Today’s Local News

Supervisors to Hold Special Meeting

Posted: Saturday, April 6th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting Monday morning at the courthouse.

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Earth Day Event for Students Today

Posted: Saturday, April 6th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Earth Day is two weeks away, often celebrated on April 20th; however the Washington Public Library Teen Advisory Board is hosting an event today.

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Squish and Tuck Move to Marr Park

Posted: Saturday, April 6th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Two new residents have moved into the Conservation Education Center at Marr Park recently and they’re names are Squish and Tuck. Squish is a spiny soft-shell turtle and Tuck is a painted turtle.

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Tyson to Pay Almost $4 Million After Clean Air Act Violations

Posted: Saturday, April 6th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Following several violations of the Clean Air Act, Tyson Foods and the Environmental Protection Agency have come to an agreement.

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Transition Program For Families With Students With Disabilities

Posted: Saturday, April 6th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A parent/student transition night is being held Tuesday for students with disabilities and their parents to help answer questions about that the future holds as the students approach adulthood.

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Early Morning Accident Injures Three

Posted: Saturday, April 6th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A one vehicle accident injured three people early Friday morning.

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Grasshorse Studios to Present at Innovation Showcase

Posted: Saturday, April 6th, 2013 at 6:21 am

An event focused on getting Iowa’s students interested in science, technology and engineering careers will feature a presentation from a local business.

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Early Morning Accident Injures Three

Posted: Friday, April 5th, 2013 at 6:57 pm

A one vehicle accident injured three people early this morning.

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Tyson Agrees to Pay Almost $4 Million After Clean Air Act Violations

Posted: Friday, April 5th, 2013 at 3:50 pm

Tyson Foods and the Environmental Protection Agency have come to an agreement, following several violations of the Clean Air Act.

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Courts Deny Blum’s Appeal

Posted: Friday, April 5th, 2013 at 11:31 am

James Dean Blum

James Dean Blum’s request for an appeal has been denied by the Iowa Supreme Court.

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Fatal Collision Near Riverside

Posted: Friday, April 5th, 2013 at 11:01 am

A fatal car accident occurred near Riverside yesterday afternoon just before 4 p.m. when an excavator operated by Robert Zimmerman of Iowa City and a Toyota Corolla driven by  James H. Horsey of Farmington collided on Highway 22 at Vine Avenue.

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Childhood Board Seeking RFPs

Posted: Friday, April 5th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Currently, the Henry/Washington Early Childhood Area Board is seeking requests for proposals from agencies that provide services and activities that improve the health, education and care of young children in the area.

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Garbage Agreement to be Reviewed

Posted: Friday, April 5th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The Washington City Council hopes to review the 28E agreement in which the city and the county share in part in a garbage contract.

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Puppy Mill Program Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, April 5th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A program about puppy mills in the state of Iowa is being presented in Washington tomorrow by Iowa Friends of Companion Animals.

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Grassley Visits Washington

Posted: Friday, April 5th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Approximately 50 people gathered at the Washington Public Library Wednesday night for a town hall meeting with Republican Senator Chuck Grassley.

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Wellman Awarded Community Development Block Grant

Posted: Friday, April 5th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Wellman has been awarded half a million dollars to improve their wastewater treatment plant.

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Donations From Rotary District 6000 Bring Mexican Ballet to Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, April 5th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A group of children from Mexico will perform ballet in southeast Iowa, thanks to donations made by local rotary clubs.

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Williams Appointed to Magistrate Nominating Commission

Posted: Friday, April 5th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Ann Williams of Washington was appointed by the board of supervisors this week to the magistrate nominating commission.

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Mid-Prairie Athletic Boosters Sponsoring Family Fun Night

Posted: Friday, April 5th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Mid-Prairie Athletic Boosters is holding a first of its kind fundraiser this evening.

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Wellman Awarded Community Development Block Grant

Posted: Thursday, April 4th, 2013 at 2:55 pm

Wellman has been awarded half a million dollars to improve their wastewater treatment plant.

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