Today's Local News

Last Chance for Private Pesticide Applicator Training This Year

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County Extension is offering one last opportunity this year for farmers to attend a private pesticide applicator training locally.  

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Board of Supervisors Approve Salary Range for Engineer Position

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have approved the starting salary for the new county Engineer.  

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City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is meeting tonight and will hold a public hearing as part of their meeting.  

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National Program Comes to Washington

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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A national program came to Washington last night thanks to a grant received at the Washington County Safe Coalition.  

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Driving Safely in the Winter Months

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Now that winter precipitation has fallen over the area, the Iowa State Patrol wants to pass along tips for driving safe throughout the winter season.  

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Today is the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Every year, December 7th is dedicated Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

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Washington Resident Holding Book Reading and Signing

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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A local author is holding a book signing and reading at the Washington Public Library later this month.  

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Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Ends Today

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Open enrollment in the Medicare Advantage Program is ending today.  

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Stockings For Soldiers

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 6:22 am

While you pay respect to those who served in World War 2 for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, you can help those who are currently serving overseas by donating to the Stockings for Soldiers Project.

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Louisa-Muscatine Superintendent Search

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Louisa-Muscatine School District has two meetings coming up. One meeting will be a closed session where the School Board will review the applications for their new superintendent.  

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Safe Coalition Brings National Program to Washington Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Safe Coalition is bringing a national program to Washington tonight.  

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Rededication Ceremony in Fairfield

Posted: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Iowa National Guard will host a rededication ceremony for Field Maintenance Shop #12 in Fairfield. The facility was renovated as part of a 1.9 million dollar project.

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Upcoming Preparedness and Response Training Summit

Posted: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Members of Washington County’s Local Emergency Planning Committee, hospital and public health personnel are invited a training session focusing on emergency preparedness and response for public health emergencies.  

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Winter Safety Tips

Posted: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Fires may seem less likely during winter with snow covering the ground, but winter brings its own set fire concerns. Brandon Delong with the Washington Fire Department told us about some things you can do to protect yourself for winter.

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330th St. Opened to Traffic

Posted: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Construction has been halted at 330th St. about 7 miles southwest of Crawfordsville.

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Popular Main Street Washington Event Coming Up

Posted: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Main Street Washington is getting ready to have fun with Santa later this month.  

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Area Children Learn About 4-H

Posted: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Area youth participated in an event recently to learn more about the 4-H program.  

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Alive After Five Event Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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An annual Alive After Five event is being held tonight.  

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Board of Supervisors Set to Meet Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, December 5th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are holding their weekly meeting tomorrow and as part of their meeting they will be holding a final reading of an ordinance for the establishment of a countywide Local Option Sales and Services Tax.  

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Ministerial Alliance Sets Goal of Raising Funds for Salvation Army

Posted: Monday, December 5th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Ministerial Alliance is working to raise funds for the Salvation Army this year.  

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