Today's Local News

Taskforce Celebrates Anniversary

Posted: Friday, November 4th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Obesity Prevention Task Force is celebrating their first anniversary today.  

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Keota School Board Meeting

Posted: Friday, November 4th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Keota School Board held their meeting last night.

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Alice in Wonderland at Mid-Prairie High School

Posted: Friday, November 4th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The drama department at Mid-Prairie High School will be performing “Alice in Wonderland” on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm.

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New Scholarship Available

Posted: Friday, November 4th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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High school juniors and seniors interested in cattle and beef production have a chance to earn a scholarship.  

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Last Day for Dance Team Leaf Raking Fundraiser Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, November 4th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The last day of the Washington High School Dance Team second annual fundraiser is tomorrow.  

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Juvenile in Custody after School Break In

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

A suspect is in custody after a break in at the Washington Junior High School Monday evening.  

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Washington Man Given Four Charges

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A man from Washington has been ordered into court stemming from an investigation in July.  

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City Council Approves Construction Projects

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 at 6:27 am

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The Washington City Council has approved construction projects.  

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Southeast Iowa Visited by Presidential Hopeful

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Southeast Iowa residents had a chance to meet a presidential hopeful yesterday.  

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Daylight Standard Time Coming Up

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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November 6th is the time to roll back your clocks for daylight standard time.

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Bridge Reopened Near Wellman

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

The bridge over Smith Creek southeast of Wellman that was closed in July has been reopened to traffic.  

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Author to Visit Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 at 6:23 am

An author of children’s books is visiting Washington tomorrow.  

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Pheasant Hunting Opening Weekend Check-In

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

Pheasant hunting started last Saturday, but with the number of pheasants down in Iowa, the season looks less promising.

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Riverside Trail Opening

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 at 6:21 am

Riverside Trail at Railroad Park will be opening on Sunday.

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Board of Supervisors Approve Speed Limit Change

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have approved a change in a speed limit in the county.  

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City Council Holding Several Public Hearings

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is holding public hearings as part of their meeting tonight.  

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Hospital Part of Honor for Statewide Program

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The state of Iowa has been honored as a “Purple State” by the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome.  

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Washington County Has Gained More Presence in Upcoming Caucuses

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Washington County will have more of a presence in the upcoming caucuses next year.  

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112 Trees Planted at the Packwood Little League Diamonds

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

After receiving a $2,500 grant from Branching Out, funded by Alliant Energy, the City of Packwood was able to plant 112 trees around their baseball diamonds.

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Proposed Ten Cent Increase on Iowa Gas Tax

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Transportation and Advisory Committee is proposing the state raise its gas tax by ten cents to help cover the cost of road and bridge repair.

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