Today's Local News

911, Comm Commissions Look at New Facilities

Posted: Saturday, September 26th, 2009 at 6:03 am

Washington County’s 911 Board and Communications Commission will hear a consultant’s presentation

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Schmitz Expects More Cuts Next Year

Posted: Saturday, September 26th, 2009 at 6:01 am

Many economists say the recession is coming to an end, but a state lawmaker from Southeast Iowa expects more cuts

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DOT Stressing Harvest Safety

Posted: Saturday, September 26th, 2009 at 5:59 am

With the harvest season quickly approaching, the Iowa Department of Transportation

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Buckskinner Rendezvous Today

Posted: Saturday, September 26th, 2009 at 5:57 am

Area residents are invited to the Halcyon House today and tomorrow

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Fall Festival Continues

Posted: Saturday, September 26th, 2009 at 5:55 am

The Kalona Historical Villages Fall Festival continues today

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Maharishi Recieves $1 Million Grant

Posted: Saturday, September 26th, 2009 at 5:53 am

The Maharishi University of Management was recently awarded one-million dollars

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Fall Colors Visible Soon

Posted: Saturday, September 26th, 2009 at 5:51 am

Fall colors will soon be emerging in Iowa.

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Wayland Phone Company Among those Ordered to Refund Access Charges

Posted: Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 9:18 am

The Farmer’s and Merchant’s Mutual Telephone Company of Wayland is among eight providers being ordered to refund access charges

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Washington School Board to Take Action on Bond Proposal Monday

Posted: Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 9:16 am

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Washington School Board members have scheduled a special meeting next week to take action on a $16.5 million sales tax bond proposal.

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Record Year of Usage for Washington County Conservation

Posted: Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 8:56 am

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Facilities operated by Washington County Conservation saw a record number of users last fiscal year.

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Schmitz to Seek Reelection

Posted: Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 8:55 am

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Southeast Iowa state Senator Becky Schmitz will seek reelection next year.

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Only Incumbents file to Run for Kalona Council

Posted: Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 8:54 am

Kalona’s City Council elections this November will feature some familiar faces.

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Country School Open House this Weekend

Posted: Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 8:51 am

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Two of Washington’s County’s country schools will be showcased during open houses this weekend.

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Buckskinner Rendezvous this Weekend

Posted: Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 8:49 am

The annual Buckskinners Rendezvous is this weekend

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Area Farmers Receive Efficiency Grants

Posted: Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 8:45 am

Three Jefferson County agriculture producers are getting a helping hand

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Washington School Board to Consider Sales Tax Bonding

Posted: Thursday, September 24th, 2009 at 6:09 am

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Washington School Board members tonight (9/24) will consider using sales tax money

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Voters to Decide on Hotel Tax this November

Posted: Thursday, September 24th, 2009 at 6:07 am

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Voters in the city of Washington will decide whether a hotel-motel tax should be implemented

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Supervisor Chair Concerned with IPERS Drop

Posted: Thursday, September 24th, 2009 at 6:05 am

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The chair of the Washington County Board of Supervisors is concerned that the decline in Iowa’s Public Employee Retirement Systems

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Miller Drops Out of Mayoral Race

Posted: Thursday, September 24th, 2009 at 6:03 am

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Washington Mayor Sandra Johnson will run for election unopposed

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Loebsack Rep in Washington Today

Posted: Thursday, September 24th, 2009 at 6:01 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a representative in Washington today.

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