Today’s Local News

Kramme Publishes Book About Washington

Posted: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

Mike Kramme has published a book with Arcadia Publishing titled Washington.

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Crop Reports Due Soon

Posted: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

The annual crop certification deadline is July 15th.

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Rate Increases Expected in Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council is looking to finalize changes to water and sewer rates at their next meeting.

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Garden Webinar Offered

Posted: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Master Gardener program is again offering a series of summer garden webinars to be hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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Keota School District Begins Search for New Elementary Principal

Posted: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Keota School District will need to find an Elementary principal before school starts next month.

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Southeast Iowa Counties Included in Federal Disaster Declaration

Posted: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

A few southeast Iowa counties are included in a presidential disaster declaration.

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Area Teen Dies in Tractor Rollover

Posted: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 8:28 am

A 16-year-old in Jefferson County died yesterday in a tractor accident.

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Police To Educate Area Landlords About Meth Signs

Posted: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 6:28 am

Washington Police Chief Greg Goodman states that a meeting with area landlords and the public will be held to help educate about the signs of methamphetamine cooking and usage.

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Buckle-Up Campaign This Week

Posted: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 6:26 am

This week, with 4th of July celebrations, the Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau and Iowa law enforcement agencies are teaming up and reminding everyone to buckle up.

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Washington City Council Meets Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington City Council will meet tonight at 6 p.m., the date change is due in part to this week’s holiday.

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Accident Sends Two to Hospital

Posted: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

A one vehicle accident sent two people to the hospital late last week.

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New WMU Elementary Principal

Posted: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Winfield Mt. Union School District’s hire for Elementary Principal began yesterday.

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Raising Money $mart Kids

Posted: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

A program about financial literacy for young families is being held next week at the Washington Public Library.

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Date Picked for Keota Project Design Unveiling

Posted: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Designs for prospective projects in Keota will be displayed at the farmers market later this month.

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Car Accident Friday Morning – Update

Posted: Monday, July 1st, 2013 at 6:28 am

Semi vs. car wreck on Friday morning.

Friday morning, at approximately 11:40, there was a car accident involving a four-door Volkswagen and a semi in the northbound lanes of Highway 218.

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‘Everybody’s Market’ Says Local Realtor

Posted: Monday, July 1st, 2013 at 6:27 am

Moving trucks and “For Sale” signs are often seen during the summer months, and the market ebbs and flows.

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Two Sent to Hospital After Altercation

Posted: Monday, July 1st, 2013 at 6:27 am

A physical altercation was reported at 6:06 a.m. Friday morning in the 400 block of West Jefferson in Washington and two people were transported to hospitals for care.

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Nearly Elvis Takes the Stage

Posted: Monday, July 1st, 2013 at 6:26 am

Nearly Elvis takes a photo with a fan. - photo courtesy of Nearly Elvis

Ron Semler, also known as Nearly Elvis, has a couple of upcoming shows, one of which is in Washington.

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Kalona City Council to Consider Water, Sewer Rates

Posted: Monday, July 1st, 2013 at 6:23 am

Water and sewer rates in Kalona may be increasing soon.

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Scavenger Hunt Ongoing

Posted: Monday, July 1st, 2013 at 6:22 am

Washington County Conservation’s digital scavenger hunt is well underway.

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