Today's Local News

Safety Center Calls Up From Previous Year

Posted: Saturday, January 29th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County Safety Center has released their total calls received for 2010.

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Cable Network Presence in Washington

Posted: Saturday, January 29th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The cable network MTV visited Washington High School Wednesday.

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Judge Selected As Nominee To The Supreme Court

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Washington District Judge Michael R. Mullins has been selected as one of nine nominees of which three will become judges on the state Supreme Court.

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Reaction to Governor Branstad’s Budget Speech

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Governor Terry Branstad has released information on the state budget and Senator Sandy Greiner says two important things were revealed.

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Pork Queen Applications Due

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Pork Producers is looking for contestants to be this year’s Washington County Pork Queen.

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Mid-Prairie Adopts 2011-2012 School Calendar

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Mid-Prairie Board of Education recently adopted the school calendar for the next school year of 2011-2012.

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Pom Pom Clinic Being Held

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington High School Dance Team is holding a Pom Pom Clinic for school age girls tonight.

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Columbus Junction Working On Sidewalk Report

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Columbus Junction City Council met in regular session on Wednesday and discussed the Downtown Sidewalk Report.

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National Wildlife Turkey Foundation Fundraiser

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The National Wildlife Turkey Foundation is holding a fund raiser on Saturday, February 5th.

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Pauly Shore in Fairfield Tonight in a Sold Out Show

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Comedian Pauly Shore will be in Fairfield tonight in a recently sold out show. 

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Railroad Crossing Maintenance Work Being Performed

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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There will be maintenance being performed on the railroad tracks in Washington today.

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Secondary Roads Equipment To Be Purchased

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Secondary Roads Department is purchasing a new motor grader.

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Zero Education Budget Growth Bad For Iowa

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Governor Terry Branstad will be announcing today that Iowa schools will not be allowed to have budgetary growth for the next two years.

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Judge Mullins Supreme Court Interview

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Washington District Court Judge Michael Mullins has completed his interview for the state Supreme Court.

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Keokuk County Shortfall Caused by Human Error

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Entities across Keokuk County recently received notices that tax revenue for the current fiscal year will be reduced because of an error.

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Don’t Cut Down Your Ash Trees

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The state of Iowa is not recommending that you cut down your ash trees to stop the Emerald Ash Borer.

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Car Fire Reported in Washington

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Fire Department responded to a car fire in the 1000 block on East 2nd Street yesterday morning.

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Piano Concert At The Library

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington Public Library is having their monthly piano concert today.

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Resolution Passed and Engineering Agreement Discussed

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Board of Supervisors have passed a resolution for the purchase of land in construction sites.

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Washington Tourism Video

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Tourism Committee is finishing a project to promote Washington.

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