Today's Local News

World Blood Donor Day

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Today is World Blood Donor Day, a day for celebrating Karl Landsteiner, the man who created the ABO blood group system, and those who donate blood.

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Accident at CJ Speedway Results in Death

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A participant in last Friday night’s CJ Speedway races was killed after a part on his vehicle broke.

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Washington Page – Suzanne Ackerman

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 11:01 am

In the first of a two part program, Suzanne Ackerman, a representative of Main Street Washington talks about a new recycling program that is coming to the downtown area.

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Hansen Murder Trial Postponed

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A murder trial that’s been delayed three times in the past has been pushed back again.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Discusses Construction and Road Bids

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors discussed different bids as part of their meeting yesterday.  

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Washington School Board Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Washington School Board’s meeting tonight is a goal setting session to both review last year’s goals and set aspirations for this year.  

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New Project Coming to Downtown Washington in the Future

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A new project is coming to downtown Washington residents.  

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Mid-Prairie Holding Learning Conference

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Mid-Prairie is hosting a week long learning conference.

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Lake Darling Receives Funding for Upgrades

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Lake Darling State Park is receiving funds from the Federal Government to be used toward upgrades.  

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Grazing Program Registrations Due Today

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A popular southeast Iowa program is coming to Washington County next week.  

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Keokuk County Accepts Bids

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Keokuk County held a special Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday.

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Washington Page – Josh Riffel

Posted: Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Josh Riffel from the Washington Y talks about the VERB Summer Scorecard Program returning this summer.

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County Audit Information Shows Increased Revenue

Posted: Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 at 6:30 am

A report from State Auditor David Vaudt shows Washington County brought in over 32 million dollars in tax revenue during the fiscal year that ended June 30th of last year.

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Youth Summer Program Returning to Washington

Posted: Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A program is returning to Washington for youth to promote physical activity this summer.  

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New Program Coming to Hamakua Place Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Beginning tomorrow, Hamakua Place in Washington is offering a new program for girls.  

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Grant Helps to Purchase New Trailer

Posted: Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A 4-H club in Washington has received a grant to purchase a new trailer.  

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Two Hospitalized After ATV Accident

Posted: Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Two Wayland residents are in the hospital after an ATV crash.

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Riverside Casino and Golf Resort Pledges Large Sum to Iowa City Organization

Posted: Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Riverside Casino and Golf Resort recently pledged to donate to a group dedicated to keeping Iowa City an attractive place to do business.

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Water Rate Increase in Wapello Voted Down

Posted: Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 at 6:22 am

A water rate increase in Wapello has failed to pass.

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WCRF Mini-Grant Applications Still Being Accepted

Posted: Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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There is still time left for local non-profits to submit grant applications to the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.  

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