Today's Local News

First Freeze Possible Tonight and It’s Time to Protect Plants

Posted: Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

Southeast Iowa could see its first freeze tonight and precautions need to be taken to protect tender plants.  

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Fall Weather Outlook

Posted: Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Fall officially started at 9:49 this morning and weather forecasters are sharing predictions of the upcoming season.  

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Kalona Named Recipient of Water Fluoridation Quality Award

Posted: Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

Kalona is once again receiving a government award for their water fluoridation program.

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One Day Bike Ride Registration Deadline Today

Posted: Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Bike riding enthusiasts who are up for a challenge have one last chance to register for a one day bike ride taking place next week.  

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Washington Resident Wins Free Fuel

Posted: Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

A Washington resident has been awarded a special prize because of their community contributions.  

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Winfield Updating Code of Ordinance Book

Posted: Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

The City of Winfield will soon update their code of ordinance book.

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Latest Southeast Iowa Drought Conditions Show No Change

Posted: Friday, September 21st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Southeast Iowa received half of an inch of rainfall last week and the drought conditions have remained the same.  

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City to Work on Paving Streets

Posted: Friday, September 21st, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Improvements to city streets are in the works in Washington.  

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Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Posted: Friday, September 21st, 2012 at 6:26 am

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With tomorrow being the first day of fall, Iowa is joining 45 other states in a special observance.  

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Keota’s Ellis Street Will Remain a One-way

Posted: Friday, September 21st, 2012 at 6:25 am

The road in front of the school in Keota will remain a one-way.

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Coats for Kids Drive Getting Ready to End

Posted: Friday, September 21st, 2012 at 6:24 am

Students at two elementary schools in Washington are collecting coats for people in need.  

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Concrete Bid Chosen for Work on A Avenue in Kalona

Posted: Friday, September 21st, 2012 at 6:23 am

With asphalt projects starting on Monday, Kalona is also getting close to starting concrete work.

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Washington Sports Association Purchases New Equipment

Posted: Friday, September 21st, 2012 at 6:22 am

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An area sports association was able to purchase much needed equipment because of a grant awarded in the spring.  

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Public Hearing Set for Levee Plan Approval

Posted: Friday, September 21st, 2012 at 6:21 am

The specifications of the levee project in Columbus Junction will be approved at a public hearing next week.

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City Council Approves Urban Renewal Plan

Posted: Thursday, September 20th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The city of Washington has approved a plan to spur development. 

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Street Closure Starting Tomorrow in Washington

Posted: Thursday, September 20th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A road closure in Washington will have an impact on drivers.  

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Candidates Forum Planned for Next Month

Posted: Thursday, September 20th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Candidates running for office in the city of Washington will have a chance to speak at a forum next month.  

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Soybeans Progress on Pace with Years Past

Posted: Thursday, September 20th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Corn harvesting is under way in much of Iowa, while soybean harvesting is just getting started.

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Local Veteran Thanks Community for Support

Posted: Thursday, September 20th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A Washington veteran that participated in Tuesday’s Honor Flight is expressing thanks for the turnout from the community.  

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