Today’s Local News

Area 4-H’ers Take Awards at Southeast Iowa Showdown

Posted: Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Several Washington County 4-H’ers earned high honors at the annual Southeast Iowa Showdown in Donnellson recently.

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Funding Available For Farmers For Nutrient Reduction Practices

Posted: Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Cost share funds are now available for farmers to help install nutrient reduction practices announced Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey.

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Riverside to Focus on Junk and Abandoned Vehicles

Posted: Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A decision on what course of action Riverside city officials will take to address certain ordinance violations was decided this week.

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Spring Start Anticipated for Project in Wellman

Posted: Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The City of Wellman continues to make progress towards a project planned at their waste water treatment plant.

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Big Top in Washington in Two Days

Posted: Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Carson and Barnes Circus is putting up the big top and performing two shows in Washington on Monday.

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Principal Selected for Upcoming School Year at Keota

Posted: Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Keota School District has a new High School and Junior High Principal.

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Crypto Cases on the Rise

Posted: Friday, August 9th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Another illness is increasing across Iowa.

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Kirkwood Offers Free ESL Course to Adults

Posted: Friday, August 9th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Kirkwood’s Washington Center is offering free English as a Second Language courses this fall for adults in the community.

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Branstad, Reynolds to Visit Washington

Posted: Friday, August 9th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds will be visiting Washington soon.

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Completion of Lake Darling Project Expected Next Summer

Posted: Friday, August 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Yesterday, the state Natural Resource Commission approved a $5.5 million bid for the last portion of work at Lake Darling State Park.

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Kalona Council Approves Design Work for Community Building

Posted: Friday, August 9th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Mid-Prairie School District and the City of Kalona will soon learn the financial benefits of having a shared building.

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Street Projects in Washington

Posted: Friday, August 9th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Road work will begin soon in Washington on East Madison Street and North Iowa Avenue.

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Names Released From Yesterday’s Crash

Posted: Thursday, August 8th, 2013 at 6:26 am
The names from yesterday’s two vehicle wreck on Highway 92 near the Louisa-Washington Road have been released.

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Special Election Will Be Held

Posted: Thursday, August 8th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A special election will be held to fill the vacant District 5 Washington County Board of Supervisors seat.

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Soccer Park May Be Developed

Posted: Thursday, August 8th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Ten acres of land owned by the City of Washington may be developed into a soccer park.

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Community Foundation of Washington County Has New President

Posted: Thursday, August 8th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Robert Younguist

A new president has been elected for the Community Foundation of Washington County.

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Circus to Perform in Washington

Posted: Thursday, August 8th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Elephants, trapeze artists and pygmy hippopotamuses will be under the big top in Washington on Monday.

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Opening of New Business Postponed

Posted: Thursday, August 8th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A temporary restraining order issued last Friday by a United States District Court is keeping a horse processing plant in Sigourney from opening.

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Two Current Mid-Prairie Board Members Running for Reelection

Posted: Thursday, August 8th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Those vying for a seat on the Mid-Prairie School Board had until last Friday to get on the ballot.

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Kalona Made Products Available at Iowa State Fair

Posted: Thursday, August 8th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Those heading to the state fair should keep an eye out for Kalona’s booth.

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