Posts With Keyword ‘Winter’

Prepare for the Worst This Winter

Posted: Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 at 6:20 am

Before heading out this winter, consider stocking your vehicle with helpful items.

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Keep Vehicles off Kalona Streets While Plowing is Underway

Posted: Friday, January 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

When plows are out, cars need to be off the streets in Kalona.

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Livestock Fatalities Possible During Extreme Cold

Posted: Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Farmers should be mindful of their livestock’s safety during cold spells like the one we’re experiencing.

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Driving Tips for Inclement Weather

Posted: Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 at 6:22 am

When winter weather affects road conditions, there are a number of things drivers can do to avoid an unnecessary accident.

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Helpful Tool for Ice Fishers

Posted: Thursday, December 26th, 2013 at 6:23 am

If you plan to spend time on a frozen lake or pond this winter, you may want to bring an ice pick to get yourself out of a bad situation.

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Winter Driving

Posted: Saturday, December 21st, 2013 at 6:21 am

There are a number of things drivers can do this weekend to avoid an unnecessary accident.

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Winter About One Month Away

Posted: Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Winter is under a month away, but experts still don’t know how severe it might be.

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Gardeners Preparing for Winter

Posted: Saturday, October 19th, 2013 at 6:20 am

Now’s the time to inspect your gardens, and clean it up, before winter arrives.

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Winter Utilities Moratorium Ends Monday

Posted: Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s winter energy service protection program that began in November ends next week.

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Roads in Washington in Good Shape Following Winter Weather

Posted: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 6:26 am
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After a day of work, roads in Washington County are in good shape.

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Area Road Crews Prepare for Potential Storm

Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 6:24 am

With the potential for a winter storm, local road crews are gearing up.

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Snowfall to Date Well Under Historic Average

Posted: Thursday, February 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

While snowfall is well below normal, rainfall is actually above average as we reach mid-February.

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Washington Pacing Well on Winter Road Supplies Budget

Posted: Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 6:24 am

While the weather so far this year has been typical of an Iowa winter with cold temperatures and some snow and freezing rain, the city of Washington is pacing well ahead of budget for salt and sand supplies.

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Effects of Winter Storm Still Linger

Posted: Friday, February 1st, 2013 at 8:50 am

The winter weather Wednesday led to multiple mishaps on area roads the past few days.

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Road Conditions Remain Poor

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 6:25 am
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Snow received during yesterday’s winter storm continued to be an issue last night.

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Ice Fishers Warned Thickness May be Inconsistent

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 6:23 am

With the cold streak we’ve been experiencing, ice in the county may be strong enough to support anglers.

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Marr Park Program Today

Posted: Saturday, January 19th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Conservation Board Winter Adventure Day is today.

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Winter Returns

Posted: Saturday, January 12th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Washington County residents have a return to winter weather starting this weekend after a brief break from the cold.  

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ISU Extension Offers Winter Plant Care Advice

Posted: Saturday, December 29th, 2012 at 6:22 am

With last weeks wintry precipitation the Iowa State University Extension has information on how to maintain your plants during the winter months.

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Winter Safety Tips from Occupational Therapist

Posted: Saturday, December 29th, 2012 at 6:21 am

After any snowfall, everyday activities like getting into your home can be dangerous.

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