Today’s Local News

ATV Public Hearing Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, February 16th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A public hearing will be held at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting regarding an ordinance allowing limited use of all-terrain vehicles.

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Man Sentenced for Sending Meth to Washington County

Posted: Saturday, February 15th, 2014 at 6:24 am

A man who was shipping methamphetamine to Washington County for distribution has been sentenced to 168 months imprisonment.

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Brighton Boil Order Continues

Posted: Saturday, February 15th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Brighton’s boil order may stay in effect until Wednesday.

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Car Wrecks Across Southeast Iowa Yesterday

Posted: Saturday, February 15th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Yesterday’s snowfall created slick conditions on area roadways.

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Riverside Church Working to Save Steeple

Posted: Saturday, February 15th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Money raised at a fundraiser this weekend will be used to restore the steeple on Riverside’s 100 year old church.

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Sheriff’s Service Agreements Presented

Posted: Saturday, February 15th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Service agreements with the Washington County Sheriff’s office and seven cities in Washington were approved at this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Keep Pets Warm Despite the Winter Weather

Posted: Saturday, February 15th, 2014 at 6:21 am

___ inches of snow fell yesterday and more snow is expected today.

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Cold Temperatures May Have Hurt Peach and Cherry Trees

Posted: Saturday, February 15th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Winter’s cold temperatures, snow and ice can harm vulnerable fruit trees.

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Highland Students Selling Formal Dresses

Posted: Saturday, February 15th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Highland’s Post Prom Committee will continue their fundraising for the event today.

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Boil Order for Brighton

Posted: Friday, February 14th, 2014 at 6:24 am

UPDATE: Water main is fixed, but the water supply still needs to be tested. The Boil Order remains in effect.

A boil order has been issued for the City of Brighton.

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Iowa House Committee Approves Drone Bill

Posted: Friday, February 14th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The House Public Safety Committee unanimously voted in favor of a bill that restricts the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles on Wednesday.

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KCII’s Home Shopping Extravaganza is Back

Posted: Friday, February 14th, 2014 at 6:22 am

KCII’s Home Shopping Extravaganza will be held next week.

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Riverside Considering Property Tax Levy

Posted: Friday, February 14th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A Washington County city with a property tax rate on the low end of the spectrum is considering an increase.

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Briefing to be Held Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, February 14th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The second legislative briefing of the year in Washington will be held tomorrow.

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Celebrate Love Locally

Posted: Friday, February 14th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Celebrate Valentine’s Day locally today.

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Fiber Arts February at the Library

Posted: Friday, February 14th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Fiber Arts February programs are continuing at the Washington Public Library.

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Mid-Prairie Entries Well Received at State Speech Contest

Posted: Friday, February 14th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Mid-Prairie’s Speech Team did will at last weekend’s state competition.

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Boil Order in Brighton

Posted: Thursday, February 13th, 2014 at 10:53 pm

The city of Brighton is currently without water due to a water main break.

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Washington School Board to Consider Bond Election Next Week

Posted: Thursday, February 13th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The Washington School Board will meet in special session next week to consider a bond issuance election for the new auditorium project.

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Cause of Kalona Fire Under Investigation

Posted: Thursday, February 13th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A fire at the former Vel-Donna Fertilizer Plant in Kalona Tuesday is being investigated by the State Fire Marshal’s Office.

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