Today’s Local News

Malfunction at Railroad Crossing

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 11:18 am

A crossing arm and lights at the train crossing in the 1000 block of West Main Street in Washington were not working earlier today.

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Park Ranger No Longer with Washington Conservation

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 9:35 am

An 18 year member of Washington County Conservation staff is no longer with the department.

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RUSS Fees for Counties and Users Rise

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 6:25 am

Regional Utility Service Systems, also known as RUSS, is set to increase fees for users and counties.

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State Mandate Leads to Changes at Columbus

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 6:23 am

After a state mandate led them to develop a plan to spur student achievement, Columbus School District is using this year to see how effective their plan is.

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February Deadline for Submission of Resolution

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie community members have begun circulating petitions for a bond issue.

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Man Arrested For Sexual Abuse

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A New London man was arrested in Washington yesterday on two warrants for sexual abuse in the third degree.

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Flu Activity Increasing

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Flu activity is increasing across Iowa but remains regional according to the Iowa Influenza Surveillance Network.

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Unemployment Rates Rise in SE Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The unemployment rate in Washington County rose slightly from November to December.

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Ongoing Investigation Leads To Arrests in Fairfield

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 6:19 am

Following a search of their home by authorities last week, two Fairfield residents were arrested Monday.

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New ATV Ordinance to be Drafted

Posted: Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 at 2:09 pm

An ordinance to allow ATVs on roads will begin the approval process all over again.

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Fire in Richmond Yesterday

Posted: Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 at 6:25 am

Four area fire departments responded to a call yesterday.

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Kalona City Council Selects Capitol Projects

Posted: Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council has decided on their capitol projects, some of which will be completed this fiscal year.

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Cold Temperatures Continue Throughout the Area

Posted: Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A windchill advisory is in effect for the area until 9 a.m. today.

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Nomination Papers Now Available

Posted: Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Interested in running for office in Washington County?

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Mid-Prairie Students Advance to State Speech Contest

Posted: Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie Large Group Speech team is heading back to the state competition.

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Live Music Draws Crowd at Savor Washington

Posted: Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Music and desserts drew people in to downtown restaurants over the weekend for Slow Down and Savor Washington.

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Fundraiser for Hospice Patients Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A fundraiser for the under-insured and uninsured patients of Hospice of Washington County is being held tonight.

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Check Ice Thickness Before Heading Out

Posted: Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 at 6:21 am

While ice on bodies of water in Washington County should be able to support anglers, it never hurts to double check ice thickness.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, January 27th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, Superintendent of Highland School District, Chris Armstrong joins us to discuss a new procedure they’re utilizing to handle incidents of bullying.

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Wind Chill Advisory Issued

Posted: Monday, January 27th, 2014 at 6:27 am

At 6 a.m. this morning, wind chills in Washington read 22 degrees below zero.

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