Today's Local News

Crows and Pigeons in Winter

Posted: Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 6:22 am

You might notice a lot of crows and pigeons around the area this winter. It seems to go against everything we learned about birds in school.

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Louisa-Muscatine School District Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Louisa-Muscatine School District met last night. They first had a closed meeting to discuss a potential student expulsion.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, December 19th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow and they will be discussing the Washington County Engineer’s position as part of their meeting.  

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Breakfast with Santa Draws Many Children

Posted: Monday, December 19th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A popular Main Street Washington event drew a big crowd on Saturday.  

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Charitable Giving Tax Credits Available

Posted: Monday, December 19th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Washington County residents have tax credits available for those who make gifts to endowed funds through the Community Foundation of Washington County yet this year.  

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Holiday Mailing Deadline Reminders

Posted: Monday, December 19th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The United States Post Office is reminding everyone of holiday mailing deadlines.  

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4-H Foundation Hills Bank Leadership Grants

Posted: Monday, December 19th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Iowa 4-H Foundation has announced the 2012 Hills Bank and Trust Company Leadership Grants for current high school juniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2013.  

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Toys for Tots

Posted: Monday, December 19th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Fareway in Washington is collecting toys for children in need through the Marine Reserve Toys for Tots program. Every Fareway participates in this program every year.

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Kalona City Council

Posted: Monday, December 19th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Kalona City Council will have their last meeting of the year tonight. They will be discussing the golf cart ordinance for the final time before voting on it.

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Keota Council Meeting

Posted: Monday, December 19th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The City of Keota will have a city council meeting tonight. One thing they will discuss is NIMS Training for the Fire Department.

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Holiday Mailing Deadlines

Posted: Sunday, December 18th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The United States Post Office is reminding everyone of holiday mailing deadlines.  

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Kalona City Council Meeting

Posted: Sunday, December 18th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Kalona City Council will have their last meeting of the year on tomorrow. They will be discussing the golf cart ordinance for the final time before voting on it.

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Central Office Project for Mid-Prairie

Posted: Sunday, December 18th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Mid-Prairie is planning on building a new central office for the school district. They heard from Shive-Hattery architect at their meeting on Monday. She talked about potential plans with the school board.

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Last Chance at Private Pesticide Applicator Training Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, December 18th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Tomorrow is the last opportunity for this year the Washington County Extension is offering farmers a chance to attend a private pesticide applicator training locally.  

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City Seeking Input for Comprehensive Plan

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The city of Washington is asking for input on how to develop the city for the future.  

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Washington Elementary School Media Enabled

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The final classrooms at Washington’s Stewart Elementary have been upgraded with new technology thanks to a grant from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.  

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Being Safe on Snowmobiles This Winter

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources wants to remind everyone about being safe on snowmobiles this winter.  

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Christina Hixson Award Available

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Area high school seniors have an opportunity to go to college with a scholarship.  

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Enrollment Down in Some Parts of Iowa

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 6:24 am

While enrollment is dropping in schools all across northern Iowa, local schools have seen steady enrollment, and even some increases.

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Lending Hands Participants Enjoy a Visit from “Elvis”

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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A local musician took part in a Christmas program yesterday for adults.  

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