Today’s Local News

Book Sale Today

Posted: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The last day of the March Madness Book Sale held by the Teen Advisory Board at the Washington Public Library is today.

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Winfield Company Receives Award

Posted: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A local production company has been recognized for work they’ve done.

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Fire at Apartment Building in Washington

Posted: Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 10:14 am

Crews work to extinguish a fire at an apartment building in Washington on Friday morning.

A fire broke out at an apartment building at 210 East 14th Street in Washington this morning.

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Breaking News

Posted: Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 9:06 am

At around 8:45AM area fire crews responded to a fire at an apartment complex located at 210 E. 14th Street in Washington.

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Washington to Share Bus Drivers with WACO

Posted: Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 6:30 am

The Washington school district will begin providing school bus drivers for WACO routes.

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Washington Employment Stats Released

Posted: Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 6:29 am

Approximately 2,000 of the 8,700 employees that work in Washington County do not live in Washington County.

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Olympian Visits Washington

Posted: Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Olympic wrestler and former University of Iowa wrestling coach, Dan Gable, made an appearance in Washington last night. Gable spoke at the YMCA annual campaign kick off at JP’s 207.

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Swine Ventilation Workshop to Be Held

Posted: Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A workshop for swine producers called “Managing Your Unseen Employee: The Ventilation System” is to be held in Washington on Wednesday, March 20th at the National Guard Armory.

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Public Meeting on US 61 Reconstruction Scheduled

Posted: Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 6:23 am

With a four-lane reconstruction of U.S. 61 in Louisa County being proposed, a public meeting has been scheduled.

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Former Inmate Pays More Than $20,000

Posted: Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 6:23 am

An inmate housed for 645 days in Washington has paid his boarding fee.

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WACO Secondary Holding Charitable Event

Posted: Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A non-profit and a local school are teaming up today to package meals for children in developing countries.

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Kalona Library Accepting Book Donations

Posted: Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 6:21 am

With an upcoming book sale, the Kalona Public Library is accepting book donations.

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National Honor Society Announces New Inductees

Posted: Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Sixteen Washington High School students were recently named new members of the National Honor Society.

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City Council Discusses Assessment Policy

Posted: Thursday, March 7th, 2013 at 6:28 am

The Washington City Council met last night. The Council discussed a special assessment policy.

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Washington County Dust Control Rates Set

Posted: Thursday, March 7th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The rates for dust control applications will remain the same.

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Dodici’s Named One of Five Destinations

Posted: Thursday, March 7th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Café Dodici and Night Suite in Washington is one of five Iowa locations listed on “Destination Iowa.”

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Keota Receives Draft Wastewater Permit From Iowa DNR

Posted: Thursday, March 7th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The City of Keota has received a draft wastewater discharge permit from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

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Etheredge Elected to Johnson County Board

Posted: Thursday, March 7th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Despite the weather, voters made their way to Johnson County polls for a special election.

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Loebsack Working to Reinstate Olympic Wrestling

Posted: Thursday, March 7th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Iowa Democratic congressman Dave Loebsack, in conjunction with a Republican congressman from Ohio, is hoping to get wrestling reinstated in the Olympics.

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Mid-Prairie Jazz Band Advancing to State

Posted: Thursday, March 7th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Mid-Prairie Jazz Band is advancing to the Iowa Jazz Championships.

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