Today’s Local News

Washington Street Work Wrapping Up

Posted: Thursday, November 1st, 2012 at 6:24 am

The City of Washington is at the end of their work to repair street surfaces this construction season.

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Latino Population Growing

Posted: Thursday, November 1st, 2012 at 6:23 am

Latinos are a fast-growing group in the United States.

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Keota Begins Working Towards New Zoning Ordinance

Posted: Thursday, November 1st, 2012 at 6:22 am

If everything goes as planned, the City of Keota will have a comprehensive zoning ordinance by next summer.

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Mid-Prairie Conferences Tonight

Posted: Thursday, November 1st, 2012 at 6:21 am

Some area schools are opening their doors tonight for parents.

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Local Telephone Company Loses Appeal in District Court

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 4:19 pm

A local telephone service provider has lost its case against a government agency in appeals court.

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Senator Harkin on Ineffective Congress

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 6:25 am

The current U.S. Congress is one of the least popular in history.

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Local Energy Provider Aids East Coast

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 6:25 am

Last week an east coast utility company sent out a call for mutual assistance in preparation for the expected power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy.

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Halloween Safety Tips for Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 6:24 am

With kids heading for the streets tonight for trick or treating, a local police officer is offering some tips on keeping them safe.

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Washington Considers Goals for Coming Years

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington City Council is attempting to identify some short-term goals to focus their energy on over the next two years.

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Cover Crop Reporting Changes

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 6:20 am

Those planting fall seeded cover crops and forage crops this year should be aware of new reporting requirements.

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Two Kalona Men Arrested for Burglary

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 1:46 pm

Two Kalona men have been arrested in connection to a string of burglaries.

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Board Approves Zoning Changes, Amended R.U.S.S. Agreement

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 1:20 pm

Changes to the county zoning and an amended agreement with Regional Utility Service Systems were approved at today’s Washington County Board meeting.

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City Looks to Get Yard Waste Pickup Back on Track

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Help is on the way for residents looking to take advantage of the city of Washington’s leaf and yard waste removal.

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Washington County Replacing Old Vehicle

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Washington County will soon have another vehicle to help combat possible snowstorms this winter.

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Columbus Junction Approves Louisa County Comprehensive Trails Master Plan

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Columbus Junction has adopted a resolution approving plans to implement recreational trails around Louisa County.

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Local Police Utilize Technology

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Law enforcement officers are often making an effort to use appropriate technology to help them do their job.

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Mid-Prairie Sees Increase in Certified Enrollment

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Mid-Prairie School District saw an increase in certified enrollment this year.

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Winter Energy Bill Help for Low Income Residents

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A government program is making sure Iowans don’t lose power this winter.

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Rollover Near Mt. Pleasant

Posted: Monday, October 29th, 2012 at 8:19 am

A Missouri man walked away with minor injuries following an early morning rollover accident.

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World Stroke Day

Posted: Monday, October 29th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Today is World Stroke Day and a local doctor is sharing some essential information regarding signs, treatment and prevention.

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