Today's Local News

Washington Community Theater Announces Cast for Fall Show

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington Community Theatre and Directors Doug and Beth McBride have announced the cast for the play “Leaving Iowa.”  

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Riverside Man Has Bond Reduced

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 12:01 pm

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A Riverside man accused of murder has received a reduced bond.  

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Washington County Board of Supervisors Discussing Taxes Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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As part of their meeting tomorrow, the Washington County Board of Supervisors are discussing property taxes.  

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Election Registration Deadline Today

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Area school districts are holding an election on September 13th and Washington County Auditor Bill Fredrick is passing along information about registration.  

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Mid-Prairie Opens Year in Newly Renovated High School

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:26 am

After an extensive summer renovation, Mid-Prairie High School students kick off the 2011-2012 school year in their new building.  

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Open House To Welcome New CEO Tonight

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Washington County Hospitals and Clinics is hosting a welcome reception tonight for the entire community and hospital staff to welcome its new CEO, Dennis Hunger.

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Redistricting Spurs Special Kalona City Meeting

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Thursday is the deadline for Iowa cities and counties to submit new districts and precincts, and the city of Kalona has called a special meeting to discuss an area of northern Washington County being part of the city’s district.  

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Books Needed For Fundraiser

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:23 am

New and used books are being collected for Washington’s Planned Parenthood Clinic.  

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Annual Doggie Paddle Tonight

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Washington Dog Park Association says its annual Doggie Paddle at Sunset Park’s Family Aquatic Center is tonight.  

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Harkin Aide to Visit with Keokuk County Residents

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:21 am

An aide to Senator Tom Harkin will visit Keokuk County to hear concerns and ideas on how to rebuild the middle class.  

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Washington County Board of Supervisors to Discuss Taxes

Posted: Sunday, August 28th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are discussing property taxes are part of their meeting this week.  

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Alive After Five Happening This Week

Posted: Sunday, August 28th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Another Alive After 5 event is taking place this week to highlight a Washington Chamber of Commerce member.  

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Henry County Man Found in Fire Pit

Posted: Sunday, August 28th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Henry County police discovered a man’s body in a fire pit near New London.  

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Redistricting Spurs Special Kalona City Meeting

Posted: Sunday, August 28th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Thursday is the deadline for Iowa cities and counties to submit new districts and precincts, and the city of Kalona has called a special meeting to discuss an area of northern Washington County being part of the city’s district.  

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Senior Fest Coming Again This Year

Posted: Saturday, August 27th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics is hosting their 3rd Annual Seniorfest later this year.  

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Next Round of Riverboat Grants Applications Still Being Accepted

Posted: Saturday, August 27th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Applications are still available for the next round Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants.  

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Last Weekend of State Fair Successful for Area 4-Hers

Posted: Saturday, August 27th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Several area kids in 4-H brought home big honors from the last couple of days from this year’s State Fair.  

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Golf Tournament to Raise Funds for New Equipment

Posted: Saturday, August 27th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Washington Fire Department along with the Sons of the American Legion are pairing together to raise funds for the Fire Department.  

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Paws and More Hosting Their Annual Auto Show

Posted: Saturday, August 27th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Washington County’s no-kill animal shelter is raising funds at this weekend.  

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Wellman Awards Funds for Downtown Improvement

Posted: Saturday, August 27th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The city of Wellman has awarded businesses in the town grant money for improvements.  

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