Today’s Local News

Kalona Considers Refinancing Bonds

Posted: Saturday, September 8th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The City of Kalona is looking at refinancing its bonds.

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Library Changing Hours Starting Today

Posted: Saturday, September 8th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington Public Library is changing their Saturday hours.  

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Items Needed for Annual Holiday Sale

Posted: Saturday, September 8th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Items are needed for an annual holiday shopping event this year.  

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Car Show to Cause Road Closures Today in Kalona

Posted: Saturday, September 8th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A car show today in Kalona will result in some road closures.

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Truck Fire in Riverside

Posted: Friday, September 7th, 2012 at 9:32 am

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A vehicle fire was reported in Riverside this morning.  

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Drought Conditions Change Across Iowa

Posted: Friday, September 7th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A decent amount of rain last week has helped to improve drought conditions in some parts of the state, but not in others.  

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Required Golf Cart Registrations in Washington

Posted: Friday, September 7th, 2012 at 6:28 am

The city of Washington has started the process for registering a different type of road-worthy vehicle.  

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Reminders about Political Sign Placement

Posted: Friday, September 7th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Candidates getting ready for this fall’s elections need to remember the regulations and requirements about political signs.  

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Innovative School Week Coming to WACO Schools Next Year

Posted: Friday, September 7th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The next few months will be used to iron out the details for a new 4 day school week at WACO schools.

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Gravel Road Bike Race Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, September 7th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A gravel road bike race is being held in the area tomorrow.

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Sheriff Reminds Drivers to be on the Lookout for Farm Equipment on Roads

Posted: Friday, September 7th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Harvesting of crops is starting and drivers need to be alert for farm machinery on area roads.  

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Drowning in Fairfield Accidental

Posted: Friday, September 7th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The autopsy for a woman who drowned in Fairfield has been released.

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Homecoming Court Announced

Posted: Friday, September 7th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Washington High School has announced the candidates for this year’s Homecoming Court.  

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Stabbing in Ainsworth Leads to Arrest

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 9:46 am

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A woman from Louisa County is in jail after a stabbing incident in Ainsworth.  

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Ordinances and Construction Project Discussed

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Ordinances were changed in the city of Washington last night.  

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Harvest Weight Limit Lifted

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Governor Terry Branstad has signed a proclamation that will temporarily allow trucks to haul harvests with heavier weights.  

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Grant Received to Help Improve Health

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A grant from the Federal Government has been received in Washington County to help improve citizens’ health.  

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Helium Shortage Affecting Local Business

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A helium shortage that started years ago is getting worse.

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Keota Resident to Serve on U.S. Soybean Export Council Board of Directors

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A Keota resident will be serving on the board of a national farming council.

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Kalona to Remove Obstructions from Drainage Ditch

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council has approved a preemptive cleanup measure.

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