Today's Local News

Lower Utility Bills

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Alliant Energy has announced their customers will see lower electric bills this year. 

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Keokuk Supervisors Continue to look for new County Engineer

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors are taking the next steps in getting a new county engineer.

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Emergency Committee Meeting Held

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Local Emergency Planning Committee held their monthly meeting last week. 

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New Firewood Regulations in Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has made new recommendations for firewood in the state of Iowa.

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Girl Scout Cookie Orders

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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For those who like Girl Scout cookies, you have a chance to order some.

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Dry Manure Applicator Workshop

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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If you are a manure applicator, there is a certification workshop coming up. 

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Jefferson County Approves Proposal dealing with Mobile Homes

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:21 am

During Monday’s meeting of the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors, the board considered a proposal to refuse the renewal of vehicle registrations for customers who have delinquent mobile home taxes. 

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Loebsack Comments on EPA Decision

Posted: Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Environmental Protection Agency has announced that they will allow gasoline blends that contain up to 15 percent alcohol to be sold for vehicles made after 2001.

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Iowa House Passes Legislation

Posted: Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa House of Representatives has passed a bill Republicans believe will reduce government spending. 

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School Lunches will be changing

Posted: Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 6:26 am

School lunch will never be the same again.

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Alive After Five Event Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington Chamber is hosting the next Alive After 5 event.

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Local Judge Applies For Supreme Court

Posted: Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Iowa’s Eighth District Court Judge has hopes for the state Supreme Court. 

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Hospital to Host Healthcare Luncheon

Posted: Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County Hospital and Clinics is hosting a luncheon about healthcare. 

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Highland School Forum Tonight

Posted: Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Highland Community School District will be holding a community forum tonight.

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Winfield-Mt. Union School bringing back FFA

Posted: Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Winfield-Mt. Union School District is bringing back FFA to the school.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors is meeting this week and during their meeting they will review the fiscal year 2012 budget. 

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Local Judge Applies For Supreme Court

Posted: Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington’s District judge has applied for the state Supreme Court. 

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Mid Prairie Board Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Mid Prairie Board of Education will be meeting tomorrow. 

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Highland School Forum Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Highland Community School District will be holding a community forum tomorrow.

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Nisly Fire Cause Is Unknown

Posted: Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Kalona Fire Chief says the cause of the fire at Nisly Wood Products cannot be determined. 

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