Today's Local News

Monthly Caregivers Support Group Meeting Focusing on Alzheimer’s

Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The next meeting of the Caregivers Support Group is focusing on “Understanding and Attacking Alzheimer’s.”  

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Local Dancers Advance in State Fair Talent Search

Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2011 at 6:23 am

A group of dancers from Washington have advanced to the semi-final round in the State Fair’s talent search.  

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Lone Tree Hosting Area’s Final Summer Festival for 2011

Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2011 at 6:22 am

One area community will conclude this summer’s round of festivals and celebrations this weekend.  

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County 4-Hers Impress in Showmanship Category at State Fair

Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Two Washington County 4-Hers took showmanship honors at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines.  

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Washington City Councilman Will Not Seek Re-election

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 6:15 pm

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City Councilor Mike Roth has announced that he is not seeking reelection in the fall.

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Board of Supervisors Approve Funding for Sheriff

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have approved funding for the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.  

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Washington City Council Discussing Ward Boundary Changes

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is holding a public hearing as part of their meeting tonight regarding proposed ward boundary changes.  

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Changes for Pickup and Drop off Procedure at Junior High School

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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With the construction of the new high school in Washington, the Junior High School will have a different procedure for student pickup and drop off this school year.  

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Leadership Washington Program Applications Due Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 6:25 am

One of the most popular programs offered by the Washington Chamber of Commerce begins next month, but the deadline to signup is tomorrow.  

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Washington School Board Discussing Director Districts

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Washington Community School Board is meeting tonight and as part of their meeting they will be discussing Director Districts.  

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Extension Announces New After School Program

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 6:23 am

As another school year approaches, some Washington County students will have a new opportunity to learn and have fun this fall.  

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City Council Explores Leadership Options

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 6:22 am

As the deadline approaches for the Keota Comprehensive Plan, the town’s city council could attempt to create a city manager position.  

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Local Fair Exhibitors Bring Home More Awards

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Southeast Iowa 4-H exhibitors are gaining more recognition through their presentations at the Iowa State Fair.  

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Vacancy Filled on Local Court

Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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An attorney from Fairfield has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the 8A Judicial District Court.  

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Man Arrested for Driving Stolen Car While Drunk

Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Police arrested a Henry County man for drunk driving and then learned the car he was driving had been reported stolen.  

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Local Agency Now Requires County Support

Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The cleanup of a meth lab in Keokuk County had one agency scrambling for funds, but found some support from the county budget.  

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Richmond Project Meeting Taking Place Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Residents of Richmond are invited to attend a meeting regarding the Richmond Sewer Project.

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Mens Golf Day Registration Due Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is reminding everyone about a day set aside for area golfers.  

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Open House Being Held to Welcome New CEO

Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Washington County Hospitals and Clinics is hosting a welcome reception later this month.  

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Washington Public Library Piano Concert Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Public Library is presenting a piano concert tomorrow.  

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