Today's Local News

Supervisors Expected to Recieve Anti-Zoning Petition

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:43 am

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Washington County Supervisors will receive a petition at this week’s meeting asking them not to implement a proposed zoning ordinance.

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M-P Board to Discuss Cuts

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:42 am

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The Mid Prairie School Board will be discussing state budget cuts

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Iowans for Tax Relief Unhappy with Culver’s Cuts

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:41 am

Gov. Chet Culver’s across the board budget cuts has some southeast Iowans upset

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Business Consultant to Lead Seminar in Washington

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:40 am

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An acclaimed business consultant and author will lead a seminar in Washington this week.

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Iowa Healthcare Seen as Example for Natl. Policy

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:27 am

Iowa is receiving national praise for its healthcare.

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Lots to Do in Washington during Halloween

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:26 am

Halloween is this weekend, and there are quite a few events planned in Washington.

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Marching Demons Bring Home Top Honors

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:25 am

The Washington High School Marching Band brought home top honors from state competition

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Langr Named to All State Chorus

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:25 am

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A vocalist at Washington Senior High has been named to the 2009 All-State Chorus.

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Muscatine Group Disagrees On Cuts

Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2009 at 6:59 am

Gov. Chet Culver’s across the board budget cuts has some southeast Iowans upset and looking for a better solution. 

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WHS Band Wins Top Honors

Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2009 at 6:58 am

The Washington High School Marching Band brought home top honors from state competition this month.

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Hospice Holds Memorial Service

Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2009 at 6:56 am

Hospice of Washington County is planning a memorial service for all community members who have passed away during the last year.

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IMS To Perform “Wizard of Oz”

Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2009 at 6:55 am

IMS students will take a trip to Oz next month when the school performs “The Wizard of Oz” November 6 through the 8.

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City of Washington Close To Purchasing Building

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:59 am

Washington is expected to complete the purchase of a collapsed downtown building within a week.

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Brighton Residents Fight Poverty

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:58 am

Brighton residents are encouraged to attend a conference at Iowa State University to work to reduce poverty in their community and across Iowa.

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WCHC Restricts Access To Certain Departments

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:57 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics is adding itself to a growing list of Iowa healthcare facilities restricting certain visitors this flu season.

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Kalona Historical Village Hosts Trip

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:56 am

The Kalona Historical Village wants to treat area residents to the American Quilter’s Society Show in Des Moines Thursday.

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Blood Drive Results

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:56 am

A blood drive put on by the Optimists Club of Washington this week yielded 126 pints.

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Hog Numbers Remain High

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:55 am

The USDA’s Chief Economist says even though there’s been a reduction in breeding sows, herd numbers remain high.

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Lawmakers Visit Washington

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:54 am

State Senator Becky Schmitz, and Representative Larry Marek  are visiting Washington Sunday for an informational session.

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Share-A-Calf

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:53 am

The Washington Cattlemen’s Association is again sponsoring the share-a-calf program this year for area FFA and 4-H’ers.

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