Today's Local News

Renewable Fuels Marketing Award Nominations

Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Requests are being taken to recognize fuel retailers who show extra effort in efforts to sell renewable fuels.  

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What To Do With Your Leaves ?

Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Your leaves may have all fallen off, and if they haven’t they will soon. You may be wondering what to do with those leaves. It turns out there are a lot of options.

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Father-Daughter Dance Signup Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Tomorrow is the signup deadline to take part in an event at the Wellman Y this weekend.  

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Columbus School Board Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The School Board for Columbus Community Schools will meet tonight.

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City Elections Being Held Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, November 7th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Elections are being held tomorrow for various races in the cities of Washington County.  

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Iowa Assessment Testing Begins Today

Posted: Monday, November 7th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Students in the Washington Community School District are preparing to take the Iowa Assessment Testing starting today.  

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National EAS Test on Wednesday

Posted: Monday, November 7th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The National Emergency Alert System Test, which will take place on Wednesday, has been shortened from two and a half minutes to 30 seconds.

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Special Item Being Sold at Auction Tonight

Posted: Monday, November 7th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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An item is being sold tonight that has been part of the Sunset Park landscape for many years.  

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Kalona City Council Meeting

Posted: Monday, November 7th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Kalona City Council will hold its meeting tonight. On the agenda are discussions of the cities golf cart ordinance as well as a discussion on the current FEMA mapping.

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Washington High School Dance Marathon This Week

Posted: Monday, November 7th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Washington High School is participating again in an event to raise funds and celebrate the struggles and triumphs of children.  

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Keota City Council Tonight

Posted: Monday, November 7th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Keota City Council will be holding a meeting tonight. They will be discussing the letter from the DNR regarding their sewer system.

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4-H Grants Available

Posted: Monday, November 7th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Incentives are being offered to 4-H clubs to join in local community improvement projects.  

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Barn Fire in Rural Wellman

Posted: Sunday, November 6th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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A barn fire was reported approximately 11:30 last night at 1855 150th Street south of Wellman by the Washington County Safety Center.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, November 6th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting has been moved this week because of Tuesday’s election.  

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National EAS Test Shortened

Posted: Sunday, November 6th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The National Emergency Alert System Test, which will take place on November 9th, has been shortened from two and a half minutes to 30 seconds.

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Iowa Assessment Testing Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, November 6th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Students in the Washington Community School District are preparing to take the Iowa Assessment Testing tomorrow.  

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Keota City Council Meeting

Posted: Sunday, November 6th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Keota City Council will be holding a meeting Monday night.

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Special Item Being Sold at Auction Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, November 6th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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An item is being sold tomorrow that has been part of the Sunset Park landscape for many years.  

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Barn Fire in Rural Wellman

Posted: Sunday, November 6th, 2011 at 1:20 am

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A barn fire was reported approximately 11:30 last night at 1855 150th Street south of Wellman by the Washington County Safety Center.  

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Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Happening

Posted: Saturday, November 5th, 2011 at 6:30 am

Open enrollment in the Medicare Advantage Program is happening now.  

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