Today's Local News

Mid-Prairie All State Speech Winners

Posted: Saturday, February 26th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Five Mid-Prairie students have been awarded medals for their participation in speech contests. 

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Standardized Grading Could Help Students

Posted: Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Middle School students in one school district in central Iowa will see changes in the way they are graded in school starting next fall. 

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Hunter Safety Course

Posted: Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Conservation Board is preparing to host a hunter safety class.

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Daffodil Order Deadline Extended

Posted: Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The American Cancer Society has extended their Daffodil Days fundraising campaign. 

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Production Barrow Weigh In Scheduled

Posted: Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Fair Swine Committee is offering a production barrow division for this year’s county fair. 

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Preparing For Two Wheeled Vehicles

Posted: Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Warmer weather will soon be here and that means more two-wheeled vehicles will be on the roads.

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Auction Happening Tomorrow for Conservation

Posted: Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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There is an auction happening tomorrow evening for the Tri-Rivers Conservation Foundation. 

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Winter Storm on the Way

Posted: Thursday, February 24th, 2011 at 6:46 am

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Another snow storm is headed to our area. 

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City Council Awards Land Lease

Posted: Thursday, February 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council met in special session last night to discuss the leasing of city land. 

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Board of Supervisors Discuss Bonds and Road Project

Posted: Thursday, February 24th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors held their weekly meeting yesterday morning and during the meeting a general obligation bid was announced.

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New Supreme Court Justices Selected

Posted: Thursday, February 24th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Governor Terry Branstad had chosen three individuals to sit on the state Supreme Court. 

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Learn At Lunch Reservations Due

Posted: Thursday, February 24th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The next in the Learn At Lunch series is coming up on Monday. 

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WACO School District Receives Computers

Posted: Thursday, February 24th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The WACO School District has received computers for classroom use. 

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Last Day for Home Shopping Extravaganza

Posted: Thursday, February 24th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Today is the last day for KCII’s Home Shopping Extravaganza. 

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Special City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council is holding a special meeting tonight to discuss leasing of land.

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Washington Man’s Trial to Start

Posted: Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

The trial of a Washington man charged with vehicular homicide is set to begin next week. 

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Public Hearing Set for Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Hospital and Clinics is holding a public hearing and board meeting tomorrow. 

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Piano Concert to Celebrate Black History Month

Posted: Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The next in the monthly piano concerts at the Washington Public Library is celebrating Black History Month. 

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Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Course Offering

Posted: Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County Extension is offering an Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators course for commercial pesticide applicators. 

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Location Established for Emergency Services in Keokuk County

Posted: Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors held their weekly meeting yesterday morning and during the meeting they discussed the creation of an Emergency Operations Center (EOC).  

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