Today’s Local News

Techel Trial Continues – Jury in Deliberations

Posted: Thursday, November 14th, 2013 at 11:22 am

The jury in a murder trial is in deliberations.

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Washington vs. Solon Tonight

Posted: Thursday, November 14th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The Washington Demon Football team is playing in tonight’s semifinal round of the playoffs against Solon.

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Deliberation in Techel Murder Trial Could Begin Today

Posted: Thursday, November 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The jury in a Henry County murder trial is expected to begin deliberations today.

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YMCA Health Fair, Father Daughter Dance This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, November 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington YMCA is hosting multiple events this weekend.

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United Methodist Church Relief Group Arrives in Philippines

Posted: Thursday, November 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A typhoon has devastated the central Philippines, leaving those who survived without electricity, means of communication, food or clean drinking water. 

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Miller Wins Cook-off

Posted: Thursday, November 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

And the winner is Illa Miller of Kalona.

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AEA Visits Washington School Board

Posted: Thursday, November 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Representatives from the Grant Wood Area Education Agency gave a presentation at last night’s Washington School Board meeting.

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Hospice to Hold Memorial Service

Posted: Thursday, November 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A Community Memorial Service is being sponsored by Hospice of Washington County.

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Kalona & Mid-Prairie Representatives Visiting Shared Facilities

Posted: Thursday, November 14th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A small group of representatives from the City of Kalona and Mid-Prairie School District are traveling across eastern Iowa today.

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Batavia Girl Listed as Missing May Be With 25-Year-Old

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 11:06 am

A 15-year-old Batavia girl has reportedly run away and may be with a 25-year-old man.

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YMCA Moves Forward, Hires Architect and Construction Managing Firms

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The Washington YMCA has selected an architect firm and construction managing company to render drawings for a possible remodel and potential new facility.

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Influenza-Like Illness Reports Increase in Iowa, Remain Below Baseline

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Influenza Surveillance Network reports that Iowa’s activity level remains sporadic.

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Supervisors to Pay RUSS Soon

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Supervisors will be paying Regional Utility Sewer Systems soon, announced Supervisor Jack Seward at yesterday’s board meeting.

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Write-in Candidate Wins in West Chester

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 6:23 am

According to the official election results from last week, a write-in candidate won a seat on the West Chester city council.

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Middle School Conferences Rescheduled

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Due to the Washington Demon playoff football game tomorrow, middle school parent/teacher conferences have been rescheduled.

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Corn Prices Lower Than Past Years

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Yields were better than expected in Washington County, but low prices are leading some farmers to store their grains until the market improves.

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Washington 4-H Seeks Adult Volunteers

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Washington County 4-H is seeking volunteers to join the 4-H Youth Committee.

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IMS Student Makes All-State Band

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A student at Iowa Mennonite School will be a member of this year’s All-State Band.

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Expert Inspects Bunker Mill Bridge

Posted: Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Bunker Mill Bridge is in better shape than previously thought.

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Kirkwood Offers Continuing Education Courses

Posted: Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Courses such as Introduction to Porcelain Art and Excel Basics are being offered at the Washington Kirkwood Center as part of the Community Continuing Education program.

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