Today’s Local News

World Day of Prayer is Friday

Posted: Monday, March 3rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

The World Day of Prayer Service is this week.

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Supervisors to Discuss ATVs, Health Services

Posted: Monday, March 3rd, 2014 at 6:20 am

The third and final reading of a proposed ordinance that would allow the use of all-terrain vehicles on portions of county roads will be held tomorrow morning.

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Will YMCA Remodel or Build New?

Posted: Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

A multi-million dollar project will be discussed in Washington this week.

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Keota Heading to Sub-State Championship

Posted: Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at 6:49 am

The Keota boys basketball team will be playing for a Sub-State Championship tonight.

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Snow Expected Tonight, Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at 6:22 am

Approximately 19 inches of snow fell in Washington in February.

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Drought Conditions Lessen in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at 6:22 am

Drought conditions in Southeast Iowa have lessened in the last week.

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WACO Students Visit State Capitol

Posted: Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at 6:22 am

Students from WACO High School met with an area representative at the state capitol this week.

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Library Looks to Have 175 Books Checked Out Daily

Posted: Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Washington Public Library is celebrating Washington’s 175th Anniversary from now until June.

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When to Prune Plants

Posted: Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at 6:20 am

With snow in the forecast it may be hard to think about gardens and plant up keep, however horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach advise now is the time to prune many plants.

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Farm Ponds, Streams Benefit from Snowmelt

Posted: Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at 6:19 am

The snowmelt and rainfall that the area saw a few weeks ago did little to help the drought situation.

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Archery Team to Shoot at State Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Washington Demon Archery Team is going to the state tournament tomorrow.

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Grassley Asks for Investigation Into LP Price Fixing

Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Propane prices have fallen for the fourth week in a row.

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Child Hit by SUV Outside of Kalona

Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A child was hit by a vehicle in rural Kalona Tuesday afternoon.

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Snow Expected this Weekend

Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Snow is in the forecast for this weekend.

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Welsh Community to Celebrate St David’s Day

Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Tomorrow, Columbus Junction will again play host to an event celebrating Welsh heritage and the Patron Saint of Wales.

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Average Winter for Kalona’s Ice Combatting Supplies

Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Even with the intense start to our winter, the City of Kalona has used about the same amount of supplies to keep roads free of ice.

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Weather Contributes to Growing Number of Potholes

Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Potholes have developed over the winter. J.J. Bell City of Washington Maintenance and Construction Superintendent states that crews have been working to fill in potholes.

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Bunker Mill Restoration Put on Hold

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 6:23 am

As the Friends of Bunker Mill Bridge group continues to raise money, the restoration will be put on hold for the time being.

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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 6:23 am

This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.

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Keota Boys Playing for District Title

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A local high school’s basketball team will be competing for a district title tonight.

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