Today's Local News

Alive After Five Happening This Week

Posted: Sunday, October 2nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Another Alive After 5 event is taking place this week to highlight a Washington Chamber of Commerce member.  

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Vegetable Workshop in Sigourney

Posted: Sunday, October 2nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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A workshop is being offered in Sigourney that will focus on vegetable gardening.  

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Halloween Hike Planned

Posted: Sunday, October 2nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Conservation Board will be their annual Halloween Hike focusing prairie wildlife.  

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West Chester Post Office Closing Next Friday

Posted: Saturday, October 1st, 2011 at 6:30 am

The U-S Postal Services has decided to close the West Chester Post Office.

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Government Officials to Visit Washington

Posted: Saturday, October 1st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Southeast Iowa will be receiving a visit from two Government officials from Des Moines next week.

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Cropland Rental Values Increase

Posted: Saturday, October 1st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The amount of cash rent prices for land in Washington County has increased over the last year.  

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Internship Opportunities Available

Posted: Saturday, October 1st, 2011 at 6:25 am

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High School students in Washington have a chance to learn about a future career through an internship opportunity.  

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Kalona Library Receiving Over 70 New Children’s Books

Posted: Saturday, October 1st, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Kalona Library is receiving 14-hundred dollars worth of new children’s books thanks to a national foundation.  

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Cameras Available for 4-H Photographers

Posted: Saturday, October 1st, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County Extension is again offering 4-H families an opportunity to be a photographer.  

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Fraise won’t seek 8th Term

Posted: Saturday, October 1st, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Iowa Senator Gene Fraise a Democrat from Ft. Madison has announced that he will not seek another term.

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Flu Shot Clinics Still Available

Posted: Saturday, October 1st, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Washington County Public Health is still offering seasonal flu shot clinics.

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Kalona Burglaries Lead to Warrants Served

Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 10:23 am

Warrants have been served relating to recent burglaries in Kalona.  

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Water Main Break and Boil Advisory in Effect in Wellman

Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The City of Wellman has experienced a major water main break.

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New Phone System Running at Communications Center

Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Safety Center has finished installing their new phone system.  

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Property Taxes Are Due Today

Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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With today being the end of September, it means the first half real estate and mobile home taxes are due.  

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New Service Available for Unemployed Individuals

Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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A new service is available in the county for those currently out of work.  

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New Mid-Prairie and Keota School Board Members Take Office

Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Mid-Prairie and Keota school boards have sworn in new members and Mid-Prairie’s board has selected a new president and vice president.

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City Bulk Trash Pick Up

Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The city of Washington is reminding residents that there will not be a fall trash pick up this year. 

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Extension Offering Childcare Provider Program and Finances

Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County Extension is offering a program to help child care providers.  

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WACO Homecoming Tonight

Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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It’s a special day for the WACO Warrior football program.

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