Today's Local News

Alliant Energy Malfunction Causes Washington JH Closure

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 2:09 pm

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The Washington Community School Districts says it was forced to keep students out of the Junior High School today due to an Alliant Energy power malfunction.

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Washington HS Principal Envisions Regional High School, “One To One” Ratio Of Students To Computers

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Washington High School Principal Erik Buchholz is dreaming big.

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More Than 90 Vendors Scheduled For This Weekend’s Annual Craft Fair In Washington

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Annual Craft Fair is tomorrow in Washington’s Central Park.

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Free County To Host “Meet The Candidates Night” With District 5 Candidates

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington County District 5 supervisor candidates Richard Gilmore and Ron Bennett will be at Pizza Ranch in Washington Monday night to “share thoughts and answer questions” about their platforms and the upcoming election.  Southeast Iowa Senator Becky Schmitz will also be in attendance.

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Keota City Council Approves Cancellation of Inspection Services

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The City of Keota Approved the Cancellation of agreement with Midiowa Inspection Services during their council meeting on Wednesday.

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Riverside Council Lowers Speed Limit near School

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Riverside City Council enacted a new speed limit on Buckeye Lane and Kleopfer Ave.

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American Royal Registration Registration Deadline Is Today

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington County 4-H is reminding students that registration materials for the American Royal must be received by today.

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Washington Public Library Offers Free Folk Music Concert

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington Public Library Foundation is inviting area residents to attend a free music concert.

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Kalona Public Library Applying for Funds

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Kalona Public Library was recently approved by the city council for several grants that they are applying for from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Iowa Business Council Survey Gives Insight On Future Economic Outlook In Iowa

Posted: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Iowa Business Council’s third quarter Economic Outlook Survey reports small growth ahead for Iowa’s economy.

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Iowa Court Debt Amnesty Program Could Erase 50% Of Old Court Costs

Posted: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa Department of Revenue has released details about a new plan to reduce up to 50% of Iowans growing court debt.

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Small Business Disaster Loans Available In Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Disaster assistance is available for small businesses in 52 Iowa counties, including several in southeast Iowa.

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Wellman City Council Awards Bid for Water Treatment Project

Posted: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Wellman City Council met Tuesday and their main agenda item was the awarding of the contract for the City Wide Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Project.

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Railroad Repairs Continue North Of Highway 92

Posted: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 6:24 am


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Repairs to railroad crossings north of Highway 92 have been ongoing this week, and a new closure begins today.

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National Veterans TEE Tournament in Riverside

Posted: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 6:23 am

An annual golf program developed for veterans with disabilities will be finishing up in Riverside today.

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Sept 19-25 “Coins For Change” Fundraising During National Adult Day Services Week

Posted: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Lending Hands Adult Day Services of Washington is collecting change to celebrate National Adult Day Services week September 19th through the 25th.

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Kalona City Council Approves Contracts

Posted: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Kalona City Council met Tuesday of this week instead of Monday because of the Labor Day Holiday.

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Research Continues For $8 Million Dollar Plan To Pay For Washington County Secondary Road Improvements

Posted: Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have asked for further research into a plan that would allow the county to borrow $8 million dollars to pay for secondary road improvements.

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Washington Community School Board To Hold Regular Meeting At High School Auditorium

Posted: Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Washington Community School District’s Board of Education will meet tonight in the high school auditorium, not the District Administration Building.

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Henry/Washington County Early Childhood Meetings Held This Week

Posted: Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Henry/Washington County Early Childhood Area Board and Advisory Committee are meeting this week.

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