Today’s Local News

Effort Underway to Improve Wellman Elementary Playground

Posted: Thursday, November 7th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Wellman Elementary PTO is spearheading an effort to make an improvement to the school’s playground.

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Water Shutoff in Packwood Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 at 10:18 am

Water will be shut off tomorrow, Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. approximately in the town of Packwood and possibly surrounding areas.

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Salazar Wins At-Large Seat

Posted: Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The City of Washington’s only contested race yesterday was for the At-Large City Council seat.

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Poch Re-elected as Mayor in Riverside

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

Bill Poch will continue to serve as the mayor of Riverside.

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Iowa DOT Warns Drivers of High Deer Activity

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

Deer in Iowa are currently in the “seeking and chasing” phase of the annual rut, meaning that more animals are on the move and a greater danger to motorists, particularly at dawn and dusk, according to FieldandStream.com.

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Grassley Addresses Budget Conference

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

A budget conference consisting of 29 legislators from the House and Senate has been created to set government funding levels.

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Extension of Sanitary Sewer Lines in Kalona Possible

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

Kalona city staff will meet with property owners in the near future to discuss the extension of sanitary sewer lines.

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Man Found Under Farm Equipment, Pronounced Dead

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

A rural Keota man was found pinned under a piece of farm equipment Monday.

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Farm Income Tax Event Next Week

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

An event regarding tax information for farmers is being held online and in Washington.

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Rate Increase Finalized in Keota

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

A sewer rate increase in Keota takes effect in December.

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Update: Farming Accident Results in Fatality Near Keota

Posted: Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 at 12:36 pm

A rural Keota man died after being pinned under a piece of farm equipment south of Keota yesterday.

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Farming Accident Fatality Near Keota

Posted: Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 at 11:16 am

Yesterday there was a fatality following a farming incident near Keota.

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Demons Advance to Quarterfinals, Golden Hawks Fall to Albia

Posted: Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 at 6:28 am

The Washington Demons football team is advancing to the third round of the playoffs after last night’s win.

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Have You Voted?

Posted: Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Polls are open today across the state.

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Decision on Libertyville Juvenile’s Trial to Come in January

Posted: Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A decision will be made on whether to move a juvenile’s trial to adult court at a hearing in January.

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What Cheer Man Arrested in West Chester

Posted: Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A What Cheer man was arrested in Washington County Friday on multiple offenses.

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Oakville Museum to Open Summer 2014

Posted: Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The grand opening of a museum in Louisa County is expected on the 6th anniversary of flooding that hit the area.

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Supervisors Approve Budget Amendments

Posted: Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved budget ammendments at their meeting yesterday morning.

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Couple of Options for Yard Waste in Wellman

Posted: Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Wellman residents have a couple of options for getting rid of their fall yard waste.

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Washingtons Face Off Against Oskaloosa Tonight

Posted: Monday, November 4th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The second round of playoff football games are tonight.

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