Today's Local News

Loan Programs for Small Business

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 6:26 am

In under a couple of months small businesses in Iowa will be able to apply for state loans to help with expansions and deal with these tough economic times.

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Management Series for Non-Profit Organizations

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Non profit organizations have the opportunity to take advantage of a free four-part management series this summer in Columbus Junction.

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Flag Day Event at Sunset Park

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Chapter of “Daughters of the American Revolution” is hosting a Flag Day event tomorrowat the organization’s cabin in Sunset Park.

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Keota Fun Days

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Keota Fun Days continues this weekend after events kicked off last night to start the annual celebration.

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Iowa Mennonite Fundraiser

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 6:18 am

Iowa Mennonite School is inviting the community to come support their choir at a fundraiser at the end of the month.

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Washington Chamber “Board Make Over Program”

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:49 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce has created a new program for current chamber board members or anyone who’s interested in serving on the board of a non-profit organization.

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Kalona Project Receives State Grant

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:45 am

The city of Kalona is planning significant renovations.

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Whoopee Days 2010

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:44 am

Brighton is commemorating their community celebration for their one hundredth year anniversary.

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Washington Junior High Report Cards

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:41 am

Parents of Washington Junior High students can now pick up report cards for the final term.

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Grassley Named Hardest Working Lawmaker

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:38 am

A newspaper that focuses coverage on the U. S. Congress has recognized Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley as the hardest working lawmaker on Capitol Hill.

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Warbucks Head Shaving

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:35 am

The actor playing Oliver Warbucks in the upcoming production of Annie is raising money for cancer research, by changing his appearance for the role.

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Washington County Conservation Board “Park Packs”

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:33 am

Families this summer have the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors with some fun and educational activities from Marr Park.

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Primary Voter Turnout

Posted: Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at 7:07 am

Voter turnout in Washington County was low for yesterday’s primary. Washington County Auditor Bill Fredrick says turnout was around 18-percent.

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Kirkwood Washington Center Accelerated Classes

Posted: Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at 7:06 am

The Kirkwood Washington Center has a new agreement with Mount Mercy College that would allow you to get a four year business degree without leaving Washington.

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Weekend Events at Wellman YMCA

Posted: Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at 7:04 am

Parents have two options this weekend for activities for their children at the Wellman YMCA.

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July 1st Deadline for State Fair

Posted: Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at 7:04 am

The Washington County Extension is reminding all 4H, FFA members, leaders and parents of the July 1st State Fair entry deadline.

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New Pastor at St. James

Posted: Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at 7:03 am

St. James Catholic Church in Washington will be getting a new pastor.

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Sigourney Movie Night

Posted: Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at 7:02 am

Movie buffs and nature lovers can get the best of both worlds in Sigourney. 

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Unofficial Primary Election Results

Posted: Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 6:56 am

One incumbent County Supervisor advanced out of the primary the other did not.

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Outgoing Principal Looks Back

Posted: Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 6:53 am

As the out going Washington Principal prepares to start his new job, he says there a quite a few things he’s proud of during his time at Washington High School.

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