Today's Local News

Lee County Supervisor Announces Senate Run

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2011 at 11:03 am

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A Supervisor from Lee County has announced his candidacy for the newly created Senate District 42 in Iowa.  

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Board of Supervisors to Review Bids Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are reviewing bids as part of their meeting tomorrow.  

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Washington Family Receiving Special Award at State Fair

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2011 at 6:28 am

Some Iowa farm families are being honored with a special award at this year’s State Fair.  

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Research and Demonstration Farm Focusing on Crops

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2011 at 6:26 am

The ISU Extension is hosting a farm field day next month to see research projects in progress.  

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North English Company Honored for Environmental Excellence

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2011 at 6:25 am

A North English recycling company is being recognized for environmental excellence through a state award.  

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Pheasant Surveying To Start Today

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Staff members from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources are starting their annual survey of the area’s pheasant population today.  

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Three Candidates Vying for Spot on Riverside City Council

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2011 at 6:23 am

Three Riverside residents are seeking to fill an opening on the Riverside City Council.  

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Keokuk County Residents Celebrate National Night Out

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Sigourney Police Department is sponsoring a night against crime through Sigourney’s second annual National Night Out.  

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Golf Outing Registrations Due Today

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2011 at 6:21 am

Anyone interested in being part of a golf tournament this week has one last chance to sign up.  

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Board of Supervisors to Review Bids

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are set to review bids as part of their meeting this week.  

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Area Communities Prepare for Precinct Changes

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2011 at 6:28 am

As results from the 2010 U.S. census pour in, city and county officials in the area are beginning to explore options for reprecincting.  

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Committee Nominations Acceptance Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The deadline for nominations to be accepted for the Washington County Farm Service Agency Committee is approaching.  

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Three Candidates Vying for Spot on Riverside City Council

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2011 at 6:25 am

Three Riverside residents are seeking to fill an opening on the Riverside City Council.  

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Iowa State Patrol Responds to Plane Crash in Henry County

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2011 at 6:30 am

Federal aviation officials respond to a plane crash in Henry County.  

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Tall Corn Could Affect County Intersections

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Corn has been growing taller in area farm fields and many times it can create problems for drivers.  

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Presidential Candidate Visiting Washington Monday

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Area residents will have a chance to meet a presidential hopeful next week.  

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Kalona Completes Downtown Revitalization Project

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The frills of Kalona’s Downtown Revitalization Project are certainly visible in the town, but the Kalona City Council needed to take care of a few payments to fully complete the project.

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Conservation Department Launches New Website

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Residents have a new way of finding out information about area parks and recreation through a new website sponsored by Iowa’s 99 county conservation boards.  

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Gambia and Its Environment Presentation

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2011 at 6:23 am

A presentation about a country the size of the state of Connecticut is being shared this afternoon.  

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Disney Getaway Giveaway Winner Announced

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Congratulations to Kevin Kromer of Riverside who has won our Disney Getaway Giveaway contest.  

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