Today’s Local News

Ice Thickness Varies in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, February 10th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Those planning to fish on some of the larger bodies of water outside of Washington County should take into account ice thickness may vary as you move south.

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Auditorium Committee Seeks Referendum

Posted: Sunday, February 9th, 2014 at 6:27 am

A bond referendum is being sought for a community project in Washington.

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Kalona Budget Ready to Submit

Posted: Sunday, February 9th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The City of Kalona is ready to submit their budget for the upcoming fiscal year to the state.

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Washington County Car Accident

Posted: Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at 5:51 pm

There has been a car accident on Highway 22 between Wellman and Kalona near the rendering plant. Traffic is at a standstill. Washington County Deputies and emergency personnel are on-scene. They ask that drivers avoid the area until further notice.

Suspicious Mailers in Fairfield Raise Concern

Posted: Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A suspected scam reported in Jefferson County may involve a  legitimate business.

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Senior Volunteering Program Receives Funding Boost

Posted: Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Henry County’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, or RSVP, is receiving some financial help.

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Loebsack to Visit Kalona Brewing COmpany

Posted: Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack is visiting Southeast Iowa today.

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Live Healthy in Washington County

Posted: Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington County placed 2nd last year in the Live Healthy Iowa Community Cup Challenge.

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4-H Open House Tuesday

Posted: Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at 6:21 am

An open house for Washington County 4-H will be held Tuesday.

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DNR Regulation Workshop to be Held

Posted: Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A free workshop is being held regarding asbestos regulations, storm-water permit requirements and open burning and solid waste disposal.

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Local Vocalists Providing Singing Valentines

Posted: Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Time is running out to sign up for Iowa Mennonite School’s annual Singing Valentines.

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Smile – It’s National Children’s Dental Month

Posted: Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 6:24 am

February is National Children’s Dental Month.

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ATV Ordinance Public Hearing Scheduled

Posted: Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The public hearing for the proposed All-Terrain Vehicle ordinance has been set.

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Kalona Council Finds Problems with Retailer’s Site Plan

Posted: Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 6:23 am

At this week’s meeting, the Kalona City Council had a chance to review the tentative site plan for a new business at the Harvest Hill Subdivision.

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Washington Pool Under New Management

Posted: Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Steele Family Aquatic Center will be under new management this summer.

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Multiple Phone Scams Reported in Johnson County

Posted: Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A few scams have been reported in the past week.

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Company Helps Family Displaced by Fire

Posted: Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 6:21 am

An area company is helping a family of five recently displaced by a house fire.

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March Start Expected for Wellman Wastewater Plant Project

Posted: Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Work at Wellman’s wastewater plant is set to begin next month.

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Snow Emergency Ends Today

Posted: Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Washington’s snow emergency ends at noon today.

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WHS Fighting Cancer Today

Posted: Thursday, February 6th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Students at Washington High School are raising money to fight cancer today.

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