Today’s Local News

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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Alumni Band Registration Open

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

In preparation for next summer’s 175th Celebration for Washington, alumni band registration has begun.

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Special Election to Be Held

Posted: Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 at 2:37 pm

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

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Breaking News: Two Vehicle Accident

Posted: Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 at 7:48 am

After 7 a.m. Wednesday morning a two vehicle accident was reported at Highway 92 and the Louisa/Washington Road.

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Three Positions, Two Candidates For Washington School Board

Posted: Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The auditor’s office has released the names appearing on the September ballot for school board elections.

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Public Hearing Set For Rescinding Zoning

Posted: Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A public hearing has been scheduled regarding rescinding zoning.

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Farm Bill Still On Hold

Posted: Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Congress has convened for its August recess and the Farm Bill has yet to be passed.

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Kalona Council Member Resigning

Posted: Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A member of the Kalona City Council is resigning.

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Congressman Visits

Posted: Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack is touring the area today.

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Flood Relief Fundraiser Successful

Posted: Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Over 500 meals were served at a fundraiser in Riverside last month.

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Field Moisture Levels Continue to Drop

Posted: Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Crop conditions declined slightly over the past week, while the below average rainfall impacted the area’s soil.

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SWAT Responds to Severe Thunderstorm

Posted: Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 at 8:33 pm

The KCII Severe Weather Action Team went into action tonight at approximately 7:45 p.m. in response to severe thunderstorms in Washington, Jefferson and Henry counties.

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Rescinding Zoning Public Hearing Scheduled

Posted: Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 at 11:45 am

A public hearing has been scheduled regarding rescinding zoning.

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Work Progresses at Kirkwood Site

Posted: Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Work is continuing at the future site of the Washington County Regional Center of Kirkwood Community College.

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Fatal Motorcycle Wreck in Iowa County

Posted: Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 at 6:24 am

A fatal wreck involving a motorcycle occurred in Iowa County over the weekend.

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Better Choices, Better Health Begins Today

Posted: Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 at 6:23 am
A self improvement class begins today as part of the Community Transformation Grant.

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Portion of Highway 1 to be Resurfaced

Posted: Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Department of Transportation has notified Kalona of their plans for roadwork on Highway 1.

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