Today's Local News

Annual Pom Pom Clinic Being Held Next Week

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Washington High School Dance Team is again holding a Pom Pom Clinic for school age girls next week.  

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Manure Applicator Programs Being Offered Again

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County Extension is showing again both the Commercial and Confinement Manure Applicator Programs for those that were not able to attend the original workshops.  

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Board of Supervisors Approve Second Reading toward Tax

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors conducted a second reading of an ordinance for the establishment of a countywide Local Option Sales and Services Tax.  

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Still Time to Apply for a Second Round of Job Shadowing Opportunities

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:28 am

High School students in Washington still have a chance to learn about a future career through a second job shadowing opportunity.  

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Hunting Safety Reminders While Getting Ready for Shotgun Season

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Shotgun deer season opens on Saturday and KCII along with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources want to pass along tips to help keep you safe while hunting.  

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Super Committee Failure Concerns Medicare

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The failure of the Super Committee to come up with a deal has triggered some automatic cuts that will total 1.2 trillion over ten years.

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Holiday Shipping Deadlines

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Many of you may be shipping Christmas gifts to relatives this season.

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Buying Drugs Online

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Iowans are being warned against buying prescription drugs online.

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4-H Grant Application Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The deadline for incentives to 4-H clubs wanting to join in local community improvement projects is tomorrow.  

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Videos Wanted Promoting Renewable Fuels

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:21 am

High school students are needed to produce a video highlighting the importance of renewable fuels.  

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Ballot Recount Shows No Change in Vote Totals

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The recount of ballots from Riverside’s election took place yesterday afternoon in the Washington County Courthouse.  

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Two Washington Alums Chosen for Fraternity Membership

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Two graduates from Washington High School were honored recently at a banquet in Ames.  

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Soil and Water Conservation Week

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Governor Terry Branstad has proclaimed this week as Soil and Water Conservation Week noting the important work that has been done taking care of the air, soil and water in Iowa.

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Volunteer Management Training Opportunity Thursday

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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A training session is being held Thursday for anyone interested in volunteering with the Washington County COAD.  

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Christmas Tree Saftey

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Many of you have started your Christmas Season already. You might have already put your tree up, but here are some safety tips for keeping your home and tree safe this year.

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CIVCO in Kalona Releases Injection Guide

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 6:23 am

CIVCO Medical Solutions in Kalona is introducing a new line of products.

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Chance to Sign Up for 4-H This Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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A chance for youth to learn more about 4-H is coming up this weekend.  

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IMS Christmas Concert

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Iowa Mennonite School will have a special Christmas Concert to celebrate their music department.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are holding a second reading of an ordinance for the establishment of a countywide Local Option Sales and Services Tax.  

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Farm Service Agency Employee Announces Retirement

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A long-time employee with Farm Service Agency in Washington has announced their retirement.

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