Today’s Local News

Graduation for Keota Seniors This Weekend

Posted: Friday, May 17th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Keota seniors will receive their diplomas this weekend.

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State Track and Field Results Updated 3:20 PM

Posted: Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 10:54 am

Karlie Wade of WMU finished 17th in the long jump with a jump of 15’4″.

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Washington County Riverboat Foundation Selects New Board Members

Posted: Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 10:08 am

Brenda Herington and Stephanie Schlabaugh, both of Kalona, were elected to the board of directors of the Washington County Riverboat Foundation last night.

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Council Discusses Sewer Issues

Posted: Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 6:29 am

Sewer back ups and issues with inflow and infiltration in the City of Washington were discussed at length at the city council’s meeting last night.

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Agriculture Safety Day to Be Held at Fairgrounds

Posted: Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 6:27 am

A Progressive Agriculture Safety Day is being hosted by the Washington County Extension Office to highlight a variety of safety topics.

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New Program to Make a Splash at Pool

Posted: Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Washington Park Superintendent Tim Widmer has announced that a new program will be making a splash at the pool this summer.

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Grassley Calls Paul ‘Man of Principal’

Posted: Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky was recently in Iowa.

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Supervisors Approve Two Confinement Applications

Posted: Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Two confinement feed operation construction applications were approved by the Washington Board of Supervisors at their meeting this week.

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Cost of Inputs Increase with Price of Outputs

Posted: Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 6:23 am

One farmer says he’s dealing with a lot more capital than he was just a few years ago.

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Conservation Reserve Program Meetings to be Held Across State

Posted: Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Landowners with expiring CRP land or those with land not enrolled in CRP are encouraged to attend one of the many upcoming informational meetings.

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Iowa Mennonite School Graduation Sunday

Posted: Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Iowa Mennonite School will hold its commencement ceremony for their graduating seniors Sunday evening.

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Farm Bill Passed By Committee

Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 6:27 am

The United States Senate Committee on Agriculture passed the Farm Bill yesterday.

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Farmland Rental Rates Rise

Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Rental rates for Iowa farmland have risen over the last five years, according to a study from Iowa State University.

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Babysitting Class Offered

Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A Babysitting Basics Training Course is being offered twice this summer.

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HACAP to Add Gardens for Kids

Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Two raised garden beds for HACAP at Orchard Hill were approved at the Board of Supervisors meeting yesterday morning.

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Disc Golf in the Area

Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 6:25 am

As temperatures rise more people are Frisbee golfing in the area.

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Phase 2 of Kalona Ball Field Renovation Complete

Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Phase two of the ball field renovation at the Kalona City Park is complete.

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US 61 Project Included in Draft Iowa DOT Highway Improvement Plan

Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The reconstruction of a stretch of highway in Louisa County is included in the draft Fiscal Year 2014-2018 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program.

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Police Memorial Day

Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Today is Police Memorial Day, a day set aside to remember those killed in the line of duty.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Riverside City Administrator Rusty Rogerson discusses this weekend’s Riverboat Blues Fest and their comprehensive plan.

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