Today’s Local News

Kalona Evaluating Burning Ordinance

Posted: Sunday, November 11th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona will be reviewing their burning ordinance following some input from concerned citizens.

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2012 Election Sees Big Turnout

Posted: Saturday, November 10th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Washington County saw a big turnout at the various precincts Tuesday night.

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Washington Police Chief Recommends Updates for Officer Safety

Posted: Saturday, November 10th, 2012 at 6:25 am
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In the annual report of Washington Police Chief Greg Goodman, two long-term priorities were highlighted.

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Washington City Council Approves New Goals and Reviews Previous Goals

Posted: Saturday, November 10th, 2012 at 6:24 am
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The Washington City Council has now approved a list of five goals they hope to give attention to over the next couple years.  

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Washington County Conservation Board to Plan Celebration and Upcoming Projects

Posted: Saturday, November 10th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Conservation Board is looking ahead to celebrating their 50th year of existence.  

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Veterans Day Observance on Monday

Posted: Saturday, November 10th, 2012 at 6:22 am

A local American Legion will be sponsoring a Veterans Day observance on Monday.

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Drought Continues in Iowa

Posted: Saturday, November 10th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The drought that started this summer persists in the State of Iowa.

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New London Man Arrested for OWI

Posted: Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 10:03 am

A New London man is in custody after exceeding the speed limit while under the influence.

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Vacant Washington Building Might Get New Life, and Jobs

Posted: Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 6:26 am
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A vacant building that’s become deteriorated over many years is being eyed for possible rehabilitation.

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Outdoor Alcohol Regulations Presented at Council Meeting

Posted: Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A representative from Iowa’s Alcoholic Beverages Division has examined and outlined three possibilities for serving alcohol outside, if a business were to pursue that idea – especially in downtown Washington.

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Veterans Day Sunday

Posted: Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 6:25 am
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A day to honor those who have served in U.S. conflicts is this Sunday.

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Washington City Cable Television Commission Continue their Work

Posted: Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A newly formed group trying to enhance local cable television in Washington is continuing to establish themselves and their priorities.

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Washington High Presenting Latest Production

Posted: Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Washington High School will unveil their newest drama this weekend.

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Brighton Business Showcase

Posted: Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 6:21 am

An exhibition of everything the City of Brighton has to offer is being held tomorrow.

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No Injury Following Washington County Rollover

Posted: Thursday, November 8th, 2012 at 12:32 pm

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A driver involved in a single vehicle rollover this morning was able to get away without injury.

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Stan Stoops Looks Ahead to January

Posted: Thursday, November 8th, 2012 at 6:25 am

One of the three new Washington County Supervisors says he’ll be preparing over the next couple months for the start of his term in January.

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Chamber Hopes to Welcome New Residents with Volunteers

Posted: Thursday, November 8th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is hoping that residents will want to be the face and voice of the city to incoming new residents.

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Public Meeting on WACO Innovative Calendar Tonight

Posted: Thursday, November 8th, 2012 at 6:24 am

WACO Elementary will give the community an update today this week, as they continue to work towards their innovative school calendar.

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NFIP Compliance Process Continues in Kalona

Posted: Thursday, November 8th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona had their first reading of an ordinance related to their participation in the National Flood Insurance Program this week.

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Appointed Council Member Elected in Washington

Posted: Thursday, November 8th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A man appointed to the Washington City Council last year will remain in the seat after getting the approval of the city’s ward three voters.

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