Today’s Local News

Excessive Heat to End Tonight

Posted: Saturday, July 7th, 2012 at 6:31 am

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An Excessive Heat Warning is still in effect for all of southeast Iowa through this evening.

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Washington County Man Arrested in Mahaska County

Posted: Saturday, July 7th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A man from Washington County has been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation in Mahaska County.  

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Special Law Enforcement Program Ending Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, July 7th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A special traffic enforcement program happening this week is about to end.  

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Ways to Prevent Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke

Posted: Saturday, July 7th, 2012 at 6:26 am

In a week that saw highs break the 100 degree mark, heat exhaustion and heat stroke are real possibilities.

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Kernels Day at the Ballpark Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, July 7th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball team is hosting “Washington Day” at the ballpark tomorrow.  

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Painting Volunteers Needed

Posted: Saturday, July 7th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Volunteers are needed next week to help paint a Washington school.  

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Veteran Motor Car Club of America to Stop in Kalona

Posted: Saturday, July 7th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Veteran Motor Car Club of America will be touring the Amana Colonies area this month and will stop in Kalona for a car show.

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Washington DAR Chapter Holding Fund Raising Event Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, July 7th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Washington Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is hosting a fund raising event tomorrow.  

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Keokuk County Courthouse Floor Restoration Approved

Posted: Saturday, July 7th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Keokuk County Courthouse will have some work done to its flooring.

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Energy Company Encourages Conservation during Heat Wave

Posted: Friday, July 6th, 2012 at 1:27 pm

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Alliant Energy is encouraging customers to voluntarily reduce their energy consumption until 7:00 this evening.  

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Excessive Heat Warning Continues

Posted: Friday, July 6th, 2012 at 6:31 am

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An Excessive Heat Warning is still in effect for all of southeast Iowa through tomorrow morning.

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Southeast Iowa Counties Deemed as Disaster Areas

Posted: Friday, July 6th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Farmers in several counties in southeast Iowa may be eligible for low-interest emergency loans.  

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Drought Conditions Getting Worse in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 6th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The most recent drought information released by the National Climatic Data Center shows conditions in southeast Iowa slowly becoming worse even with the three-quarters of an inch of rainfall we received last week.  

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Lack of Summer Pests Blamed on Dry Conditions

Posted: Friday, July 6th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The dry conditions we are seeing is giving us a break from a frequent summer pest.  

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Kalona City Council Approves Pay Raise

Posted: Friday, July 6th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Kalona City Council increased pay for some city employees at this weeks meeting.

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Riverside City Council Approves Grant Applications

Posted: Friday, July 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Applications for grants have been approved by the Riverside City Council.

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College Loan Interest Rates Not to Double

Posted: Friday, July 6th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Congress passed legislation recently to avoid interest rates on student loans from doubling.  

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River Junction Tractor Ride Stopping in Kalona

Posted: Friday, July 6th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The River Junction Tractor Ride will roll through Kalona this year.

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Washington County Fair Seeking Open Class Exhibits

Posted: Friday, July 6th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Washington County Fair is less than a week and a half away and Open Class Division entries are still being accepted.  

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Excessive Heat Warning In Effect

Posted: Thursday, July 5th, 2012 at 6:31 am

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An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect for all of southeast Iowa through Saturday morning.

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