Today's Local News

Phone Outage in Letts

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Most, if not all residents of Letts experienced an outage with their phone service yesterday.  

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Missing Woman from Henry County

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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A woman has been reported missing from Mt. Pleasant.  

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Crash Reports Available

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa Department of Transportation has launched information related to highway crashes.  

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Reception Being Held Tonight

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The City of Washington is hosting a reception tonight for two individuals leaving for new jobs.

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Kalona City Council Holding Special Meeting Tonight

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Kalona City Council has called a special meeting tonight to discuss the annual budget amendment.  

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Vacant Board Position Needing Filled

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors are seeking for a Commissioner.  

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Thursday Night Live Returns

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce’s first Thursday Night Live festivities of the season happen tonight.  

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Spring Field Day to Discuss Increasing Use of Cover Crops

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Iowa State University Extension will be educating area farmers about ways of farming that can help them year round.  

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Area Residents Encouraged to ‘Hit the Trails’

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 6:21 am

One local Memorial Day activity includes getting out and enjoying nature.  

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Early Morning House Fire

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:31 am

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A house has been destroyed by fire in rural Washington.  

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Drops for Second Straight Month

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Washington County’s unemployment rate went down in April according to data released from the Iowa Workforce Development.  

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Board of Supervisors Make Board Appointments

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors met yesterday morning and made appointments to two County Boards.  

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Book Project Continues

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Two Washington County residents are continuing the process of compiling information regarding World War II.  

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Disaster Clean-Up Answer Line Available

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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A new help line has been formed for those that may experience a disaster.  

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Farmers Continue to See Success in Spring Corn Planting After Early Fears

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Virtually all corn in Iowa has been planted, says the latest report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Iowa Field Office.  

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Kalona Elementary to Complete Playground, but Seeks More Funding

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:23 am

A project five years in the making is finally ready to be complete at Kalona Elementary School.

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Babysitting Basics Course

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Babysitting can be a good job to teach kids about responsibility and put a little money in their pockets.  

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Keota Approves Budget Amendment

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The City of Keota approved their 2010-2011 budget amendment at this week’s city council meeting.

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Congressman Dave Loebsack Holding Office Hours Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a representative from his office in the area tomorrow.

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PQA Plus Certification Training Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Extension is offering their Pork Quality Assurance Plus Program again.  

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