Today's Front Page for October 22nd, 2017


Today's Local News

Posted: Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 at 6:25 am

Columbus Junction native and democratic gubernatorial candidate Nate Boulton will be making a few stops through southeast Iowa this week on his “Hometown Values Tour.”

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Posted: Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 at 6:23 am


Dr. Jonathan Hood – photo courtesy of WCHC

A doctor with international experience has joined the staff at Washington County Hospital and Clinics.

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Posted: Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at 6:28 am


Kim Wallerich

A preliminary hearing has been set for a Keota man facing sexual abuse charges.

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Posted: Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at 6:28 am

Unanimously the Washington City Council approved up to $5.5 million in water revenue capital loan notes for water plant improvements.

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Posted: Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at 6:26 am


Photo by Andrew Schneider

High school runners from Washington, Mid-Prairie, Iowa Mennonite School, Highland, and Winfield-Mt. Union have qualified for the state cross country meet.

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Today's Local Sports

Posted: Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 at 7:00 am

Brennan Horak made history for the Washington cross country team on Thursday night when he qualified for state in the district meet at Central College.

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Posted: Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Washington volleyball team saw their season come to a close losing to Mount Pleasant in the first round of regionals in straight sets.

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Posted: Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Winfield-Mt. Union football team fell in their final game of the season losing to New London 44-0.

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Posted: Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Columbus football team finished 2017 on a positive note, rolling through Van Buren on the road Friday 29-8 in their season finale.

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Today's Funeral Announcements

Posted: Friday, October 20th, 2017 at 4:51 pm
Posted: Friday, October 20th, 2017 at 1:00 pm
Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 5:14 pm
Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 5:12 pm