Today’s Local News

Lake Darling Dredging Dependent on Weather

Posted: Thursday, April 4th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Work at Lake Darling State Park could begin later this month.

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Washington County Competing for Community Cup

Posted: Thursday, April 4th, 2013 at 6:20 am

In its first year participating, Washington County is doing well in a state health challenge.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Adviser of the Future Farmers of America Chapter at Iowa Mennonite School, Karen Van De Walle, joins us to talk about tonight’s community meeting dealing with the Wellman Community Garden.

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RUSS Resolutions Tabled

Posted: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 6:26 am

No action was taken on two resolutions regarding the Richmond and Rubio sanitary sewer systems at the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting yesterday morning.

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Digital Photo Hunt in Area Parks

Posted: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 6:26 am

A digital treasure hunt is part of the Washington County Conservation Board’s 50th anniversary celebration.

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Grassley In Town Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

United States Republican Senator Chuck Grassley is visiting Washington this evening.

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Meeting on Wellman Community Garden Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Those interested in leasing a plot of land for gardening in Wellman can get more information at tonight’s meeting.

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Kalona Business Fined by Iowa DNR

Posted: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has penalized a Washington County poultry facility.

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Glory Girls Commences

Posted: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

An after school program is being offered for area girls in 6th through 10th grades, beginning today called Glory Girls.

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Kalona Survey Expected to be Finalized Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Kalona residents have one last opportunity to offer suggestions on a community survey.

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Car Hit By Train, Two Children Killed

Posted: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 at 6:30 am

Two children were killed in a car accident in Batavia yesterday afternoon.

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Bank Restores Building to Historical State

Posted: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 at 6:25 am

A century old building in downtown Washington is undergoing renovations to restore the building to more of its original state.

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Glory Girls Program Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

An after school program is being offered for area girls in 6th through 10th grades, beginning tomorrow called Glory Girls.

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Commission to Eye Repercussions of Rescinding Zoning

Posted: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

A meeting to discuss rescinding the zoning ordinance in Washington County and possible repercussions will be held tonight by the Planning and Zoning Commission.

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4-H Camp Offered, As Little As $10

Posted: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

A five-day, four-night camp is offered to Washington County 4th through 6th grade 4-Hers in June.

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Iowa Mennonite School to Utilize Solar Power

Posted: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Iowa Mennonite School is preparing to harness solar energy to supply a portion of the campus’s power.

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Time for Spring Garden Clean-up

Posted: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Spring is upon us, and that means it’s finally time to head into the garden.

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Riverboat Foundation to Discuss Applications

Posted: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

A special work session of the Washington County Riverboat Foundation will be held tomorrow evening beginning at 5:55 p.m.

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Wellman Elementary’s Formative Assessment Group

Posted: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Over this school year a grant has helped a group of teachers at Wellman Elementary monitor, assess, and shape instruction around the progress of their students.

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Drops

Posted: Monday, April 1st, 2013 at 6:29 am

Iowa’s unemployment rate remained at 5-percent from the month of January to February.

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