Today’s Local News

Conservation Board Shares Annual Report

Posted: Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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An annual report was presented during yesterday’s Washington County Board of Supervisor’s meeting.  

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Kalona Continues Refinancing Conversation

Posted: Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 6:25 am
The City of Kalona continued the refinancing conversation at last week’s City Council meeting.

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New Business Holding Open House Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A business that opened a month ago is holding a community open house tonight.  

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City Park Board Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The focus of concession stands and grant projects are a part of tonight’s Washington City Park Board meeting.  

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Free Flu Shots for Staff at Columbus

Posted: Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 6:22 am

As a preemptive measure an area school district is offering free flu shots for its staff for a third year.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Continues

Posted: Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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KCII’s Home Shopping Extravaganza continues today.  

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Harvesting Continues in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Little rain provided a solid week of harvesting for southeastern Iowa farmers.

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Governor Extends Temporary Weight Limit Lift

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 6:30 am

Governor Terry Branstad has extended a proclamation helping farmers impacted by the drought.

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Chamber Hosts Group Promoting Tourism

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A group that promotes tourism in eastern Iowa was in Washington yesterday to learn more about what the community has to offer.  

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Conservation Grants Available

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

The Washington Soil and Water Conservation District is encouraging residents to apply for conservation grants.  

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IMS Students Get Their Hands Dirty During Class Field Trip

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 6:25 am

An area outside of Kalona city hall looks brighter thanks to work done by Iowa Mennonite School’s Horticulture Class.

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Two Local Farming Leaders Visit Africa

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Two farming leaders from our area recently went on a trip Africa to see U.S. soy in action.

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Annual Book Sale Fundraiser Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 6:23 am

New and used books have been collected for an annual fundraising book sale.  

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Squad Car Auction Tomorrow in Columbus Junction

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 6:22 am
A squad car will be auctioned off in Columbus Junction tomorrow.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Starts Today

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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KCII”s Home Shopping Extravaganza starts today.  

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Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest

Posted: Monday, September 24th, 2012 at 8:49 am

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A routine traffic stop near Washington has led to an arrest.  

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Report Shows Many Americans Have High Blood Pressure

Posted: Monday, September 24th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A recent report by the Centers for Disease Control shows more than half of Americans with high blood pressure don’t have it under control.  

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Cooler Weather Returning Means Better Chance at Catching Fish

Posted: Monday, September 24th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Now that fall has arrived, cooler weather will follow providing a better chance at catching fish in area waterways.  

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Mid-Prairie Decides Against New Central Office

Posted: Monday, September 24th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Mid-Prairie School District will hold off on a new Central Office for the time being.

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Road Work in Kalona Starts Today

Posted: Monday, September 24th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The asphalt portion of Kalona’s 2012 street improvements begins today.

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