Today’s Local News

PAWS & More Works to Reduce Number of Feral Cats

Posted: Monday, April 1st, 2013 at 6:25 am

PAWS & More, the Washington animal shelter, is hoping to spay 50 cats in 50 days now through April 30.

Read the rest of this entry »

Richmond and Rubio on Agenda

Posted: Monday, April 1st, 2013 at 6:24 am

Resolutions regarding the Richmond and Rubio sanitary sewer systems will be discussed at the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. at their regular scheduled meeting.

Read the rest of this entry »

Funding Levels for Iowa’s Schools Still Uncertain

Posted: Monday, April 1st, 2013 at 6:23 am

While school’s try to set up their budgets for next school year, they’re still unsure how much state funding they’ll receive.

Read the rest of this entry »

Medicare Seminar Offered

Posted: Monday, April 1st, 2013 at 6:23 am

“Welcome to Medicare” a two-hour seminar offered by the Washington County Hospital and Clinics SHIIP counselors will be held in two weeks on April 15th from 6 to 8 p.m.

Read the rest of this entry »

Kalona Survey to be Finalized this Week

Posted: Monday, April 1st, 2013 at 6:22 am

Input is being sought this week on a community survey that will attempt to gauge the public’s interest in a shared building between Kalona and Mid-Prairie School District.

Read the rest of this entry »

Dog Project Available for 4-H

Posted: Monday, April 1st, 2013 at 6:22 am

A dog project is being offered to local 4-H’ers and an informational meeting will be held tomorrow at 6 p.m. at the extension office.

Read the rest of this entry »

Students at Iowa Mennonite School Invite Friends to Class

Posted: Monday, April 1st, 2013 at 6:21 am

Iowa Mennonite School is offering a special opportunity to its students on April Fools Day.

Read the rest of this entry »

Heaton Receives Hoover Award

Posted: Sunday, March 31st, 2013 at 6:28 am

State Representative Dave Heaton, a Republican from Mt. Pleasant, has been awarded the annual Hoover Uncommon Public Service Award from the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association in West Branch.

Read the rest of this entry »

Kalona Survey to be Finalized this Week

Posted: Sunday, March 31st, 2013 at 6:24 am

Input is being sought this week on a community survey that will attempt to gauge the public’s interest in a shared building between Kalona and Mid-Prairie School District.

Read the rest of this entry »

Riverside City Hall Struck by Truck

Posted: Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 6:28 am

Larry Simon

At approximately 1:55 yesterday morning it was reported that a truck allegedly hit Riverside City Hall and a male subject got out of the vehicle but then left the scene.

Read the rest of this entry »

Man Wanted on Out of State Warrants Arrested

Posted: Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Moises Garcia

A 26-year-old man of Jupiter, Florida was arrested in Washington Thursday morning.

Read the rest of this entry »

Demon Dash Just Around the Corner

Posted: Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The fifth annual Demon Dash will be held a week from today at the Washington high school.

Read the rest of this entry »

Drought Conditions Lift in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Iowa is beginning to see some relief from a drought that began last summer.

Read the rest of this entry »

Extension and Outreach Week

Posted: Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Extension and Outreach Week will be celebrated by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach next week, March 24th through 30th.

Read the rest of this entry »

Winter Utilities Moratorium Ends Monday

Posted: Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s winter energy service protection program that began in November ends next week.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington Native Leads ISU Club

Posted: Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Jordan Vittetoe of Washington, a junior at Iowa State University, recently served as the master of ceremonies as president of the Agricultural Business Club at its annual banquet in Ames.

Read the rest of this entry »

Keota’s EAGLEROCK! Wrapping Up Season

Posted: Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Keota’s EAGLEROCK! show choir is preparing for their final performance next month.

Read the rest of this entry »

Miller Trial Postponed

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:29 am

Elwyn Gene Miller

Elwyn “Gene” Miller, owner of Miller Electric which services Kalona and Iowa City, is facing 11 counts of invasion of privacy – nudity.

Read the rest of this entry »

Planning and Zoning Commission to Meet

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:27 am

At the request of the board of supervisors, the planning and zoning commission will meet to discuss creating a report for the supervisors about rescinding the zoning ordinance and possible repercussions.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington Ranks 44th Out of 99

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Washington County ranks 44th overall among Iowa’s 99 counties according to the county health ranking.

Read the rest of this entry »