Today’s Local News

New Business Partnership Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A Washington business is getting ready to become part of a larger entity.  

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Koelhoeffer Sentenced to 20 Years After Dec. 2010 Escape Attempt

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Anthony Michael Koelhoeffer, the 21 year old Fairfield resident, who escaped police custody from the University Of Iowa Hospital last December, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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Internship Opportunity Application Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:25 am

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High School students in Washington still have a chance to learn about a future career through an internship opportunity.  

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Mid-Prairie School Central Office Replacements Tabled

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:24 am

Although Mid-Prairie Schools have been considering the issue of replacing their central offices for some time, they came to the decision last Monday to put the issue aside for a later date.

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Washington Junior High Magazine Sales Ending Today

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The last day for Washington Junior High students’ magazine fundraiser is today.  

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Halloween Activities Wrap Up Tonight

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Area trick-or-treat events are wrapping up tonight.  

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Alive After Five Event This Week

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2011 at 6:30 am

Another Washington Chamber of Commerce is being highlighted this week with a special event.  

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Koelhoeffer Sentenced to 20 Years After Dec. 2010 Escape Attempt

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Anthony Michael Koelhoeffer, the 21 year old Fairfield resident, who escaped police custody from the University Of Iowa Hospital last December, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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Preparing Roses for Winter

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Winter is just around the corner, and a lot of you might be wondering how to protect your garden.

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Halloween Activities Continue Tonight

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Multiple options for area trick-or-treaters are still available tonight.  

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Burn Ban Lifted

Posted: Saturday, October 29th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The open burn ban that was issued three weeks ago has been lifted.  

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Nationwide Police Cuts not Hitting Washington

Posted: Saturday, October 29th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Although Police Departments across the country are being forced to make cuts, the Washington Police Department says it has not had to reduce the number of officers it employs.

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Books for Sale to Highlight County Quilts

Posted: Saturday, October 29th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Books are on sale to highlight the county’s barn quilts.  

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Author Visiting Washington Next Week

Posted: Saturday, October 29th, 2011 at 6:25 am

An author of children’s books is visiting Washington next week.  

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Kindle E-books at the Kalona Public Library

Posted: Saturday, October 29th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Kalona Public Library is now able to offer Kindle E-books for check out. The library has been offering E-books for around a year but did not have access to Kindle E-books until recently.

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New Clover Kids Club Starting Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, October 29th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Washington County is getting ready to start a new 4-H Clover Kids Club tomorrow.  

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Dance Team Holding Second Annual Leaf Raking Fundraiser

Posted: Saturday, October 29th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Washington High School Dance Team is holding their second annual fundraiser starting tomorrow and again November 5th.  

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Hawktoberfest for Mid-Prairie

Posted: Saturday, October 29th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Hawktoberfest is today at 5:30 pm. Hawktoberfest is a benefit event for Mid-Prairie Scholarships.

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Burn Ban Lifted

Posted: Friday, October 28th, 2011 at 10:00 am

The open burn ban that was issued three weeks ago has been lifted.  

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Final Flu Shot Clinics Coming Up

Posted: Friday, October 28th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Washington County Public Health is getting ready to host their final flu shot clinics.

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