Today’s Local News

Protect Trees This Winter

Posted: Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 at 6:20 am

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explain that homeowners can do a few things now to reduce winter damage to trees and shrubs.

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Car Hits Washington Fareway

Posted: Friday, November 22nd, 2013 at 11:54 am

A four-door sedan struck the east side of Fareway this morning at approximately 11:30 a.m.

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Demons Take Second Place

Posted: Friday, November 22nd, 2013 at 6:27 am

The Washington Demons football team walked away with second place after their first appearance in a state title game.

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S.N.O.W. Begins Tonight with Twilight Shop and Stroll

Posted: Friday, November 22nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

Main Street Washington is commencing its SNOW, or Showcasing Nights Of Washington, events tonight with the Twilight Shop and Stroll.

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Council Approves Demolition

Posted: Friday, November 22nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

Two buildings in Washington will be demolished.

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Mid-Prairie and Kalona Representatives Meeting in December

Posted: Friday, November 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Representatives from Kalona and Mid-Prairie School District will meet next month to look more closely at a shared facility.

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Washington Schools Receive Grant

Posted: Friday, November 22nd, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Washington Community School District has announced that it has been selected to receive a $10,000 grant.

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Washington Library Continues Documentary Series

Posted: Friday, November 22nd, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Washington Public Library will continue its documentary series this evening with Zielinski.

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Iowa’s Flu Activity Remains Sporadic

Posted: Friday, November 22nd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Four cases of seasonal influenza A, including one H1N1, has been reported by the State Hygenic Laboratory and three cases of inluenza associated hospitlization was reported from sentinel hospitals.

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Antique Show Returns to Washington County

Posted: Friday, November 22nd, 2013 at 6:21 am

An annual antique show will draw dealers from across the Midwest to Washington County this weekend.

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Meth Distributors Sentenced by U.S. Judge

Posted: Thursday, November 21st, 2013 at 6:25 am

Two people who conspired to distribute methamphetamine in Washington County have been sentenced by a United States District Judge.

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Demons vs. Crusaders in Tonight’s Championship Football Game

Posted: Thursday, November 21st, 2013 at 6:25 am

The 12 and 1 Washington Demon football team is taking on undefeated Bishop Heelan Catholic in tonight’s 3A championship game.

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Council Discusses New Apartment Complex in Washington

Posted: Thursday, November 21st, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington City Council heard a presentation from Brett Johnson with Overland Property Group regarding a proposed 32 unit apartment complex.

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Mid-Prairie Represented at School Board Convention

Posted: Thursday, November 21st, 2013 at 6:23 am

The 68th Annual Convention of the Iowa Association of School Boards will continue today in Des Moines.

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Public Invited to First Annual Watershed Meeting

Posted: Thursday, November 21st, 2013 at 6:22 am

The first annual meeting of the recently formed English River Watershed Management Authority is tonight.

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Couple Faces 5 Felonies After Drugs Seized

Posted: Thursday, November 21st, 2013 at 6:22 am

A traffic stop in Jefferson County led authorities to find approximately 100 pounds of marijuana and over 5 grams of methamphetamine, resulting in two arrests, according to the Jefferson County Attorney.

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Big Red Radio at Two Locations Today Collecting Food Donations

Posted: Thursday, November 21st, 2013 at 6:21 am

KCII’s 11th annual Caring Christmas Food Drive is continuing today at two locations.

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Techel Requests Reduced Bond

Posted: Thursday, November 21st, 2013 at 6:21 am

A motion has been filed to lower Seth Techel’s bond.

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Husband and Wife Arrested After 100 Lbs. of Marijuana and 5 Grams of Meth Seized

Posted: Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 at 9:38 am

A traffic stop in Jefferson County led authorities to find approximately 100 pounds of marijuana and over 5 grams of methamphetamine, resulting in two arrests, according to the Jefferson County Attorney.

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Great American Smokeout Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout is tomorrow.

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