Today's Local News

Crawfordsville Man Killed in Rollover Accident near Fairfield

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 5:59 am

A Crawfordsville man was killed after a one vehicle car accident

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High Number of Flu Cases Reported in Mt. Pleasant

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 5:58 am

The Mt. Pleasant High School is seeing an unusually high number of absences due to the flu.

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Washington Co. Supervisors To Discuss Dispute With Riverside

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 5:57 am

Washington County Supervisors this morning (9/30) are slated to go into closed session to confer with an attorney

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Consultant Engineer Begins Looking at New Locations for Washington Comm Center

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 5:56 am

The process of finding a new home for Washington County’s Communications Center is underway.

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CJ Levee Project Still in Planning Phase

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 5:55 am

Columbus Junction moving through the planning stages for improvements to the city’s levee.

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Crowd Gathers for Bandstand Groundbreaking

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 5:52 am

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A crowd gathered in Washington’s Central Park yesterday (9/29) to break ground on the bandstand renovation project. The guest of honor at the ceremony was John Jackson. The Washington native donated $175,000 to the effort. Jackson was an original member of the municipal band in 1932. Today he resides in Fairfield. Crews are expected to work on the bandstand this year as long as weather allows. They’ll resume in the spring and hope to be done in time for the first municipal band concert.

New Washington Public Library Opens Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 5:51 am

Washington’s New Public Library officially opens to the public tomorrow

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WACO Homecoming Activities Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 5:50 am

WACO’s 2009 Homecoming king and queen will be crowned today

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School Board Approves Sales Tax Bonding

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 8:18 am

Washington School Board members have approved a $16.5 million

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Two H1N1 Deaths Reported in E. Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 8:17 am

Two H1N1 related deaths have been reported

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Potential for Frost this Week

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 8:16 am

The National Weather Service says there is the potential for frost this week,

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Storing Produce

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 8:15 am

Gardening season is coming to a close, but people can still enjoy homegrown produce

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Bandstand Renovation Starts Today

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 8:12 am

Work gets started on another construction project in downtown Washington this morning (9/29).

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Poet Laureate to Share Book with IDB

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 8:11 am

The poet laureate of Iowa and summer resident of Kalona will again be showcasing her work for an Iowa audience.

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Lawmaker Touts Homeowner Assistance Program

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 8:11 am

A local state lawmaker says things are getting better for homeowners in Iowa.

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KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza Kicks Off Today

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 8:10 am

The KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza gets started this morning.

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Washington County To Hold Public Input Hearing on Zoning Proposal

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 6:00 am

Washington County residents this week are being asked to give input on the proposed zoning ordinance.

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WCHC to Showcase Digital Mammography Equipment

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 5:57 am

Breast Cancer Awareness Month gets started this week.

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JET PT Plans Walk at Work Day

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 5:55 am

Jet Physical Therapy in Washington is having a Walk at Work Day next Week.

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Battery Up

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 5:53 am

Area firefighters and the Red Cross are urging the importance of fire prevention

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