Today's Local News

Keokuk County Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors will have their meeting on Monday. They will discuss an endorsement for building an underground storage tank at the cost of $2,540.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington Snow Removal Ordinance Reminder

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2011 at 6:30 am

[simage=1407,400,n,center]

With snow certain to fall this winter, Washington City Hall wants to remind residents about their snow removal ordinance.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Upcoming COAD Meeting to Approve Volunteer Center Plans

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2011 at 6:28 am

[simage=2671,320,n,center]

The Washington County Community Organizations Active in Disasters or COAD group is getting ready to finalize their Emergency Volunteer Center plan.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Time to Change Furnace Filters

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2011 at 6:26 am

The cold weather means its time to change your furnace filters, or at least check to make sure they are clean.

Read the rest of this entry »

Mars Rover Launched Saturday

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2011 at 6:25 am

NASA launched the Mars Rover on Saturday and began its 8 month Journey to the red planet. Jon Noel, a science teacher at Mid-Priarie High School says most students don’t start getting excited until information starts coming back from the Mars surface.

Read the rest of this entry »

Some Iowans Choose Not to Immunize Children

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2011 at 6:24 am

Some Iowa parents have chosen not to get their children vaccinated because of concerns about vaccination safety. Chrystal Woller of Washington County Public Health says some of the concern is about a link between vaccinations and autism.

Read the rest of this entry »

Financial Aid and Scholarship Meeting Tonight

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Washington High School is holding an informational meeting on scholarships and financial aid tonight.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Annual Pom Pom Clinic Being Held Next Week

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Washington High School Dance Team is again holding a Pom Pom Clinic for school age girls next week.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Manure Applicator Programs Being Offered Again

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2011 at 6:21 am

[simage=2467,400,n,center]

The Washington County Extension is showing again both the Commercial and Confinement Manure Applicator Programs for those that were not able to attend the original workshops.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Board of Supervisors Approve Second Reading toward Tax

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:30 am

[simage=2670,400,n,center]

The Washington County Board of Supervisors conducted a second reading of an ordinance for the establishment of a countywide Local Option Sales and Services Tax.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Still Time to Apply for a Second Round of Job Shadowing Opportunities

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:28 am

High School students in Washington still have a chance to learn about a future career through a second job shadowing opportunity.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Hunting Safety Reminders While Getting Ready for Shotgun Season

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:26 am

[simage=1356,288,n,center]

Shotgun deer season opens on Saturday and KCII along with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources want to pass along tips to help keep you safe while hunting.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Super Committee Failure Concerns Medicare

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The failure of the Super Committee to come up with a deal has triggered some automatic cuts that will total 1.2 trillion over ten years.

Read the rest of this entry »

Holiday Shipping Deadlines

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Many of you may be shipping Christmas gifts to relatives this season.

Read the rest of this entry »

Buying Drugs Online

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Iowans are being warned against buying prescription drugs online.

Read the rest of this entry »

4-H Grant Application Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:22 am

[simage=2669,288,n,center]

The deadline for incentives to 4-H clubs wanting to join in local community improvement projects is tomorrow.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Videos Wanted Promoting Renewable Fuels

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:21 am

High school students are needed to produce a video highlighting the importance of renewable fuels.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Ballot Recount Shows No Change in Vote Totals

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 6:30 am

[simage=2668,400,n,center]

The recount of ballots from Riverside’s election took place yesterday afternoon in the Washington County Courthouse.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Two Washington Alums Chosen for Fraternity Membership

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 6:28 am

[simage=2664,320,n,center]

Two graduates from Washington High School were honored recently at a banquet in Ames.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Soil and Water Conservation Week

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Governor Terry Branstad has proclaimed this week as Soil and Water Conservation Week noting the important work that has been done taking care of the air, soil and water in Iowa.

Read the rest of this entry »