Today's Local News

Washington Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting Set

Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Washington Soil & Water Conservation District is holding their monthly meeting tonight at 6:00.

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Men’s Golf Day Registration Reminder

Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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

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Iowa River Water Trail Opens This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Canoe enthusiasts can take part in the first official float trip on the Iowa River Water Trail this weekend.  

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Fairfield Golf Coach Sentenced

Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2011 at 6:21 am

A Fairfield coach who pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol while driving her team to a meet has been sentenced.  

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Crop Duster Crash

Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 at 8:18 pm

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Approximately 5:45 tonight the Washington County Safety Center received a call of a crop duster crash at 2344 265th Street.  

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Board of Supervisors Approve Construction Bids

Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have approved bids for some construction work.  

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Washington City Council Holding Ordinance Readings

Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is holding readings for ordinance changes.  

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Next Round of Riverboat Grants Applications Being Accepted

Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Applications are available for the next round of Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants.  

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Heat Brings Concerns over Lawn and Garden Care

Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Washington County Extension is offering some tips on how to keep your lawn fresh and hydrated during summer heat.  

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Washington Prepares for New Precincts

Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

The city of Washington is getting ready to look at how last year’s census is going to affect the city’s wards.  

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Second Girls Summer Camp Being Held

Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington Y is hosting a second Girls’ Camp before summer ends.  

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Unofficial Riverside Special Election Results

Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 at 6:23 am

The results are in from Riverside’s special election.  

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Winfield to Celebrate Crooked Creek Days

Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

Even though most area towns have hosted summer festivals already, one area community will be celebrating this weekend.  

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Area Farmers’ Market Seeks Best Salsa

Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 at 6:21 am

As tomatoes and peppers are beginning to ripen in area gardens, organizers of the Columbus Junction Farmers’ Market are searching for the area’s best salsa.  

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Washington Visited by Presidential Hopeful

Posted: Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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About 20 area residents had a chance to meet a presidential hopeful yesterday.  

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Corn and Soybeans Selling Higher Last Month

Posted: Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

The prices of corn and soybeans went up last month and are significantly higher than this time last year.  

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Wellman Teen Awarded 4-H Scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

A Wellman teen is one of nineteen Iowa 4-H members to receive an Iowa State Fair 4-H Scholarship.  

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Anhydrous Plant A Possibility in Keokuk County

Posted: Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

A group of Keokuk County farmers have sought the approval of the county’s Board of Supervisors to move forward plans for an anhydrous plant near North English.  

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Henry County Accident

Posted: Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

An accident in Henry County has resulted in extensive damage.  

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Lee County Supervisor Announces Senate Run

Posted: Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 at 6:23 am

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A Supervisor from Lee County has announced his candidacy for the newly created Senate District 42 in Iowa.  

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