Today’s Local News

Fall Festival This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, August 15th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Lone Tree’s annual celebration begins tomorrow.

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Southeast Iowa Paranormal Society Conducting Investigations

Posted: Thursday, August 15th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Southeast Iowa Paranormal Society is currently doing investigations in the area.

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Two Named Reserve Champ at State Fair

Posted: Thursday, August 15th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Washington County 4-H’ers exhibited their horses and the Iowa State Fair and earned high honors.

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Letts Man Applying for Position on Court of Appeals

Posted: Thursday, August 15th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A Letts man is one of twenty-two Iowans applying for a position on the Iowa Court of Appeals.

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Call 811 Before Digging

Posted: Thursday, August 15th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Alliant Energy is reminding residents to call 811 before they dig.

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Changes Made to Bobcat Hunting Laws

Posted: Thursday, August 15th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The annual quota for bobcats has been removed.

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Responsible Transportation Drops Plans

Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 6:26 am

A Keokuk County company is dropping plans to slaughter horses in the wake of a federal judge’s ruling that temporarily banned the practice, reports the Associated Press.

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CPC Disputes County Bills With State

Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Central Point of Coordination Administrator Bobbie Wulf addressed the Washington County Board of Supervisors regarding $78,000 no longer owed to the state from the county.

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Forum on Washington County Zoning Held

Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Following the Washington County Supervisor’s decision last week, a public forum was held last night on the zoning ordinance.

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Absentee Voting Now Available

Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Absentee ballots for area school board elections are now available in the Washington County Auditor’s Office.

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Seward to Sit on Watershed Management Board

Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Supervisor Jack Seward has been named the Washington County Board of Supervisors representative to the temporary English River Watershed Management Authority board.

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Kalona Applying for DNR Grant

Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The application for an Iowa DNR Resource Enhancement Grant was recently approved by the Kalona City Council.

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Riverside Casino Hosting Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 6:21 am

An Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission meeting is being held at the Riverside Casino tomorrow.

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School Board Meets

Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Washington School Board will meet tonight at 7 p.m.

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Seed Lawns Now

Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Now is the best time to sow grass seed, according to horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Mid-August to mid-September is the best time to seed lawns in Iowa.

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Kirkwood Asks Residents to Take Survey About Programs

Posted: Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Kirkwood is asking for community members’ feedback about continuing education programs.

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Endangered Ark Foundation Part of Circus

Posted: Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The Carson and Barnes Circus which visited Washington yesterday, also established a non-profit organization for Asian Elephants.

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Road Work in Washington, Some Closures

Posted: Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Road work is underway in the City of Washington.

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Filing Period for Kalona City Council Begins Later this Month

Posted: Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Those looking to run for Kalona City Council will be able to get into the race later this month.

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Lake Darling Bid Approved Following Explanation

Posted: Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The difference between the estimate and the actual bid was the focus of a discussion at the Natural Resource Commission’s meeting last week.

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