Today’s Local News

Manufacturing Career Exploration Worksite Visits Happening Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Students in the 7th Grade at Washington Middle School are getting a chance to explore the world of manufacturing tomorrow.  

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Tomorrows Student Aid to Benefit IMS and Community

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Iowa Mennonite School students will be out in the community tomorrow raising money for their campus.

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Kalona Approves National Flood Insurance Program

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council made a decision on the City’s participation in the National Flood Insurance Program this week.

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First of Two Parent Teacher Conferences Tonight at Lincoln Elementary

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The first of two parent-teacher conferences is tonight at a Washington elementary school.

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Columbus Junction Updating Comprehensive Plan

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The City of Columbus Junction is working on their Comprehensive Plan.

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High Speed Chase Ends in Arrest

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:56 am

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An Iowa County resident is behind bars today after leading law enforcement on a high speed chase through two counties yesterday afternoon.  

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County Sees Increase in License Fees Last Quarter

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Washington County has seen an increase in the amount collected from driver’s licenses and plate fees.  

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Washington City Council Discussing Refinancing of Bonds

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Two public hearings are happening during tonight’s Washington City Council meeting.  

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Sheriff Talks about Teen Driving Distractions

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The importance of avoiding distractions is the focus a special emphasis this week.  

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School Staff to Tour Businesses Today

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Washington School District staff has an opportunity to see how area businesses work this afternoon.  

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Mid-Prairie Teacher Reacts to Last Nights Debate

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A local educator is sharing their opinion on last night’s presidential debate.

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Harvest Nearing Completion

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Thanks to early planting and dry weather for the majority of the past week, this year’s harvest is nearing completion.

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Washington Middle School Magazine Sales Ending Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The last day for Washington Middle School students’ magazine fundraiser is next week.  

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Non-Profits Gain Exposure with Columbus Junction Chili Taste-Off

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Last week, the United Fund of Columbus Junction kicked off their Fund Drive for 2013 and closed the Farmers Market for 2012.

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Traffic Stop Leads to Two Arrests

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 7:58 am

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A traffic stop in Washington last night has led to two people being arrested.  

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Head on Collision in Rural Washington County Kills Keota Woman

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A head-on collision that occurred yesterday has taken the life of a Keota woman.

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Weekend Rainfall Beneficial in Two Ways

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 6:29 am

Rainfall over the weekend proved to be beneficial in two different ways.  

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Marching Band Receives Honors in State Competitions

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 6:28 am

The Washington High School Marching Band has brought home honors from different state competitions.  

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Candidate Forum Next Week in Kalona

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The public is invited to a candidate forum next week in Kalona.

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Road Construction in Kalona Winding Down

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The 2012 Street Projects in Kalona are winding down.

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