Today’s Local News

Rare Albino Creature at Marr Park

Posted: Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 at 6:26 am

The Washington County Conservation Department has taken in a rare specimen, found by a local resident.

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May Day is Today

Posted: Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 at 6:26 am

Today is May Day, and historically, May Day was celebrated to welcome the spring.

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Confinement Expansion Approved

Posted: Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 at 6:25 am

A public hearing was held yesterday concerning an expansion of an animal confinement feeding operation at the Supervisor’s meeting.

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Some Commercial Property Owners See Boost in Value in April

Posted: Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 at 6:23 am

The assessor’s office has updated commercial property values in parts of Washington County.

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World Record Holders to be Honored Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Governor will be in Louisa County tomorrow to recognize a group that’s broken a world record.

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Boat Registrations Due Yesterday

Posted: Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 at 6:22 am

All boat registrations expired yesterday and the renewal period is still underway for boat owners statewide.

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Kalona Facility Needs Committee Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 at 6:22 am

Results from the community building survey in Kalona will be discussed by a committee tonight.

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Recent Precipitation Sets Record

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 at 6:28 am

April 18th of this year had the highest recorded amount of precipitation in a single day in the month of April for Washington at 3.78-inches of precipitation, as of yesterday according to the National Weather Service.

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Area 4-H’ers Win State Honors

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 at 6:27 am

The area Bows and Bullets 4-H Club recently received awards for the 2013 Winter Postal competition.

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Riverboat Foundation to Award Grants Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation will discuss and vote on the spring 2013 grant recipients.

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Sound of Washington to Sing Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Tonight the Sound of Washington will present its spring concert at 6:30 p.m. at the Washington United Methodist Church.

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Volunteers Help Riverside VFW Prepare for Reopening

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Riverside VFW will reopen today, due to the help of volunteers.

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Pesticide Testing Offered

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A pesticide testing will be offered by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship at the Washington County Extension office next week, on May 10th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Cool Weather, Rain Delays Planting

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 at 6:22 am

At this point last year, a farmer in the county was a month into planting, this year he still hasn’t been able to start.

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Mid-Prairie Enrollment Projections Show Potential for Growth

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Enrollment at Mid-Prairie School District is expected to remain steady, or possibly increase this fall.

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Fifth Annual Spring Clean Up Held

Posted: Monday, April 29th, 2013 at 6:28 am

The fifth annual spring clean-up of downtown Washington was held Saturday morning with nearly 70 volunteers, including youth from Faith Baptist Church.

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Theme Ideas Wanted

Posted: Monday, April 29th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The 103rd Brighton Whoopee Days will be celebrated this June 13th through 16th and Brighton residents are asked to submit ideas for a theme.

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Permits Due Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, April 29th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Dust control permits for Washington County are due tomorrow.

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City Council to Discuss Special Assessment Policy

Posted: Monday, April 29th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Presentations on Celebrate Washington, Relay for Life and the St. James Knight Flight will be heard at Washington’s City Council meeting on Wednesday night.

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Kalona Library Preserving History

Posted: Monday, April 29th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Kalona Library is participating in a statewide effort to digitalize documents from Iowa’s past.

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