Today's Local News

Kalona Chamber Offers Remedy for Cabin Fever

Posted: Friday, January 11th, 2013 at 6:21 am

In an effort to give the community something to do during January, the Kalona Chamber of Commerce is holding a garage sale.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Washington County Treasurer Jeff Garrett gives some background on the REAL ID Act and what it means for those looking to apply for or renew their drivers license.

Rural Ottumwa Man Found with Henry County Runaway

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2013 at 7:56 am

A Henry County runaway has been located in Missouri and returned home.

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School Boiler System Will be Inspected; Board Wants Bond Vote for Replacement

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2013 at 6:25 am
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The Washington Community School District Board of Education has voted to replace an aging boiler at the high school with a new one.

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Washington County to Begin Issuing REAL ID Drivers Licenses and Identification Cards

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Beginning next week Washington County Treasury will begin issuing REAL ID drivers licenses.

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Washington Police Deal with Temporarily Fewer Staff

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington Police Department normally has ten full-time officers that rotate shifts, but they are short two officers.

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Kalona Looks to Form English River Watershed Group

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The City of Kalona will continue their partnership with the Iowa Flood Center as they work toward an English River watershed group.

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Fire Department’s Annual Pancake Day is Next Week

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Washington Fire Department is preparing for their annual event that in past years has brought out about 15-hundred residents.

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Keota Schools Celebrating Homecoming Week

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am

This week, an area school continues their longstanding tradition of holding homecoming in the winter.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Today we talk with Washington High School Band Director Don Hughes about the Southeast Iowa Bandmasters Association Honor Band auditions held recently in Fairfield.

Plans for Richmond Lagoon Work Session Begin

Posted: Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Those affected by the proposed Richmond lagoon sewer system are being asked for input on when a public work session should take place.

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Washington School Board to Discuss Boiler

Posted: Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington Community School District Board of Education’s meeting tonight includes a discussion about a boiler at the high school.

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Local 4-H Member Attends National Conference

Posted: Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A Washington County 4-H member that attended a national conference was able to spend five days in Atlanta.

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December Snowfall Hurting Pheasant Season

Posted: Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

As we near the end of the season, hunters might be having a hard time tracking down pheasants.

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Washington County Hospital Welcomes First Baby of New Year

Posted: Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The first baby born in the New Year at Washington County Hospital has arrived.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Fisheries Technician Vance Polton updates us  on the years-long project at Lake Darling that might wrap up this year.

New Washington Demon Logo Chosen

Posted: Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 at 11:37 am
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This is the draft design of the new Washington Demon logo based on the one chosen by students at Washington Middle School and High School.

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Washington Students Selected for SEIBA Honor Band

Posted: Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 at 6:25 am
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A number of Washington band students have been selected to perform with others throughout the area later this month.

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Edwards Trial Expected to Begin Next Week

Posted: Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting a fellow inmate in Washington County Jail will begin as scheduled.

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