Today’s Local News

School Board Discusses Superintendent’s Goals

Posted: Friday, August 16th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Superintendent goals were discussed at the Washington Community School District’s board meeting Wednesday.

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Cruise For Critters On Sunday

Posted: Friday, August 16th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Cruise for Critters will be held in Washington this weekend.

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Temporary Board for Watershed Coalition Formed

Posted: Friday, August 16th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A temporary board has been appointed for the English River Watershed Management Authority.

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Another Great Year at State Fair for Kalona

Posted: Friday, August 16th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Great weather and lots of foot traffic has made for a good year at the State Fair for the Kalona booth.

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Handle Produce Properly to Ensure Safety

Posted: Friday, August 16th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach states that Iowans should eat fresh produce, but handle it properly.

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New London Motorcyclist Airlifted Following Crash

Posted: Thursday, August 15th, 2013 at 6:28 am

A 23-year-old New London man was transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals by Medforce Helicopter following an accident in front of Hy-Vee in Mt. Pleasant yesterday.

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School Garden Aids Curriculum, Diet, Activity

Posted: Thursday, August 15th, 2013 at 6:25 am
At last night’s Washington Community School Board meeting, Lincoln Elementary Principal Dave Hoffman gave a presentation about the school garden to the board.

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Fall Festival This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, August 15th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Lone Tree’s annual celebration begins tomorrow.

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Southeast Iowa Paranormal Society Conducting Investigations

Posted: Thursday, August 15th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Southeast Iowa Paranormal Society is currently doing investigations in the area.

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Two Named Reserve Champ at State Fair

Posted: Thursday, August 15th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Washington County 4-H’ers exhibited their horses and the Iowa State Fair and earned high honors.

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Letts Man Applying for Position on Court of Appeals

Posted: Thursday, August 15th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A Letts man is one of twenty-two Iowans applying for a position on the Iowa Court of Appeals.

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Call 811 Before Digging

Posted: Thursday, August 15th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Alliant Energy is reminding residents to call 811 before they dig.

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Changes Made to Bobcat Hunting Laws

Posted: Thursday, August 15th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The annual quota for bobcats has been removed.

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Responsible Transportation Drops Plans

Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 6:26 am

A Keokuk County company is dropping plans to slaughter horses in the wake of a federal judge’s ruling that temporarily banned the practice, reports the Associated Press.

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CPC Disputes County Bills With State

Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Central Point of Coordination Administrator Bobbie Wulf addressed the Washington County Board of Supervisors regarding $78,000 no longer owed to the state from the county.

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Forum on Washington County Zoning Held

Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Following the Washington County Supervisor’s decision last week, a public forum was held last night on the zoning ordinance.

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Absentee Voting Now Available

Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Absentee ballots for area school board elections are now available in the Washington County Auditor’s Office.

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Seward to Sit on Watershed Management Board

Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Supervisor Jack Seward has been named the Washington County Board of Supervisors representative to the temporary English River Watershed Management Authority board.

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Kalona Applying for DNR Grant

Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The application for an Iowa DNR Resource Enhancement Grant was recently approved by the Kalona City Council.

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Riverside Casino Hosting Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 6:21 am

An Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission meeting is being held at the Riverside Casino tomorrow.

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