Today’s Local News

Burning Ordinance Amendment to Have Final Reading

Posted: Sunday, June 16th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The final reading of an ordinance amendment is scheduled for tomorrow night’s Kalona City Council meeting.

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RUSS May Turn Off Servies In Mt. Union

Posted: Saturday, June 15th, 2013 at 6:29 am

A seven day notice has been sent to property owners in Mt. Union with wastewater payments more than 60 days overdue that their sewer services will be shut off by RUSS if there is no action to pay on the account.

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175th Celebration to be Held Next June

Posted: Saturday, June 15th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Gary McCurdy gave an update on the planning of the Washington 175th Anniversary celebration at Monday’s Washington Visitors and Tourism Committee meeting.

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Road To Close Monday

Posted: Saturday, June 15th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Beginning Monday, 275th Street will be closed to thru traffic from Elm Avenue to Fir Avenue, reports Jacob Thorius, Washington County Engineer.

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Father’s Day Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, June 15th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Don’t forget dear old, Dad; Tomorrow is Father’s Day.

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IMS Names Interim Principal

Posted: Saturday, June 15th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Iowa Mennonite School has selected their interim principal for the 2013 to 2014 school year.

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Wellman to Begin Enforcing Nuisance Ordinance

Posted: Saturday, June 15th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The City of Wellman is beginning an effort to clean up properties in town.

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Community Picnic to be Held Next Weekend in Richmond

Posted: Saturday, June 15th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A group of community members in Richmond are holding a BBQ picnic next weekend.

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Radar Tower Sold

Posted: Saturday, June 15th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The radar tower owned by the Washington Community School District has been sold.

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Keota Attorneys Suspended

Posted: Friday, June 14th, 2013 at 10:55 am

Two area attorneys have had their licenses suspended by the Iowa Supreme Court Attorney Disciplinary Board.

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Flag Day Fundraiser

Posted: Friday, June 14th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Today is Flag Day and Our Iowa magazine is selling Iowa flags as a fundraising promotion this summer to benefit Trees Forever and Keep Iowa Beautiful.

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CRP Applications Due Today

Posted: Friday, June 14th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Today is the last day to enroll land in the Conservation Reserve Program with the Farm Service Agency.

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Relay for Life Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, June 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The 13th annual Relay for Life in Washington is being held tomorrow.

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Brighton Whoopee Days Continues

Posted: Friday, June 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The 103rd Annual Brighton Whoopee Days continues today.

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Kalona Hosting Youth Baseball Tournament

Posted: Friday, June 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

It’s going to be a busy weekend in Kalona.

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Roadwork Begins in Wellman

Posted: Friday, June 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Roadwork is underway in Wellman.

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Middle School Program Nationally Recognized

Posted: Thursday, June 13th, 2013 at 11:54 am

Erik M. shows an automated robot he and his team created in the middle school's Automation Robotics Class taught by Dave McLaughlin. - Photo courtesy of Washington Schools

The Washington Middle School has a new banner to hang – it has received national recognition for its Project Lead the Way and Gateway to Technology program from Project Lead the Way.

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Student Proficiency Data Presented for Washington Schools

Posted: Thursday, June 13th, 2013 at 6:29 am

A data report for students’ proficiency in reading and math was presented at last night’s Washington School Board meeting by board member Stephanie Ellingson.

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Law Enforcement Contracts Approved

Posted: Thursday, June 13th, 2013 at 6:28 am

The annual law enforcement contracts for Washington County cities was approved at the Supervisors’ meeting Tuesday.

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Teen Summer Reading

Posted: Thursday, June 13th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Students in grades six through 12 are welcome to join the teen summer reading program at the Washington Public Library, says LeAnn Kunz, young adult programming director.

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