Today’s Local News

Mid-Prairie Students Establishing Film Club

Posted: Friday, September 20th, 2013 at 6:21 am

With the approval of the district and high school, two Mid-Prairie students are working to form a new club.

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KCII SWAT Goes Into Action

Posted: Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 7:22 pm

The KCII Severe Weather Action Team went into action this evening at approximately 5:40 for a severe thunderstorm warning for Washington, Keokuk, Johnson, Iowa, Benton and Linn counties until 6:30 p.m.

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Breaking News: Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Posted: Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 6:10 pm

A severe thunderstorm warning has been extended until 7:15 p.m.

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Breaking News: Accident on 218

Posted: Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 10:21 am

At approximately 10AM Thursday morning an one vehicle accident occurred in the north bound lanes of Highway 218 near 175th street in Washington County.

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Two Wellman Residents Face Drug Charges

Posted: Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 6:42 am

Authorities executed a search warrant in Wellman yesterday and arrested two people.

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Ghost Tour

Posted: Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 6:26 am

A ghost tour will be held this weekend at Elm Grove Cemetery.

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City Council Contributes to Celebrate Washington

Posted: Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The Washington City Council approved a $15,000 initial contribution to the Washington 175th Celebration Committee last night.

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Concept Designs, Cost Estimates Presented to Kalona City Council

Posted: Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council looked at designs for a wellness center this week.

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WCRF Announces Municipal Grants

Posted: Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation has awarded over $225,000 this quarter through its Municipal Grant program.

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Fundraiser for Bridge Inspection Tonight

Posted: Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Members of Friends of Bunker Mill Bridge hope to raise enough money tonight to cover a bridge inspection.

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Klein Townhall Meeting Tonight

Posted: Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 6:21 am

State Representative Jarad Klein, along with Mark Lucas, state director for American for Prosperity will be holding an event tonight.

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Homecoming at Columbus Community High School

Posted: Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Columbus Community High School is celebrating their Homecoming this week.

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WCRF Gives Over $225,000 to Washington County Cities

Posted: Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 at 9:24 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation has awarded over $225,000 this quarter through its Municipal Grant program.

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Rollover Near Riverside

Posted: Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 at 6:38 am

Two people were sent to the University of Iowa Hospital following a rollover accident yesterday afternoon.

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Group Wants to Buy Bridge

Posted: Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Julie Bowers with the North Skunk River Green Belt Association which helps save historic bridges presented a lease proposal and a request of purchase for Bunker Mill Bridge on behalf of the Friends of the Bunker Mill Bridge.

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Iowa Corn Growers Association Commends Washington County Group

Posted: Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Corn Growers Association has received recognition for their work in the area.

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Keota to Change Way School Board Members are Elected

Posted: Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 at 6:23 am

School board elections in the Keota School District will look different in a few years.

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Man Held In Jail, Bond Set at $100,000

Posted: Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A 25-year-old man being held at the Washington County Jail had an additional warrant entered.

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Washington Homecoming Court Candidates Announced

Posted: Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Washington High School has announced this year’s Homecoming Court.

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Water Main Break Causes Water to Come Up Through Pavement

Posted: Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The pavement on West Main Street in Washington cracked open last night and water gushed out due to a water main break.

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