Today's Local News

Weather Increases Fire Risk

Posted: Thursday, October 6th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Southeast Iowa has seen dry weather recently which has prompted reminders about the risk of burning in the area.  

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Riverboat Grants Applications Deadline Today

Posted: Thursday, October 6th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The deadline is today for applications being accepted for the next round Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants.  

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Homecoming Theme Days Continue

Posted: Thursday, October 6th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Homecoming week continues at Washington High School and the students are continuing to have theme days.  

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Mid-Prairie Crowns Homecoming King and Queen

Posted: Thursday, October 6th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Mid-Prairie homecoming festivities continued Wednesday evening.

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4-H Week Looking at Health

Posted: Thursday, October 6th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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National 4-H Week continues and 4‑H youth are being honored who have made an impact in the community.  

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Radio Auction Pickup Times

Posted: Thursday, October 6th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Another KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza is in the books and items will be available for pick up starting tomorrow.  

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Mid-Prairie Homecoming Court Chosen

Posted: Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 at 9:30 pm

Jaemin Powell and Brianna Hershberger are the newest addition to Mid-Prairie’s Homecoming Royalty.

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Board of Supervisors Approve Ordinance Changes

Posted: Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors held readings of ordinance changes as part of their meeting yesterday.

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City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is set to meet tonight and as part of their meeting, they will be holding public hearings.  

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Government Officials Visiting Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Washington is receiving a visit from two Government officials from Des Moines tomorrow.  

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Fire Hydrant Flushing Happening Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The City of Washington Maintenance and Construction Department will begin fire hydrant flushing next week.  

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Drivers need to be Alert for Farm Equipment

Posted: Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Fall harvesting is happening and drivers need to be mindful of the farm machinery on the roads.  

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Washington County Road Closure Begins Today

Posted: Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Motorists will not be able to access one intersection in central Washington County starting today.  

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4-H Week Focusing on Hands

Posted: Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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This week is National 4-H Week and Washington County is honoring the 4‑H youth who have made an impact in the community.  

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Crooked Creek Camp Hosting Senior Day

Posted: Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Crooked Creek Christian Camp is hosting a day for Seniors.  

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Homecoming Theme Days at High School Press On

Posted: Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Washington High School is still celebrating homecoming week by continuing to have theme days each day.  

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Washington County Road Closure Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 at 2:02 pm

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Motorists will not be able to access one intersection in central Washington County starting today.  

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Rollover Accident Reported

Posted: Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 at 11:22 am

At 11:05 this morning the Washington County Safety Center reported a rollover accident south of Washington on Highway 1.  

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New Library Director Starts

Posted: Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The new Library Director has started at the Washington Public Library.  

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Seat Belt Safety Program Results

Posted: Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Police Department in conjunction with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Iowa State Patrol conducted seat belt checks recently and have released the results.  

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