Today's Local News

Senator Grassley Disagrees with Romney’s Stance on Wind Energy Tax Credit

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 6:28 am

US Senator Chuck Grassley disagrees with presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s stance on the state of the wind industry.

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School Superintendent Talks Property Taxes

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A summary of state property tax rates was released recently and Washington’s school superintendent is talking about comparisons with other districts.  

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Final Parts of Greenhorn Grazing Series Starting

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The final segments of an agricultural series are set to wrap up starting today.  

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Bike Race Coming to Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A bicycle racing team from northeast Iowa with members in Washington County are hosting a race this weekend.  

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High Levels of Nitrogen in Corn Pose Threat to Cattle

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Corn grown this summer may have an excess of nitrogen, posing a threat to the cattle that eat it.

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Washington County Agency Getting Ready for Annual Memorial Walk/Run

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A Washington County agency is getting ready to host their annual 5K Memorial Walk/Run.  

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Volunteering Opportunity in Columbus City

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A chapter of an international organization is looking for volunteers to help with a project in Columbus City.

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School Gym Receives Some Updates

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A school gym in Washington is in the process of seeing some updates.  

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Washington County Laborshed Project Under Way

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

Surveys have been sent to area businesses as part of a study of a regional economic development partnership.  

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College Director Provides Update on New Building

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The status of a new campus building in Washington is moving forward.  

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Kalona City Council Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

A temporary road closure will be considered at this weeks City Council meeting in Kalona.

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Quad County Pork Festival This Month

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The 2nd annual Quad County Pork Festival is just a few weeks away.

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Cancer Research Fundraiser Being Held at Mid-Prairie Elementary Schools This Month

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

Kids attending Mid-Prairie elementary schools will have a chance to turn spare change into cancer research this month.  

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Leadership Washington Program Preparing to Start

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A popular program offered by the Washington Chamber of Commerce is getting ready to start.  

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Labor Day Observed Today

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Government offices, financial institutions and many businesses are closed today in observance of Labor Day.

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Fatal Accident in Riverside

Posted: Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 at 12:29 pm

One person is dead and two others are injured after a fatal car
accident in Riverside.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting This Week

Posted: Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are talking Veterans Affairs and taxes as part of their meeting this week.  

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Labor Day Holiday is Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Government offices, financial institutions and many businesses are closed tomorrow in observance of Labor Day.

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Cancer Research Fundraiser Being Held at Mid-Prairie Elementary Schools This Month

Posted: Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

Kids attending Mid-Prairie elementary schools will have a chance to turn spare change into cancer research this month.  

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Well Ordinance Change in Wellman

Posted: Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

An amendment to a Wellman City ordinance will help save some property owners money.

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