Today’s Local News

Update: IDPH Reports 45 Cases of Cyclospora in Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 12th, 2013 at 9:59 am

The number of cases of cyclospora that have been reported in Iowa according to the Iowa Department of Public Health has more than doubled to 45.

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Fairgrounds Go Green

Posted: Friday, July 12th, 2013 at 6:28 am

Arvid Anderson turns the solar panels on.

The Washington Fairgrounds “Flipped the Switch” yesterday and are now a bit greener.

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Update: Intersection Accident Reported in Washington

Posted: Friday, July 12th, 2013 at 6:28 am

An accident in Washington sent two people to the hospital yesterday.

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Twenty-Two Cases of Cyclospora Reported

Posted: Friday, July 12th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Twenty-two cases of cyclospora have been reported in Iowa according to the Iowa Department of Public Health, 10 of these cases are in Linn County.

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Sharing Agreements Brings Washington $250K Annually

Posted: Friday, July 12th, 2013 at 6:27 am

New legislation regarding schools in Iowa was discussed at Wednesday’s Washington School Board meeting, particularly the sharing agreements.

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Area 4-Her Serves On State Council

Posted: Friday, July 12th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The last evening of State Conference included a formal dinner, program and dance. Washington participants included Wil Marek, Noah Altenhofen, Jack Carter, Emma Stout, Joceline Spenner, Emma Eubanks, Makenzi Marek, Emily Hora, Jordan Stout, Lauren Carter Macy Marek, McKenna Brinning, Kaitlin Hora, Maddie Hora, and Kaycee Miller. - Photo courtesy of Washington County Extension Office.

A Washington County 4-H’er was recently selected to the 2012-2013 State 4-H Council, which created the 4-H Youth Conference programming.

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Wellman Council to Review Bids Monday

Posted: Friday, July 12th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Bids for a water main project in Wellman will be reviewed by the City Council Monday.

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Music Festival in Kalona This Weekend

Posted: Friday, July 12th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Local bluegrass fans and musicians will make their way to Kalona this weekend.

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Tractors to be on Display in River Junction Tonight

Posted: Friday, July 12th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Over 150 people are signed up to participate in a tractor ride taking place tomorrow.

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Intersection Accident Reported in Washington

Posted: Thursday, July 11th, 2013 at 7:13 pm

An accident in Washington sent two people to the hospital earlier this evening.

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Rollover Accident In Washington County Yesterday

Posted: Thursday, July 11th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Two people were transported by ambulance to the University of Iowa Hospital following a single vehicle rollover accident yesterday.

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Senator Grassley Believes Immigration Reform Can Be Passed This Year

Posted: Thursday, July 11th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Recently, Senator Chuck Grassley voted against the Senate’s proposed immigration reform bill.

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Three Seats to Be Voted On

Posted: Thursday, July 11th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Three seats for Washington School Board are up for election.

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December Accident Leads to Vehicular Homicide Charges

Posted: Thursday, July 11th, 2013 at 6:23 am

An arrest was made this week, stemming from a single vehicle accident late last year.

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Local Districts Discuss Sharing Incentives

Posted: Thursday, July 11th, 2013 at 6:22 am

With news that sharing incentives for school districts will continue, Mid-Prairie and Keota met last week to go over their agreement.

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More Arrests Made in Car Theft Case

Posted: Thursday, July 11th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Four arrests have been made, and more are possible, in connection to car thefts in southeast Iowa.

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IDPH Hosts Video Contest For Teens

Posted: Thursday, July 11th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A video contest for teenagers is being held this month to encourage awareness of health insurance for teens by the Iowa Department of Public Health.

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Rollover Accident on Highway 218

Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 at 12:54 pm

A rollover accident was reported shortly before noon Wednesday on Highway 218.

At approximately 11:45 a.m. Wednesday a vehicle rollover accident was reported on Highway 218 between the Ainsworth/Highway 92 exit and Old White Way.

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Breaking News

Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 at 12:17 pm

Before noon on Wednesday a vehicle rollover accident was reported on Highway 218 between the Ainsworth exit and Old White Way.

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Mt. Pleasant Pedestrian Struck By Truck, Killed

Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 at 9:33 am

A pedestrian, a 42-year-old Mt. Pleasant man, was struck by a truck and killed late Monday night on Oakland Mills Road.

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