Today's Local News

New Gun Law Concerns

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Washington Police Chief Greg Goodman has expressed concern regarding the new gun law which is taking effect January 1st.

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Mills Seed Building Update

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council received an update on the status of the Mill Seed Building during this past Wednesday’s meeting.

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Final Mailing Dates

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The United States Post Office is reminding everyone of mailing deadlines. 

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Last Weekend to Visit Santa

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce wants to remind everyone that this is the last weekend to visit Santa’s house.

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Rescheduled Kalona Christmas events tonight

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Last Saturday Downtown Kalona was supposed to hold their Kalona Christmas events but they were rescheduled due to snow.

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Congressman Loebsack Representative Meeting

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Yesterday, Congress Dave Loebsack District Representative Jared Hershberger was at the Washington Chamber of Commerce. 

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Iowa DNR Priorities from Legislature

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has set their priorities for the 2011 legislative session.

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Washington County Income, Higher then Iowa’s

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The median household income in Iowa rose by less than $1,000 between 2007 and 2009, and the poverty rate climbed nearly 1 percentage point, but Iowans fared better than people in many other states hard-hit by the economic recession, according to a report released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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City Wells Chemical Treatment

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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At Wednesday night’s Washington City Council meeting, a proposal was made by the city water department regarding the status of three of Washington’s wells. 

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Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation recently announced its Competitive Grant Awards for the fall of 2010.

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Coaches Versus Cancer Events Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Tomorrow, the Washington Demons will be having two special fundraising events. 

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Weather Related Accidents

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Yesterday, the Washington County Safety Center reported three accidents due to slick road conditions.

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Year End Investments

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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As the end of the year approaches, you need to be aware of the amount that can be deposited into your investment accounts. 

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Last Day For Donations

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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Today is the last day for donations to the Girl Scout Troops 9259 and 9244 Mitten Tree. 

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Jefferson County sets Fee for Cancellation of Sheriff Sales

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors recently decided to set a fee for a cancellation of a sheriff sale. 

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Winter Nature Camps coming soon in Louisa County

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Louisa County Conservation is putting on two Winter Nature Camps coming up on Tuesday December 28th and Wednesday December 29th.

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Richland Boil Advisory in Affect

Posted: Thursday, December 16th, 2010 at 6:31 am

The City of Richland has suffered a six inch water main break that has resulted in residents not having water service. 

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City Council Meeting

Posted: Thursday, December 16th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Last night, the Washington City Council met in regular session and introduced two new graduates from the Police Academy. 

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Congressman Loebsack Representative Holding Office Hours Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, December 16th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Congressman Loebsack will have a representative from his office in Washington tomorrow. 

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Benefit for Keota Family Hit by Fire

Posted: Thursday, December 16th, 2010 at 6:26 am

A fire in Keota early Tuesday morning resulted in the house at 2565 Buckeye Ave being a total loss.

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