Today’s Local News

Mid-Prairie Student Named Semifinalist for National Scholarship

Posted: Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 at 6:24 am

A Mid-Prairie student is in the running for a national scholarship

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Area August Unemployment Rates

Posted: Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Iowa Workforce Development has released the employment statistics for the month of August.

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One Contested Race for Washington City Council

Posted: Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The candidates for the November election of the Washington City Council have been announced.

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Fairfield Residents Advised to Lock Vehicles

Posted: Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Car burglaries continue to be a problem in Fairfield,  with 11 reported so far this month.

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Family Challenge Next for Live Healthy Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A new family challenge has been launched by Live Healthy Iowa this week.

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Wellman Chamber to Move Downtown Sign

Posted: Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Wellman City Council has decided to help the town’s Chamber of Commerce with a project.

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Drive Safely as Harvest Begins

Posted: Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 at 6:23 am

As harvest begins the Iowa Department of Transportation is reminding motorists to take precaution when sharing the road with farm vehicles.

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Masked Student Causes Lockdown at Lone Tree High School

Posted: Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Authorities are investigating an incident that led to a lockdown at Lone Tree High School yesterday morning.

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Local Donations Going to Guatemala

Posted: Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Donations collected over the past year will be sent to Central America later this week.

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Under the Weather? Stay Home

Posted: Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 at 6:22 am

It is officially autumn and with that cold season is just around the corner.

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Annual Book Sale This Week

Posted: Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The annual Washington County Planned Parenthood book sale is being held this week.

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Remember Fall Lawn Care

Posted: Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Iowa State Extension and Outreach is reminding Iowans that fall lawn care is important.

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Open House to Celebrate Renovation

Posted: Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The West Chester Heritage Association is hosting an open house tonight.

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Breaking News: Weapon at Lone Tree Schools Causes Lockdown

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 11:55 am

Lone Tree Communtiy Schools were in a lockdown this morning, but have now returned to normal routine.

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Local Chocolate Milk Recalled

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 11:33 am

Milk from a Wellman dairy production plant is being recalled voluntarily due to concerns that it may not have been properly pasteurized, announced the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

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Over Twenty Vehicles Broken into in One Night in Winfield

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 6:27 am

Two suspects in a rash of car burglaries are in custody in Henry County.

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Measles Cases on the Rise in U.S.

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 6:26 am

Measles is reportedly on trend to have more cases this year in the United States than any year since 1996, says Danielle Pettit-Majewski, Washington County Public Health Director.

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Drunk Driver Crashes in Riverside Sunday

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

A man was arrested following a car crash in Riverside.

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Committee Prepares for County Drill, Reviews Emergency Plans

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Local Emergency Planning Committee further discussed details for the county-wide exercise next month.

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No Fall Clean Up in Washington

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

There will be no Fall Clean Up in Washington this year.

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