Mainly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the low 30s.
Chance of afternoon showers. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the mid 30s.
Let Me Run is adding a new Let Me Run site and expanding into Washington County. Parent and Riverside resident, Katie Schneider and Highland Elementary principal, Jane O’Leary, have worked together to bring Let Me Run to their school and the boys of Riverside and Ainsworth.
The Washington County Master Gardeners are offering a $500 scholarship to a deserving Washington County resident pursuing a horticultural related degree or certificate from a college or university in the state of Iowa.
Rep. Jarad Klein has announced that he will seek a fifth term to the Iowa House. First elected in 2010, Klein represents District 78, which is made up of Keokuk County and most of Washington County.
Former News reporter Jake Bourgeois won second place in the Iowa Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest for this photo of Steve Maxon watching firefighters extinguishing a fire at Max-Cast Sculpture and Foundry Services in March 2017. The award was given in the large weekly newspaper…
Looking back on the history of the Iowa Tractor Pulling Association Hall of Fame one can understand why this year’s inductees are being honored. The Hall of Fame didn’t get started until 2000, with the induction of R.C. Mathis. Mathis’ rival for many years was Ernie Ropp and his boys. But un…
The Casey’s General Store in Lone Tree may have looked forlorn, cold, buried in snow, and abandoned earlier in the week, but inside was a bustle of activity as staff hurried to get everything ready for the official opening on Thursday, Feb. 8. The store, located at 302 N. Devoe, will be open…
Six inches of snow blanketed Washington County on Monday, Feb. 5. With the heavy snowfall there came accidents. The Washington County Sheriff’s Department received reports of seven crashes throughout the county on Monday. This two-car accident happened just outside of Riverside. There were n…
The flu season is here and it seems like everyone’s sick with something. But compared to the rest of the country, Lone Tree, Riverside, Wellman and Kalona may escape relatively unscathed.
With passage of a resolution authorizing the sale of up to $10.5 million in general obligation bonds, the Washington County supervisors, Tuesday, Jan. 30, took a major step to obtaining mandated emergency medical services communication equipment.
In its first formal meeting of the new year on Tuesday, Jan. 2, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors addressed a number of organizational issues for 2018. The board began by appointing Mike Carberry as chairperson for 2018. Lisa Green-Douglass was appointed vice-chairperson.
In its first meeting for 2018 Tuesday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors elected Abe Miller chairman and Bob Yoder, vice-chairman. Both were a 4-1 vote with Jack Seward Jr. abstaining in the first and Yoder, declining to vote for himself in the second.