Today’s Local News

USDA Releases Crop & Weather Report

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A week of triple digit temperatures and no rain did little to help crops and fields struggling with moisture.

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Heat Wave Causes Fish Kill in Odessa Lake

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 6:22 am

High temperatures and low dissolved oxygen levels resulted in a fish kill in Odessa Lake.

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Santorum To Visit Coralville

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Senator Rick Santorum will visit southeast Iowa today for the launch of a medical research fundraising campaign.

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Burlington Man Charged in Stabbing

Posted: Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 3:58 pm

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A man from Burlington is behind bars after a knife attack early this morning.

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Special City Council Meeting Approves Grant Applications

Posted: Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A special City Council meeting was held yesterday afternoon.  

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Honor Flight Information Meeting Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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An informational meeting is being held tonight to provide more information about the Honor Flight happening in September.  

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Riverside Makes Arrangements after Resignation

Posted: Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 6:26 am

With two employees resigning, the Riverside City Council has made temporary arrangements.

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Local Farmer Volunteer Spokesman for ISA

Posted: Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A local farmer has stepped forward as a volunteer spokesman for the Iowa Soybean Association’s Farm and Food Ambassador team.

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Washington County 4-H Member Earns State Award

Posted: Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A Washington County 4-H member has received a state award.  

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Beware of Ticks and Lyme Disease

Posted: Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Now is the time of year to be on the lookout for disease carrying insects.  

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Wapello Amends Tree Ordinance

Posted: Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The City of Wapello will no longer collect damaged trees.

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Applications Still Available for Just Us Girls Scholarships

Posted: Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The scholarship deadline for area female college students in need of financial help to complete their education is approaching.

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Special City Council Meeting Today

Posted: Monday, July 9th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A special City Council meeting is happening this afternoon.  

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Board of Supervisors Set to Hear Reports Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, July 9th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are hearing quarterly reports as part of their meeting tomorrow.  

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Washington Day at Kernels Ballpark

Posted: Monday, July 9th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Several residents of Washington enjoyed the afternoon yesterday enjoying a baseball game in Cedar Rapids.  

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Chamber Can See Difficulties When Scheduling Chamber Events

Posted: Monday, July 9th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The dates of when the Washington Chamber of Commerce plans events can be difficult based off other events taking place that can affect the community.  

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Kalona Receives Annual Water Report

Posted: Monday, July 9th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The City of Kalona has received their Water Quality Report for this year.

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Obama to Talk in Cedar Rapids

Posted: Monday, July 9th, 2012 at 6:23 am

President Barack Obama will pay another visit to Iowa tomorrow.

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4-H Members Make Preparations for Fair Show

Posted: Monday, July 9th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Members of the Washington County 4-H program met recently to review different parts of the Bucket Bottle show at the Washington County Fair.  

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Blood Drive in Kalona Today

Posted: Monday, July 9th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Kalona Optimist Club is holding a Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Drive this afternoon.

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