Today's Local News

College Director Provides Update on New Building

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The status of a new campus building in Washington is moving forward.  

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Kalona City Council Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

A temporary road closure will be considered at this weeks City Council meeting in Kalona.

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Quad County Pork Festival This Month

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The 2nd annual Quad County Pork Festival is just a few weeks away.

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Cancer Research Fundraiser Being Held at Mid-Prairie Elementary Schools This Month

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

Kids attending Mid-Prairie elementary schools will have a chance to turn spare change into cancer research this month.  

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Leadership Washington Program Preparing to Start

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A popular program offered by the Washington Chamber of Commerce is getting ready to start.  

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Labor Day Observed Today

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Government offices, financial institutions and many businesses are closed today in observance of Labor Day.

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Fatal Accident in Riverside

Posted: Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 at 12:29 pm

One person is dead and two others are injured after a fatal car
accident in Riverside.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting This Week

Posted: Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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

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Labor Day Holiday is Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Government offices, financial institutions and many businesses are closed tomorrow in observance of Labor Day.

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Cancer Research Fundraiser Being Held at Mid-Prairie Elementary Schools This Month

Posted: Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

Kids attending Mid-Prairie elementary schools will have a chance to turn spare change into cancer research this month.  

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Well Ordinance Change in Wellman

Posted: Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

An amendment to a Wellman City ordinance will help save some property owners money.

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Hearing Held Regarding Court Case

Posted: Saturday, September 1st, 2012 at 6:30 am

A court hearing was held in Washington yesterday to discuss records relating to another court case.  

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Emergency Preparedness Month Starts Today

Posted: Saturday, September 1st, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Today starts a month-long emphasis on being prepared for a disaster that can happen at any time.  

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One Day Bike Ride Registrations Being Accepted

Posted: Saturday, September 1st, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Bike riding enthusiasts who are up for a challenge have a chance to register for a one day bike ride happening later this month.  

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September Means Property Taxes Are Due

Posted: Saturday, September 1st, 2012 at 6:25 am

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With today being the first of September, it means the first half real estate and mobile home taxes are due.  

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Washington County Youth Receive Leadership Grants

Posted: Saturday, September 1st, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Three Washington County youth were recently honored with scholarships for their college educations.  

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Senator Grassley Pushing for Livestock Drought Assistance

Posted: Saturday, September 1st, 2012 at 6:23 am

The fate of drought assistance for Iowa livestock producers is still unknown.

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Mid-Prairie and Keota Offering Healthier Lunches

Posted: Saturday, September 1st, 2012 at 6:22 am

The meals at Mid-Prairie and Keota schools may be looking greener this year.

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Marr Park Popular Place During Holiday Weekends

Posted: Saturday, September 1st, 2012 at 6:21 am

Marr Park is seeing a lot of traffic this holiday weekend.

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Good Amount of Rainfall Helps to Relieve Drought Conditions

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The one to three inches of rainfall received last weekend was beneficial in relieving the drought conditions in southeast Iowa.  

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