Today's Local News

Sheriff Reminds Drivers to be on the Lookout for Farm Equipment on Roads

Posted: Friday, September 7th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Harvesting of crops is starting and drivers need to be alert for farm machinery on area roads.  

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Drowning in Fairfield Accidental

Posted: Friday, September 7th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The autopsy for a woman who drowned in Fairfield has been released.

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Homecoming Court Announced

Posted: Friday, September 7th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Washington High School has announced the candidates for this year’s Homecoming Court.  

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Stabbing in Ainsworth Leads to Arrest

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 9:46 am

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A woman from Louisa County is in jail after a stabbing incident in Ainsworth.  

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Ordinances and Construction Project Discussed

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Ordinances were changed in the city of Washington last night.  

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Harvest Weight Limit Lifted

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Governor Terry Branstad has signed a proclamation that will temporarily allow trucks to haul harvests with heavier weights.  

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Grant Received to Help Improve Health

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A grant from the Federal Government has been received in Washington County to help improve citizens’ health.  

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Helium Shortage Affecting Local Business

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A helium shortage that started years ago is getting worse.

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Keota Resident to Serve on U.S. Soybean Export Council Board of Directors

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A Keota resident will be serving on the board of a national farming council.

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Kalona to Remove Obstructions from Drainage Ditch

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council has approved a preemptive cleanup measure.

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Senator Staff Holding Listening Post Today

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A listening post with an elected official’s representative is today.  

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4-H Record Book Deadline Coming Up

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Washington County 4-H members are reminded that 4-H record books are due to their club leader soon.  

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Listening Area Sees Severe Weather

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Severe weather rolled through Washington County and the KCII listening area early this morning.  

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Board of Supervisors Talk about Veterans Affairs and Taxes This Week

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors discussed Veterans Affairs and taxes as part of their meeting this week.  

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Washington City Council Discussing Ordinances Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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The Washington City Council is set to discuss several ordinances during tonight’s meeting.  

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Drought Has Not Slowed West Nile Virus

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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This year’s drought conditions has kept the mosquito population low in our part of the country, but cases of West Nile Virus are at historic highs elsewhere.  

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Informational Meeting Tonight on New WACO Calendar

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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WACO Community School District will hold an informational meeting on upcoming changes to their school calendar.

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Latest Pheasant Count Shows Increase in Birds

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The latest count of pheasants has been completed and numbers are holding true to predictions.  

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Lawn Care Recovery Tips

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:23 am

After a rough summer some may be worried about the health of their lawn.

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Heritage Farm Recognized in Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Some area families have been honored for the amount of time they’ve owned their farm.

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