Today's Local News

Conservation Reserve Program Signup Results Announced

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The latest sign up in the US Department of Agriculture’s Conservation Reserve Program is benefiting Iowa.  

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Riverboat Foundation Awards Grant to City of Kalona

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The city of Kalona will get some assistance after members of the Washington County Riverboat Foundation announced the recipients of this quarter’s funds.  

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4-H Livestock Judging Workouts Still in Progress

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Washington County livestock judging workouts are still in progress.  

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Local Resident Performing Tonight

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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A Washington native is giving a performance tonight. 

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First Immunization Clinic at New Location a Success

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Residents of northern Washington County now have a clinic setting in which to receive immunizations.  

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Area Kids Take in 4-H Day Camp

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Extension and 4-H offer many opportunities for area kids to get out and learn, and some had the chance to show their stripes in a day camp.  

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Retirement Reception Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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A retirement reception is happening tomorrow to honor the retirement of Nancy Rash and Lyle Moen.  

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Water Disruption Scheduled

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The city of Washington Maintenance and Construction Department is going to be performing street work tomorrow.  

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School Physicals Being Offered

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Community School District is offering sports physicals to students in Junior High and High School.  

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Dessert Auction Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Washington County’s Relay for Life is holding a dessert auction as part of the Relay for Life tomorrow.  

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USDA Official to Help Unveil Kalona Apartment Complex Additions

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Efforts to renovate and expand a Kalona apartment complex are finally complete.  

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Keota Residents Mull New Community Center, Day Care

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The public’s opinion is what members of the Keota City Council say is what matters most to the town’s development.  

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Extra Discussion Needed for Wellman Water Project

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 6:23 am

A water project several years in the works is ready to be set into motion in Wellman.  

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Kiwanis AMers Breakfast Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Kiwanis AMers are hosting a breakfast tomorrow.  

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4-H One Mile and 5K Run Tonight

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Washington County 4-H is hosting their 3rd Annual 5k run and one mile walk tonight.  

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City Council Annexes Property

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council held a special session last night regarding the annexation of city-owned property.  

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Riverboat Grants Distributed

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation is allocating over $226,000 for the second quarter of this year through its municipal grant program.

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Farmers Scramble to Restore Crops After Wet Week

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

After a promising start to June weather-wise, area farmers are spending numerous hours in fields this week working to restore crops affected by moisture and standing water.  

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Absentee Ballot Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

Absentee ballots are still available for next week’s special election.  

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Monthly Caregivers Support Group Meeting

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The next meeting of the Caregivers Support Group is continuing their focus on Accepting the Challenge.  

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