Today’s Local News

Conservation Board to Celebrate Archaeology Month

Posted: Friday, September 13th, 2013 at 6:22 am

September is Archaeology Month and in honor of it, the Washington County Conservation Board is hosting a special event.

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Gravel Road Race Returning to Richmond

Posted: Friday, September 13th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Iowa State Gravel Road Race is returning to the area for its third year.

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Farm Bill Expires This Month

Posted: Thursday, September 12th, 2013 at 6:25 am

There has yet to be action taken on the Farm Bill in Washington D.C. since congress has reconvened from their August break.

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Artist Completes Mural in Brighton

Posted: Thursday, September 12th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A mural depicting Lake Darling can now be found in Brighton.

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Alumni, Get Ready to Take the Field

Posted: Thursday, September 12th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A full-contact alumni football game between Washington High School graduates and Mt. Pleasant graduates will be held next summer.

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Non-Profit Created to Save Bunker Mill Bridge

Posted: Thursday, September 12th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A public forum held to determine the community’s interest in saving the Bunker Mill Bridge was well attended Tuesday night.

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Washington Council Chooses Future Representation

Posted: Thursday, September 12th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Washington City Council chose their next city attorney at last night’s meeting.

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Washington 4-H Looks to Enroll 450 Members

Posted: Thursday, September 12th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A new year of 4-H is beginning this fall and Washington County 4-H has a goal of enrolling 450 members this year.

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Pumpkins Ready as Fall Arrives

Posted: Thursday, September 12th, 2013 at 6:21 am
Some pumpkins are ready to be harvested.

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Today is Patriot Day

Posted: Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Today is Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Rememberance.

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Wreck in Washington Yesterday

Posted: Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A two vehicle accident resulting in one subject being transported by ambulance to the Washington County Hospital occurred at BP One Trip in Washington yesterday.

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Keep Animals Safe Despite the Heat

Posted: Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Monday the record high temperature was set and yesterday’s high was 98 degrees with today’s mercury expected to hit 89 degrees.

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School Board Election Unofficial Results

Posted: Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Unofficial results from yesterday’s school board elections are in.

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No Reports of Buckling Roads in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 at 6:23 am

J.J. Bell Washington Maintenance and Construction Superintendent says that surprisingly there have not been any buckling roads in the city this year despite the hot, dry conditions.

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Grape Harvest Underway

Posted: Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The grape harvest is underway in southeast Iowa.

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Large Scale Emergency Exercise to be Discussed Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Tonight the Washington County Emergency Management Commission will be discussing the mock emergency disaster scheduled for next month.

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Job Fair Scheduled for Area’s Unemployed

Posted: Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 at 6:20 am

A career fair is being held for southeast Iowa’s unemployed tomorrow at the Iowa City National Guard Armory.

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School Board Election Unofficial Results

Posted: Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 at 11:02 pm

Unofficial results from Tuesday’s school board elections are in.

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Record High Temperature Yesterday

Posted: Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Yesterday’s high temperature of 101 degrees in Washington broke the record previously set in 1912.

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Grassley Deciding His Position on Syria

Posted: Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 at 6:27 am

At this time Iowa Republican Senator Chuck Grassley stated he has not decided whether to support millitary action or not in Syria.

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