Today's Local News

Flu Season on its Way

Posted: Saturday, November 5th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Flu season is coming. According to Lynn Fisher of Washington County Public Health the first cases of influenza start popping up around the end of November.

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Obesity Prevention Programs Coming This Month

Posted: Saturday, November 5th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Washington County Obesity Prevention Task Force is preparing to give two programs about obesity prevention this month.  

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Celebrity Chef Visiting Washington Tonight

Posted: Saturday, November 5th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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A celebrity chef is visiting a Washington restaurant tonight.  

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Lincoln Elementary Receives Visit from Author

Posted: Saturday, November 5th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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A children’s books author visited Washington yesterday.  

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Mid-Prairie Performing Alice in Wonderland Tonight

Posted: Saturday, November 5th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The drama department at Mid-Prairie High School will be performing “Alice in Wonderland” tonight at 7:30 pm.

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Louisa County Winter Camps

Posted: Saturday, November 5th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Louisa County Conservation will be hosting Winter Nature Camps over winter break.

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Tomorrow Morning is Time to “Fall Back”

Posted: Saturday, November 5th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Tomorrow morning, it will be time to “fall back.”  

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Absentee Ballots Deadline for Next Week’s Election

Posted: Friday, November 4th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The deadline to request absentee ballots for next week’s election is today.  

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String of Break-Ins in Wellman

Posted: Friday, November 4th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Five businesses in Wellman have been broken into recently. The burglaries started on October 11th and the last incident was on October 29th.

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Methamphetamine Busts in Fairfield

Posted: Friday, November 4th, 2011 at 6:27 am

The Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force, along with other police officers, arrested 11 people in Fairfield and Libertyville over charges of manufacturing methamphetamine.

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Washington High School Play Opens Tonight

Posted: Friday, November 4th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington High School is putting on a play this weekend that has many actors.  

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Taskforce Celebrates Anniversary

Posted: Friday, November 4th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Obesity Prevention Task Force is celebrating their first anniversary today.  

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Keota School Board Meeting

Posted: Friday, November 4th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Keota School Board held their meeting last night.

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Alice in Wonderland at Mid-Prairie High School

Posted: Friday, November 4th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The drama department at Mid-Prairie High School will be performing “Alice in Wonderland” on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm.

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New Scholarship Available

Posted: Friday, November 4th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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High school juniors and seniors interested in cattle and beef production have a chance to earn a scholarship.  

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Last Day for Dance Team Leaf Raking Fundraiser Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, November 4th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The last day of the Washington High School Dance Team second annual fundraiser is tomorrow.  

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Juvenile in Custody after School Break In

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

A suspect is in custody after a break in at the Washington Junior High School Monday evening.  

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Washington Man Given Four Charges

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A man from Washington has been ordered into court stemming from an investigation in July.  

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City Council Approves Construction Projects

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 at 6:27 am

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The Washington City Council has approved construction projects.  

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Southeast Iowa Visited by Presidential Hopeful

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Southeast Iowa residents had a chance to meet a presidential hopeful yesterday.  

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