Today's Local News

Record Year of Usage for Washington County Conservation

Posted: Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 8:56 am

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Facilities operated by Washington County Conservation saw a record number of users last fiscal year.

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Schmitz to Seek Reelection

Posted: Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 8:55 am

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Southeast Iowa state Senator Becky Schmitz will seek reelection next year.

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Only Incumbents file to Run for Kalona Council

Posted: Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 8:54 am

Kalona’s City Council elections this November will feature some familiar faces.

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Country School Open House this Weekend

Posted: Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 8:51 am

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Two of Washington’s County’s country schools will be showcased during open houses this weekend.

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Buckskinner Rendezvous this Weekend

Posted: Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 8:49 am

The annual Buckskinners Rendezvous is this weekend

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Area Farmers Receive Efficiency Grants

Posted: Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 8:45 am

Three Jefferson County agriculture producers are getting a helping hand

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Washington School Board to Consider Sales Tax Bonding

Posted: Thursday, September 24th, 2009 at 6:09 am

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Washington School Board members tonight (9/24) will consider using sales tax money

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Voters to Decide on Hotel Tax this November

Posted: Thursday, September 24th, 2009 at 6:07 am

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Voters in the city of Washington will decide whether a hotel-motel tax should be implemented

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Supervisor Chair Concerned with IPERS Drop

Posted: Thursday, September 24th, 2009 at 6:05 am

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The chair of the Washington County Board of Supervisors is concerned that the decline in Iowa’s Public Employee Retirement Systems

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Miller Drops Out of Mayoral Race

Posted: Thursday, September 24th, 2009 at 6:03 am

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Washington Mayor Sandra Johnson will run for election unopposed

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Loebsack Rep in Washington Today

Posted: Thursday, September 24th, 2009 at 6:01 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a representative in Washington today.

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Washington Library Opening Delayed

Posted: Thursday, September 24th, 2009 at 5:59 am

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The opening ceremony for the Washington Public Library’s new location has been pushed back

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Bandstand Groundbreaking Ceremony Set

Posted: Thursday, September 24th, 2009 at 5:57 am

Work on Washington’s Central Park bandstand will be kicking off next Tuesday (9/29)

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Fall Festival this Weekend in Kalona

Posted: Thursday, September 24th, 2009 at 5:55 am

The Kalona Historical Village will celebrate the beginning of autumn

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Pork Producer Comments on H1N1’s Market Impact

Posted: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 at 8:21 am

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Pork producers have been through a rough patch lately, and fears about the mislabeled H1N1 virus

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Southeast Iowa Crop Update

Posted: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 at 8:20 am

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Corn and soybean progress continues to lag behind despite a few weeks of what for the most part was ideal weather.

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Supervisors Hesitant to Transfer Park to Riverside

Posted: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 at 8:19 am

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Washington County Supervisors are moving forward with the transfer of Iowa Township Park to the City of Riverside.

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Washington-Henry County Empowerment Merger Moving Forward

Posted: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 at 8:14 am

Washington and Henry Counties’ Empowerment Boards are moving forward with a merger.

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Wellman Community Center Nearing Completion

Posted: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 at 8:13 am

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The new Wellman Community Center is nearing completion

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Smart Grid Announced

Posted: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 at 8:12 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack recently announced nearly one-million dollars in recovery funds

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