Today’s Local News

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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Local Vocalists Providing Singing Valentines

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

Time is running out to sign up for Iowa Mennonite School’s annual Singing Valentines.

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Smile – It’s National Children’s Dental Month

Posted: Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 6:24 am

February is National Children’s Dental Month.

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ATV Ordinance Public Hearing Scheduled

Posted: Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The public hearing for the proposed All-Terrain Vehicle ordinance has been set.

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Kalona Council Finds Problems with Retailer’s Site Plan

Posted: Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 6:23 am

At this week’s meeting, the Kalona City Council had a chance to review the tentative site plan for a new business at the Harvest Hill Subdivision.

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Washington Pool Under New Management

Posted: Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Steele Family Aquatic Center will be under new management this summer.

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Multiple Phone Scams Reported in Johnson County

Posted: Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A few scams have been reported in the past week.

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Company Helps Family Displaced by Fire

Posted: Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 6:21 am

An area company is helping a family of five recently displaced by a house fire.

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March Start Expected for Wellman Wastewater Plant Project

Posted: Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Work at Wellman’s wastewater plant is set to begin next month.

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Snow Emergency Ends Today

Posted: Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Washington’s snow emergency ends at noon today.

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WHS Fighting Cancer Today

Posted: Thursday, February 6th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Students at Washington High School are raising money to fight cancer today.

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Rental Inspection Committee Formed

Posted: Thursday, February 6th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Seven people were appointed to the Rental Inspections Task Force for the City of Washington.

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Sheriff Warns of Phone Scam

Posted: Thursday, February 6th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is warning area residents of a phone scam.

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Kalona Seeking Speed Reduction for Portion of Highway 1

Posted: Thursday, February 6th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Kalona’s plan for Highway 1 at the Harvest Hill Subdivision is being forwarded to the Iowa Department of Transportation for their consideration.

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Brighton Chamber Working to Give Highway 78 New Name

Posted: Thursday, February 6th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Brighton Chamber of Commerce is attempting to name Highway 78 the Jay N. Ding Darling Memorial Highway.

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Order Daffodils Now

Posted: Thursday, February 6th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Order daffodils by February 24th.

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Suggested Plants for Shady Areas

Posted: Thursday, February 6th, 2014 at 6:20 am

With nearly a foot of snow on the ground, it may be hard to think about spring planting, however now is time to start planning.

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Bellmer’s Termination Acknowledged by Supervisors

Posted: Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 at 6:25 am

A personnel change request was acknowledged on a 3 to 2 vote by the Washington County Board of Supervisors yesterday.

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More Snow Last Night than All of January

Posted: Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 at 6:25 am

More snow fell last night than all of January.

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Keota Moving Forward with Demolition Plans

Posted: Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 at 6:23 am

With funding in place, the City of Keota is preparing to start demolishing empty homes that have fallen into disrepair.

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