Today’s Local News

Prairie Fire Scheduled at Marr Park

Posted: Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 6:24 am

A prairie burn at Marr Park is scheduled for Friday, April 5th.

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Hunter Safety Class Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Anyone born after January 1st, 1972 is required by law to complete a hunter safety course before getting a hunting license.

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Iowa Severe Weather Awareness Week Begins Today

Posted: Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Today begins Iowa’s Severe Weather Awareness Week, which is meant to improve awareness of and response to severe weather hazards.

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Kalona Preparing for West Drainage Ditch Study

Posted: Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 6:22 am

As part of their flood mitigation plan, Kalona will do a detailed study on the west drainage ditch, also known as Salvesen Creek.

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Local Pastor to Discuss the Philippines

Posted: Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A local pastor will present a program this evening that will shed some light on his background and his life experiences.

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Local Students’ Artwork in Gallery

Posted: Sunday, March 24th, 2013 at 6:25 am

High school students from Columbus, Highland, IMS, Lone Tree, Louisa-Muscatine, Mediapolis, Pekin, WACO, Wapello and Winfield-Mt. Union have select pieces of artwork on display at the 2013 Southeast Iowa Super Conference Art Show at Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant.

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Kalona Preparing for West Drainage Ditch Study

Posted: Sunday, March 24th, 2013 at 6:24 am

As part of their flood mitigation plan, Kalona will do a detailed study on the west drainage ditch, also known as Salvesen Creek.

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U of I Selects Washington for Program

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 6:28 am

The City of Washington has been selected by the University of Iowa to partner with the school in The Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities Program.

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Record Number of Requests

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 6:26 am

A record number of 94 applications was received by the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Richmond, Rubio, Reverse Setbacks on Supervisor’s Agenda

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

A resolution of intent regarding the Richmond and Rubio sanitary sewer systems will be discussed at the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m.

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Mid-Prairie School Board to Address Vacancy

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Following a resignation, the Mid-Prairie School Board will discuss the vacant seat at their meeting Monday.

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E911 Meeting Monday

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The E-911 Services and Communications Board joint Meeting will be held Monday at 7 p.m.

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Holy Week Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Christian Holy Week and the last week of lent begins tomorrow, leading up to Easter Sunday.

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Over 350 Washington County Residents Participate in State Initiative

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Over a week remains in the Live Healthy Iowa 10 Week Wellness Challenge.

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Radioactive Bingo Winner Announced

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 6:20 am

The winner of KCII’s Radioactive Bingo contest has been announced.

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Radioactive Bingo Winner

Posted: Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 8:01 am

The winner of KCII’s Radioactive Bingo contest has been announced. Nita Lovick (loe-vick) of Washington has won and will “live free for a month.” The prize includes $1,500 to pay bills, $250 to the Washington Hy-Vee and $250 to the Washington Fareway.

Riverboat Foundation Seeks Two Directors

Posted: Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 6:28 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation is seeking two directors and applications are available on the group’s website.

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Chickens May Be Allowed in City

Posted: Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 6:26 am

Residents of Washington have addressed members of the Washington City Council stating that they wish to have chickens in the city.

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Home Improvement Grants Available

Posted: Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

Tracy Achenbach of the East Central Iowa Housing Trust Fund gave a short presentation at the supervisor’s meeting Tuesday morning.

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U.S. Meat Inspector Furlough Avoided

Posted: Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The potential furlough, that threatened to stall the food production chain in the country, has been avoided through action in Congress.

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