Today's Local News

Easter Antler Hunt Registration Due Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, April 19th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Louisa County Conservation Center is preparing for Easter by holding an antler hunt this weekend.  

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Columbus Schools Talk Secretary and Work Crews

Posted: Tuesday, April 19th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Columbus School Board met last night in regular session and appointed a new treasurer.

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Breaking News: Columbus Junction Fire Cause Revealed

Posted: Monday, April 18th, 2011 at 1:56 pm

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The investigation into the cause of a fire in Columbus Junction last month has been revealed.  

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Tax Deadline is Today

Posted: Monday, April 18th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Today is the deadline to file federal tax returns.  

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Second Phase of Washington’s 2010 Paving Project Beginning

Posted: Monday, April 18th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The second phase of road work on South 9th Avenue begins today.  

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Senator Grassley Visiting Southeast Iowa Today

Posted: Monday, April 18th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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United States Senator Chuck Grassley is visiting the southeast Iowa area today.  

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Education about 911 Services

Posted: Monday, April 18th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Governor Terry Branstad has declared April 911 Education Month.  

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Third Annual Spring Preview Cattle Show Held

Posted: Monday, April 18th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Washington County 4-H County Council held its third annual Washington County Spring Preview Cattle Show on Saturday.  

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Topsoil Being Lost in Iowa

Posted: Monday, April 18th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Iowa is losing agricultural soil at alarming rates according to a new report conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resource Conservation Service.  

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Farmers Market Getting Ready

Posted: Monday, April 18th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Washington’s first farmers’ market of the season is coming soon.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, April 17th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting in regular session this week and during their meeting they will be recognizing Steve Anderson for his 27 years of service.  

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Second Phase of Washington’s 2010 Paving Project Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, April 17th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The second phase of road work on South 9th Avenue begins tomorrow.  

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Keokuk County Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, April 17th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow in regular session.  

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Washington Junior High and High School Holding Parent Teacher Conferences

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington Junior High and High Schools are holding parent/teacher conferences Wednesday from 4:30 to 7 pm.  

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National Honor Society Students Chosen

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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New members have been chosen to the National Honor Society at the Washington High School.  

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Theater Auditions Being Held

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Community Theater will be holding auditions for Dale Wasserman’s Man of La Mancha tomorrow, from 1-4 p.m. and Thursday from 7-9 p.m.  

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Library Hosting Two Events Today

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington Public Library is hosting two events this afternoon.  

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Brighton Native Chosen as a Dean at Texas University

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2011 at 6:24 am

A Brighton native has been named as the Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication at Texas State University in San Marcos.  

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4-H State Fair Special Lineup Announced

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Iowa State University Extension in conjunction with the 4-H has announced the special event lineup for this year’s state fair.  

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Lake Odessa Water Levels Rising

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2011 at 6:22 am


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Lake Odessa in Louisa County is being raised to get ready for a forecast crest on the Mississippi River.  

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