Today’s Local News

Mid-Prairie Heads to Consolation Round

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 6:23 am

With a close loss in the State quarterfinals yesterday afternoon, a southeastern Iowa softball team is heading to the consolation round.

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Washington County Fair Tuesday Events Recap

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Fair held more events yesterday with many animal shows being featured.  

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Washington County Fair Wednesday Events

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County Fair continues today with the focus being Kids Day.

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Area Softball Results

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 3:31 pm

The Washington Demons came out on top against Carlisle  earlier this afternoon 5-2.

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Heat Advisory

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 6:31 am

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A heat advisory is in effect for the entire area today and tomorrow.

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Roads Obstructed by Corn Could Be an Issue

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 6:30 am

Corn has been growing taller in area farm fields and many times it can create problems for drivers.

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Law Enforcement Warn of Potential Scam

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 6:29 am

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents of a potential scam.

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County Pork Producers to Sponsor Racing Event

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Area pork producers have announced they are once again sponsoring a racing series at the Iowa Speedway this year.  

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Burn Ban in Effect for Johnson, Jefferson Counties

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Following this period of dry, hot weather area counties are calling for burn bans.

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Hunter Safety Course Being Offered

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A hunter safety class is being offered by the Washington County Conservation Board later this month.  

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Washington County Fair Offers Fun for Kids

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 6:25 am

There was plenty of stuff for the kids to do at the fair yesterday, including a scavenger hunt and gardening presentations.

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First Day of Fair Hosts Many Events

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County Fair held many events yesterday including 4-H and FFA Livestock shows.  

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Washington County Fair Tuesday Events

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County Fair continues today with the day being Senior Citizen Day.

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Washington Softball Team in Playoff Game Today

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Washington softball team has advanced to the post season for the first time in 15 years.  

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Mid-Prairie State Quarterfinals

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A Washington County Softball Team is playing in the state quarterfinals today.

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Government Official Visiting Southeast Iowa to Discuss Drought

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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State government officials have scheduled a visit to southeast Iowa tomorrow.  

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New Queen Crowned at Fair

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A full house witnessed the crowning of the new Washington County Fair Queen last night.  

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Public Hearing on Zoning Ordinance Changes to be Held

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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A public hearing is being held tomorrow as part of the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.  

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Fisheries Biologist Shares Protocol for Out of Place Fish

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2012 at 6:26 am

With a relative of the piranha being found in an Illinois lake, an expert shares the protocol here in Iowa for such a circumstance.

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Mt Pleasant Man in Jail

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A Mt Pleasant man is facing multiple charges after a routine traffic stop.

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