Today’s Local News

Open House to Celebrate Renovation

Posted: Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The West Chester Heritage Association is hosting an open house tonight.

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Breaking News: Weapon at Lone Tree Schools Causes Lockdown

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 11:55 am

Lone Tree Communtiy Schools were in a lockdown this morning, but have now returned to normal routine.

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Local Chocolate Milk Recalled

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 11:33 am

Milk from a Wellman dairy production plant is being recalled voluntarily due to concerns that it may not have been properly pasteurized, announced the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

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Over Twenty Vehicles Broken into in One Night in Winfield

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 6:27 am

Two suspects in a rash of car burglaries are in custody in Henry County.

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Measles Cases on the Rise in U.S.

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 6:26 am

Measles is reportedly on trend to have more cases this year in the United States than any year since 1996, says Danielle Pettit-Majewski, Washington County Public Health Director.

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Drunk Driver Crashes in Riverside Sunday

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

A man was arrested following a car crash in Riverside.

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Committee Prepares for County Drill, Reviews Emergency Plans

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Local Emergency Planning Committee further discussed details for the county-wide exercise next month.

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No Fall Clean Up in Washington

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

There will be no Fall Clean Up in Washington this year.

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Harvest Begins

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Farmers are ready to start this year’s harvest following a growing season that presented a number of challenges.

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Concert Association Series Kicks Off Tonight

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

The first concert of the season for the Washington Concert Association is being held this evening.

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Watershed Group Receives First Grant

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Members of the English River Watershed Management Authority met last week.

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Grant Available to Improve County’s Natural Resources

Posted: Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 at 6:25 am

The Washington Soil and Water Conservation District has announced that it will be awarding grant dollars.

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Harvest Begins

Posted: Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

Farmers are ready to start this year’s harvest following a growing season that presented a number of challenges.

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Seven Candidates on This Year’s Ballot

Posted: Saturday, September 21st, 2013 at 6:27 am

Yesterday was the last day to submit forms for candidacy for the Washington City Council and seven people will be on the ballot.

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Suspect in Stabbing Incident in Custody

Posted: Saturday, September 21st, 2013 at 6:27 am

Police responded to a stabbing in Wellman Wednesday.

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Candidates for City Elections Announced

Posted: Saturday, September 21st, 2013 at 6:26 am

Candidates for this fall’s city elections are in.

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Drought Conditions Lessen Slightly in Iowa

Posted: Saturday, September 21st, 2013 at 6:25 am

Drought conditions eased very slightly in the past week across Iowa, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Starts Tuesday

Posted: Saturday, September 21st, 2013 at 6:25 am

KCII’s fall Home Shopping Extravaganza is next week.

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Prevent Spreading Illness, Stay Home When Sick

Posted: Saturday, September 21st, 2013 at 6:24 am

Washington Public Health is reminding area residents to stay home when they are sick and to keep kids home from school when they are under the weather.

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Autumnal Equinox Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, September 21st, 2013 at 6:21 am

Fall is just around the corner and some pumpkins are ready to be harvested.

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