Today's Local News

Kernels Day at the Ballpark This Weekend

Posted: Monday, July 2nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball team is hosting “Washington Day” at the ballpark this weekend.  

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Preventing the Spread of Aquatic Hitchhikers

Posted: Monday, July 2nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

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People considering taking their boat on to water this week for the holiday need to be aware of possible contamination of waterways if they don’t use caution.  

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Wayland 4th of July Activities Start Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, July 2nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

The City of Wayland is holding a 2 day Independence Day celebration.

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Additional Law Enforcement on Area Roads This Week

Posted: Sunday, July 1st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Safety and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office want to make sure you arrive safely to your destination during the course of the holiday week.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, July 1st, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are discussing a voluntary annexation as part of their meeting this week.  

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Kalona City Council to Consider Temporary Road Closures

Posted: Sunday, July 1st, 2012 at 6:26 am

With a couple of events coming up later this month the Kalona City Council will consider temporarily closing roads at tomorrow evenings meeting.

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Still Dry in South East Iowa

Posted: Sunday, July 1st, 2012 at 6:25 am

The number of fields with adequate moisture in South East Iowa continues to dwindle.

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Governor Branstad Scheduled to Visit Southeast Iowa Today

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Governor Terry Branstad has planned a visit to southeast Iowa this afternoon.  

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Listening Post Held

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Iowa Secretary of Agriculture paid a visit to Washington yesterday afternoon.  

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Railroad Crossing Repairs in Washington to Create Road Closure

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Repair work on a railroad crossing is causing a closure of part of a road in Washington next week.  

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Grand Opening Celebration Tonight

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A grand opening event is happening tonight to celebrate new projects in Washington County.  

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Severe Weather Action Team Coverage

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at 6:25 am

One round of severe thunderstorms rolled through parts of southeast Iowa last night.

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Hot Rod and Custom Car Show Tomorrow in Wellman

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Wellman Ball Association is holding their annual Hot Rod and Custom Car show tomorrow.

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Main Street in Hills Reopens

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at 6:23 am

With dry but hot conditions workers were able to complete the Hills Main Street project yesterday morning.

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4H Photo Mounting Day Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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4-H members wanting to show their photography at the Fair have a chance to attend a Photo Mounting Day session next month.  

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New Superintendent at Columbus Community School District

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Columbus Community School District got a new addition this past week.

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Washington Page – Mary Lou Farmer

Posted: Friday, June 29th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Mary Lou Farmer from Crooked Creek Christian Camp talks about a couple of upcoming summer camps still available along with different amenities they offer.

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Heat Advisory Continues Through Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, June 29th, 2012 at 6:31 am

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A heat advisory is still in effect for the area today.  

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First Honor Flight Planned for Washington Veterans

Posted: Friday, June 29th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A non-profit service offering World War II Veterans a chance to visit Washington, DC is providing a first of its kind trip in September for Washington Vets.  

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Southeast Iowa Still Dry Despite Some Rain

Posted: Friday, June 29th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The National Climatic Data Center has released the most recent information regarding drought conditions and Washington County is still experiencing very dry conditions.  

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