Today's Local News

Washington Public Library Piano Concert Next Week

Posted: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Public Library is presenting a piano concert next week.  

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Pesticide Testing Still Being Offered

Posted: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Iowa Department of Ag and Land Stewardship is again offering pesticide testing this month at the Washington County Extension.

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Motorcycle Accident Injures Driver

Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at 6:30 am

A single motorcycle accident has sent the driver to the hospital.  

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Board of Supervisors Approve Second Reading

Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors held a second reading as part of their meeting yesterday.  

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School Board Welcoming New Members

Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington School Board is meeting tonight and the retiring Board Members will be recognized.  

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Final Chance for Easement Sign Up Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Residents in Richmond have one final chance to participate in signing up for easements.  

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Enrollment Slightly Up in Mid-Prairie District

Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Mid-Prairie School District is reporting a slight rise in enrollment.

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Library Hosting Photography Workshop

Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Washington Public Library is giving middle and high schoolers a chance to attend a photography workshop.  

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Task Force on Aging Giving Presentation

Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Task Force on Aging is giving a presentation tomorrow focusing on seniors who might be struggling to make ends meet.  

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Louisa County Youth Center to Receive Funds

Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Community Foundation of Louisa County has pledged $50,000 to the Youth Center project at the Louisa County Fairgrounds in Columbus Junction.

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Voter Registration Reminder

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Auditor is urging voters who aren’t registered to do so by the end of the month.

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Washington Collecting Leaves Starting Next Week

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The City of Washington is offering free pickup of leaves through November 24th starting next week.  

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Hog Confinement Safety

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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The ISU Extension service is warning hog confinement operators about the risk of fire and explosions.  

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Kalona City Council Approves Capital Improvement Projects

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Kalona City Council has approved several capital improvement projects including renovations to the city’s slow pitch  softball fields and campgrounds.

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Organizers Pleased With First Event

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Organizers of the Quad County Pork Fest are pleased with the event.  

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Washington High School Dance Marathon Next Month

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Washington High School is again participating in an event to raise funds and celebrate the struggles and triumphs of children.  

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Monthly Caregivers Support Group Meeting Looking At Dementia

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The next meeting of the Caregivers Support Group is focusing on how dementia affects a marital relationship.  

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Food Orders Being Taken

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Members of the Washington FFA Chapters are out taking orders for fresh citrus.  

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Packwood Trucking Company Praised for Safety Record

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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A Packwood trucking company has been recognized by their state industry association for their excellence in safety.  

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Sixth Graders Learn About Aviation

Posted: Monday, October 10th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Some sixth grade students from Lincoln Elementary had an opportunity to learn about the workings of aviation on Saturday.  

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