Today’s Local News

English River Watershed Group Re-Elects Temporary Board

Posted: Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The English River Watershed Management Authority held their first annual meeting recently.

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Rollover Wreck Monday Morning

Posted: Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A vehicle rolled in the median along Highway 218 Monday morning, at approximately 11:05 a.m.

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Last Day For Yard Waste Pick Up This Year is Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 at 6:20 am

The last day for yard waste and brush pick up this season is tomorrow in Washington.

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Live Animal Christmas Play

Posted: Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 at 6:20 am

A Washington church’s annual holiday event is coming soon, complete with camels, reindeer, a red tail hawk and more.

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Supervisors Dispose of Zoning Department, Administrator

Posted: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 at 11:55 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to eliminate the position of planning and zoning administrator at their meeting this morning.

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Rollover Accident Along Highway 218

Posted: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 at 8:51 am

A vehicle rolled in the median along Highway 218 yesterday morning, at approximately 11:05 a.m.

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All American Restorative Care Must Pass Inspection to Stay Open

Posted: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 at 6:26 am

Owner Jerry Rhodes stands next to a stack of papers associated with the fines and appeals for All American Restorative Care.

All American Restorative Care of Washington is facing over $48,000 fines and a freeze on accepting new patients.

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Lake Darling State Park Holding Deer Hunt

Posted: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Around 60 hunters will take part in this weekend’s Lake Darling Deer Hunt.

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Council to Consider New Apartment Complex, Neighborhood Pride Committee

Posted: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington City Council will consider two resolutions at their meeting tomorrow evening regarding housing.

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WACO School District Compares First Quarter Data to Last Year’s

Posted: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Administrators at WACO School District are analyzing data from this year and last year to see if there are differences in achievement.

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Caring Christmas Continues at Archer Appliance and Electronics

Posted: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Big Red Radio will be at Archer Appliance and Electronics today from 2 to 4 p.m. for the 11th annual KCII Caring Christmas Food Drive.

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Volunteers Needed to Ring Bells

Posted: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Volunteers are being sought to ring bells for the Salvation Army’s Kettle Campaign.

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Local Food Bank Receiving Help This Fall

Posted: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

The people of Keokuk County are making sure their local food shelf stays full.

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Planning and Zoning Commission to Meet Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Planning and Zoning Commission for the City of Washington is meeting tonight to discuss a site plan.

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Fatal Wreck Involving Wellman Teen

Posted: Monday, December 2nd, 2013 at 6:27 am

A fatal accident involving a vehicle driven by a teenager from Wellman occurred yesterday at 1:05 a.m. according to the Iowa State Patrol.

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Tour Area Homes for a Fundraiser

Posted: Monday, December 2nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

A fundraiser for the lights in downtown Washington will be held next weekend.

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Flu Activity Remains Sporadic

Posted: Monday, December 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The number of confirmed seasonal influenza cases in Iowa increased to seven, however the proportion of outpatient visits due to influenza-like illness decreased slightly to 0.19% according to the Influenza Surveillance Network.

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City, District Consider New Use for Community Center’s Upper Level

Posted: Monday, December 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

A part of  Kalona Community Center that holds exercise equipment and after school programs might be repurposed.

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Supervisors to Discuss Zoning Department

Posted: Monday, December 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The inclusion of Jefferson County into the Southeast Iowa Mental Health region was acknowledged by the Washington County Supervisors.

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St. James Renovations Complete

Posted: Monday, December 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The congregation at St. James Catholic Church in Washington will be holding services in its newly renovated space for the first time this coming weekend.

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