Today's Local News

Library Closed Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington Public Library will be closed tomorrow.  

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Shakeup Expected for Kalona City Government This Fall

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 6:24 am

Three city officials won’t seek reelection this fall in Kalona.  

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School Board to Discuss Facilities

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Washington School Board is holding a special meeting tonight.  

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Kalona Adds Rural Communities to Voting Precinct

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 6:22 am

After the Washington County Board of Supervisors proposed changes to the makeup of the county’s supervisor districts and precincts, the city of Kalona needed to approve the addition of residents to the its precinct.  

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Riverside Casino Celebrates Five Years in Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 6:21 am

In its five years of existence, the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort has helped Washington County grow economically.  

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Riverside Man Has Bond Reduced

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

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A Riverside man accused of murder has received a reduced bond.  

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Police Arrest Washington Man During Burglary

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office says a Washington man has been brought into custody after a burglary attempt.  

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Louisa County Man Arrested on Drug Charges

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:26 am

A narcotics investigation by several southeastern Iowa law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of a Wapello man.  

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Residents Quick to Sign Up for New 911 Alert System

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Washington County Safety Center says registration for the county’s new 911 alert system has gone very well since going online.  

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Public Hearing Being Held Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Redistricting Commission is holding a public hearing to talk about changes within the County.  

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Open House Held to Welcome New CEO

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Washington County Hospitals and Clinics hosted a welcome reception last night to welcome its new CEO, Dennis Hunger.  

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Alive After Five Happening Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Another Alive After 5 event is taking place tonight to highlight a Washington Chamber of Commerce member.  

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Washington Community Theater Announces Cast for Fall Show

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington Community Theatre and Directors Doug and Beth McBride have announced the cast for the play “Leaving Iowa.”  

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Riverside Man Has Bond Reduced

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 12:01 pm

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A Riverside man accused of murder has received a reduced bond.  

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Washington County Board of Supervisors Discussing Taxes Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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As part of their meeting tomorrow, the Washington County Board of Supervisors are discussing property taxes.  

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Election Registration Deadline Today

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Area school districts are holding an election on September 13th and Washington County Auditor Bill Fredrick is passing along information about registration.  

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Mid-Prairie Opens Year in Newly Renovated High School

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:26 am

After an extensive summer renovation, Mid-Prairie High School students kick off the 2011-2012 school year in their new building.  

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Open House To Welcome New CEO Tonight

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Washington County Hospitals and Clinics is hosting a welcome reception tonight for the entire community and hospital staff to welcome its new CEO, Dennis Hunger.

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Redistricting Spurs Special Kalona City Meeting

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Thursday is the deadline for Iowa cities and counties to submit new districts and precincts, and the city of Kalona has called a special meeting to discuss an area of northern Washington County being part of the city’s district.  

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Books Needed For Fundraiser

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:23 am

New and used books are being collected for Washington’s Planned Parenthood Clinic.  

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