Today’s Local News

KCII Caring Christmas Food Drive at Hy-Vee Today

Posted: Saturday, November 9th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The 11th annual KCII Caring Christmas Food Drive is kicking off today.

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Demon Football

Posted: Saturday, November 9th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington Demons are advancing to the semifinal round of the football playoffs at the UNI Dome after last night’s win at Pella.

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Beatty to Compete in Cyclocross in Iowa City

Posted: Saturday, November 9th, 2013 at 6:24 am

A Washington teenager is currently ranked 5th in the nation in 15-16 girls USA Cycling Cyclocross points.

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Program in Keota to Honor Local Veterans

Posted: Saturday, November 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

With Veterans Day on Monday, a group in Keota is presenting a program honoring veterans.

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Volunteers Needed For Adult Literacy Program

Posted: Saturday, November 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Kirkwood Community College Washington Center is seeking volunteers for its adult literacy program.

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Protect Mums for Winter

Posted: Saturday, November 9th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Photo by Sally Y. Hart.

It is nearly time to prepare Chrysanthemums for winter.

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St Mary’s Church Steeple to be Restored

Posted: Saturday, November 9th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Money raised at a fundraiser this weekend will be used to restore the steeple on Riverside’s 100 year old church.

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Iowa Mennonite School Fall Play This Weekend

Posted: Saturday, November 9th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Half of the Iowa Mennonite School student body will present the fall play this weekend.

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Washington vs. Pella Tonight

Posted: Friday, November 8th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The quarterfinals for football playoffs across Iowa are tonight.

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Washington Looks Closer at Rental Inspections

Posted: Friday, November 8th, 2013 at 6:25 am

At this week’s Washington City Council meeting it was decided to further pursue rental housing inspection guidelines.

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Flu Activity Remains Below Regional Baseline

Posted: Friday, November 8th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Influenza activity across the state remains sporadic, according to the Iowa Influenza Surveillance Network.

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WACO to Address Elementary School Mold Over Break

Posted: Friday, November 8th, 2013 at 6:23 am

WACO School District will address a mold problem at one of their buildings over Thanksgiving break.

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WHS Students Take the Stage This Weekend

Posted: Friday, November 8th, 2013 at 6:22 am

“Ladies of the Jury” a courtroom comedy will be on the stage this weekend. Washington High School students will be performing the three acts.

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Kalona and Mid-Prairie Representatives to Tour Shared Facilities

Posted: Friday, November 8th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Mid-Prairie School District and the City of Kalona are looking more seriously at a facility partnership.

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Conditions Improve for Some Southeast Iowa Counties

Posted: Friday, November 8th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A healthy dose of rain has helped ease drought conditions slightly in this corner of the state.

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Vote for Washington Community Schools to Win $25,000

Posted: Friday, November 8th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Voting is now open for people to vote for Washington Community Schools in U.S. Cellular’s Calling All Communities campaign.

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Areas of Concern at WACO Elementary School

Posted: Thursday, November 7th, 2013 at 10:49 am

Air quality testing has been completed at an area elementary school.

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Council Approves Option Agreement with YMCA

Posted: Thursday, November 7th, 2013 at 6:27 am

The Washington City Council approved an option agreement for purchase of real property by the YMCA at last night’s meeting.

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Voter Turnout High in Riverside,

Posted: Thursday, November 7th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Nearly 600 residents of Washington voted in Tuesday’s city elections, which resulted in Kathryn Salazar winning the At Large city council seat over incumbent Merle Hagie.

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Governor’s Action in Response to Propane Demand Expires Today

Posted: Thursday, November 7th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A disaster declaration prompted by high demand for propane in the upper Midwest is set to expire today.

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