Today’s Local News

Brock to Serve County

Posted: Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 at 6:29 am

Washington County Attorney Larry Brock and his office will be able to provide services to the Board of Supervisors and other county departments.

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Knowler Memorial Donates $4,500

Posted: Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 at 6:28 am

A $4,500 donation has been given to the Washington County Sheriff’s Department specifically for water rescue equipment.

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Fiery Wreck Sends Two to Hospital

Posted: Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 at 6:27 am

A fiery wreck involving three vehicles occurred in Iowa County yesterday afternoon at approximately 3:05 p.m. according to the Iowa State Patrol.  

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Women Turn Themselves In On Drug Charges

Posted: Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 at 6:23 am

Two Washington women turned themselves in and were arrested Friday on drug related charges.

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Next Step for English River Watershed Group Begins

Posted: Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 at 6:23 am

A 28-E agreement for a watershed coalition is being sent to towns, counties, and soil conservation groups today for their consideration.

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Invasive Insect May Already Be in Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 at 6:23 am

A tree insect first detected in Iowa three years ago, has made another appearance, this time in our part of the state.

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Mid-Prairie Registration Open

Posted: Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 at 6:21 am

Registration for the upcoming school year at Mid-Prairie is open.

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Soil and Water Conservation District to Meet

Posted: Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 at 6:21 am

Conservation plans and financial statements are on the agenda for the Washington Soil and Water Conservation District’s next regular meeting.

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Two-Vehicle Wreck After Drivers Ed Teacher Grabs Wheel

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 6:27 am

A two-vehicle accident in Henry County including a student driver sent one person to the hospital Sunday morning.

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Iowa’s 14th Annual Sales Tax Holiday

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Iowa’s Annual Sales Tax Holiday will be this weekend.

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Flying Pigs This Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The fourth annual Flying Pigs duathalon is being held this weekend.

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Domestic Violence Intervention Program Expands Services

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Domestic Violence Intervention Program that serves Washington, Iowa, Johnson and Cedar counties is expanding services for victims of intimate partner violence to more of Southeast Iowa.

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Johnson County Human Trafficking Project Ongoing

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Six arrests have been made in connection with a Johnson County prostitution sting conducted this month.

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Pride of Iowa Winner Announced

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Pride of Iowa contest can be done as an individual, in a team or with an adult partner. This brother/sister team of Hannah and Eli Van Roekel shared a rhubarb punch with the audience. Marty and Marianne Van Roekel of Wellman are the parents. - Photo courtesy of Amy Green

The 9th annual Pride of Iowa contest had six groups of 4-H’ers providing food samples to fair goers at the Washington County Fair.

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Sulfur Dioxide a Problem in Muscatine According to EPA

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The state has a year and a half to put together a plan to address air quality issues in Muscatine.

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Senate Candidate Visits Washington

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Iowa Congressman and senate candidate, Bruce Braley, visited Washington yesterday morning.

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Group in Fairfield Break Record

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Over 2,000 people unofficially broke a world record in Fairfield last Friday.

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Drivers Ed Teacher Involved In Wreck, One Sent to Hospital

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 11:24 am

A two-vehicle accident in Henry County including a student driver sent one person to the hospital yesterday morning.

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Record Low Temperature Yesterday

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 8:15 am

Yesterday’s low temperature of 46-degrees set a record low.

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Loebsack Holds Farm Bill Forum

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack, with Congressman Collin Peterson of Minnesota, held a forum over the weekend to discuss the Farm Bill with constituents.

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