Today's Local News

Jefferson County Makes Decision on Appletree Farm Subdivision

Posted: Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors made a decision on whether to grant the subdivision of the Appletree Farm.

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Avoiding Hypothermia In Winter Weather

Posted: Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Since winter weather has arrived, we need to be aware of the dangers of exposure to hypothermia. 

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Kalona Chamber wants help for Legislature

Posted: Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The new state legislature is resuming soon and the Kalona Chamber of Commerce wants only one thing from them.

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Scholarships Available

Posted: Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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If you are a high school senior there is an opportunity to go to school with a scholarship.

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Kalona Survives First Winter Storm

Posted: Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The City of Kalona survived the first winter storm of the season.

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Representative-elect Jarad Klein Goals

Posted: Monday, December 13th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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When the legislature convenes next month, Iowa House District 89 Representative-elect Jarad Klein says he has some goals he would like to accomplish.

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Medicare Part D Open Enrollment

Posted: Monday, December 13th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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There is not much time left to enroll in the Medicare Part D Program.

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Bean Trial to Continue

Posted: Monday, December 13th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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This morning the manslaughter trial of Lori Jo Bean will continue at the Washington County Courthouse.

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Kalona Public Library Numbers Are Up

Posted: Monday, December 13th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Kalona Public Library is seeing more users then ever before.

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Board of Supervisors Additional Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, December 13th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Tomorrow, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will hold an additional meeting.

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Mid Prairie Board Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, December 13th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Mid-Prairie Board of Education meeting is tonight. 

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Online Classes now apart of High School at Keota

Posted: Monday, December 13th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Last month we brought you a story on how online college class enrollment is increasing, but college isn’t the only place where online learning is being used.

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Flu Clinic Tonight

Posted: Monday, December 13th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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There will be a flu clinic tonight in Kalona.

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Latest Road Conditions – Travel With Caution

Posted: Sunday, December 12th, 2010 at 7:04 am

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Department of Transportation says Highway 218 in Washington County has normal winter driving conditions.

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Washington County Board of Supervisors

Posted: Sunday, December 12th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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On Tuesday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will hold two meetings this week.

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Mid Prairie Board Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, December 12th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Mid-Prairie Board of Education meeting is tomorrow night.

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Jefferson County Board of Supervisors meet Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, December 12th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors will be meeting in regular session tomorrow.

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Blizzard Warning

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 at 7:00 am

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The National Weather Service in the Quad Cities has placed our area under a Blizzard Warning. The warning begins at 9:00 pm this evening and ends tomorrow night at 6:00pm. According to the National Weather Service, a blizzard warning means that falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities of one quarter mile or less are occurring or imminent. This will cause whiteout conditions and make travel very dangerous. If you need to leave your home for any reason, you are advised to travel with extreme caution.

Manslaughter Trial in Recess

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The jury deliberation of an Ainsworth woman charged with involuntary manslaughter will resume next week.

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Washington Police Have Two New Graduates

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Police Department has two officers who have graduated from the Police Academy.

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