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After a slight hiccup last year, the Washington American Legion Post 218 annual fireworks display will go on as usual Wednesday, July 4, at the Washington Fairgrounds.

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With a heat advisory in effect, four locations throughout Washington are offering free cooling centers to the public.

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The last girder on the $63 million Highway 47 bridge over the Missouri River was placed Saturday morning. This piece is the final connection of the deck for the bridge slated to be completed by early December. 

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Freshman Sophia Helm (Our Lady of Lourdes), center, was awarded the Legacy Embroidery scholarship at St. Francis Borgia Regional High School. To be eligible, the student must apply and be in good academic standing. The recipient must also exhibit strong school citizenship. Also shown are Leg…

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The Washington City Council Monday voted down a request to operate a recycling center after several months of hearings that drew the ire of residents neighboring the proposed site.

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The Washington Fire Company was at the scene of this fire at 521 E. Third St. Thursday night. Crews were dispatched to the fire about 8:30 p.m. The Washington Ambulance District and Washington police also were on the scene. Check back to emissourian.com for more information as it becomes ava…

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As work draws to a close on the Crestview Water Tower, Water/Wastewater Superintendent Kevin Quaethem is looking ahead to similar projects on Washington’s two groundwater storage units in the upcoming years.