Today's Local News

Local Store Expanding in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Casey’s General Stores is expanding their presence in Washington.  

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Leadership Changes at Stewart Elementary Coming

Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Stewart Elementary will have a new principal next school year.  

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Kalona Antique Show This Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 at 6:24 am

A popular area festival takes place in Kalona this weekend.  

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Keokuk County Continue Working to Honor Fallen Deputy

Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors helped an effort to honor fallen county deputy Sergeant Eric Stein.  

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Handicapped Fishing Day Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The local chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America is hosting their annual Handicapped Fishing Day tomorrow.  

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Free Summer Meals Available to Columbus Children

Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Columbus area children can keep up a healthy diet while on vacation this summer through the Summer Food Service Program.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow to review a job description.  

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Chamber Encourages Local Activities This Summer

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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With the price of gas remaining high, the Washington Chamber of Commerce is reminding everyone of activities to do close to home.  

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Statewide Cooperative Aims for Agricultural Progress

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 6:28 am

An agricultural group is hoping to advance farming in Iowa by observing farmers and their methods across the state.

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Heat Advisory Issued

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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After May brought heavy rainfall and strong thunderstorms to the area, it looks like summer heat is on the way.  

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Halcyon House Hosting Play

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Halcyon House is sponsoring a play about an Iowa native tomorrow.  

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4-H One Mile and 5K Run Planned

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County 4-H is getting ready to host their 3rd Annual 5k run and One mile walk.

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Phone Outage in Wellman Yesterday

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Some residents of Wellman were without phone service for part of the afternoon yesterday.  

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Road Construction Scheduled to Begin Today

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Road work is scheduled to begin just west of Washington today.  

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Louisa County Group to Attempt World Record

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 6:22 am

A Louisa County organization is going to attempt to break a world record this summer.  

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Severe Weather Coverage Yesterday

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Severe weather rolled through Washington County and the KCII listening area yesterday morning.  

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Hot , Humid, Stormy

Posted: Sunday, June 5th, 2011 at 7:09 am

DANGEROUSLY HOT AND HUMID WEATHER IS EXPECTED MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY. HIGH TEMPERATURES EACH DAY WILL REACH 88 TO 95
DEGREES…PRODUCING HEAT INDEX READINGS OF 98 TO 105 DEGREES. THIS
DANGEROUS LEVEL OF HEAT WILL CONTINUE FOR THREE DAYS…WHICH MAY
PUT INDIVIDUALS WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING INTO INCREASING LEVELS OF
HEAT STRESS.

New High School Walk Through Planned

Posted: Sunday, June 5th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School District is hosting a tour of the new high school.  

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4-H Livestock Judging Workouts

Posted: Sunday, June 5th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington County is preparing to hold livestock judging workouts starting tomorrow.  

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Keokuk County Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, June 5th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors will discuss a few new items of business at the meeting this week.  

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