Today’s Local News

Keota High School Group Holding 14th Annual Fundraiser

Posted: Friday, January 4th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A long standing tradition at Keota High School will continue this evening.

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1,100 Customers, Stop Lights Affected by Power Outage

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 12:00 pm

The power is back on in Washington after an equipment failure caused a number of outages.

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Semi Overturns on Highway 218

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 11:01 am
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A semi overturned on Highway 218 early this morning.

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Arrest Made in Connection with Henry County Burglary

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 10:58 am

A suspect in a rural Henry County residential burglary is in custody.

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Seward, Stoops and Yoder Take Oaths of Office

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 6:30 am
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The newly elected Washington County Supervisors took their Oaths of Office at this morning’s meeting.

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Washington Now Allows Sidewalk Cafes

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

Downtown Washington restaurants now have a process to go through if they want to have outdoor seating.  

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Unemployment at 3.4% in Washington County

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

Iowa Workforce Development recently released employment numbers for the month of November.

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Pretrial Conference Tomorrow for Case Involving Washington County Jail Sexual Assault

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

A pretrial conference involving a former Washington County inmate is scheduled for tomorrow.  

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Wapello Police Department Receives Military Humvee

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

A city in Louisa County has been issued a vehicle usually reserved for the military.

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Community Chest Leader Set to Retire

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

A leader in a group that helps fund local non-profits is set to retire.

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Fairfield Receives RAGBRAI Selection

Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 6:30 am

RAGBRAI has made it’s selections for overnight towns during the 2013 bike ride. The closest overnight destination to the city of Washington is Fairfield.

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City Working Out Details with Property Owners

Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 6:26 am

The City of Washington and two property owners are still dealing with the effects of a road paving project on the southeast side of the city.

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Flu Activity Continues to Rise

Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 6:25 am

As we get closer to the usual peak of flu season, the disease’s activity is picking up.

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2012 Weather Summary Shows Warm, Dry Weather

Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 6:25 am

It may confirm what you already knew about the weather last year: the weather data from the past year shows drier and slightly warmer-than-usual weather.

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Loebsack Votes ‘Yes’ to Fiscal Cliff Measure

Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

After a last minute effort to avert the so-called fiscal cliff, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Senate’s compromise package.

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Keota Board Expected to Approve Extended Sharing Agreement with Mid-Prairie

Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Keota School Board will hold a “make-up” meeting this evening.

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Water Plant Project Underway in Columbus Junction

Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Ground has been broken on one of two large projects in the City of Columbus Junction.

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New Event: Sportsman’s Banquet at Local Church

Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Some members of Faith Baptist Church in Washington are combining their love of hunting with their connection to the church.

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New Supervisors Expected to Take Oath of Office Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 at 6:25 am

Washington County will get its first look at the new Board of Supervisors tomorrow.

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City Will Pick up Christmas Trees

Posted: Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 at 6:24 am

The City of Washington will pick up old Christmas trees.

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