Today's Front Page for September 1st, 2016


Weather Advisory

The Flood Warning continues for the Cedar River near Conesville until Thursday evening.
* At 3:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 12.8 feet…and steady.
* Flood stage is 13 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast…Rise above flood stage today…and continue rising to 13.7 feet Wednesday evening. Fall below flood stage Thursday evening.
* Impact…At 13.5 feet…Water affects yards and access roads of residences along Iowa Highway 22. Water affects the lowest sections of campgrounds just north of I-80 along the river and the lowest sections of Jack Shuger Memorial Park in Moscow. Water is also on 152nd Street north of County Road F70.

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The Flood Warning continues for the Mississippi River at Keithsburg until Saturday morning.
* At 2:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 13.9 feet…and steady.
* Flood stage is 14 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast…Rise above flood stage this evening…and continue rising to 14.4 feet Thursday morning. Fall below flood stage Saturday morning.
* Impact…At 14.5 feet…Water affects low lying areas in Oquawka.

Today's Local News

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with Betty Porter, Ione Burham and Anna Hysell about their times in high school in Washington in the early 1940’s. The three women graduated together and have reconnected now, in their early 90’s, while living at Halcyon House.

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Mid-Prairie Vocal Director Collette McClellen about honor choirs.

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 11:21 am

Emergency crews responded to a wreck early Wednesday morning in rural Keota.

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Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 7:34 am

Emergency crews responded to a wreck early Wednesday morning in rural Keota.

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Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 6:28 am

The man involved in a recent standoff with police in Fairfield has died, according to the Jefferson County Attorney’s Office.

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Today's Local Sports

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 7:01 am

Washington junior Brennan Horak approaches the finish line of last night’s IMS Early Bird Invitational held on the campus of Iowa Mennonite School. Photo by KCII Sports Zach Ulin.

The high school cross country season began in rural Kalona Tuesday for the Washington Demon squads.

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Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 7:01 am

Case Field is sporting new bleachers ahead of Washington’s home opener Friday versus the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks. Photo by KCII Sports Nate Gonner.

Football Friday nights return to Washington this week and Demon Nation might notice a few changes at Case Field.

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Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 7:00 am

Levi Geyer runs at the IMS Early Bird Meet Tuesday, August 30th

Calli Shaw runs at the IMS Early Bird Meet Tuesday, August 30th

The Iowa Mennonite School boys and girls cross country teams opened the 2016 season in southeast Iowa by hosting the IMS Early Bird Meet Tuesday in Kalona.

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Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie boys and girls cross country teams opened 2016 on the road at Williamsburg Tuesday night.

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Today's Funeral Announcements

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