Today's Local News

Indian Art and Artifacts Presentation Successful

Posted: Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Public Library Foundation along with Humanities Iowa presented two lectures on Native American art and culture this past weekend. 

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Second Theater Fundraiser

Posted: Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 at 6:26 am

A second fundraiser is being held this weekend to continue to raise funds for the renovation of the State Theater’s exterior in Washington. 

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Lake and Pond Water Safety

Posted: Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is recommending safety when approaching area lakes and ponds. 

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Daffodils Shipment Delayed

Posted: Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Those who have ordered daffodils from the American Cancer Society will have to wait until later today to receive them. 

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Iowa Mennonite Basketball Season Ends in Des Moines

Posted: Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boy’s basketball season came to an end in Des Moines yesterday afternoon. 

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Board of Supervisors Discussing Resolutions

Posted: Monday, March 7th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow to go over a review of bids for the county secondary roads improvement projects. 

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Firefighter Training Funding on Chopping Block

Posted: Monday, March 7th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau is in danger of losing funding if Governor Terry Branstad’s budget proposal passes. 

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“Green” Vending Machines Coming to State

Posted: Monday, March 7th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Health has teamed with the Iowa State University Extension to develop a Nutrition Environment Measures Survey that evaluates the nutritional value of vending machine foods and beverages. 

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Kalona City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, March 7th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Kalona City Council is meeting tonight to discuss their fiscal year 2012 budget. 

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Scholarships Available for Youth Involved in Livestock

Posted: Monday, March 7th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement (IFAA) is providing scholarships for those getting ready to start college in the fall, or are currently an undergraduate at ISU. 

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Weekend Crash Injures Two

Posted: Monday, March 7th, 2011 at 6:23 am

A weekend accident in Louisa County sends two people to the hospital.

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IMS Basketball Team Preparing for Tournament

Posted: Monday, March 7th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boy’s basketball team is in Des Moines today getting ready for the state tournament. 

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

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

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting this week to discuss a review of bids for the county secondary roads improvement projects. 

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Flood Awareness Month

Posted: Sunday, March 6th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The month of March has been declared Flood Awareness Month by Governor Terry Branstad saying “It is important for Iowans to know the steps they can take to protect themselves and their property from future flood events.”  

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Main Street Scholarships Available

Posted: Sunday, March 6th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Main Street Washington is announcing a chance at a scholarship to attend the national Main Streets Conference in Des Moines. 

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IMS in Des Moines Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, March 6th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boy’s basketball team earned a trip to Des Moines last weekend by beating Price of Peace School from Clinton during playoff action. 

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Funnel Week Productive in Legislature

Posted: Saturday, March 5th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The state legislature ended “Funnel Week” Thursday and both Senator Sandy Greiner and Representative Jarad Klein say it was very productive week. 

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Kalona Public Hearing Has a Large Audience

Posted: Saturday, March 5th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A public hearing was held in Kalona Thursday night to discuss flood plain maps.

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Absentee Ballots Available for Special Election

Posted: Saturday, March 5th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Absentee ballots are available for the Washington School District April 5th special election to extend the Physical Plant Equipment Levee. 

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Soup Supper and Raffle Happening Next Week

Posted: Saturday, March 5th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Lending Hands Adult Day Services in Washington is hosting a soup supper and raffle Monday evening. 

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