Today's Local News

Motion to Be Filed in County-Riverside Dispute

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 12:22 pm

Attorney’s for Washington County this week are expected to file a petition asking asking for judgment

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Riverside Council to Take Comment on Zoning

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 12:21 pm

Riverside will give residents a chance to voice their opinions regarding the proposed city zoning ordinance.

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Public Safety on Docket for Supervisors

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 12:19 pm

Public safety is on the agenda for Washington County Supervisors

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Loebsack Announces $26 million for Upper Mississippi

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 12:18 pm

Congressman Dave Loebsack has announced more than $26-million in flood prevention efforts

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Jet PT to Host Walk at Work Day this Week

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 12:17 pm

Jet Physical Therapy in Washington is having a Walk at Work Day

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WCHC Plans Seniorfest

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 12:14 pm

Washington County Hospital and Clinics is hosting its first ever Seniorfest this month.

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SE Iowa Artists Studio Tour Planned

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 12:09 pm

The work and work spaces of 25 area artists will be showcased in southeast Iowa later this month

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Storytime at KPL

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 12:08 pm

The Kalona Public Library will continue to hold story time hours

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David Thomas Droz

Posted: Sunday, October 4th, 2009 at 12:59 pm

Celebration of life for 59 year old David Thomas Droz is at 3:00 Sunday (10/4) at the Wellman Mennonite Church. Burial is in Wellman Mennonite Cemetery. Visitation is Tomorrow (10/3) from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona. A memorial fund has been established for Iowa City Hospice or the church.

No Compromise Tour

Posted: Sunday, October 4th, 2009 at 6:00 am

The Snap-On Tools No Compromise Tour is this weekend in downtown Washington. Joe Carroll is a Snap-On Sales Developer based in Washington. He says the event features a custom built vehicle known as the Glo-Mad, which is a 1957 Chevy Nomad partially built out of Snap On tools. The No Compromise tour is this Saturday.

Kalona City Council

Posted: Sunday, October 4th, 2009 at 5:52 am

Public improvements will be the theme at tomorrow nights Kalona city council meeting

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Community Chest Dinner

Posted: Sunday, October 4th, 2009 at 5:51 am

The Washington Community Chest Annual Pork Loin Dinner is tomorrow at the United Methodist Church. They’re serving from 4:30 to 7:00. Adults are $10 and kids under five eat free. Community Chest raises funds for a variety projects. Those seeking funding can submit an application for a grant.

Telephone Town Hall

Posted: Sunday, October 4th, 2009 at 5:50 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack will be putting a new spin on the town hall style meeting.

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35 Acre Rule Biggest Sticking Point in Zoning Ordinance

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 5:59 am

A proposed zoning ordinance for Washington County has been a divisive subject.

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78 Bridge Opens

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 5:57 am

Work on the Iowa 78 bridge near Coppock was recently completed.

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Schmitz Pushes for Better Emergency Communication

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 5:56 am

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Fairfield Senator Becky Schmitz is making a push for improved communication systems

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Ainsworth Receives Efficiency Grants

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 5:55 am

Ainsworth is among seven Iowa communities getting grant money

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Habitat For Humanity Unveils House Today

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 5:54 am

Habitat for Humanity of Washington is unveiling its recently completed project today (10/3).

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WCHC Plans Seniorfest

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 5:52 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics is hosting the first ever Seniorfest later this month.

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Kleese and Moeller named Homecoming King and Queen

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 5:51 am

Nick Kleese and Nicole Moeller are the 2009 Washington High School Homecoming King and Queen.

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