Today’s Local News

Wellman Applying for Safe Routes to School Grant

Posted: Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Like many other communities in the area, the City of Wellman is applying for the Safe Routes to School grant.

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Riverside Organizing Youth Activities for This Summer

Posted: Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

The City of Riverside will hold a summer youth program starting this year.

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Preparations Being Made for Columbus Junction Levy Project

Posted: Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Work on one big project continues, while another is set to begin in Columbus Junction.

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4-H Camp to Set to Change

Posted: Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 at 6:19 am

The Iowa 4-H camp program located near Madrid is facing changes.

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International Day of Prayer in Washington County

Posted: Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 at 6:16 am

The International Day of Prayer was observed yesterday afternoon at 1:30.

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Workshop Offered for Post-Harvest Food Handling

Posted: Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 at 6:15 am

A workshop for post-harvest handling and food safety for fruit and vegetable growers is planned for next Friday, March 8th by the Extension office.

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USDA Reminds March 25 Final Day to File

Posted: Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 at 6:15 am

Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, wishes to remind women and Hispanic farmers and ranchers who allege discrimination by the USDA in past decades that there are fewer than 25 days to file claims.

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Broken Water Main in Washington

Posted: Friday, March 1st, 2013 at 11:16 am

A water main broke this morning on 6th Avenue between 6th Street and 7th Street in Washington.

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Names Released With G36 Wreck

Posted: Friday, March 1st, 2013 at 7:40 am

There was an accident shortly after 7 a.m. yesterday on G36, northeast of Washington.

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Washington County MHDS Region Pushes Forward

Posted: Friday, March 1st, 2013 at 7:32 am

Six counties have signed a letter of intent for a Mental Health & Disability Services Region. Washington, Louisa, Henry, Des Moines, Lee and Keokuk counties are drafting a 28E agreement to become a region, said Washington County Supervisor Chair Ron Bennett.

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Federal Budget Cuts Could Affect Food Supply Chain

Posted: Friday, March 1st, 2013 at 6:23 am

Depending on the USDA’s action, the sequestration measures could have a big impact on local farmers and businesses.

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Semi Trailer Catches Fire on 218 Thursday Morning

Posted: Friday, March 1st, 2013 at 6:22 am
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Brake issues led to a fire on Highway 218 yesterday.

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Riverside Community Building Committee Continues Efforts

Posted: Friday, March 1st, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Riverside City Council was recently briefed on their Community Building Committee’s progress.

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Two-vehicle Accident on G36

Posted: Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 8:25 am

There was an accident shortly after 7 a.m. today on G36, northeast of Washington.

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Breaking News

Posted: Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 7:42 am

A traffic accident involving two vehicles on G-36 northeast of Washington has traffic stopped in both directions.

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Illegal Use of Firearms in Wayland

Posted: Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 6:49 am

An investigation involving illegal use of firearms resulted in an arrest in Wayland on Monday, according to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.

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Mt. Pleasant Woman Still Missing

Posted: Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 6:48 am

A 44-year old woman from Mt. Pleasant is still missing. Teresa Bruegge was reported missing to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office on February 14, according to the Iowa Department of Public Safety.

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Washington County to Have New Public Health Director

Posted: Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 6:47 am

Edie Nebel, Washington County Public Health director has announced that a new director will take the helm on March 18th.

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Branstad announces cancer awareness for March

Posted: Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 6:46 am

Governor Terry Branstad is set to sign a proclamation today declaring March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in Iowa.

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Local Ornithologists to Flock to Keota

Posted: Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 6:45 am

The 8th Annual Purple Martin Workshop and Seminar will be held Saturday, March 9th at the CAM Iowa Clothing Center, north of Kalona, beginning at 9:10 a.m.  

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