Today's Local News

Kirkwood Washington Center Accelerated Classes

Posted: Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at 7:06 am

The Kirkwood Washington Center has a new agreement with Mount Mercy College that would allow you to get a four year business degree without leaving Washington.

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Weekend Events at Wellman YMCA

Posted: Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at 7:04 am

Parents have two options this weekend for activities for their children at the Wellman YMCA.

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July 1st Deadline for State Fair

Posted: Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at 7:04 am

The Washington County Extension is reminding all 4H, FFA members, leaders and parents of the July 1st State Fair entry deadline.

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New Pastor at St. James

Posted: Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at 7:03 am

St. James Catholic Church in Washington will be getting a new pastor.

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Sigourney Movie Night

Posted: Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at 7:02 am

Movie buffs and nature lovers can get the best of both worlds in Sigourney. 

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Unofficial Primary Election Results

Posted: Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 6:56 am

One incumbent County Supervisor advanced out of the primary the other did not.

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Outgoing Principal Looks Back

Posted: Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 6:53 am

As the out going Washington Principal prepares to start his new job, he says there a quite a few things he’s proud of during his time at Washington High School.

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Paint the Town Purple

Posted: Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 6:51 am

With Washington’s Relay for Life coming up, the organizing committee wants to increase awareness of the event by Painting the Town Purple.

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Local DNR Officer Retires

Posted: Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 6:50 am

A local DNR Officer says he’s enjoying retirement after over 38 years on the job.

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Washington Co Environmental Dept Receiving Award

Posted: Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 6:49 am

The Washington County Environmental Department will be receiving a special recognition in water quality award from Governor Chet Culver on June 28 at Honey Creek Resort State Park.

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IMS Grad to Perform for Fundraiser

Posted: Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 6:47 am

A former graduate of Iowa Mennonite School is putting on a performance for a fund-raiser for the IMS Annual Fund.

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COPD Study Information

Posted: Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 6:45 am

A research group is looking for area residents to take part in a study on lung disease and the genes passed down that predispose people to it.

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Unofficial Primary Election Results

Posted: Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 5:00 am

Unofficial Primary Election Results

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Election Day

Posted: Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 at 6:30 am

It is Election day today and polls will be open from 7-am – 9-pm.

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Zoning Administrator and Zoning Coordinator Hired

Posted: Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Washington County Supervisors have approved the hiring of a zoning officer.

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Ridiculous Day Turnout Despite Early Rain

Posted: Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Saturday rains caused a little slower start to Ridiculous Day in Washington, but it didn’t wash out the entire event.

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Brighton Whoopee Days 100th year

Posted: Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 at 6:17 am

This year’s Brighton Whoopee Days will mark the 100th year for the event.

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Southeast Iowa Crop Report

Posted: Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 at 6:17 am

Southeast Iowa received another round of scattered rain, wind and hail last week.

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Handicapped Fish Day

Posted: Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 at 6:13 am

Handicapped Fish Day is Wednesday at Marr Park.

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Severe Weather Safety

Posted: Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 at 6:12 am

Storms and high winds are common for southeast Iowa during the summer months, and the Iowa Utilities Board is reminding community members that tree limbs near power lines during storms can be very dangerous.

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