Today’s Local News

Mid-Prairie Choral Department Presenting Concert

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Mid-Prairie’s annual Pops & Pie Concert is tonight.

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Miller-Meeks Announces Candidacy

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks has officially thrown her hat into the ring for the third time for Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District seat.

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Ribbon Cutting Held

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 6:20 am

A ribbon cutting was held in Washington yesterday afternoon at Tweeton Chiropractic.

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Dog Bites Sheriff’s Deputy in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy was bitten by a dog in the City of Washington on Friday.

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Washington County Supervisors Support Casino’s Efforts

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A resolution urging the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission to deny a license for a casino in Linn County due to the impact on Washington County was approved yesterday by the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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Deed Language Stalling Acquisition of Keota Park

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The City of Keota is in the process of acquiring a small park they already maintain.

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Drought Conditions Improving

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Drought conditions have lessend across the state over the last week.

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Snowfall This Winter Already Past Average

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 at 6:22 am

With about a month and half left, southeast Iowa has already surpassed the average snowfall this winter.

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Take Care of Outdoor Animals

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Temperatures dipped below zero last night and with these cold conditions, Amber Talbot, Director of PAWS and More Animal Shelter in Washington, is reminding people to take care of outdoor pets.

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Grassley Discusses Trans-Pacific Partnership

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A group of senators in Washington D.C. is seeking an agricultural agreement with Japan as part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership talks.

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Hunter Education Course Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Next week a Hunter Education course will be offered at the Washington Middle School.

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Winter Weather Contributes to Water Main Breaks

Posted: Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 at 6:23 am

So far this month Washington has had over a foot of snow and the frost has gone deep into the ground.

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Mid-Prairie Bond Issue Specifics Released

Posted: Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie’s bond referendum is a little over a month away.

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Grassley’s Thoughts on Ukraine

Posted: Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Approximately 80 people have died in Ukraine in riots over leadership recently, according to Senator Charles Grassley.

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Wellman’s Proposed Budget Includes Increase to Debt Service Levy

Posted: Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Wellman City Council will hold their budget hearing at next week’s meeting.

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Propane Prices Falling

Posted: Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Propane prices in Iowa have fallen since February 10th according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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Hostas for Iowa Eye Bank

Posted: Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Tonight the Iowa Lions Gift of Sight program will be presented at an event sponsored by the Washington County Master Gardeners.

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STEP Program Set Up for St. Patrick’s Day

Posted: Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Iowa’s Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau is reminding motorists that speeding while driving is not only problematic during cold weather months but throughout the year.

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WACO School Board Approves New Bleachers

Posted: Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 at 6:21 am

WACO High School’s gym will have new bleachers for next school year.

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Victims of Home Explosion Identified

Posted: Monday, February 24th, 2014 at 6:23 am

An investigation into what caused an explosion that killed two people in Henry County continues.

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