Today’s Local News

Temporary Office Location Opens Today

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:28 am

Residents of Washington County wanting to access community services will need to go to a new location starting today.  

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Final Addition to Library Unveiled Yesterday

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The final piece to a building in Washington was unveiled yesterday.  

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City Council Meeting Tonight in Kalona

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Kalona City Council will discuss Washington County Riverboat grants and Halloween at tonight’s meeting.

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Weather Service Celebrates Anniversary of Warning System

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A way of warning residents about severe weather is celebrating its anniversary today.  

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More Hunting Seasons Open Today

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:23 am

More hunting seasons are opening today.  

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Kalona Library Celebrates Banned Book Week

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Kalona Public Library is taking the week to recognize books that have been challenged, censored or banned.

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Homecoming Week Kicks Off in Mid-Prairie

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Today begins Homecoming Week at Mid-Prairie High School.

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Board of Supervisors Discussing Construction Projects This Week

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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During this week’s meeting of the Washington County Board of Supervisors discussion on construction projects is part of the meeting.  

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Property Taxes Are Due Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Even though is the last day of September, everyone has one extra day to pay the first half real estate and mobile home taxes.  

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Fire Hydrants Being Flushed Starting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Fire hydrant flushing is beginning in the city of Washington tomorrow.  

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Kalona City Council Meeting Tomorrow Night

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Kalona City Council will discuss Washington County Riverboat grants and Halloween at tomorrow nights meeting.

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Homecoming This Week for Columbus

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Columbus High School starts their Homecoming Week tomorrow.

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Charges Dropped in Election Misconduct Cases

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 6:30 am

Charges have been dropped against a candidate and a Washington business accused of election misconduct.  

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World Heart Day Today

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Today is World Heart Day which prompts the awareness of heart disease prevention.

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Value of Farmland Continues to Climb

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 6:27 am

In spite of the drought, the value of farmland in southeast Iowa continued to climb over the summer.

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Mid-Prairie Homecoming Court Selected

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Mid-Prairie’s 2012 Homecoming Court has been selected in preparation for the upcoming Homecoming Week.

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Banned Book Week Next Week

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A week to celebrate the right to read is happening next week at the Washington Public Library.  

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Today Marks the First Red Flag Horseless Carriage Tour

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A group of vintage vehicle owners will bring a British tradition to Iowa today.

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Roadwork in Keokuk County Continues

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Bridge deck overlay work on Highway 92 in Keokuk County continues.  

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Washington County Conservation Changing Hours Start Next Week

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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New hours are coming to the Washington County Conservation Center at Marr Park next week.  

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