Today’s Local News

Rollover Wreck Results in Arrest, One Taken to University Hospitals

Posted: Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Early this morning, three people with visible injuries showed up at a residence reporting they had been in a car accident.

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Man Arrested on Multiple Assault Charges

Posted: Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A Missouri man was arrested early Sunday for multiple offenses including serious assault.

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Kalona Business Ransacked

Posted: Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A Kalona business was broken into late last week.

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Severe Weather Action Team Responds to Storm Warning

Posted: Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A thunderstorm warning was issued for Washington County at approximately 4:50 p.m. Monday and expired nearly an hour later at 5:40 p.m.

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Multiple Vehicles Stolen in Mount Pleasant Over Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Six vehicles were stolen in Mount Pleasant over the weekend.

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Assure Center Reunion Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Assure Center, an alternative high school program, is having a reunion tomorrow night for all former students and staff.

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Drought Conditions Lessen in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Southeast Iowa no longer has any severe drought conditions.

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Cover Crops Make Way for Cash Crops

Posted: Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Before some farmers got their start on planting this spring, they needed to get rid of what they grew over the winter first.

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Severe Thunderstorm Rolls Across Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, May 12th, 2014 at 5:45 pm

A thunderstorm warning was issued for Washington County at approximately 4:50 p.m. Monday and expired nearly an hour later at 5:40 p.m.

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Governor Considering Legislation Passed in 2014 Session

Posted: Monday, May 12th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The amount the state legislature accomplished this session is still up in the air, despite it being over.

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Storms Rolled Through the Area Sunday

Posted: Monday, May 12th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Photo contributed.

With rain, hail and lightening reported the KCII Severe Weather Action Team went into action Sunday to cover a severe thunderstorm warning in Washington and Keokuk Counties at approximately 3:30 p.m.

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Archery Team Places in Top Third of Schools

Posted: Monday, May 12th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Washington High School archery team took part in the National Archery Competition in Louisville, Kentucky, over the weekend.

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Washington’s 175th is in Three Weeks, History Day will be June 2

Posted: Monday, May 12th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Three weeks from today Washington will be celebrating its 175th with History Day.

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Septic Systems and Cabins to be Revisited in Tomorrow’s Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Monday, May 12th, 2014 at 6:22 am

There are now five systems in Richmond and Rubio that are noncompliant and the Washington County Supervisors will discuss further action.

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Mid-Prairie Football Program Proposes Alumni Game

Posted: Monday, May 12th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie Football program is trying to determine if there’s interest in an alumni football game.

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City of Riverside Purchases Benches Made From Grocery Bags

Posted: Monday, May 12th, 2014 at 6:21 am

New benches and planters made from recycled materials are coming soon to Riverside’s downtown.

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Officers Recognized During National Police Week

Posted: Monday, May 12th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A week proclaimed in 1962 by then President John F. Kennedy is observed across the nation beginning today, it is National Police Week.

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KCII Severe Weather Action Team Responds to Storms

Posted: Sunday, May 11th, 2014 at 5:16 pm

Photo courtesy of Danica Douglas in Brighton.

The KCII Severe Weather Action Team went into action Sunday to cover a severe thunderstorm warning in Washington and Keokuk Counties at approximately 3:30 p.m. Golfball-sized hail was reported near Brighton.

A tornado warning was issued for Washington and Henry Counties. A tornado was reported on the ground near Donnellson at about 4:20 p.m.

In a separate storm cell, a tornado was reported in the Ottumwa area.

The severe thunderstorm warning for Washington County was extended and expired at 5:15 p.m.

A tornado watch remains in the listening area until 7 p.m. this evening.

Mid-Prairie Football Program Proposes Alumni Game

Posted: Sunday, May 11th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The Mid-Prairie Football program is trying to determine if there’s interest in an alumni football game.

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Area Sees Improvements Regarding Drought Conditions

Posted: Sunday, May 11th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Southeast Iowa no longer has any severe drought conditions.

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