Today's Local News

New Sign Being Installed at Stewart Elementary

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A new electronic sign has been installed at Stewart Elementary in Washington.  

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Not Too Late to Make Year End Investments

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The end of the year is approaching and there are some tips for those who would still like to create investments.  

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Washington County Resident Given Honor at Annual Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 6:25 am

A resident of Washington County has been given a top honor at the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting.  

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Ways to Avoid Hypothermia in Winter

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Winter weather has arrived to the area and the dangers of exposure to hypothermia are present.  

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Mid-Prairie Schools Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board had their meeting last night. The bulk of the meeting was a 45 minute presentation on the Central Office project by a Shive-Hattery Architect.

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Ice Fishing

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The temperatures are getting colder, and we are starting to see some ice form over lakes and ponds. That means its almost time for ice fishing to begin.

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Columbus City Council Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Columbus City will have its regular council meeting tomorrow.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, December 12th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are set to meet tomorrow and as part of their meeting they will be making Board appointments.  

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Presidential Hopeful Plans a Stop in Washington

Posted: Monday, December 12th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A presidential candidate has planned a stop in Washington next week in preparation for the Iowa Caucuses.  

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Library Receives Newly Refurbished Computers

Posted: Monday, December 12th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Public Library has just received some newly refurbished computers for library patrons to use.  

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New Parking Spots at Washington High School

Posted: Monday, December 12th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Some new parking spots are being offered at the Washington High School designated for senior citizens.  

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Tips for Picking and Caring of Poinsettias

Posted: Monday, December 12th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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This is the time of year that poinsettias are available and picking the right one for you might be difficult.  

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Food Banks in Need

Posted: Monday, December 12th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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It’s the season of giving and local food banks are looking for donations.

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GPA Requirement for Teachers

Posted: Monday, December 12th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Governor Terry Branstad has proposed a GPA requirement for prospective teachers who are applying to Iowa’s colleges.

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Rededication Ceremony for Fairfield Operational Maintenance Shop

Posted: Monday, December 12th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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

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New Senior Citizen Parking Spots at High School

Posted: Sunday, December 11th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School District is offering new parking spots for senior citizens.  

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Snowmobile and ATV Renewal Period Ending Soon

Posted: Sunday, December 11th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Owners of snowmobiles and ATVs still have time to renew their registrations.  

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Local Farmer on Soybean Board

Posted: Sunday, December 11th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Larry Marek, a Riverside farmer and former State Representative, has been installed as the Director of the United Soybean Board.

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Fairfield Maintenance Shop Ceremony

Posted: Sunday, December 11th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Iowa National Guard hosted a rededication ceremony for Field Maintenance Shop #12 in Fairfield.

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Riverside Man Trial Delayed

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The trial of a Riverside man accused of murder has been delayed.  

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