Today's Local News

Fundraising Campaign Successful

Posted: Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 at 6:30 am

A local business helping hospital stays be more comfortable for sick children has completed their fundraising campaign.  

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Two Arrested After High Speed Chase

Posted: Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Two Washington men are in custody after leading police on a high speed chase.

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College Classes Being Offered to High School Students

Posted: Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Washington High School students have a chance to earn college credit while still in high school starting in the fall.  

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Congressman Representative Holding Office Hours Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A representative from Congressman Dave Loebsack’s office is visiting southeast Iowa tomorrow.  

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Kalona Days Goes Well Despite Rainouts

Posted: Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Kalona Days went well this weekend, despite two rainouts.

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Dessert Auction Items Due Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Washington County’s Relay for Life is holding their annual dessert auction Saturday.  

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Still Time to Register for Girls Summer Camp

Posted: Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 at 6:22 am

There is still time to sign up for the Washington Y Girls’ Camp happening next month.  

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Louisa County Fair to Include World Record Attempt

Posted: Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 at 6:21 am

There will be a world record attempt during this years Louisa County Fair.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa – Father Charles Fladung

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 10:59 am

In the first of a two-part conversation, Father Charles Fladung reflects on his 20 years of service at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sigourney.

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Possible Record High Temp Today

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 10:19 am

There is a possibility we could set a new record high for the day today.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 6:30 am

During their meeting tomorrow, one of the items the Washington County Board of Supervisors will be discussing will be a possible acknowledgement of a confinement feeding operation.  

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Central Iowa Man Dead after Accident on Henry County Lake

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 6:29 am

An accident at Lake Geode in Henry County has taken the life of a central Iowa man.  

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Local Business Owner on Importance of Chamber Membership

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 6:28 am

A Washington business owner is talking about the importance of being a Chamber of Commerce member.  

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Wall That Heals Receives Positive Response

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 6:27 am

The “Wall That Heals” had a good response during its visit to Washington this weekend.

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Kalona City Council to Apply for Grants at Tonights Meeting

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Kalona City Council will apply for grants through the Washington County Riverboat Foundation at tonight’s city council meeting.

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Mayor Reflects on Flooding Anniversary

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 6:25 am
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The four-year anniversary of the devastating flood that affected Columbus Junction was recently, and the mayor is recalling the experience.  

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Volunteers Raise Large Sum for Keota School District

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Keota School District held their Board of Education meeting last Thursday.

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Riverside City Council Meeting to Cover Stray Cat Program

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Riverside will hold their City Council meeting this evening.

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Class Schedules Coming Soon for High School Students

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Class schedules for next year will be available soon for Washington High School students.  

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Open Class Exhibits Needed for Fair

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Washington County Fair is less than one month away and entries are needed for this year’s Open Class Division.  

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