Today's Local News

Farmers Continue to See Success in Spring Corn Planting After Early Fears

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Virtually all corn in Iowa has been planted, says the latest report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Iowa Field Office.  

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Kalona Elementary to Complete Playground, but Seeks More Funding

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:23 am

A project five years in the making is finally ready to be complete at Kalona Elementary School.

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Babysitting Basics Course

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Babysitting can be a good job to teach kids about responsibility and put a little money in their pockets.  

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Keota Approves Budget Amendment

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The City of Keota approved their 2010-2011 budget amendment at this week’s city council meeting.

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Congressman Dave Loebsack Holding Office Hours Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a representative from his office in the area tomorrow.

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PQA Plus Certification Training Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Extension is offering their Pork Quality Assurance Plus Program again.  

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Local Emergency Planning Training Coming Up

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Members of Washington County’s Local Emergency Planning Committee, hospital, public health personnel are invited to two training sessions next month.  

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Local Egg Producers Celebrate Egg Month

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Governor Terry Branstad has declared May egg month in Iowa, which is a chance to recognize egg farmers in the area.  

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Special Needs Dance Being Held

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington Y is holding a Special Needs Dance next month.  

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Ridiculous Day Set

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Things are going to get ridiculous in Washington.  

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Changing of the Guard for Kalona Fun Days

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Kalona’s annual summer festival, the Kalona Fun Days, has undergone a makeover in the last year.

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Keokuk County to Appoint Assistant County Engineer

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors has been seeking a new Assistant County Engineer, and it appears they have made their choice.  

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Johnson County Accident Injures One

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 at 6:20 am

A woman from Keokuk County has been injured in a one car accident in Johnson County.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow and will hear an annual update from the Washington County Public Library Association.  

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Washington County COAD Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Community Organization Active in Disasters (COAD) volunteer meeting is being held tomorrow night.  

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Handicapped Fishing Day Coming Up

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

The local chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America is hosting their annual Handicapped Fishing Day next month.  

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Engineering is Elementary Program

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

Lincoln Elementary is hosting a special event this summer.  

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Stroke Prevention Month

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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May is National Stroke Awareness Month and according to the Iowa Department of Public Health, stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in Iowa.  

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Severe Weather Coverage Yesterday

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2011 at 6:23 am

Severe weather rolled through Washington County and the KCII listening area yesterday afternoon.  

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Bicycle Accident Injures One

Posted: Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 at 6:31 am

A bicycle rider has been injured in Washington. 

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