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Riverside Third Street project runs into delays

RIVERSIDE The scheduled work on Riverside’s extensive Third Street project has been slowed due to a delay on preliminary work needed to be done on gas lines by MidAmerican Energy. Brian … more

Riverside dog breeders faced with dozens of violations

Two Riverside dog breeders have been listed in the Humane Society of the United States annual list of the nation’s 100 worst dog breeders. Lloyd Yoder, Valleyview Premium Puppies, and Loren … more

National EMS Week

This week, May 15 to May 23 is the National EMS Week, where we celebrate and thank paramedics, EMTs, and the entire EMS workforce for their service to the community. It is a time to honor the … more

Voter registration needed for June Primary

Washington County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Daniel L. Widmer is reminding eligible voters who want to vote in the June 7, 2022 Primary Election in Washington County and who are not yet … more

IC gene society to hear about Iowa’s underground railroad

The May 21 program of the Iowa City Genealogical Society will be presented by Joel and Cathy Helman. Cathy’s great-great grandfather was Joel Garretson, an Underground Railroad … more

Massive Third Street project set to begin in Riverside

RIVERSIDE The construction trucks will be rolling into Riverside next Monday. A major project that will result in the installation of new water mains and the creation of new sidewalks on Third … more

A quilt to tell the story of Chicago’s murdered children

It started with a newspaper. In 1993, Sandy Schweitzer  of Crystal Lake, Illinois, was reading columns by Bob Greene in the Chicago Tribune that talked about dozens of children being killed in … more

Don’t be intimidated — getting started in quilting can be easy

Walking into a quilt shop without a lot of prior knowledge about sewing can be overwhelming. There are rows upon rows of fabrics, displays of tools and an abundance of patterns on offer. But for … more

Trek Fest, Riverside History Museum receive grants

RIVERSIDE Trek Fest and the Voyage Home Riverside History Museum won a combined $33,000 in grants that were approved April 18 by the Riverside City Council at its regularly scheduled … more

Field Crop Scout School to feature many experts agronomists

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a Field Crop Scout School May 19, at Kirkwood in Cedar Rapids. The Field Crop Scout School is intended to be a foundational course, … more

Tele Workers Receive Awards

On Tuesday, April 5,the annual Iowa Chapter of APCO (Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials) Spring Conference and awards ceremony was held in Altoona. Two local 911 telecommunicators … more

VFW Auxiliary Essay Contest

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6414 Riverside Auxiliary sponsored their annual Elementary Essay Contest.  This essay contest is open to students in the third, fourth and fifth grades.  … more

Silver Sneakers program offers gym memberships to seniors

Silver Sneakers is a program run mostly through Medicare and Medicaid and some private insurances that will provide free YMCA memberships to people 65 and older, in order to help them live healthier … more

How to spot a scammer, protect your information from dangerous scams

ant/Investigator Chad Ellis was giving a class to seniors at Pleasantview about how to identify and protect yourself from scams, when a scammer called one the senior’s phones. They’d been … more

Youngsters collect candy Riverside Easter Egg Hunt

There was plenty of candy to be found at the Riverside Area Community Club (RACC) Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 9 at Hall Park. more

Streb Construction wins $3.3 million bid for Third Street water main project

RIVERSIDE Streb Construction of Iowa City was awarded a $3.3 million contract for work on the elaborate Third Street water main and road construction project that will begin soon in … more

Cities receive $292,102 in WCRF First Quarter municipal funds

A distribution of $292,102 was made to Washington County cities for the first quarter municipal funds from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation (WCRF), according to WCRF Executive Director … more

Sharon Telephone starts fiber work in Riverside

Sharon Telephone currently has six crews working in Riverside and one crew working in the Timberland Estates housing development to install fiber optic internet. While the crews are digging and … more

Larry Yoder Masonry can increase your home’s value

Larry Yoder Masonry recently moved their offices from Iowa City to Riverside. The company provides brick, block and stone work in and around the Riverside area. “We travel about 45 miles in … more

Sharon Telephone Company to bring high-speed fiber-optic internet to Riverside, surrounding areas by end of May

The people of Riverside will soon start seeing work crews, as many as seven of them at once, working in the city to install fiber internet. Sharon Telephone Company of Hills recently received a … more
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