Today’s Local News

Chimney Fire in Washington This Morning

Posted: Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 at 6:24 am

A fire in Washington was reported early this morning.

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Christmas Tree Disposal Slated for Next Week in Kalona, Riverside

Posted: Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 at 6:23 am

Kalona residents looking to get rid of their Christmas tree will have an opportunity to do so next week.

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Driving Tips for Inclement Weather

Posted: Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 at 6:22 am

When winter weather affects road conditions, there are a number of things drivers can do to avoid an unnecessary accident.

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Supervisors to Meet Thursday

Posted: Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will not meet today.

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Offices Closed for New Year’s Day

Posted: Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 at 6:21 am

Many offices and businesses will be closed tomorrow for New Year’s Day.

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Additional Closures Due to Holiday

Posted: Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 at 6:20 am

Some city offices in Washington County will close early today for tomorrow’s holiday.

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Riverside Audit May Result in Criminal Charges

Posted: Monday, December 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Attorney is currently reviewing a state audit of Riverside’s Flexible Spending Accounts.

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Mid-Prairie Considering Therapy Dogs for Elementary Schools

Posted: Monday, December 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am

More research will need to be done before in-school canines get the go-ahead from the Mid-Prairie School Board.

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Flu Activity Increases in Iowa

Posted: Monday, December 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Due to recent increases in activity from the east region of the state, Iowa’s flu activity has been upgraded from sporadic to local, according to the Iowa Influenza Surveillance Network.

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Christmas Tree Pick Up Scheduled in Washington

Posted: Monday, December 30th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Christmas trees in Washington will be picked up by the City of Washington Maintenance and Construction Department January 6th through the 10th.

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Driving Laws to Change for Teens

Posted: Monday, December 30th, 2013 at 6:21 am

In addition to increased instruction time with permits, there is another driving change for teen drivers in Iowa taking effect January 1st.

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Washington City Council to Meet Thursday

Posted: Monday, December 30th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Due to the holiday, the Washington City Council will meet Thursday evening.

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Offices to Close for New Year’s Day

Posted: Monday, December 30th, 2013 at 6:20 am

A number of offices and companies will be closed Wednesday for New Year’s Day.

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Christmas Tree Pick Up in Washington Scheduled

Posted: Sunday, December 29th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Christmas trees in Washington will be picked up by the City of Washington Maintenance and Construction Department January 6th through the 10th.

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Falls Sent 1.6 Million to ER Last Year

Posted: Saturday, December 28th, 2013 at 6:23 am

With winter upon us, the number of falls due to icy conditions will be on the increase.

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All American Care Declares Bankruptcy

Posted: Saturday, December 28th, 2013 at 6:23 am

All American Restorative Care of Washington has officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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Take Care of Outdoor Pets

Posted: Saturday, December 28th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Temperatures are expected to drop to single digits and in the negatives beginning tomorrow.

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Drought Continues Across Iowa

Posted: Saturday, December 28th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Drought conditions aer continuing across Iowa, with severe conditions in the central part of the state.

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Group Attempting to Nickname Area Road Ding Darling Highway

Posted: Saturday, December 28th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A group of Brighton resident’s are trying to name Highway 78 the J.N. Ding Darling Memorial Highway.

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East Central Iowa Housing Trust Fund Awarded More Than $300K

Posted: Saturday, December 28th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The East Central Iowa Housing Trust Fund recently received more than $300,000.

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