Today's Local News

Louisa County Conservation Hosting Activities Day

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy a number of educational activities this weekend in Louisa County.  

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Football Season Starts Tonight

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The High School football season is kicking off tonight and area teams are ready.  

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City Council Approves New Ward Boundaries

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council held a special session last night and discussed election precinct agreements with the Washington County Temporary Redistricting Commission.  

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New School Principals Looking Forward to School Year

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2011 at 6:28 am

With the new school year starting today, the new principals at Stewart Elementary and at St. James are looking forward to the year.  

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Immunization Update 2011

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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A seminar is coming up for healthcare staff that administers vaccines.

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Leadership Washington Program Applications Due

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The deadline to sign up for one of the most popular programs offered by the Washington Chamber of Commerce has been extended.  

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Extensive Renovation on Kalona Elementary Playground Complete

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2011 at 6:24 am

A project five years in the making is finally complete at Kalona Elementary.  

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Washington and Six Other Iowa Communities Holding SIDS Events This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Iowa’s 12th Annual Sudden Infant Death Syndrome “Walk for the Future” will take place in Washington and six other Iowa communities Saturday.  

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15 Groups to Perform at Kalona Gospel Festival

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2011 at 6:22 am

A popular music event is being held near Kalona this weekend.  

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Magazines Available from IMS Students

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Students at Iowa Mennonite School are kicking off the school year by selling magazines to area residents.  

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Board of Supervisors Agree to Abate Taxes

Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors passed resolutions to abate some property taxes as part of their meeting yesterday.  

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Washington County’s Unemployment Drops Slightly Last Month

Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The latest round of unemployment figures has been released and Washington County’s unemployment rate went down a little last month according to data released from the Iowa Workforce Development.  

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Special City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington City Council is holding a special session tonight and will be discussing election precinct agreements with the Washington County Temporary Redistricting Commission as part of the meeting.  

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First Day of School Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Washington students are getting ready to hit the books for another school year.  

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Washington County Fair Evaluation Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Washington County Extension is holding a county fair evaluation meeting to discuss this year’s fair tonight.  

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Area 4-Hers Wrap Up Second Week of State Fair

Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Washington County 4-H members had another strong showing in the 4-H Youth and Livestock Show at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines.  

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Wellman Moves toward Choosing New City Administrator

Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Wellman City Council is preparing to enter the final stages of the search for the community’s next city administrator.  

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Area Couple Exhibits Artwork in Ohio

Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 at 6:21 am

A Parnell husband and wife are presenting an exhibition of their artwork this weekend at an Ohio university.  

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics Provides Community Benefit

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics says a new study of 2010 figures shows that they have provided almost $1.5 million in free and discounted benefits.  

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Washington’s Elementary Schools Holding Events Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Both of Washington’s Elementary schools are holding events to kick off the new school year.  

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