Today’s Local News

Road Work in Washington

Posted: Monday, August 12th, 2013 at 6:28 am

Road crews, starting today, are resurfacing South Iowa in Washington from Highway 92 to Sitler Drive, says JJ Bell, City of Washington Maintenance and Construction Superintendent.

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Historic Bridge Burned

Posted: Monday, August 12th, 2013 at 6:28 am

AP reports a historic bridge in southeast Iowa, between Kalona and Richmond, has burned, and fire officials believe it was arson.

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School Clothing and Supplies Give Away For Area Children

Posted: Monday, August 12th, 2013 at 6:28 am

A group of area churches and HACAP have teamed together to provide school supplies and clothes to area children this week.

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Zoning Public Hearing Tomorrow Night

Posted: Monday, August 12th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Tomorrow night a public hearing will be held regarding rescinding zoning.

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Perseid Meteor Shower Event at Marr Park Tonight

Posted: Monday, August 12th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The Perseid meteor shower should be most visible in the local area late this evening and early tomorrow morning.

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Fire Department to Help Elephants

Posted: Monday, August 12th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington Fire Department has an interesting task this afternoon.

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Construction on Highway 1 to Last Through Summer 2014

Posted: Monday, August 12th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Separate bid lettings are planned for the two portions of work on Highway 1.

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Engineer Chosen for Kalona Sewer Improvement Project

Posted: Monday, August 12th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Engineering work for sanitary sewer improvements in Kalona will begin soon.

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WACO Registration Open House Today

Posted: Monday, August 12th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Registration for WACO Schools will be done completely online this year.

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Construction on Highway 1 to Last Through Summer 2014

Posted: Sunday, August 11th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Separate bid lettings are planned for the two portions of work on Highway 1.

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Hunter Safety Course This Week

Posted: Sunday, August 11th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A hunter safety course will be offered at Marr Park this week.

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Meth Lab Found In Vehicle Following Pursuit Last Night

Posted: Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at 6:59 am

A meth lab was found inside a vehicle following a pursuit in Washington County last night.

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Neighborhood Stabilization Program Approved

Posted: Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at 6:26 am

A resolution creating a Neighborhood Stabilization Program was passed by the Washington City Council this week.

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Area 4-H’ers Take Awards at Southeast Iowa Showdown

Posted: Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Several Washington County 4-H’ers earned high honors at the annual Southeast Iowa Showdown in Donnellson recently.

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Funding Available For Farmers For Nutrient Reduction Practices

Posted: Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Cost share funds are now available for farmers to help install nutrient reduction practices announced Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey.

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Riverside to Focus on Junk and Abandoned Vehicles

Posted: Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A decision on what course of action Riverside city officials will take to address certain ordinance violations was decided this week.

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Spring Start Anticipated for Project in Wellman

Posted: Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The City of Wellman continues to make progress towards a project planned at their waste water treatment plant.

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Big Top in Washington in Two Days

Posted: Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Carson and Barnes Circus is putting up the big top and performing two shows in Washington on Monday.

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Principal Selected for Upcoming School Year at Keota

Posted: Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Keota School District has a new High School and Junior High Principal.

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Crypto Cases on the Rise

Posted: Friday, August 9th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Another illness is increasing across Iowa.

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