Today's Local News

SE Iowa Art Tour a Success

Posted: Wednesday, October 20th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The South East Iowa Art Tour was held this past weekend, and Craig Swift owner of Studio 909 says it was a success.

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Special Washington County Supervisors Meeting Tonight, Vote On $8 Million Dollar Issuance Of Debt

Posted: Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in special session tonight to vote on the issuance of County general obligation debt to pay for a multimillion dollar secondary roads project.

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911 Surcharge Retention On November Ballot

Posted: Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Washington County’s 911 surcharge is on the ballot this November.

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Washington School District To Reward Students For High ITBS Scores

Posted: Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington School Board has recommended changes to how the district administers the Iowa Test of Basic Skills.

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Mid Prairie Schools Receive over $11,000 in WCRF Mini Grants

Posted: Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Riverboat foundation recently announced its Mini Grant Awards and the Mid-Prairie School District Received $11,700.

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Voter Pre-Registration Deadline Is Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Washington County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Bill Fredrick is reminding eligible voters who have not yet registered of Saturday’s deadline.

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Aquatic, Forest and Roadside Continuing Instructional Course Offered Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Washington County Extension office will be hosting an Aquatic, Forest, and Roadside, Continuing Instructional Course for commercial pesticide applicators tomorrow at the Washington County Extension.

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Highway 34 Accident West Of Fairfield Causes Two Injuries

Posted: Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 at 6:22 am


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Two have been sent to area hospitals after a two car accident on Highway 34 near Fairfield Saturday.

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Rock Reinvented comes to Fairfield Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Saturday night will bring next event in the Sondheim series at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center with Rock Reinvented. 

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Emergency Planning Committee, Community Organizations Active In Disaster Team Up

Posted: Monday, October 18th, 2010 at 6:31 am

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The Washington County Local Emergency Planning Committee, LEPC, and newly formed Community Organizations Active In Disaster, COAD, met Friday to discuss the county’s emergency response plan.

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Candidates For Four Contested County And State Races To Appear In Washington Tonight

Posted: Monday, October 18th, 2010 at 6:30 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is hosting a moderated candidate forum tonight for four contested county and state races.

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Three Washington County Sites Begin Construction Today

Posted: Monday, October 18th, 2010 at 6:27 am

Three Washington County Sites begin construction today.

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Iowa Supreme Court Justice Marsha Ternus to Speak in Fairfield

Posted: Monday, October 18th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Iowa Supreme Court Justice Marsha Ternus will be speaking in Fairfield next week at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center.

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New Gun Laws The Topic At Today’s Learn At Lunch

Posted: Monday, October 18th, 2010 at 6:24 am

New gun legislation will be the topic of today’s “Learn at Lunch.”

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Kalona Receives over $15,000 in WCRF Mini Grants

Posted: Monday, October 18th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Riverboat foundation recently announced its Mini Grant Awards and the City of Kalona received over $15,000.

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Preview: Tomorrow’s Washington County Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Monday, October 18th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Tomorrow at 9:30 am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session.

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Wellman City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, October 18th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Wellman City Council will be meeting tonight in regular session.

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Culvert Repairs Begin Tomorrow On Old Military Road West Of Ainsworth

Posted: Sunday, October 17th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Tomorrow the Washington County Engineer’s Office will begin replacing the culvert under Old Military Road in Ainsworth with a new reinforced concrete box culvert.

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Kenya Safari Acrobats coming to Fairfield Sunday

Posted: Sunday, October 17th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Fairfield Arts and Convention Center will be hosting the Kenya Safari Acrobats Today. 

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Washington County Democrats Hosting Pork Dinner, Candidate Forum Today At Fairgrounds

Posted: Sunday, October 17th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Washington County Democrats is holding a candidate forum and pork dinner at the Washington County Fairgrounds today.

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