Today’s Local News

More Arrests Made in Car Theft Case

Posted: Thursday, July 11th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Four arrests have been made, and more are possible, in connection to car thefts in southeast Iowa.

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IDPH Hosts Video Contest For Teens

Posted: Thursday, July 11th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A video contest for teenagers is being held this month to encourage awareness of health insurance for teens by the Iowa Department of Public Health.

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Rollover Accident on Highway 218

Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 at 12:54 pm

A rollover accident was reported shortly before noon Wednesday on Highway 218.

At approximately 11:45 a.m. Wednesday a vehicle rollover accident was reported on Highway 218 between the Ainsworth/Highway 92 exit and Old White Way.

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Breaking News

Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 at 12:17 pm

Before noon on Wednesday a vehicle rollover accident was reported on Highway 218 between the Ainsworth exit and Old White Way.

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Mt. Pleasant Pedestrian Struck By Truck, Killed

Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 at 9:33 am

A pedestrian, a 42-year-old Mt. Pleasant man, was struck by a truck and killed late Monday night on Oakland Mills Road.

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Kalona Man Arrested After Threatening Road Workers

Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 at 6:28 am

A Kalona man faces a felony charge for threatening a county road crew on Monday.

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Pedestrian Involved in Train Accident Identified

Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 at 6:27 am

The person fatally hit by a train in Fairfield Saturday evening has been identified.

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Free Program For Stressed Iowa Farmers Offered

Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The weather this spring and summer has caused stressful situations for many of Iowa’s farming families with delayed planting, damaged and replanted crops.

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Public Health to Hire LPN

Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors formally acknowledged the County Board of Public Health’s decision to hire a licensed practical nurse, or LPN, at their meeting yesterday.

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Grassley Discusses Farm Bill

Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Senator Chuck Grassley believes that a Farm Bill can still be approved before the September 30th deadline.

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Nicotine Replacement Program Extended

Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 at 6:24 am

This month marks the five-year anniversary of the Iowa Smokefree Air Act.

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The Village Celebrates Five Years

Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Village had a 5-year anniversary ribbon cutting yesterday morning.

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Dedication for New Youth Center Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 at 6:21 am

New additions to the Louisa County fairgrounds will be celebrated tomorrow.

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Kalona Man Arrested After Threatening Road Workers

Posted: Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 at 5:30 pm

A Kalona man faces a felony charge for threatening a county road crew on Monday.

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Pedestrian Killed by Train in Fairfield

Posted: Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 at 6:28 am

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train in Fairfield this past weekend.

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Grassley ‘Flabbergasted’ Over Student Loan Rates

Posted: Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Before the July 4th break in Washington D.C., there was no action taken to avoid student loan rates doubling from 3.4-percent to 6.8-percent.

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Rollover Accident Near Wellman Yesterday

Posted: Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 at 6:26 am

A single vehicle rollover accident was reported at approximately 11:05 yesterday morning, just west of Wellman on Highway 22.

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Kirkwood to Host Session About Returning to College

Posted: Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Kirkwood locations are hosting free information sessions aimed to help provide guidance to students contemplating starting college or returning to college.

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4-H’ers Mentor Clover Kids Before Fair

Posted: Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Fair is less than a week away and area 4-H members are helping Clover Kids get ready.

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Meeting on Keota Zoning Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The proposed zoning ordinance in Keota will be discussed this evening.

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