Today’s Local News

Mid-Prairie School Board Approves Superintendent Sharing Agreement

Posted: Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Approval of the Mid-Prairie and Keota School District Superintendent sharing agreement needs to be completed by the end of the calendar year.

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Brighton Resident Arrested on Arson Charges

Posted: Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A 20-year-old Brighton resident is facing arson charges.

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Adoption of Riverside Comprehensive Plan Set for Next Year

Posted: Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A resolution to adopt a comprehensive plan will be on the Riverside City Council agenda early next year.

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House Fire in Brighton Monday

Posted: Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A house caught fire in Washington County Monday.

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Louisa County Conservation Continues Fundraising Efforts for Trails

Posted: Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Louisa County Conservation will be using the next few year’s to match large grants they’ve received for trail projects.

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Watershed Management Authority Provides Update to Supervisors

Posted: Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Jody Bailey with the English River Watershed Management Authority provided an updated on the organization at yesterday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Brighton Resident Facing Arson Charges

Posted: Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 10:44 am

A 20-year-old Brighton resident is facing arson charges.

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House Fire in Brighton Yesterday

Posted: Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 10:21 am

A house caught fire in Washington County yesterday.

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Adoptathon Saturday at PAWS and More Animal Shelter

Posted: Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 6:24 am

PAWS and More Animal Shelter in Washington is having their holiday open house and adoptathon this Saturday.

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Local Electric Cooperative Enters Partnership for Solar Farm

Posted: Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Farmers Electric Cooperative recently entered into an agreement with a solar company for a project in Johnson County.

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Washington Library Receives Technology Grant

Posted: Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington Public Library received a grant award from the State Library of Iowa.

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Initiative to Promote Conservation Practices on Area Farms

Posted: Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am

As part of the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy, farmers in southeast Iowa will be shown the benefits of conservation practices, and given incentives to try them.

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Construction Continues at Kirkwood Site

Posted: Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Kirkwood Washington Center construction is progressing.

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Five Arrested for Drug Offenses

Posted: Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Five people were arrested in Henry County following a joint narcotics investigation with the Mt. Pleasant Police Department and New London Police Department on December 5th.

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Special Session to Discuss City’s Goals

Posted: Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A special session of the Washington City Council will be held tomorrow.

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City Considers Purchase of Former Church

Posted: Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A former church in Wayland is up for sale.

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Five People Arrested for Meth Related Charges

Posted: Monday, December 9th, 2013 at 10:01 am

Five people were arrested in Henry County following a joint narcotics investigation with the Mt. Pleasant Police Department and New London Police Department on December 5th.

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Brighton Man Facing Charges From DNR For Illegal Possession of Whitetail Deer

Posted: Monday, December 9th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A Brighton man has been charged by the Department of Natural Resources for multiple offenses involving whitetail deer.

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Group Continues Fundraising for New Auditorium

Posted: Monday, December 9th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Fundraisers are underway for the new Washington High School Auditorium project.

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Wellman Applying for Community Development Block Grant

Posted: Monday, December 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

With Wellman’s popular home improvement grant program wrapped up, the city is looking to offer it again.

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