Thursday Aug 14
Montrose serves up watermelon
For the 70th year in a row, Montrose will fill bellies with free watermelon in the three-day-long watermelon festival.
The Washington Evening Journal
One life claimed in accident
A Washington man was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon that occurred two miles west of Washington on G38 west of Kiwi Avenue, and five others were transported to Washington County Hospital or the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.
Montrose man dies in ATV accident at home
Lee County Sheriff Jim Sholl says 88-year-old Dale Carter lost control of the vehicle Wednesday while traveling on an incline as he was working in his yard.
Defending the Faith: Remembering the Exodus - both ancient and modern
Many have compared the trek of the Mormon pioneers to the exodus of ancient Israel, and not without justice.
Lee County citizens suggest consolidation of seats
The Hawk Eye reports the group met with the Lee County Board of Supervisors Tuesday night.