Today's Local News

Main Street in Hills Reopens

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at 6:23 am

With dry but hot conditions workers were able to complete the Hills Main Street project yesterday morning.

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4H Photo Mounting Day Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at 6:22 am

4-H members wanting to show their photography at the Fair have a chance to attend a Photo Mounting Day session next month.  

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New Superintendent at Columbus Community School District

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Columbus Community School District got a new addition this past week.

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Heat Advisory Continues Through Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, June 29th, 2012 at 6:31 am

A heat advisory is still in effect for the area today.  

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First Honor Flight Planned for Washington Veterans

Posted: Friday, June 29th, 2012 at 6:30 am

A non-profit service offering World War II Veterans a chance to visit Washington, DC is providing a first of its kind trip in September for Washington Vets.  

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Southeast Iowa Still Dry Despite Some Rain

Posted: Friday, June 29th, 2012 at 6:28 am

The National Climatic Data Center has released the most recent information regarding drought conditions and Washington County is still experiencing very dry conditions.  

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Lawsuit Filed Against Washington County Dropped

Posted: Friday, June 29th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Two lawsuits from last fall have been dropped by Residents for a Better Richmond.

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Hospital Administrator Talks about Healthcare Ruling

Posted: Friday, June 29th, 2012 at 6:25 am

With the Supreme Court ruling in favor of President Obama’s health care law, many are now left wondering what the next step is.  

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Keeping Livestock Healthy in Summer Heat

Posted: Friday, June 29th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Keeping hydrated helps humans in the heat of the summer, but agriculture officials remind farmers it’s also important to keep in mind the health of area livestock.  

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Area Thrift Store Changing Acceptance Policy

Posted: Friday, June 29th, 2012 at 6:23 am

An area thrift store is changing their policy on what they are accepting beginning this weekend.  

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Riverside’s Trek Fest Starts Tonight

Posted: Friday, June 29th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Future Birthplace of Captain Kirk will hold Trek Fest this weekend.

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Funds Transferred at Wapello City Council Meeting

Posted: Friday, June 29th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Money was transferred from Patricks Subdivision Fund at the last City Council meeting in Wapello.

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Hospital Administrator Talks about Healthcare Ruling

Posted: Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 12:10 pm

With the Supreme Court ruling in favor of President Obama’s health care law, many are now left wondering what the next step is for them.  

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City Council Hears Much Discussion Regarding Tax Abatement

Posted: Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 6:30 am

A public hearing was held as part of a special Washington City Council meeting last night.

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Meteorologist Describes Heat Warnings

Posted: Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 6:28 am

With the temperatures predicted to reach 100 today and with the higher level of humidity expected the National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory until 7:00 tomorrow morning.  

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Keeping Pets Safe in Warm Temperatures

Posted: Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Pets can suffer stress when the temperatures get warm and there are easy steps that can be taken to avoid illnesses.  

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New Business in Keokuk County

Posted: Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Iowa Economic Development Authority board has awarded tax benefits to a company coming to Keokuk County.

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Youth Center Hosting Anniversary Celebration

Posted: Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Hamakua Place in Washington is getting ready to celebrate a big anniversary on Saturday.  

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Crop Reporting Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The deadline for producers to file their crop report is tomorrow.

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4-H Entry Deadlines This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The deadline for Washington County 4-H members wanting to take part in some upcoming events is this weekend.  

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