Excel Basics are being offered at the Washington Kirkwood Center as part of the Community Continuing Education program.

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Sound of Washington to Have “Beach Party” Next Week

Posted: Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Sound of Washington will be presenting its fall concert next week with a beach party theme.

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WACO Holding Special Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 at 6:22 am

WACO School District is holding a special meeting today to review their mission statement.

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School Enrollment on School Board’s Agenda

Posted: Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 at 6:21 am

An application for allowable growth to the School Budget Review Committee will be discussed at tomorrow’s Washington Community School Board meeting.

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Protect Roses Before Winter Arrives

Posted: Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach advise that all roses need some attention before winter arrives.

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Posted: Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Wellman City Council has approved a measure to assess the cost of mowing a lawn to the owner’s property taxes.

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Hospice Washington County and Community Foundation Team Up

Posted: Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Hospice of Washington County has recently teamed up with the Community Foundation of Washington County for funding purposes, with a new organizational endowment fund.

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Techel Murder Trial Enters Third Week

Posted: Monday, November 11th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A verdict in a first-degree murder trial in Henry County could come this week.

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