Today's Local News

Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow and will be considering an approval of a Quad-City Foreign Trade Zone service area.  

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Library to Receive Environmental Certification Tonight

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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The Washington Public Library is inviting the public to a special ceremony tonight.  

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Washington Chamber Day at the Capitol Returning

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce’s Day at the Capitol is returning this year.  

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Livestock Master Matrix

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:25 am

88 counties in Iowa chose to join the Livestock Master Matrix in January. Both Washington and Keokuk County will not be using this system.

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Kalona Council Meeting

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Kalona City Council is meeting tonight. They will continue to talk about updating FEMA mapping for the area.

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PQA Plus Certification Training Tomorrow Evening

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County Extension is offering their Pork Quality Assurance Plus Program tomorrow night.  

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Keota Council Meeting

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The City of Keota is having their council meeting tonight. There are a lot of items on the agenda for this meeting.

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Application Deadline Coming Up for Scholarships

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Washington Soil and Water Conservation District and the Dean Gerot family are co-sponsoring a scholarship for high school seniors interested in studying agriculture or natural resources in college.  

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Wellman Man Killed in Accident

Posted: Sunday, February 5th, 2012 at 1:34 pm

The Iowa State Patrol reports that Mickey Murray, 47 of Wellman was killed yesterday in a rollover accident on Ivy Ave SW and 340th St. SW in Johnson County.

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Public Invited to Meeting Regarding the Future Growth of Washington

Posted: Sunday, February 5th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The public is invited to a meeting this week to talk about the future growth of Washington.  

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PQA Plus Certification Training This Week

Posted: Sunday, February 5th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Extension is offering their Pork Quality Assurance Plus Program this week.  

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KC STAAR Students Visit Capitol

Posted: Sunday, February 5th, 2012 at 6:23 am

14 students from Sigourney who are part of the KC STAAR Program visited the capitol to meet with similar groups as part of the Alliance of Coalitions for Change.

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Wellman City Council Meeting

Posted: Sunday, February 5th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Wellman City council is going to meet on Monday night. They will be going into a closed session to interview a candidate for city administrator.

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Law Enforcement Looking for Man Wanted in Two Counties

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A nationwide search is on for a man who is wanted from Washington.

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Washington City Halls Warns Residents of Scam

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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Washington City Hall is passing along a warning to all residents of the city.  

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Riverside Man Trial Delayed Again

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The trial of a Riverside man accused of murder has been delayed for a second time.  

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St. James School Welcomes Special Visitor

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Children and staff at St. James Catholic School had a special guest yesterday to wrap up Catholic Schools Week.  

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Wellman Company Receives Large Grant

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack announced yesterday that Farmer’s All Natural Creamery in Wellman will be receiving a $280,000 grant to offset the cost of launching a line of organic specialty cheeses.

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Grain Marketing Meeting on Monday

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A meeting about grain marketing is coming to Washington next week.  

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Pork Scholarship Available for Graduating Seniors

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County Pork Producers are offering a one thousand dollar scholarship to a student graduating this spring.  

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