Today's Local News

Pancake Day Successful

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington Fire Department’s Pancake Day was very busy.  

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Keota School District Meeting

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Keota Community School District will have their regular meeting tonight. They will have two focuses at this meeting.

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Waste Water Treatment Open House Today

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The IDNR is hosting open houses across the state to inform small communities about their options for waste water treatment.

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Second Search Concludes for Missing Crawfordsville Resident

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 4:01 pm

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A second search has ended for Sharon Ruth Hopf of Crawfordsville according to Warren County, Missouri Sheriff Kevin Harrison.  

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Authorities Continue Searching for Missing Washington County Resident

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, the car of 45 year old Sharon Ruth Hopf of Crawfordsville was found at an abandoned home located just outside of Wright City, Missouri, about 30 miles west of St. Louis.  

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Board of Supervisors Begin Bond Repurchasing Process

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have started the process for the purchase agreement for the county’s General Obligation Correctional Facility Bonds.  

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Special City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is holding a special meeting tonight.  

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Wellman Searches for New City Administrator

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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The city of Wellman is looking again for a new city administrator.  

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Winter Preparing to Make its First Appearance

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Winter is getting ready to make its first appearance to the area.  

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Commercial Property Taxes on State Gov. Agenda

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:25 am

One of the biggest items on the agenda for the 2012 legislative session is Commercial Property Tax Reform. Currently owners must pay 100% of the taxes on commercial buildings.

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Tax Season Deadline Extended

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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With the new year also comes a time to get ready to file last year’s tax information.  

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Mid-Prairie and Keota Superintendent on Education Reforms

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Governor Terry Branstad’s Education Reform Package was announced last week. The total estimated cost of this package was $25 million a year.

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Washington Library to Host a Day of Entertainment

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Public Library is hosting a Performer’s Showcase later this month.  

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Columbus Junction Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The City Council of Columbus Junction will have their regular meeting tonight. They will be making various appointments including official banks and newspapers, the mayor pro-tem, and committee appointments.

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Law Enforcement Releases Location of Kalona Business Owner’s Vehicle

Posted: Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, the car of 45 year old Sharon Ruth Hopf of Crawfordsville was found at an abandoned home located just outside of Wright City, Missouri, about 30 miles west of St. Louis.  

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Iowa County Fatality Accident

Posted: Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 6:29 am

An accident in rural Iowa County has claimed the life of the driver.  

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Fairfield NRCS Office to be Closed

Posted: Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 6:28 am

The USDA is proposing office closures all across the country to eliminate redundancies in service and reduce costs.

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Risk Management Education Course Today

Posted: Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Extension is hosting a workshop today for pork producers.  

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Junior High Winter Fest Registrations Due

Posted: Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Crooked Creek Christian Camp is hosting a winter festival for those in grades six through eight.  

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Deer Hit by Disease in Neighboring States

Posted: Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 6:24 am

With another Deer Season starting on the 11th and already low numbers of deer in the area, hunter may have another worry to think about.

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