Today's Local News

Railroad Crossing Maintenance Work Being Performed

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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There will be maintenance being performed on the railroad tracks in Washington today.

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Secondary Roads Equipment To Be Purchased

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Secondary Roads Department is purchasing a new motor grader.

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Zero Education Budget Growth Bad For Iowa

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Governor Terry Branstad will be announcing today that Iowa schools will not be allowed to have budgetary growth for the next two years.

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Judge Mullins Supreme Court Interview

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Washington District Court Judge Michael Mullins has completed his interview for the state Supreme Court.

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Keokuk County Shortfall Caused by Human Error

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Entities across Keokuk County recently received notices that tax revenue for the current fiscal year will be reduced because of an error.

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Don’t Cut Down Your Ash Trees

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The state of Iowa is not recommending that you cut down your ash trees to stop the Emerald Ash Borer.

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Car Fire Reported in Washington

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Fire Department responded to a car fire in the 1000 block on East 2nd Street yesterday morning.

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Piano Concert At The Library

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington Public Library is having their monthly piano concert today.

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Resolution Passed and Engineering Agreement Discussed

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Board of Supervisors have passed a resolution for the purchase of land in construction sites.

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Washington Tourism Video

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Tourism Committee is finishing a project to promote Washington.

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Local Judge Being Interviewed

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Iowa’s Eighth District Court Judge is interviewing for a position on the state Supreme Court.

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Highland School Forum Goes Well

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Highland School District held their community forum on Monday night and Superintendent Chris Armstrong says it went very well.

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Mid-Prairie Board Discusses Board Policies

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Mid Prairie Board of Education met on Monday and discussed changes in three different board policies.

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Highland High School Closed Monday because of failed pump

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Highland High school was closed on Monday and Superintendent Chris Armstrong says it was because of a failed circulating pump in their heating system.

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Cable Network Visiting Washington

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The cable network MTV is paying a visit to Washington today. 

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Spaghetti Dinner To Be Held

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington Kiwanis A.M.ers is holding their 9th Annual Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner and Ice Cream Social next month. 

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Deadline for Registration for Fire Workshop Today

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:20 am

The deadline to register for a prescribed fire workshop is today. 

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Rose Marie Jaquis

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Funeral services for 80 year old Rose Marie Jaquis of Wellman will be held 10:30 Friday at the Marion Avenue Baptist Church.

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Breaking News: Washington Man Killed

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:31 am

A Washington man has been killed in a construction accident. 

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Today

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors is meeting this morning and during their meeting they will review the fiscal year 2012 budget. 

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