Today's Local News

Wellman Prepared For Next WCRF Grant Cycle

Posted: Saturday, October 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The City of Wellman has approved a few applications for the upcoming Washington County Riverboat Foundation grant cycle.  

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Habitat House in Columbus City Making Progress

Posted: Saturday, October 6th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The outside of a new Habitat for Humanity house is coming together nicely in Columbus City.

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Fresh Fruit Orders Being Taken

Posted: Saturday, October 6th, 2012 at 6:22 am
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Photo Courtesy:  Washington FFAWashington FFA Field Day.
Photo Courtesy: Washington FFA

Members of the Washington FFA Chapters are out taking orders for fresh citrus.  

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Memorial Bowling Event Happening Later This Month

Posted: Saturday, October 6th, 2012 at 6:21 am

An event that raises funds to help in the fight against cancer is being held later this month.  

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No Rainfall Adds to Drought Conditions

Posted: Friday, October 5th, 2012 at 6:30 am

With no rainfall received in the last week, drought conditions have worsened across southeast Iowa.  

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Traffic Flow around High School Changing Today

Posted: Friday, October 5th, 2012 at 6:28 am

A road that has been closed for construction in Washington has since reopened.  

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Unique Washington County Barn Moved to New Location

Posted: Friday, October 5th, 2012 at 6:27 am

A uniquely-shaped barn in Washington County has been relocated to the Washington County Fairgrounds.  

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How Do Leaves Change Color?

Posted: Friday, October 5th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The transition between summer and winter is evident across southeast Iowa.

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Accident near Ainsworth Injures One

Posted: Friday, October 5th, 2012 at 6:25 am

An accident near Ainsworth has sent one person to the hospital.  

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Mid-Prairie Homecoming Week Draws to a Close

Posted: Friday, October 5th, 2012 at 6:24 am

After a week of activities and showings of school spirit, Mid-Prairies Homecoming week draws to a close.

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New Commission Formed in Washington

Posted: Friday, October 5th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A new commission has been formed in the city of Washington to help with a public access cable entity.  

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Library Receives State Accreditation

Posted: Friday, October 5th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Washington Public Library has received a special achievement allowing them to be a part of other libraries with the same distinction in the state.  

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Fairfield Man Injured After Being Rear-Ended by Charter Bus

Posted: Friday, October 5th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A Fairfield man is in the hospital after a car accident in Wapello County.

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City Council Chooses Asphalt Project Contractor

Posted: Thursday, October 4th, 2012 at 6:30 am

A contractor has been chosen to perform the asphalt overlay project in Washington.  

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History Teacher Gives Opinion on Last Nights Debate

Posted: Thursday, October 4th, 2012 at 6:28 am

A local history teacher is weighing in on last nights presidential debate.

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Mid-Prairie Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

Posted: Thursday, October 4th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The 2012 Mid-Prairie Homecoming King and Queen have been crowned.

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Healthiest State Walk Draws Many

Posted: Thursday, October 4th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Many walkers took part in events around the area yesterday as part of Governor Terry Branstad’s Healthiest State Initiative.  

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Open House on FEMA Mapping Today

Posted: Thursday, October 4th, 2012 at 6:24 am

An open house on FEMA mapping in Kalona is being held today.

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Library to Host Special Week for Teens

Posted: Thursday, October 4th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A week emphasizing young adults is coming soon to the Washington Library.  

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Alive After Five Happening Tonight

Posted: Thursday, October 4th, 2012 at 6:22 am

A second Alive After 5 event is taking place this week to highlight a Washington business.  

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