Today's Local News

Mid-Prairie School Board Elects to Leave IASB

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 6:23 am

After nearly two years of dissatisfaction with the Iowa Association of School Boards, the Mid-Prairie School Board has decided to sever ties with the organization.  

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Hickory Avenue Bridge Construction Begins Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 6:22 am

A northern Washington County road will be closed beginning Monday.  

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Lone Tree Awarded Additional Funds for Housing

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The city of Lone Tree has received a grant to improve public housing.  

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Late Night Accident Injures One

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 at 7:34 pm

A single car accident in eastern Washington County sends one person to the hospital.  

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Alive After Five Event Tonight Welcomes New Staff

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 at 6:30 am

Another Alive After 5 event is happening tonight.  

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Controlling Mosquitoes after a Wet Spring

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The summer season brings out mosquitoes and with this year’s spring having more than average rainfall has helped to increase the summer’s mosquito population.  

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State Agency Approves Funds for Area Infrastructure Improvements

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Officials with the Iowa Department of Economic Development say a number of area communities will receive funding to improve different facets of their towns.  

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4-H Communications Night Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Washington County 4-H is holding their Communications Night again this year.

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Kalona Student Awarded Scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced a Kalona student will be rewarded for excellent grades and test scores.  

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Fair Judging Schedule Available

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County Fair has sent out the schedule of judging events for this year.  

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City of Kalona Hires New Employee

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The city of Kalona has added a full-time employee to its staff.  

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One Last 4-H Livestock Judging Before Fair

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Tonight is the last opportunity before the Washington County Fair to take part in livestock judging workouts.  

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Area Sports Scores – 7/11/2011

Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2011 at 8:47 pm

Mid-Prairie beats Mediapolis 7 to 5.

Board of Supervisors Setting Bid Dates

Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are setting bid dates as part of their meeting tomorrow.  

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Washington Schools Online Enrollment Available

Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Community School District is beginning student registrations for the upcoming school year today.  

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Washington Resident Given Honor in Cedar Rapids

Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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A Washington resident was given a special honor at yesterday’s Kernels game in Cedar Rapids.  

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Kids Day at Washington County Fair

Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Kids in the community have a special day planned for them during this year’s Washington County Fair.  

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Mid-Prairie School Board Prepares for 2011 School Year

Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board will focus on planning ahead for the upcoming school year at its meeting tonight.  

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Ordinance Brings Keota Construction Standards up to Date

Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Keota City Council has elected to bring the town’s building code up to current standards.

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4H Photo Mounting Day Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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4-H members interested in exhibiting their photography at the State Fair have a chance to attend a 4-H Photo Mounting Day session.  

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