Today’s Local News

Mid-Prairie Dance Team Receives Division 1 Ranking

Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie’s Dance Team recently made their school proud at a state competition.

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Paws & More Preventing Dog Bites Through Education

Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at 6:22 am

In addition to being the only animal shelter in the county, Paws and More also does community outreach.

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Record High Broken in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 at 12:51 pm

Unseasonably warm weather helped Washington break a 40 year old record yesterday.

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New City Commission Looking to Construct Small Facility

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

The Washington City Cable Commission is examining the construction needs for a new city facility that would house a production studio and equipment to run a public-access cable channel.

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Chamber of Commerce Exceeds Goal for Tour of Homes Numbers

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

The annual Tour of Homes in Washington had more than double last year’s turnout.

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ISU Beef Program in Washington Today

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

The recent drought has been hard on livestock producers.

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WACO Begins Search for New Superintendent

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

WACO School District has begun their search for a temporary superintendent.

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Caring Christmas Food Drive Continues Today in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 at 6:23 am
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The 10th Annual Caring Christmas Food Drive continues today in Washington.

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Washington County YMCA’s Holding Annual Meeting

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

The local YMCA’s will hold their annual meeting tomorrow evening.

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Mt Pleasant Man Arrested for OWI

Posted: Monday, December 3rd, 2012 at 10:29 am

A Mt Pleasant man was apprehended early yesterday morning after he was found driving down the wrong side of a highway.

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School Board President Evaluates District Goals

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

The Washington Community School District Board of Education regularly sets goals and tries to achieve them.

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A Number of Items on the Docket for Tomorrows Board Meeting

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

The Washington County Board will hear another update on the Orchard Hill project tomorrow.

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Cable Commission Meets Today

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

The newest arm of Washington City government meets tonight to discuss how the city’s cable channel will be made to be open to the public.

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Discussion on Kalona’s Burning Ordinance to Continue

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

The City of Kalona will attempt to please both sides of an argument involving yard waste.

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New Outdoor Restaurant Ordinance Likely to Come Before Washington City Council

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

The Washington City Council is preparing to consider an ordinance that would allow for restaurant seating outdoors.

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Local Churches Taking Part in Salvation Army Fundraiser

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

A number of local churches are participating in a popular Salvation Army fundraiser.

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Candlelight Tour Continues Today

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

The annual Washington Chamber of Commerce Tour of Homes continues today.  

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Cafe Ordinance to be Proposed

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

The Washington City Council will be more formally discussing a possible cafe ordinance at an upcoming meeting.

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Discussion on Kalona’s Burning Ordinance to Continue

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

The City of Kalona will attempt to please both sides of an argument involving yard waste.

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New Housing Rehab Group Forms

Posted: Sunday, December 2nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

A new group in Washington is pushing for the city to examine residential housing.

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