Today’s Local News

Senator Staff Holding Listening Post Today

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A listening post with an elected official’s representative is today.  

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4-H Record Book Deadline Coming Up

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Washington County 4-H members are reminded that 4-H record books are due to their club leader soon.  

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Listening Area Sees Severe Weather

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Severe weather rolled through Washington County and the KCII listening area early this morning.  

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Board of Supervisors Talk about Veterans Affairs and Taxes This Week

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors discussed Veterans Affairs and taxes as part of their meeting this week.  

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Washington City Council Discussing Ordinances Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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The Washington City Council is set to discuss several ordinances during tonight’s meeting.  

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Drought Has Not Slowed West Nile Virus

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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This year’s drought conditions has kept the mosquito population low in our part of the country, but cases of West Nile Virus are at historic highs elsewhere.  

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Informational Meeting Tonight on New WACO Calendar

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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WACO Community School District will hold an informational meeting on upcoming changes to their school calendar.

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Latest Pheasant Count Shows Increase in Birds

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The latest count of pheasants has been completed and numbers are holding true to predictions.  

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Lawn Care Recovery Tips

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:23 am

After a rough summer some may be worried about the health of their lawn.

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Heritage Farm Recognized in Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Some area families have been honored for the amount of time they’ve owned their farm.

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Final Day to Apply for Remodeling and Repair Work Grant Opportunities

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The final day to sign up for a program designed to encourage remodeling and repair work on commercial buildings has arrived.  

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Local Paralympian Wins Medal in London

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 7:59 am

A Washington County native representing Iowa at this year’s Paralympics in London has won a medal.

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Changes to Off Road Vehicle Registrations Starting Today

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The way individuals can renew their off-road vehicle registrations has changed.  

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Senator Grassley Disagrees with Romney’s Stance on Wind Energy Tax Credit

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 6:28 am

US Senator Chuck Grassley disagrees with presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s stance on the state of the wind industry.

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School Superintendent Talks Property Taxes

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A summary of state property tax rates was released recently and Washington’s school superintendent is talking about comparisons with other districts.  

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Final Parts of Greenhorn Grazing Series Starting

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The final segments of an agricultural series are set to wrap up starting today.  

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Bike Race Coming to Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A bicycle racing team from northeast Iowa with members in Washington County are hosting a race this weekend.  

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High Levels of Nitrogen in Corn Pose Threat to Cattle

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Corn grown this summer may have an excess of nitrogen, posing a threat to the cattle that eat it.

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Washington County Agency Getting Ready for Annual Memorial Walk/Run

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A Washington County agency is getting ready to host their annual 5K Memorial Walk/Run.  

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Volunteering Opportunity in Columbus City

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A chapter of an international organization is looking for volunteers to help with a project in Columbus City.

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