Today's Local News

Learn at Lunch Reservations Due

Posted: Thursday, August 11th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Reservations for this month’s Learn at Lunch meeting is focusing on record keeping and making better financial decisions are about due.  

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Entry Forms for Stock Show Due Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, August 11th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Entry forms and fees for Washington County youth exhibiting at the Ak-Sar-Ben Stock Show are due tomorrow.

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City Wide Garage Sale in Riverside this Weekend

Posted: Thursday, August 11th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The City of Riverside is having their Annual City-Wide Garage Sales this weekend.  

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Volunteers Needed for Golf Outing

Posted: Thursday, August 11th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Volunteers are needed for the Washington Chamber of Commerce’s Men’s Fun Day.  

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Wellman Begins Advertising Open City Administrator Position

Posted: Thursday, August 11th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Wellman City Council has taken the next steps to hiring a new city administrator.  

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Keota Comprehensive Plan Moving Forward

Posted: Thursday, August 11th, 2011 at 6:22 am

A Keota group is close to finalizing its plans for future development in the town.  

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Values Bus Tour Rolls through Washington

Posted: Thursday, August 11th, 2011 at 6:21 am

A group encouraging residents to look at social issues during the upcoming election season brought its sponsored bus tour to Washington.  

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C-SPAN, Mediacom Encourage Residents to Embrace Social Media

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 7:43 am
[simage=2249,400,n,center] An interactive display featuring different ways of obtaining news from Washington, D.C. made its way to the Washington square.

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Washington County Representation at State Fair

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 6:30 am

Washington County will be well represented at this year’s State Fair.  

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Twelfth Annual Walk For The Future Event Coming Up

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Iowa’s 12th annual Sudden Infant Death Syndrome “Walk For The Future” is taking place in Washington and six other Iowa communities later this month.  

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Mental Health Seminar Registrations Due

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Hillcrest Family Services is presenting a luncheon and workshop for people in recovery from mental illness, addictions, or chronic physical problems.  

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Halcyon House Presentation Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Halcyon House Retirement Community is hosting a presentation tomorrow afternoon.  

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Washington School District Hosting New Family Registration

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington Community School District is holding a registration day for families who are new to the district.  

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Board of Supervisors Discuss Upcoming Redistricting Deadline

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 6:22 am

With the deadline for Iowa counties to submit plans for new districts approaching, the Washington County Board of Supervisors are moving to finalize those plans in the next few weeks.  

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Accident in Keokuk County Injures Four

Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 at 3:58 pm

An accident in northern Keokuk County sends one person to the hospital.  

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Weekend Thunderstorms Topple Stewart Elementary Dugout

Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 at 7:35 am

[simage=2241,400,n,center]A line of severe thunderstorms brought heavy rain and gusty winds to Washington County early Sunday morning, leaving the dugout at Stewart Elementary’s baseball diamond turned over into the street.  

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Long Term Insurance Can Be Used for Day Services

Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 at 6:30 am

Residents of Washington County who have long term care insurance may not know of the uses with that policy.  

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ISU Extension Offering Food Preservation Class

Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa State University Extension is offering a new program for gardeners.  

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Host Families Needed

Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 at 6:26 am

If you have ever considered hosting a foreign exchange student, you have an opportunity for this upcoming school year.  

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Alive After Five Celebrating a New Chamber Member

Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Another Alive After 5 event is taking place today to welcome a new member to the Washington Chamber of Commerce.  

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