Today's Front Page for October 19th, 2018


Weather Advisory

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA/IL

The Flood Warning continues for the Iowa River at Columbus Jct.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 19.1 feet and falling
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, Rise to 21.0 feet Sunday.

River forecasts include past precipitation and forecast rainfall for
the next 24 hours.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

If you encounter a flooded roadway, turn around and find an
alternate route. Turn around, don’t drown.

The Flood Warning continues for
The Iowa River at Oakville.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 11.4 feet and falling.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast, Rise to 12.7 feet Saturday, then begin falling.

The Flood Warning continues for
The Cedar River near Conesville.
* Until Wednesday further notice.
* At 9:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 13.7 feet and steady.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast, Rise to 14.7 feet Saturday

The Flood Warning continues for
The Iowa River at Wapello.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 21.6 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast, Rise to 23.2 feet Sunday, then begin falling.

Today's Local News

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 7:00 am

Fall colors are at their peak this week in southeastern Iowa.

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Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Fire departments from Riverside, Kalona, and Ainsworth were alerted of smoke coming from a Casey’s General Store Wednesday.

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Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Thursday, a bench was dedicated in central park on the Washington square for former Washington Mayor Sandra Johnson.

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Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 6:25 am

At the most recent meeting of the Washington School board, certified enrollment numbers for the district were discussed.

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Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The state cross country meet in Fort Dodge will have a southeast Iowa flavor after area runners competed to qualify on Thursday.

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Today's Local Sports

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 7:45 am

The WACO football team is all but out of contention for a playoff spot in the eight-man class, but that doesn’t mean they won’t go at it with everything for one last go-around.  It’s senior night for the Warriors, and they’ll look to cap off their season in a big way against Tri County.

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Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 7:19 am

After losing their first two games, the Washington Demon football team has stormed back to a 5-3 record with a week left to go.  So, essentially, it’s win or go home for them tonight on the road against Mount Pleasant.

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Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 7:00 am

 

After the dust cleared on the 28-team class 1A state qualifier meet at the Iowa City Kickers complex, three KCII area runners advanced to the state meet in Fort Dodge later this month.

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Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 7:00 am

Photo Courtesy of Mid-Prairie Schools

Photo Courtesy of Mid-Prairie Schools

It was a big day in Tipton for the Mid-Prairie boys and girls cross country teams Thursday.

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Today's Funeral Announcements

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 1:10 pm
Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 6:19 am
Posted: Sunday, October 14th, 2018 at 12:05 pm
Posted: Saturday, October 13th, 2018 at 10:55 am