Today's Local News

Area Veterans Getting Revved Up for Annual Auto Show

Posted: Saturday, June 11th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Local veterans are sponsoring an event for more than just auto enthusiasts near Kalona this weekend.  

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Riverside City Administrator Stepping Down

Posted: Saturday, June 11th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The City of Riverside will be searching for a new city administrator in the coming weeks.  

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Flag Day Observance Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, June 11th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Washington Chapter of “Daughters of the American Revolution” is hosting a Flag Day event tomorrow at the organization’s cabin in Sunset Park.  

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State Fair Entry Information Available for 4-H Members

Posted: Saturday, June 11th, 2011 at 6:21 am

4-H members hoping to show livestock at the Iowa State Fair can gather more information about the process from the Washington County Extension.  

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Washington School Board Hear Construction Update

Posted: Friday, June 10th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School Board heard an update on the construction of the high school as part of their meeting this week.  

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Branstad Makes a Stop in Eastern Iowa

Posted: Friday, June 10th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Governor Terry Branstad made a stop in eastern Iowa rallying residents to support a new state budget yesterday.  

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Kalona Elementary Playground Nears Completion

Posted: Friday, June 10th, 2011 at 6:26 am

A project five years in the making is showing more progress at Kalona Elementary.

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Mother and Son Outing Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, June 10th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington Y is holding a first of its kind event tomorrow.  

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Congressman Dave Loebsack Representative Hosting Office Hours Next Week

Posted: Friday, June 10th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a representative from his office in the area next week.

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Babysitting Basics Course Next Week

Posted: Friday, June 10th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Babysitting can be a good job to teach kids about responsibility and put a little money in their pockets.  

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Schudel Fundraiser Still Scheduled As Planned

Posted: Friday, June 10th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Organizers say a fundraiser for a Kalona woman will go on as planned.  

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Annual Celebration in Keota This Weekend

Posted: Friday, June 10th, 2011 at 6:21 am

A popular annual event takes place in Keota this weekend.  

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Washington Judge Appointed to Higher Court

Posted: Thursday, June 9th, 2011 at 10:04 am

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Washington’s District Judge has been selected to serve on a higher court.  

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Breaking News: Area Crews Respond to Structure Fire

Posted: Thursday, June 9th, 2011 at 6:31 am

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At approximately 6:15 this morning crews from the Washington Fire Department, Kalona Fire Department and Riverside Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 1824 Orange Avenue outside of Washington.

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Vacant Board Position Applications Due Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, June 9th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors are seeking a Commissioner.  

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Superintendent Visiting Brighton

Posted: Thursday, June 9th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington School Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgensen is making a trip to Brighton.  

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ISU Extension Offers Horticulture Hotline

Posted: Thursday, June 9th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Those wishing to have the perfect lawn can receive help from the Washington County Extension.  

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Heat Awareness Day

Posted: Thursday, June 9th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The National Weather Service along with the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division has declared today at Heat Awareness Day in Iowa.  

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Now is the Time to Sign Up for Fall Classes

Posted: Thursday, June 9th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Anyone interested in taking college classes should sign up now.  

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Washington County Extension Offering Poverty Simulation

Posted: Thursday, June 9th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Extension is sponsoring a simulation challenging participants to experience life in poverty.  

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