Today's Local News

Branstad to Make Stops in Eastern Iowa This Week

Posted: Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Governor Terry Branstad has announced he will travel around eastern Iowa rallying residents to support a new state budget.  

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Summer Program Applications Accepted

Posted: Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington Junior High School is accepting applications for a summer program.  

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Washington Library Piano Concert Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Washington Public Library is presenting a piano and vocal concert tomorrow.  

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Kalona Continues Downtown Improvement

Posted: Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The first June meeting of the Kalona City Council took place Monday evening.  

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Keota City Council Announces Vacancy

Posted: Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Keota City Council has announced it will have a vacant chair in the near future and will be appointing someone to fill that chair.  

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Busy Weekend in Downtown

Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Downtown was busy with activity over the weekend with two events.  

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Washington Teen Awarded Agricultural Scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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An area high school student has received a scholarship toward his future career in agricultural business and agronomy.  

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Local Store Expanding in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Casey’s General Stores is expanding their presence in Washington.  

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Leadership Changes at Stewart Elementary Coming

Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Stewart Elementary will have a new principal next school year.  

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Kalona Antique Show This Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 at 6:24 am

A popular area festival takes place in Kalona this weekend.  

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Keokuk County Continue Working to Honor Fallen Deputy

Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors helped an effort to honor fallen county deputy Sergeant Eric Stein.  

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Handicapped Fishing Day Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The local chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America is hosting their annual Handicapped Fishing Day tomorrow.  

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Free Summer Meals Available to Columbus Children

Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Columbus area children can keep up a healthy diet while on vacation this summer through the Summer Food Service Program.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow to review a job description.  

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Chamber Encourages Local Activities This Summer

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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With the price of gas remaining high, the Washington Chamber of Commerce is reminding everyone of activities to do close to home.  

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Statewide Cooperative Aims for Agricultural Progress

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 6:28 am

An agricultural group is hoping to advance farming in Iowa by observing farmers and their methods across the state.

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Heat Advisory Issued

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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After May brought heavy rainfall and strong thunderstorms to the area, it looks like summer heat is on the way.  

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Halcyon House Hosting Play

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Halcyon House is sponsoring a play about an Iowa native tomorrow.  

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4-H One Mile and 5K Run Planned

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County 4-H is getting ready to host their 3rd Annual 5k run and One mile walk.

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Phone Outage in Wellman Yesterday

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Some residents of Wellman were without phone service for part of the afternoon yesterday.  

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