Showers early, then cloudy in the afternoon. High 58F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Cloudy. Low around 40F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 63F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph.
Two polling places (Iowa City precincts 4 and 21) will permanently move beginning with the June 5 primary election, and one precinct will vote at a temporary location this year (Penn Township, North Liberty). Three more (Iowa City precincts 18 and 7 and University Heights) will either be a…
Nature was not kind to Lone Tree the day of its spring city-wide yard sale. Mid-week the weather was warm and sunny, but by the weekend it was windy, cold, dark and grim.
This year’s Lone Tree Elementary School Carnival was its sixth such celebration of spring. And Colene Feldman, elementary secretary, remembers them all.
Further action toward obtaining a new county communications center came Tuesday when the supervisors approved a management services contract with Carl A. Nelson and Associates.
Wednesday’s school board meeting began on a high note. Principal Regan Stone announced that the high school had been awarded a STEM Scale-Up Program grant for computer science principles. The grant will enable Jessica Howard, who teaches business and computer classes, to design and teach cla…
While Congress was on break, Sen. Joni Ernst visited with farmers and researchers at the Iowa State University Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm in Crawfordsville on Tuesday, April 3.
It’s time again for the Lone Tree library’s spring book fair, sponsored by Scholastic Books. The sale is being held in the school’s library through this week, Monday through Thursday, 3:30 until 7:30 p.m. each day, and again on Saturday 8:30 a.m. until noon.
Derik Nelson and Family will bring their spectacular concert to Washington on Saturday, April 21, at the Washington Community Center at 7:30 p.m., sponsored by the Washington Concert Association.
In its next move toward a new communications center, the Washington County supervisors April 10 received an update on a proposed construction contract with Carl A. Nelson and Company.
Washington County’s recent request for proposals for new 9-1-1 communication equipment resulted in good news Thursday: lower costs for the equipment than estimated.
On Thursday, March 29, Gov. Kim Reynolds signed legislation to improve Iowa mental health care policy and prevent teen suicides. House File 2456 aims to set out a comprehensive approach to improving Iowa’s mental health. The funding for the effort is yet to be determined. Senate File 2113 re…
Last week, 11 students were inducted into Lone Tree’s chapter of the National Honor Society. Bethany Baum was designated as this year’s honorary member and National Honor Society advisor Jacob Lanagan did the introductions.
The Washington County sheriff’s office has released information about the death of an infant over the weekend. On March 24, 2018, around 10:23 a.m. the Washington County Communication Center received a report of an infant that had stopped breathing at a resident in rural Ainsworth.
Members of the Water Sharks Swim Team out of the YMCA of Washington County recently participated in the state meet. Local participants include Colton Slaubaugh, Riley Yoder, Kaden Huber, Tyson Huber and coach Nivia Patterson.
Twenty-three 4-H’ers involved in the bucket bottle project gathered on March 5 to kick off their project season. Bucket bottle calf projects can be born between Jan. 1 and April 30, so some of the 4-H’ers have already started their projects.
Pat Heiden of Iowa City stopped by Get Wired coffee shop in Lone Tree on Saturday, Feb. 24. Heiden, who is running for the Johnson County Board of Supervisors, held a listening post with nearly a dozen Lone Tree residents. There are currently three candidates for two open Johnson County supe…
A bond referendum, grants, existing funds were all considered as a way to finance a new, possible $1.5 million communications building for Washington County. Supervisors, other officials and the sheriff met in a work session Tuesday to discuss how to finance a needed building for the possibl…