Today’s Local News

Flu Reported in Eastern Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Three cases of influenza have been identified in eastern and central Iowa announced the Iowa Department of Public Health.

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Heating Assistance Applications Accepted Soon

Posted: Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Utilities Board is reminding eligible Iowans that the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and the Home Weatherization Program which protect against energy utility disconnection and aid in heating costs this winter begin November 1st.

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Equipment Error Led to Wellman Milk Recall

Posted: Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 at 6:23 am

State and federal agencies are working to prevent unnecessary milk recalls.

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Halloween Hike this Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The annual Halloween Hike sponsored by the Washington County Conservation Board will be held Saturday evening at Marr Park.

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Veteran’s Park Monument Covered by Insurance

Posted: Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The replacement monument at Riverside’s Veteran’s Memorial Park will be covered by their insurance.

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Henry County Hospital Purchasing New Equipment

Posted: Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Due to financial help, Henry County Health Center will be able to purchase new equipment and add to its staff.

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Parent-Teacher Conferences This Week

Posted: Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 at 6:20 am

The Lincoln Elementary Parent/Teacher conferences are this week.

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Wolf Floral Celebrates 100 Years

Posted: Monday, October 14th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Wolf Floral is celebrating 100 years of being in business this year.

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Crop Reports Unavailable Due to Shutdown

Posted: Monday, October 14th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Due to the partial government shutdown, a crop progress report is not available this week announced Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey.

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Early Voting Now Available

Posted: Monday, October 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Voters can now vote early for city elections in the Washington County Auditor’s Office.

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Bond Issue Decision Expected in December

Posted: Monday, October 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board continues to consider its options for a bond issue next year.

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Local Artists to Display Work

Posted: Monday, October 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Local artists will be opening their studio doors to the public this weekend for the fifth annual Southeast Iowa Artists’ Studio Tour.

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Area Scouts Collect Food for Community

Posted: Monday, October 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Area Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts collected 2,560 food items this weekend.

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Preparing Garden for First Frost

Posted: Monday, October 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Washington County could see its first frost at any point now.

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Watershed Group Close to Receiving First Grant

Posted: Monday, October 14th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The City of Kalona has signed all the documents necessary to accept a large grant from state Department of Natural Resources.

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Bond Issue Decision Expected in December

Posted: Sunday, October 13th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board continues to consider its options for a bond issue next year.

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Hydrant Flushing, Leaf Pick Up

Posted: Sunday, October 13th, 2013 at 6:20 am

The City of Washington’s Maintenance and Construction Department will be working throughout the city this week.

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Leadership Washington Goes Flying

Posted: Saturday, October 12th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Members of Leadership Washington soared above Washington this week.

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Keokuk County Communications Tower Inspected

Posted: Saturday, October 12th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Keokuk County is awaiting the results from the inspection of their Communications Tower.

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Cases of Flu in Iowa

Posted: Saturday, October 12th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The flu has been confirmed in Iowa reports the Iowa Department of Public Health.

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