Today's Local News

Area Fair Participants Garnering Recognition in Des Moines

Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Several young Washington County fair participants have received honors at the Iowa State Fair.  

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New Washington City Administrator Chosen

Posted: Monday, August 15th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The Washington City Council has chosen a new City Administrator. 

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School District Test Scores Improving

Posted: Monday, August 15th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington Community School District’s student achievement scores have improved.  

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Pheasant Surveying Wrapping Up Today

Posted: Monday, August 15th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Staff members from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources have been working on their annual survey of the area’s pheasant population.  

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Wellman Library Board Sees Shakeup

Posted: Monday, August 15th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The makeup of the Wellman Library Board will change its representation after discussion by the Wellman City Council.  

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Two Washington County 4-H Alums Inducted into Hall of Fame

Posted: Monday, August 15th, 2011 at 6:24 am
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The Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame will welcome two new members from Washington County at this year’s Iowa State Fair.  

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Hunting Licenses Go On Sale Today

Posted: Monday, August 15th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The time is here for hunters in the area to get ready for the upcoming hunting season.  

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Seat Belt Program Starting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, August 15th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Safety and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office are making sure you always arrive safely to your destination.  

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Harkin Aide to Meet With Louisa County Residents

Posted: Monday, August 15th, 2011 at 6:21 am

An aide to Senator Tom Harkin will visit Louisa County to hear concerns and ideas on how to rebuild the middle class.  

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Pleasant weather

Posted: Sunday, August 14th, 2011 at 11:46 am

Pleasant weather will be seen across the area today and tonight as high pressure builds into the region. Early morning and late night fog is possible, mainly in river valleys. The next storm system to affect the area is expected Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday with a chance of thunderstorms.

New Washington City Administrator Chosen

Posted: Sunday, August 14th, 2011 at 6:31 am

The Washington City Council has chosen a new City Administrator. 

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Pheasant Surveying Wrapping Up Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, August 14th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Staff members from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources have been conducting their annual survey of the area’s pheasant population.  

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Learn at Lunch Focusing on Bookkeeping This Week

Posted: Sunday, August 14th, 2011 at 6:28 am

This week’s Learn at Lunch meeting is focusing on record keeping and making better financial decisions.  

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A Avenue Bridge Project Finances on Kalona City Council Agenda

Posted: Sunday, August 14th, 2011 at 6:22 am

As the A Avenue Bridge Project nears its completion, the Kalona City Council will discuss the finances of the project at its meeting this week.  

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Harkin Aide to Meet with Louisa County Residents

Posted: Sunday, August 14th, 2011 at 6:21 am

An aide to Senator Tom Harkin will visit Louisa County to hear concerns and ideas on how to rebuild the middle class.  

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City Administrator Candidates Gather for Open House

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 11:55 am
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As city officials prepare to select a new Washington city administrator, the five people chosen as candidates were invited to an open house for a meet and greet.  

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Interviews Being Conducted Today

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The Washington City Council is conducting interview this afternoon.  

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High School Busy Over the Summer

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington High School was a busy place over the summer.  

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Final Cruise Night Happening

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The final Corn Country Cruisers event for the year is happening tonight.  

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Women and Cancer Screenings

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:24 am

A recent poll was taken to investigate on why women with insurance skip cancer screenings.  

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