Today's Local News

Heat Advisory

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 at 6:55 am

The National Weather Service reports that hot weather will arrive today as south winds and sunshine bring highs into the upper 90s over Iowa, to lower 90s over northern Illinois.

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Board of Supervisors Discuss Budget

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors discussed the fiscal year 2013 budget as part of their meeting yesterday.  

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Future Growth of Washington Open House Draws Good Crowd

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A big group of people gathered to hear about the future growth of Washington last night.  

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Public Hearing as Part of Special City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A public hearing is taking place as part of a special Washington City Council meeting tonight.  

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Construction Plans Set for Highway 92 in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Construction plans have been set for the lane configuration of Highway 92 in Washington.  

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Open House Being Held Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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An open house is being held tonight to honor the Washington Y’s Executive Director, Greg Woller.  

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Riverside to Utilize Trap, Neuter, Release Program

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Feral cats will be the target of a program coming to Riverside.

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New Company Coming to Sigourney

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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

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IMS Golf Outing Goes Well

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Iowa Mennonite School avoided the rain and excessive heat during their Golf Outing this past weekend.

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Arrangements Made for Habitat for Humanity Teen Dance

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 at 6:21 am

With the Teen Dance in Wapello coming up, final arrangements are being made.

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Washington Page – Brent Hinson

Posted: Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Washington City Administrator Brent Hinson joins us today to talk about the City’s Comprehensive Plan Open House tonight as well as some sewer cleaning being done in the city.

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Power Outage in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 at 6:49 am

A power outage occurred in parts of Washington this morning.  

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Open House Tonight to Provide Information on Future Growth of Washington

Posted: Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The public is invited to an open house tonight to hear about the future growth of Washington.  

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Gas Leak Prompts Temporary Evacuation of Street

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

There was a gas leak on West Main Street in Washington last night.  

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Controlling Energy Costs during Heat Waves

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

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With the temperatures forecasted to be hot later this week, energy costs can rise and there are tips available to prevent them from getting too high.  

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Downtown Painting Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 at 6:27 am

The public is being asked to use caution tonight as painting work is performed in downtown Washington.  

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Online Weather Spotter Classes Available

Posted: Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The National Weather Service is reminding everyone of their online storm spotter classes.  

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Wellman Y Break In

Posted: Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A trespasser at the Wellman YMCA has prompted the desire for more security.

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Iowa’s No Child Left Behind Waiver Request Denied

Posted: Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The State of Iowa’s No Child Left Behind waiver request has been turned down.

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Splash Pad Committee Members Appointed

Posted: Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Riverside City Council appointed the members of the Splash Pad Committee at last week’s city council meeting.

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