Today’s Local News

Riverside City Hall Struck by Truck

Posted: Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 6:28 am

Larry Simon

At approximately 1:55 yesterday morning it was reported that a truck allegedly hit Riverside City Hall and a male subject got out of the vehicle but then left the scene.

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Man Wanted on Out of State Warrants Arrested

Posted: Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Moises Garcia

A 26-year-old man of Jupiter, Florida was arrested in Washington Thursday morning.

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Demon Dash Just Around the Corner

Posted: Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The fifth annual Demon Dash will be held a week from today at the Washington high school.

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Drought Conditions Lift in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Iowa is beginning to see some relief from a drought that began last summer.

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Extension and Outreach Week

Posted: Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Extension and Outreach Week will be celebrated by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach next week, March 24th through 30th.

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Winter Utilities Moratorium Ends Monday

Posted: Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s winter energy service protection program that began in November ends next week.

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Washington Native Leads ISU Club

Posted: Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Jordan Vittetoe of Washington, a junior at Iowa State University, recently served as the master of ceremonies as president of the Agricultural Business Club at its annual banquet in Ames.

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Keota’s EAGLEROCK! Wrapping Up Season

Posted: Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Keota’s EAGLEROCK! show choir is preparing for their final performance next month.

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Miller Trial Postponed

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:29 am

Elwyn Gene Miller

Elwyn “Gene” Miller, owner of Miller Electric which services Kalona and Iowa City, is facing 11 counts of invasion of privacy – nudity.

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Planning and Zoning Commission to Meet

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:27 am

At the request of the board of supervisors, the planning and zoning commission will meet to discuss creating a report for the supervisors about rescinding the zoning ordinance and possible repercussions.

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Washington Ranks 44th Out of 99

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Washington County ranks 44th overall among Iowa’s 99 counties according to the county health ranking.

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Civil War-Themed Dinner Hosted By Historical Society

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:24 am

An authentic Civil War ham meal will be offered at the Washington County Historical Society annual membership dinner at the Ainsworth Opera House.

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Planting Delayed by Chilly Weather

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:23 am

As things start feeling more like spring, area farmers are waiting for the right conditions before they start planting.

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State Patrol Warns Against Driving Through Flooded Roadways

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Severe Weather Awareness Week draws to a close today.

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Registration Open for Craft Fair

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is currently registering craft vendors for the annual craft fair held in the fall.

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Columbus School Board Approves 13-14 Calendar

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Students at Columbus Community School District will be back in class a few days early this fall.

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Vandalism May Be ‘Related’

Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 6:28 am

A truck that was stolen Monday evening from Riverside was recovered yesterday morning and is being processed for evidence, reports Sheriff Jerry Dunbar.

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Fifth Meth Related Arrest in Two Weeks

Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Twenty-six-year-old Randy Vincent Rarick was arrested on two warrants Tuesday morning.

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Supervisors Discuss RUSS Resolutions

Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Two resolutions proposed by the RUSS board regarding to the Richmond and Rubio sanitary sewer system projects were discussed at the Washington County board of supervisors’ meeting Tuesday morning.

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Mid-Prairie School Board Addresses Vacant Seat

Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A former member is returning to the Mid-Prairie Board of Education.

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