Today’s Local News

Primary Races Decide This Falls Candidates

Posted: Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Primaries were held yesterday and the candidates for this fall’s elections were decided.

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City Council to Meet Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Washington City Council is set to meet tonight and they will be discussing water rates as part of the meeting.  

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Superintendent Talks about No Child Left Behind Act

Posted: Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Recently, the Federal Government granted waivers to eight states to not be part of the No Child Left Behind Act.  

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Decisions Made on Pool at Keota City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Keota City Council held their meeting Monday night.

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Diabetes Classes Being Offered at Hospital

Posted: Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics is again offering Diabetes classes for persons with the disease.

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PQA Session Coming to Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A Pork Quality Assurance Plus training session is returning to Washington County later this month.  

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Port Louisa NWR Breaks Ground on Headquarters

Posted: Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge broke ground on a new building last Thursday.

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Unofficial Election Results for Surrounding Counties

Posted: Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at 10:08 pm

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Unofficial Election Results for Washington County

Posted: Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at 9:16 pm

The unofficial results have been received for races here in Washington County.

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Board of Supervisors Talk About Public Health Location

Posted: Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors held their meeting yesterday because of the Primary today and discussion regarding the acquisition of property for Washington County Public Health took place.  

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Schoolhouse at Fairgrounds Receiving Makeover

Posted: Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Members of a 4-H leadership group are in the process of getting a building at the Washington County Fairgrounds ready for next month’s fair.  

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List of Polling Places in Washington County

Posted: Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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Polling places in Washington County are open from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm today.  

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Congressman Loebsack Representative Holding Office Hours

Posted: Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A representative from Congressman Dave Loebsack’s office will be in southeast Iowa tomorrow.

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Brighton Celebrating Whoopee Days this Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The City of Brighton will be holding the 102nd Whoopee Days next weekend.

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Marr Park Summer Camps Starting Next Week

Posted: Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County Conservation Board is reminding residents of the county about their four different summer day camps that start next week.  

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ISU Extension Food Preservation Classes Coming

Posted: Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Iowa State University Extension is again offering a program for gardeners.  

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Handicapped Fishing Day Happening Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The local chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America is holding their annual Handicapped Fishing Day tomorrow.  

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Lt Governor Will be in Southeast Iowa Friday

Posted: Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The Lt Governor has planned a visit to southeast Iowa this week.  

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Primary Election Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Voters will be heading to the polls tomorrow to choose candidates in their party for the November general election.  

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Last Day to Vote Absentee

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Those wishing to vote via an absentee ballot for tomorrow’s primary have one last chance today.  

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