Today's Local News

Recession in Iowa

Posted: Saturday, October 10th, 2009 at 6:58 am

Fairfield Senator Becky Schmitz says compared to the rest of the country, Iowa has weathered the recession relatively well.

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Development Summit

Posted: Saturday, October 10th, 2009 at 6:57 am

Entrepreneurs from three Midwest states will meet in Fairfield Monday for the annual Tri-State Development Summit.

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Pumpkinfest

Posted: Saturday, October 10th, 2009 at 6:56 am

Sass Family Farm south of Riverside will hold Pumpkinfest for families today.

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Wastewater Plant Update

Posted: Saturday, October 10th, 2009 at 6:00 am

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The City of Washington is holding off on making lift station improvements

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Snap On No Compromise Tour in Washington Today

Posted: Saturday, October 10th, 2009 at 5:56 am

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The Snap On Tools No Compromise Tour is stopping Washington today.

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Increased Vandalism, Car Burglaries

Posted: Saturday, October 10th, 2009 at 5:54 am

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Local law enforcement has been responding to a higher than usual number of vandalism reports lately.

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Lincoln Literacy Night

Posted: Saturday, October 10th, 2009 at 5:52 am

Washington’s Lincoln Elementary School is having a literacy night next week.

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Ceremonial SWEEP Planned

Posted: Saturday, October 10th, 2009 at 5:50 am

Main Street Washington is celebrating the completion of construction in the downtown

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H1N1 Vaccines Arrive in Washington County

Posted: Friday, October 9th, 2009 at 6:29 am

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The first shipment of H1N1 vaccine for Washington County

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Police Chief: Bank Workers Reacted Properly During Robbery

Posted: Friday, October 9th, 2009 at 6:28 am

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Washington Police Chief Greg Goodman says employees reacted properly during a robbery

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School Board Slated to Hire Minnesota Company As Financial Advisor

Posted: Friday, October 9th, 2009 at 6:26 am

Washington School Board members are slated to hire a Minnesota based company

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Old Library May Become New City Hall

Posted: Friday, October 9th, 2009 at 6:25 am

The old Washington Public Library could become the new city hall.

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Fall Clean Up

Posted: Friday, October 9th, 2009 at 6:24 am

The City of Washington’s fall clean up starts Monday.

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Farm Bill Could Mean More Money for Conservation

Posted: Friday, October 9th, 2009 at 6:23 am

Local farmers may be getting a helping hand from the federal government in the form of $1.4 million.

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Marr Park Holding Halloween Hike

Posted: Friday, October 9th, 2009 at 6:21 am

The Washington County Conservation Board’s Halloween Hike is tomorrow.

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Dueling Pianos to Play in Fairfield

Posted: Friday, October 9th, 2009 at 6:20 am

Some well known songs will get a Mississippi twist later this month

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Crawfordsville Boil Order

Posted: Thursday, October 8th, 2009 at 10:57 pm

The city of Crawfordsville has issued a boil order for its drinking water until further notice. City officials say the order applies only to drinking water.

NEWS UPDATE – ISP Releases Names of Fatal Crash Victims

Posted: Thursday, October 8th, 2009 at 7:46 am

The Iowa State Patrol has released the names of two people involved in a fatal crash north of Mt. Pleasant yesterday.

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Washington to Bid on Collapsed Building

Posted: Thursday, October 8th, 2009 at 5:55 am

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The City of Washington plans to put a bid in on a building on south Marion Street that collapsed in 2006.

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Greiner Closer to Drafting Branstad

Posted: Thursday, October 8th, 2009 at 5:52 am

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Former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad could be making another run at the state’s top office.

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