Today's Local News

Multiple Overnight Arrests in Riverside

Posted: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 at 10:16 am

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Multiple arrests were made early this morning in Riverside.  

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Board of Supervisors Discuss Construction Funding

Posted: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Funding for different construction projects was discussed during this week’s meeting of the Washington County Board of Supervisors.  

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City Council to Discuss Asphalt Project and Tornado Sirens Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The public is invited to talk about an asphalt overlay project during tonight’s Washington City Council meeting.  

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Campaign Signs Reported Stolen

Posted: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A candidate running for County Supervisor is looking for help in recovering stolen campaign signs.  

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Riverside Close to Offering Residential Grant’s

Posted: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

Incentives to improve your home are on their way to Riverside.

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Homecoming Bonfire Night at Mid-Prairie

Posted: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Homecoming King and Queen will be named tonight at Mid-Prairie’s Bonfire Night.

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Farmers Reminded of Importance to take a Break While Harvesting

Posted: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Area farmers were reminded recently about the importance of staying safe during the harvest season thanks to area youth.  

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Two Area Communities Show their Schools Support Through Campaign

Posted: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 at 6:22 am

Two local schools are in the running for money to be used to improve education.

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Crafting Event Coming to Church Camp

Posted: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

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An annual event happening at a local church camp is taking on a different theme this year. 

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Second Healthiest State Walk Happening Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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An event that drew a record number of participants last year is happening again tomorrow. 

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Time to Get Ready for Medicare Open Enrollment

Posted: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Open enrollment in the Medicare Advantage Program is coming later this month.  

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Disaster Assistance Program Starting Later This Month

Posted: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Farmers who suffered production losses last year are encouraged to submit applications for federal assistance.  

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Fall Colors to Peak Soon

Posted: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Those who enjoy looking at the fall colors should prepare to do so soon.  

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Take Virtual Tours of Iowa Farms

Posted: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

A chance to win free groceries and learn more about Iowa’s farming industry is being offered by a non-profit organization.

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Past Weekend’s Fall Festival Marks Retirement of Loom House Curator

Posted: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

Those at last weekend’s Fall Festival in Kalona may have heard a few good stories from Emily Roberts.

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Mid-Prairie Homecoming Week Continues

Posted: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

Today students at Mid-Prairie High School will be a lot more visible.

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New Youth Center Hosting Open House Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

A project a year and a half in the making is getting ready to open with a special celebration tonight.  

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Gas Leak Reported in Washington

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 8:45 am

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Around 8:20 this morning, the Washington County Safety Center received a report of a gas leak at 633 West Madison in Washington.  

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Property Taxes Are Due Today

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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With the last day of September falling on a Sunday, it means everyone has one extra day to pay the first half real estate and mobile home taxes.  

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Temporary Office Location Opens Today

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:28 am

Residents of Washington County wanting to access community services will need to go to a new location starting today.  

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