Today's Local News

Bean Trial to Continue

Posted: Monday, December 13th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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This morning the manslaughter trial of Lori Jo Bean will continue at the Washington County Courthouse.

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Kalona Public Library Numbers Are Up

Posted: Monday, December 13th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Kalona Public Library is seeing more users then ever before.

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Board of Supervisors Additional Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, December 13th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Tomorrow, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will hold an additional meeting.

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Mid Prairie Board Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, December 13th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Mid-Prairie Board of Education meeting is tonight. 

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Online Classes now apart of High School at Keota

Posted: Monday, December 13th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Last month we brought you a story on how online college class enrollment is increasing, but college isn’t the only place where online learning is being used.

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Flu Clinic Tonight

Posted: Monday, December 13th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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There will be a flu clinic tonight in Kalona.

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Latest Road Conditions – Travel With Caution

Posted: Sunday, December 12th, 2010 at 7:04 am

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Department of Transportation says Highway 218 in Washington County has normal winter driving conditions.

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Washington County Board of Supervisors

Posted: Sunday, December 12th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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On Tuesday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will hold two meetings this week.

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Mid Prairie Board Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, December 12th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Mid-Prairie Board of Education meeting is tomorrow night.

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Jefferson County Board of Supervisors meet Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, December 12th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors will be meeting in regular session tomorrow.

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Blizzard Warning

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 at 7:00 am

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The National Weather Service in the Quad Cities has placed our area under a Blizzard Warning. The warning begins at 9:00 pm this evening and ends tomorrow night at 6:00pm. According to the National Weather Service, a blizzard warning means that falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities of one quarter mile or less are occurring or imminent. This will cause whiteout conditions and make travel very dangerous. If you need to leave your home for any reason, you are advised to travel with extreme caution.

Manslaughter Trial in Recess

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The jury deliberation of an Ainsworth woman charged with involuntary manslaughter will resume next week.

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Washington Police Have Two New Graduates

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Police Department has two officers who have graduated from the Police Academy.

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Kalona Christmas Events Tonight

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 at 6:25 am

There is two major Kalona Christmas events happening tonight.

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Picking and Caring for Poinsettias

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Poinsettias are available this time of year and picking the right one for you might be difficult.

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Wellman Y Shopping Extravaganza Today

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Wellman Y will be holding their Shopping Extravaganza today.

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Holiday Gas Prices

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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With holiday travel plans in the near future, many of us are wondering how to budget for the cost of gasoline.

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Iowa 4-H Foundation Announces Hills Bank Leadership Grants for 2011

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Iowa 4-H Foundation has announced the 2011 Hills Bank and Trust Company Leadership Grants for current high school juniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2012. 

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Representative-elect Jarad Klein Optimistic on Budget

Posted: Friday, December 10th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Iowa budget will be a major challenge when the legislature convenes next month. 

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Road Crews Are Ready For Winter

Posted: Friday, December 10th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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When winter weather approaches, the Iowa Department of Transportation is ready to tackle the challenge of clearing the roads.

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