Today’s Local News

Time to Get Ready for Medicare Open Enrollment

Posted: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Open enrollment in the Medicare Advantage Program is coming later this month.  

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Disaster Assistance Program Starting Later This Month

Posted: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Farmers who suffered production losses last year are encouraged to submit applications for federal assistance.  

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Fall Colors to Peak Soon

Posted: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Those who enjoy looking at the fall colors should prepare to do so soon.  

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Take Virtual Tours of Iowa Farms

Posted: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

A chance to win free groceries and learn more about Iowa’s farming industry is being offered by a non-profit organization.

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Past Weekend’s Fall Festival Marks Retirement of Loom House Curator

Posted: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

Those at last weekend’s Fall Festival in Kalona may have heard a few good stories from Emily Roberts.

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Mid-Prairie Homecoming Week Continues

Posted: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

Today students at Mid-Prairie High School will be a lot more visible.

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New Youth Center Hosting Open House Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

A project a year and a half in the making is getting ready to open with a special celebration tonight.  

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Gas Leak Reported in Washington

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 8:45 am

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Around 8:20 this morning, the Washington County Safety Center received a report of a gas leak at 633 West Madison in Washington.  

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Property Taxes Are Due Today

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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With the last day of September falling on a Sunday, it means everyone has one extra day to pay the first half real estate and mobile home taxes.  

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Temporary Office Location Opens Today

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:28 am

Residents of Washington County wanting to access community services will need to go to a new location starting today.  

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Final Addition to Library Unveiled Yesterday

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The final piece to a building in Washington was unveiled yesterday.  

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City Council Meeting Tonight in Kalona

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Kalona City Council will discuss Washington County Riverboat grants and Halloween at tonight’s meeting.

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Weather Service Celebrates Anniversary of Warning System

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A way of warning residents about severe weather is celebrating its anniversary today.  

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More Hunting Seasons Open Today

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:23 am

More hunting seasons are opening today.  

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Kalona Library Celebrates Banned Book Week

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Kalona Public Library is taking the week to recognize books that have been challenged, censored or banned.

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Homecoming Week Kicks Off in Mid-Prairie

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Today begins Homecoming Week at Mid-Prairie High School.

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Board of Supervisors Discussing Construction Projects This Week

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

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During this week’s meeting of the Washington County Board of Supervisors discussion on construction projects is part of the meeting.  

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Property Taxes Are Due Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Even though is the last day of September, everyone has one extra day to pay the first half real estate and mobile home taxes.  

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Fire Hydrants Being Flushed Starting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Fire hydrant flushing is beginning in the city of Washington tomorrow.  

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Kalona City Council Meeting Tomorrow Night

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Kalona City Council will discuss Washington County Riverboat grants and Halloween at tomorrow nights meeting.

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