Today's Local News

Third Arrest Made in Washington Bank Robbery

Posted: Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 at 12:58 pm

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Washington Police have made an additional arrest in connection with yesterdays robbery

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IA City Attorney Weighs in on Zoning

Posted: Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 at 12:39 pm

Building a home in rural Washington County could become more challenging under a proposed zoning

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Christmas, Softball and a Tractor on Park Board Agenda

Posted: Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 at 12:38 pm

Halloween is coming up, but Washington Park Board members are already talking Christmas.

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Engineering Specialist Urges Harvest Safety

Posted: Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 at 12:36 pm

The Iowa Department of Transportation says there are more farm vehicle related traffic accidents in October

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KFD to Host Youngsters for Fire Safety Week

Posted: Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 at 12:35 pm

This is Fire Safety Week.

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Louisa Conservation Offering Youth Pheasant Hunt

Posted: Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 at 12:34 pm

Louisa County Conservation will is having a guided youth pheasant hunt

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Movie Night

Posted: Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 at 12:32 pm

Kalona residents will be treated to some free movies this month

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Wellman Man Killed in Crash near Kalona

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 12:25 pm

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A Wellman man was killed in a crash near Kalona Sunday after leading police on a chase.

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Motion to Be Filed in County-Riverside Dispute

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 12:22 pm

Attorney’s for Washington County this week are expected to file a petition asking asking for judgment

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Riverside Council to Take Comment on Zoning

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 12:21 pm

Riverside will give residents a chance to voice their opinions regarding the proposed city zoning ordinance.

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Public Safety on Docket for Supervisors

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 12:19 pm

Public safety is on the agenda for Washington County Supervisors

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Loebsack Announces $26 million for Upper Mississippi

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 12:18 pm

Congressman Dave Loebsack has announced more than $26-million in flood prevention efforts

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Jet PT to Host Walk at Work Day this Week

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 12:17 pm

Jet Physical Therapy in Washington is having a Walk at Work Day

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WCHC Plans Seniorfest

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 12:14 pm

Washington County Hospital and Clinics is hosting its first ever Seniorfest this month.

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SE Iowa Artists Studio Tour Planned

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 12:09 pm

The work and work spaces of 25 area artists will be showcased in southeast Iowa later this month

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Storytime at KPL

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 12:08 pm

The Kalona Public Library will continue to hold story time hours

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David Thomas Droz

Posted: Sunday, October 4th, 2009 at 12:59 pm

Celebration of life for 59 year old David Thomas Droz is at 3:00 Sunday (10/4) at the Wellman Mennonite Church. Burial is in Wellman Mennonite Cemetery. Visitation is Tomorrow (10/3) from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona. A memorial fund has been established for Iowa City Hospice or the church.

No Compromise Tour

Posted: Sunday, October 4th, 2009 at 6:00 am

The Snap-On Tools No Compromise Tour is this weekend in downtown Washington. Joe Carroll is a Snap-On Sales Developer based in Washington. He says the event features a custom built vehicle known as the Glo-Mad, which is a 1957 Chevy Nomad partially built out of Snap On tools. The No Compromise tour is this Saturday.

Kalona City Council

Posted: Sunday, October 4th, 2009 at 5:52 am

Public improvements will be the theme at tomorrow nights Kalona city council meeting

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Community Chest Dinner

Posted: Sunday, October 4th, 2009 at 5:51 am

The Washington Community Chest Annual Pork Loin Dinner is tomorrow at the United Methodist Church. They’re serving from 4:30 to 7:00. Adults are $10 and kids under five eat free. Community Chest raises funds for a variety projects. Those seeking funding can submit an application for a grant.