Today’s Local News

Wayland Receives Grant for Additional Trees

Posted: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 6:23 am

With help from another grant, the City of Wayland is continuing its tree planting effort at the city’s parks.

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Area 4-H’er Inducted to State Council

Posted: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A Washington County 4-H’er was one of 36 State 4-H Council members inducted at the closing ceremonies of the annual Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

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All State Hopefuls Attend Camp

Posted: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A group of Mid-Prairie students planning to audition for the All State Music Festival, attended a camp together earlier this month.

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Time To Sign Up For Master Gardener Classes

Posted: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Now is the time to register to become a Master Gardener.

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Band May Have Winter Concert

Posted: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Washington Municipal Band is looking at having a December concert this year, announced Dr. Paul Towner at Wednesday’s Washington City Council meeting.

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Salsa Contest Winner to Give Demonstration

Posted: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The winner of a salsa contest in Columbus Junction will be holding a cooking demonstration at an upcoming farmers market.

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Area Gymnasts Place First At Nationals

Posted: Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 6:26 am

Two Brighton youth took first place at the national competition for gymnastics this summer.

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Police Department to Get Two New Vehicles

Posted: Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington City Council approved the purchase of two new vehicles for the city’s police department.

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Zoning Target Date September 27

Posted: Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 6:24 am

The target date to rescind zoning is September 27th, stated Supervisor Jack Seward during the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting this week.

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Kalona Celebration Now in Its Third Year

Posted: Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona is holding another Downtown Celebration this year.

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Car Accident in Washington

Posted: Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

A two-vehicle accident involving the Mini-Bus was reported in Washington yesterday afternoon.

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From Pets to Zoo Animals

Posted: Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Animals you won’t usually find in southeast Iowa will be available for purchase in Kalona tomorrow.

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Annual Doggie Paddle Monday

Posted: Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Dogs can swim in the city pool Monday.

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Dangerous Building Hearing Held

Posted: Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 at 6:27 am

Authorities assist in the search of the building located at 322 North D Avenue in March.

A hearing was held at last night’s Washington City Council meeting regarding a building deemed dangerous by the city’s building and zoning official and police department.

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Branstad, Reynolds Visit Washington

Posted: Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 at 6:25 am

Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds visited Washington yesterday afternoon for a town hall meeting.

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Update: Wreck On G36 Drivers’ Names Released

Posted: Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 at 6:25 am

A wreck involving a four-door passenger vehicle and a cement truck was reported yesterday morning at approximately 9:22 on G36.

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School Gardens Ready For Students to Harvest

Posted: Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

As school begins, students at Lincoln and Ainsworth elementary schools will be harvesting vegetables from their gardens.

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Kalona City Council Looking for Replacement

Posted: Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The hopes are to have a new council member appointed at the next Kalona City Council meeting.

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Kalona Residents to Receive Recognition This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

A handful of residents and an organization will receive awards in Kalona this weekend.

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Washington County 4-Hers Earn Showmanship Honors at State Fair

Posted: Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Washington County youth exhibited many 4-H projects at the Iowa State Fair last week and many were named Champion and Reserve Champion in showmanship in their field.

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