Today’s Local News

Big Group Comes Out For Crooked Creek Days Fun Run

Posted: Sunday, August 5th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A big group of runners braved the humidity yesterday for a race in Winfield.

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Severe Weather Action Team Coverage

Posted: Sunday, August 5th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A severe thunderstorm rolled through southeast Iowa yesterday afternoon.

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Heat and Drought Could Cause Stress on Younger Trees

Posted: Saturday, August 4th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The heat and drought could be starting to cause stress on area trees.  

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Library Director Named to State Council

Posted: Saturday, August 4th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A Washington Public Library staff member has been appointed to help a new initiative of Governor Terry Branstad.  

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Washington Business

Posted: Saturday, August 4th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The newest member to the Washington Chamber of Commerce was welcomed with a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday morning.  

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Iowa’s Simple Pleasures Highlights Kalona

Posted: Saturday, August 4th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Residents of Kalona will have a chance to see their hometown spotlighted on public television.

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High Number of Vehicle Burglaries Reported in Wayland

Posted: Saturday, August 4th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The month of July saw multiple vehicle burglaries in the City of Wayland.

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Area Rivers See Sharp Drop in Water Flow

Posted: Saturday, August 4th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The lack of rain and hot weather isn’t just affecting crops and vegetation, its also taking its toll on stream flow.

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Washington County 4-H Members Take Honors at Regional Event

Posted: Saturday, August 4th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Members from different 4-H clubs in Washington County recently earned some honors at a unique livestock show in Des Moines County.  

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County Pork Producers Sponsoring Racing Event Tonight

Posted: Saturday, August 4th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Area pork producers are once again sponsoring a racing series at the Iowa Speedway tonight.  

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Burn Ban Issued for Keokuk County

Posted: Friday, August 3rd, 2012 at 10:26 am

An open burn ban has been issued for Keokuk County.

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Drought Conditions in Southeast Iowa Remain Poor

Posted: Friday, August 3rd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The latest drought conditions are still showing southeast Iowa as extremely dry.  

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Two Cities Seek Funding for Trails

Posted: Friday, August 3rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Two cities in Washington County are in the process of applying for funding to enhance trails.  

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Guest Chef Coming to A Washington Restaurant Tonight

Posted: Friday, August 3rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

A Washington restaurant is welcoming a guest chef tonight.  

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Enrollment Help Available Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, August 3rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Parents can receive assistance with school registration tomorrow.

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Computer Help Being Offered at Kalona Library

Posted: Friday, August 3rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

A local library is offering a program for those who aren’t exactly tech savvy.

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New Location and Facility for Fast Stop Express

Posted: Friday, August 3rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

A Columbus Junction business is in the process of building a new facility.

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KC STAAR a Success

Posted: Friday, August 3rd, 2012 at 6:22 am

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With the help of a federal grant a public awareness program in Keokuk County has seen substantial results.

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Third Annual Duathlon Event Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, August 3rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

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A chance for athletes to compete and stretch their legs is returning to Washington.  

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Disaster Declaration Means Availability of Emergency Loans to Southeast Iowa Farmers

Posted: Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 at 6:51 am

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

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