Today's Local News

Kernels Day at the Ballpark

Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball team is hosting “Washington Day” at the ballpark this weekend.  

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Two Area Residents Appointed by Governor

Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Governor Terry Branstad has appointed two area residents to state boards and commissions.  

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Planned Campaign Stop Canceled

Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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A presidential nominee who made a planned stop in the area this week has canceled their visit.  

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Henry County Sheriff Looking for Information

Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information regarding an incident at the Sinn Truck Line sand pit.  

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Supervisors Seek to Move Forward with Sewer Project

Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors will not go ahead with plans for a sewer project until a temporary easement is approved by a resident.  

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Riverside Man Enters Plea in Court

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 at 9:21 am

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A Riverside man has pled not guilty in the murder of a Riverside woman.  

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Horticulture Hotline Offers Help for Vegetable Pests

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Those wishing to have their vegetables pest free can receive help from the Washington County and ISU Extension.  

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Kalona Mulls Grand Opening of Downtown Area

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Downtown Revitalization Project will be the focus of the Kalona City Council’s meeting this week.  

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Hay and Straw Directory Listing Updates Needed

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Producers of hay and straw are encouraged to register or update their listing on the Iowa Hay and Straw Directory.  

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Transportation Changes Possible for Mid-Prairie

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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As the Mid-Prairie School District’s new high school building comes closer to completion, the district’s school board is having discussions about transportation.  

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4-H Project Preparation Day Happening Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County Extension is holding its Project Preparation Day tonight.  

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Reading Club Wrap up Event Planned

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Washington Public Library is preparing to host a big event this week to wrap up their summer reading clubs.  

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Day Camp Held

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Extension hosted a “Survivor” Day Camp recently teaching survival lessons.  

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IMS Volleyball Camp Available to Area Athletes

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Washington County kids have had a number of activities available to them this summer, and athletic camps are another popular way for them to stay active on vacation.  

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Weekend Accident Injures Four

Posted: Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 6:32 am


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A weekend accident near Ainsworth causes multiple injuries. 

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Weekend Fire Destroys Barn

Posted: Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 6:31 am


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A weekend brush fire destroys a farm building. 

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4-H Communications Night

Posted: Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Washington County 4-H is holding their Communications Night again this year.

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Board of Supervisors Discussing Planning and Zoning and Dispatch Center

Posted: Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be making an appointment to the county Planning and Zoning Commission as part of their meeting tomorrow.  

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Fireworks Safety

Posted: Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Fourth of July fireworks are happening tonight in many communities around the area tonight.  

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Holiday Closures Today

Posted: Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Today is Independence Day and most government offices will be closed.  

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