Today’s Local News

WACO School District Considers Test Run for 4+1 School Week

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 6:24 am

With the bulk of the work done, WACO School District is looking at holding a test run of their 4+1 School Week.

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Mental Health Region Letter of Intent to be Signed Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The counties in a proposed Mental Health & Disability Services Region will meet in Louisa County tomorrow.

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USDA Releases Soybean County Estimates for 2012

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The US Department of Agriculture has released its statistics on the 2012 soybean yield by county.

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Washington County Extension Provides Pruning Advice

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Winter weather may have stolen the headlines last week but spring will be flowering before we know it.

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Engineering Firm to Evaluate Old Library Building

Posted: Sunday, February 24th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The old library building, now used for Washington City Council meetings, will be evaluated by an engineering firm.

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Washington Organizations Looking For Your Input

Posted: Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 at 6:26 am

With the annual Washington Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Washington and WEDG dinner coming up March 18th, they would like your input.

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County Corn Yield Statistics Released

Posted: Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

The US Department of Agriculture has released its statistics on the 2012 corn yield by county.

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Mid-Prairie Girl’s Basketball Team Sendoff Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 at 6:24 am

Before the game on Tuesday, Mid-Prairie School District will hold a sendoff for the girl’s basketball team.

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Washington Country Resident Donates Winnings to School District

Posted: Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Washington County Resident Roger Buckingham was named the 2013 Washington County winner of Monsanto’s America’s Farmers Grow Communities Award.

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Kalona Budget Ready to Submit Following Hearing

Posted: Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

With the budget hearing completed, Kalona will now submit their final budget for the next fiscal year to the state.

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Spreading Prevention Awareness During Heart Health Month

Posted: Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

With the high level of preventable deaths and the rising costs of treating the diseases, this month has been recognized as Heart Health Month.

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Pilot Arrested at Local Airport Tuesday

Posted: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 6:27 am

Homeland security officials tell KCII News that a pilot was arrested at the Washington airport, after police found marijuana on board his plane.

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Roads in Washington in Good Shape Following Winter Weather

Posted: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 6:26 am
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After a day of work, roads in Washington County are in good shape.

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Washington Schools Purchase New Maintenance Truck

Posted: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington School District has purchased a new truck to help with maintenance around the district.

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Program to Show Importance of Feed Sacks During Great Depression

Posted: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

A program Saturday will explain the ways feed sacks played an important part in Iowans daily lives more than 80 years ago.

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Washington Celebrates FFA Grade

Posted: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

This past week Washington High School has celebrated Future Farmers of America, the largest student organization in the United States.

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Extension Office Hosts Garden Project Meeting

Posted: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

4H’ers interested in presenting garden projects are invited to attend an information meeting Saturday March 2nd at 9AM at the Washington County Extension Office.

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Hy-Vee Recognized for Achievements in Technology

Posted: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Technology Association of Iowa has announced the finalists for the 2013 Prometheus Awards.

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Pilot Arrested at Local Airport Tuesday

Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 2:52 pm

Homeland security officials tell KCII News that a pilot was arrested at the Washington airport, after police found marijuana on board his plane.

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Washington City Council Amends Budget, Sets Hearing

Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 6:26 am

At last night’s meeting, before the budget hearing was set, the Washington City Council rehashed the issue of the local animal shelter’s level of funding.  

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