Washington House Fire

A house fire was reported just outside Washington over night. Washington and Union fire crews arrived at the home located on Diener road, off of Pottery road, at 2:35 a.m. after the home owner called 9-11. According to Washington Fire Chief Bill Halmich the fire took about 20 minutes to put out but fire crews stayed on the scene for about 3 hours. An investigation revealed the fire started at the rear of the home in a room containing a computer, gaming console and furniture. At this point officials believe it was an electrical fire. The home owner called 9-11 after returning from work and seeing the structure engulfed in smoke. No one was inside the home at the time and no injuries were reported.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 22 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Junior Legion Baseball Team. Gus played shortstop and occasionally pitched during the season. His numbers are impressive. Batting average .409, on-base percentage .504 with a slugging percentage of .582. Gus lead the team not only with his average but also in RBI with 26, triples with five and stolen bases with 28.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 1 week ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

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SPORTS CORNER

13 hours 32 min ago

Yangervis Solarte and the San Diego Padres try to secure a series victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night in the middle contest of a three-game series at Petco Park. Acquired from the New York Yankees in the deal that sent third baseman Chase Headley to the Bronx, Solarte is hitting .286 with six RBI in seven games with the Padres.