Archive for July, 2014

Riverboat Grant Applications Now Available

Posted: Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Applications are now available for the next round of grants from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Largest Solar Farm in Iowa Opens Thursday

Posted: Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The grand opening of Iowa’s largest solar farm is set for Thursday.

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Precipitation Above Normal, Temperatures Below

Posted: Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 at 6:22 am

So far this month, Washington has received nearly an inch more of precipitation than normal.

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Kirkwood Regional Center Available for Community Use

Posted: Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Kirkwood Washington Regional Center is nearing 100% completion.

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Kalona to Paint the Town for Relay

Posted: Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The City of Kalona will participate in an annual fundraiser for cancer research.

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Filing Period for Area Election Nomination Papers Opens Monday

Posted: Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The filing period for area elections opens next week and the deadline to file nomination papers for non-party offices is less than a month away.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, July 28th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our focus on the Brinton Film Collection with local historian Michael Zahs.

Dennis D. Albright

Posted: Monday, July 28th, 2014 at 11:07 am

Celebration of life services for 46-year-old Dennis D. Albright of Washington will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday (8/2) at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home.

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Lone Tree Baseball Ends Their Season at State

Posted: Monday, July 28th, 2014 at 8:30 am

The Lone Tree Lions had a tough day at the plate in Saturday’s state baseball quarterfinal with Gehlen Catholic.

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Lone Tree Softball Lands Three on All-Conference

Posted: Monday, July 28th, 2014 at 8:30 am

The Lone Tree softball team landed a few players on the all-conference team this season.

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Wreck Claims Life of Washington Man, Seven Others Injured

Posted: Monday, July 28th, 2014 at 6:27 am

A fatal wreck happened in Washington County yesterday afternoon at about 4:38 p.m. two miles west of Washington on G38, west of Kiwi Avenue.

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Raises Approved in Kalona

Posted: Monday, July 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Raises for city staff were recently approved by the Kalona City Council.

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Knupp Makes Washington County 4-H History

Posted: Monday, July 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A Washington County 4-H first will take place at this year’s Iowa State Fair.

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Art on Display in Downtown Washington

Posted: Monday, July 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The annual Gallery Walk in downtown Washington is underway.

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Washington Receives Grant for Historical Project

Posted: Monday, July 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Thirty-six Historical Resource Development Program grants for over $600,000 have been awarded across the state, one of which is going to Washington.

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Emerald Ash Borer Continues its Spread

Posted: Monday, July 28th, 2014 at 6:21 am

An invasive species responsible for killing ash trees in the United States continues its spread across Iowa.

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Jailers’ Wages and Bridge Replacement to be Discussed

Posted: Monday, July 28th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Tomorrow the Washington County Board of Supervisors will consider an Iowa Department of Transportation Federal Aid Agreement.

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Robert Conklin

Posted: Sunday, July 27th, 2014 at 11:17 am

Graveside services for Robert Conklin, 79, of Keokuk and formerly from Kalona will be at 10:30 AM Tuesday (7/29) at the Sharon Hill Cemetery in Kalona.

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July 27th

Posted: Sunday, July 27th, 2014 at 11:11 am

Birthday Winner – Tim Wiles

Raises Approved in Kalona

Posted: Sunday, July 27th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Raises for city staff were recently approved by the Kalona City Council.

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