Today's Local News

Cheaper Thanksgiving Meal

Posted: Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 at 6:22 am

You might be paying less for your Thanksgiving meal this week thanks to more Ethanol production. 

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Richmond to Kalona Trail looking at fundraising

Posted: Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Richmond to Kalona trail is under progress with the beginning plans for fund raising.

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Garbage and Recycling Pickup Date Change

Posted: Monday, November 22nd, 2010 at 6:30 am

Because of Thanksgiving this week, the city of Washington has changed the dates for garbage and recycling pickup. 

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Final Day for Leaf Pick up in Washington

Posted: Monday, November 22nd, 2010 at 6:28 am

The last day for free pick of leaves in Washington is Wednesday, the 24th. 

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A Quest in Storyland

Posted: Monday, November 22nd, 2010 at 6:26 am

On Friday night, children and parents were part of an event called “A Quest in Storyland.” 

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Downtown Kalona ready for Holiday shopping

Posted: Monday, November 22nd, 2010 at 6:25 am

Downtown Kalona is still undergoing renovations but Ryan Slabaugh, City Administrator of Kalona says they will be ready for the holiday shopping season.

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Washington Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Monday, November 22nd, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be meeting in regular session Tuesday morning. 

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Kalona woman finalist in online contest

Posted: Monday, November 22nd, 2010 at 6:23 am

An Eastern-Iowan is in the final round of a nation-wide contest.

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City Council Approvals

Posted: Monday, November 22nd, 2010 at 6:22 am

Last Wednesday night, the Washington City Council approved the request for Boy Scout Troop #242 of Washington for use of electric power for lighting and to block off three or four parking spaces on the east side of the square in Friday night’s Christmas Parade. 

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Learn At Lunch Event

Posted: Sunday, November 21st, 2010 at 6:30 am

The next in the series of Learn at Lunch events titled, “Small Steps to Health and Wealth” focuses on personal health and financial well-being.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, November 21st, 2010 at 6:28 am

On Tuesday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session.

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Jefferson County Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, November 21st, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors is meeting tomorrow in their weekly session.

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Washington County Accident Sends one to U of I Hospitals

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 10:21 am

At approximately 7:00 A.M. Friday the Washington County Communications Center received a report of a single vehicle accident in the 1700 block of Underwood Avenue.

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Car-Deer Safety

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:30 am

Late fall is the worst time for car-deer collisions and according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration there are about 1.5 million car accidents with deer each year. 

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Everyone’s An Elf Project

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Washington County Public Safety Center personnel are getting into the Christmas spirit again this year and is presenting the “Everyone’s an Elf” project. 

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Candlelight Tour of Homes

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes on Saturday, December 4th and Sunday December 5th. 

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Food Safety important this time of year

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Thanksgiving is next week and food safety is on a lot of people’s minds.

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Christmas Extravaganza Today

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:24 am

A Christmas Extravaganza in Hamakua Place will take place today from 9 am to 2 pm. 

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Donkey Basketball at WACO School Tonight

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:23 am

WACO High School is presenting the “Dairy Land Donkey Basketball Show” tonight.

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Iowa State Extension Hotlines offers a lot of Information

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Iowa State University is offering a unique toll free answer line.

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