Today's Local News

Road Construction in Henry and Louisa Counties to Begin Tuesday

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:20 am

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Road construction work on Highway 78 will restrict traffic to one lane between U.S. 218/Highway 27 near Olds and U.S. 61/Louisa County Road H-22 near Morning Sun beginning Tuesday.  

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Public Hearing Held Regarding Zoning

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 12:02 pm

A public hearing was held earlier this week on amending Washington’s Zoning Ordinance. 

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Washington Businesses Affected by Boil Order

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Businesses in Washington were affected with the boil order earlier this week.  

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WCRF Grants Awarded

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation has given out nearly $201,000 in grants during the first quarter.

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Craft Show Enters Second Year Alongside Kalona Quilt Show

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:26 am

For the second straight year, a Craft Show will be held in conjunction with this weekend’s Kalona Quilt Show.  

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Community Feed Sack Display This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Ainsworth Community Center and Opera House is holding their annual feed sack display this weekend.  

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Morel Mushroom Hunting

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Mushroom hunters will have a chance to start their search soon.  

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Auditor Considering Reducing Precincts in Louisa County

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Voting precincts could change this year in Louisa County.  

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Business to Business Scholarships

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The KCII Business to Business and Broadcasting Scholarship program applications are available.  

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Boil Order Ends

Posted: Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 at 7:32 am

The boil order for the City of Washington has ended.

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Board of Supervisors Hear Quarterly Reports and Update from County Engineer

Posted: Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors met yesterday morning and hear quarterly reports from different County departments.  

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St. James Knight Flight Registration

Posted: Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Early registration for St. James School’s annual Knight Flight Fun Run is Monday.

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Intermittent Lane Closures on Highway 1 Begin Today

Posted: Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Road construction work will cause intermittent lane closures on Highway 1 from Highway 22 northeast to the junction with U.S. 218, beginning today, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Cedar Rapids construction office.  

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April Weather is Normal

Posted: Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The cool and wet weather we have been experiencing is normal for this time of year.  

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Washington Yard Waste Center Offering Extra Hours

Posted: Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Washington Waste Water Treatment Plant and Yard Waste Center will be open extra hours in May.  

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Washington County Master Gardeners Hotline

Posted: Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Starting next week, the Washington County Master Gardeners are offering a help line for gardeners.  

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Fairfield Arts and Convention Center to Host Community Appreciation Day

Posted: Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Fairfield Arts and Convention Center will be having a Community Appreciation Day celebration Saturday.  

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Public Hearing Tonight Regarding Zoning

Posted: Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 at 6:30 am

A public hearing is set for tonight regarding the amending the City’s Zoning Ordinance.  

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Congressman Loebsack Visits Washington

Posted: Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Congressman Dave Loebsack was in Washington yesterday to discuss job creation and economic development.  

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Bridge Replacement Work Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Construction work on Highway 92 is scheduled to begin tomorrow.  

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