Today's Local News

Board of Supervisors Approve Funding for Sheriff

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have approved funding for the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.  

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Washington City Council Discussing Ward Boundary Changes

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is holding a public hearing as part of their meeting tonight regarding proposed ward boundary changes.  

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Changes for Pickup and Drop off Procedure at Junior High School

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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With the construction of the new high school in Washington, the Junior High School will have a different procedure for student pickup and drop off this school year.  

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Leadership Washington Program Applications Due Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 6:25 am

One of the most popular programs offered by the Washington Chamber of Commerce begins next month, but the deadline to signup is tomorrow.  

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Washington School Board Discussing Director Districts

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Washington Community School Board is meeting tonight and as part of their meeting they will be discussing Director Districts.  

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Extension Announces New After School Program

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 6:23 am

As another school year approaches, some Washington County students will have a new opportunity to learn and have fun this fall.  

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City Council Explores Leadership Options

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 6:22 am

As the deadline approaches for the Keota Comprehensive Plan, the town’s city council could attempt to create a city manager position.  

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Local Fair Exhibitors Bring Home More Awards

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Southeast Iowa 4-H exhibitors are gaining more recognition through their presentations at the Iowa State Fair.  

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Vacancy Filled on Local Court

Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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An attorney from Fairfield has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the 8A Judicial District Court.  

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Man Arrested for Driving Stolen Car While Drunk

Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Police arrested a Henry County man for drunk driving and then learned the car he was driving had been reported stolen.  

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Local Agency Now Requires County Support

Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The cleanup of a meth lab in Keokuk County had one agency scrambling for funds, but found some support from the county budget.  

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Richmond Project Meeting Taking Place Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Residents of Richmond are invited to attend a meeting regarding the Richmond Sewer Project.

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Mens Golf Day Registration Due Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is reminding everyone about a day set aside for area golfers.  

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Open House Being Held to Welcome New CEO

Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Washington County Hospitals and Clinics is hosting a welcome reception later this month.  

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Washington Public Library Piano Concert Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Public Library is presenting a piano concert tomorrow.  

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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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