Today's Local News

Washington School Logo Contest Winding Down

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The end of this week is the end of the Washington School District’s logo contest.  

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Local Church Has Long-standing Christmas Tradition

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A local church has preparations underway for their annual Christmas play.

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Kalona Historical Village Holding Free Open House

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Kalona Historical Village will be holding a free open house this weekend.

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Iowa Emergency Management Association Week

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2012 at 6:23 am

To properly recognize those who’ve served their communities by preparing them for the worst-case scenario for the past 50 years, the Governor has proclaimed this week Iowa Emergency Management Association Week.

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Mid-Prairie Holding 19th Annual Madrigal Dinner

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2012 at 6:22 am

A local high school choir group will hold their annual themed dinner this weekend.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, November 29th, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Today we talk with Pastor at 1st Assembly of God Church, Jim Cluney, about their participation in a popular Salvation Army fundraiser.

Hansen Murder Trial Continues

Posted: Thursday, November 29th, 2012 at 8:34 am

A murder trial continues today at the Washington County Courthouse.

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Washington County Emergency Siren Changes Left Up to Cities

Posted: Thursday, November 29th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington County E-9-1-1 board will not be covering the costs associated with making changes to radio transmitters and the emergency sirens found in cities.

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City Makes its Case to School District on Extending TIF Time-frame

Posted: Thursday, November 29th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington School Board has approved their part of extending the life of a TIF district in Washington to fund the development of an existing housing subdivision.

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New Garbage Stickers are Available; City Will Look at Future of Sanitation Funds

Posted: Thursday, November 29th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The city of Washington has new garbage stickers to use on large garbage cans.

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Local Golf Club Replacing Irrigation System

Posted: Thursday, November 29th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A local golf course is gathering funds for an overdue renovation.

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November Deemed National Adoption Month

Posted: Thursday, November 29th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Each year, November is recognized throughout the country and right here in Iowa as National Adoption Month.

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Annual Antique Show this Weekend

Posted: Thursday, November 29th, 2012 at 6:22 am

This weekend, a local business will once again bring antique dealers and collectors from across the Midwest, to Riverside.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Justin Foss with Alliant Energy joins us today, to talk about a decision made on Monday by the Iowa Utilities Board.

Opening Statements Heard in Washington County Murder Trial

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:30 am

After a day and a half of jury selection, the court heard opening statements in a Washington County murder trial yesterday.

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Iowa Utilities Board Approves Alliant Energy’s Rate Increase

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A local utility company’s proposed rate increase has been approved.

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Alarm System Needs Upgrade or Replacement

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Communication Commission is requesting input from subscribers to an alarm system, which is becoming outdated.  

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Washington Requests T.I.F. Extension

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors heard from Washington City officials at yesterday’s meeting.

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High School Vocal Students Preparing for Madrigal Dinner

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Washington High School vocal music department is planning an evening of food, vocal performance, and entertainment for two days next week at their first madrigal dinner.

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Kalona Approves Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Kalona now has a hazard mitigation plan on file.

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