Today’s Local News

Washington Budget Talks Continue

Posted: Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Budget talks for the City of Washington will continue tonight.

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Louisa County Student Selected for Scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 at 6:19 am

A Columbus City student is one of five in the country to receive a scholarship for their post secondary education.

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Wreck Near Wellman Leads to Arrest

Posted: Monday, February 10th, 2014 at 6:25 am

A Wellman man was arrested following an accident on Highway 22 Saturday.

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No Injuries in House Fire Saturday

Posted: Monday, February 10th, 2014 at 6:25 am

There was a house fire in West Chester this weekend.

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Bond Referendum Sought for Auditorium Project

Posted: Monday, February 10th, 2014 at 6:25 am

The Washington High School New Auditorium project has $4.6 million of the $7 million needed in pledges, donations and grants.

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Fairfield Company Moving Candy Production to Keota

Posted: Monday, February 10th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A Jefferson County business has chosen a facility in Keota for the production of their candy line.

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Kalona Budget Ready to Submit

Posted: Monday, February 10th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The City of Kalona is ready to submit their budget for the upcoming fiscal year to the state.

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Washington Parent Teacher Conferences This Week

Posted: Monday, February 10th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Parent teacher conferences for the Washington Middle and High School will be held Thursday.

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Will Washington County Take First Place?

Posted: Monday, February 10th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Washington County Obesity Prevention Task Force is encouraging residents to sign up for the 10-week Live Healthy Iowa Challenge.

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WMS Concert Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, February 10th, 2014 at 6:20 am

A concert scheduled for last week will be held tomorrow.

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Ice Thickness Varies in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, February 10th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Those planning to fish on some of the larger bodies of water outside of Washington County should take into account ice thickness may vary as you move south.

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Auditorium Committee Seeks Referendum

Posted: Sunday, February 9th, 2014 at 6:27 am

A bond referendum is being sought for a community project in Washington.

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Kalona Budget Ready to Submit

Posted: Sunday, February 9th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The City of Kalona is ready to submit their budget for the upcoming fiscal year to the state.

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Washington County Car Accident

Posted: Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at 5:51 pm

There has been a car accident on Highway 22 between Wellman and Kalona near the rendering plant. Traffic is at a standstill. Washington County Deputies and emergency personnel are on-scene. They ask that drivers avoid the area until further notice.

Suspicious Mailers in Fairfield Raise Concern

Posted: Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A suspected scam reported in Jefferson County may involve a  legitimate business.

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Senior Volunteering Program Receives Funding Boost

Posted: Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Henry County’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, or RSVP, is receiving some financial help.

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Loebsack to Visit Kalona Brewing COmpany

Posted: Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack is visiting Southeast Iowa today.

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Live Healthy in Washington County

Posted: Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington County placed 2nd last year in the Live Healthy Iowa Community Cup Challenge.

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4-H Open House Tuesday

Posted: Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at 6:21 am

An open house for Washington County 4-H will be held Tuesday.

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DNR Regulation Workshop to be Held

Posted: Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A free workshop is being held regarding asbestos regulations, storm-water permit requirements and open burning and solid waste disposal.

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