Today's Local News

Mid Prairie School board makes a decision on elementaries

Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Mid Prairie Board of Education met Monday and one of the main items they discussed was the Elementary study Group Report.

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Iowa to Receive Funds for Workforce Development Database

Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The U.S. Department of Labor announced $12.2 million to 13 states through the Workforce Data Quality Initiative.

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Winfield – Mt. Union School Board Meeting tonight

Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Winfield Mt. Union School board is meeting tonight.

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Sigourney Keota’s Impressive Season Comes to an End

Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Sigourney-Keota Cobra’s football season came to an end last night.

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Pork Quality Assurance Plus Training in Williamsburg next Week

Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Iowa State Extension will be putting on Pork Quality Assurance Plus Training next week at the Williamsburg Farm Bureau.

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America’s Farm Grow Communities Program Provides $2,500 Donations

Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Area farmers have the opportunity to apply for a $2,500 donation to designate to their favorite local non-profit organization.

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Veteran’s Day Activities Set in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Veteran’s Day activities this year will begin at 9A.M. at the Washington County All Veteran’s Memorial.

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Seniors Fall Victim to Various Illegal Activities and Scams Meeting Thursday

Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Heritage Agency on Aging Washington County Task Force is having a meeting for the public on ways seniors may fall victim to various illegal activities.

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SE Iowa Pheasant numbers will only recover with habitat change

Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Pheasant numbers are down in Iowa by almost 30% from last year, and 54% below the 10 year average which might affect hunting in Iowa this year.

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Washington Public Library Presenting Free Concert

Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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The Washington Public Library is presenting a series of free, public lunch-hour concerts with the first series beginning tomorrow.

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Jefferson County working on finishing trail

Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors met yesterday in their weekly meeting, and one of the main items on their agenda was the discussion of the Gear Ave. Trail.

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American Legion Meeting to Finalize Plans for Veteran’s Day

Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The American Legion Post 29 is holding their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, at the Blair House in Washington.

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Columbus Junction City Council meeting tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Columbus Junction city Council meeting will be tomorrow.

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Single Vehicle Crash Injures Two Men from Fairfield

Posted: Monday, November 8th, 2010 at 6:54 am


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A single vehicle accident has left two men from Fairfield injured.

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Planning and Zoning Commission to Discuss Amendments to County Zoning Ordinance

Posted: Monday, November 8th, 2010 at 6:30 am

The Planning and Zoning Commission is conducting a public hearing tomorrow to consider amendments to the Washington County Zoning Ordinance.

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Washington Middle School Renovation Plan Public Forum November 16

Posted: Monday, November 8th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Washington Middle School Renovation Plan Public Forum is Tuesday evening November 16th from 6 to 8:30 in the Washington High School Auditorium.

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Donation Drive to Support Deployed Soldiers of the 134th Medical Company

Posted: Monday, November 8th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Washington’s American Legion Post 29 is having a community wide donations drive to support deployed soldiers of the 134th Medical Company.

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Keokuk County Hospice Celebrating 25 Years

Posted: Monday, November 8th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Keokuk County Hospice is celebrating their 25th Anniversary today.

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Washington Junior High Opening Doors to Morning Walkers

Posted: Monday, November 8th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Junior High is opening their doors for morning walkers beginning today.

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Ventriloquist coming to IMS to raise funds

Posted: Monday, November 8th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Mennonite touring choir is bringing Ventriloquist and comedian Ryan & Friends to IMS on Sunday.

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