Today’s Local News

Grassley Calls Paul ‘Man of Principal’

Posted: Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky was recently in Iowa.

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Supervisors Approve Two Confinement Applications

Posted: Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Two confinement feed operation construction applications were approved by the Washington Board of Supervisors at their meeting this week.

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Cost of Inputs Increase with Price of Outputs

Posted: Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 6:23 am

One farmer says he’s dealing with a lot more capital than he was just a few years ago.

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Conservation Reserve Program Meetings to be Held Across State

Posted: Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Landowners with expiring CRP land or those with land not enrolled in CRP are encouraged to attend one of the many upcoming informational meetings.

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Iowa Mennonite School Graduation Sunday

Posted: Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Iowa Mennonite School will hold its commencement ceremony for their graduating seniors Sunday evening.

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Farm Bill Passed By Committee

Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 6:27 am

The United States Senate Committee on Agriculture passed the Farm Bill yesterday.

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Farmland Rental Rates Rise

Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Rental rates for Iowa farmland have risen over the last five years, according to a study from Iowa State University.

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Babysitting Class Offered

Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A Babysitting Basics Training Course is being offered twice this summer.

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HACAP to Add Gardens for Kids

Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Two raised garden beds for HACAP at Orchard Hill were approved at the Board of Supervisors meeting yesterday morning.

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Disc Golf in the Area

Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 6:25 am

As temperatures rise more people are Frisbee golfing in the area.

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Phase 2 of Kalona Ball Field Renovation Complete

Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Phase two of the ball field renovation at the Kalona City Park is complete.

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US 61 Project Included in Draft Iowa DOT Highway Improvement Plan

Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The reconstruction of a stretch of highway in Louisa County is included in the draft Fiscal Year 2014-2018 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program.

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Police Memorial Day

Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Today is Police Memorial Day, a day set aside to remember those killed in the line of duty.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Riverside City Administrator Rusty Rogerson discusses this weekend’s Riverboat Blues Fest and their comprehensive plan.

Kirkwood Breaks Ground

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 6:29 am

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Ground was officially broken yesterday for the Washington County Regional Center of Kirkwood Community College along Lexington Boulevard, northwest of Washington. The $9 million facility is expected to open its doors for classes in the fall of 2014.

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Wayland Man Dies in Car Wreck

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 6:28 am

A fatal car wreck occurred in Henry County yesterday morning, shortly after 8 a.m.

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Car Strikes School Bus

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 6:27 am

A car struck a school bus in Louisa County yesterday afternoon at approximately 3:45.

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Grassley’s Views on IRS Investigation

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 6:27 am

It was reported last week that the Internal Revenue Service, or IRS, targeted certain groups with political ties and an investigation is underway.

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Capital Improvements Plan to be Discussed by Council

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The capital improvements plan will be discussed tomorrow night by the Washington City Council at their meeting at 6 p.m.

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Riverside Residents Asked to Participate in Goal Setting

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The City of Riverside is requesting help in setting long term goals from its residents.

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