Archive for March, 2016

Branstad Visits Columbus High School

Posted: Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 6:22 am

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad will visit Columbus High School today.

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Roundy Students Raise Money for Dance Marathon

Posted: Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 6:20 am

Columbus Community Roundy Elementary students recently raised money for the University of Iowa Dance Marathon.

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Breaking News: Special Election Results

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 9:38 pm

Residents of Kalona and Ainsworth went to the polls Tuesday.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII news speaks with State Representative Dave Heaton about Medicaid modernization and proposed legislation allowing psychologists the ability to prescribe psychotropic drugs. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Today on In Touch with Southeast Iowa we are joined by Jenny Unternaher of All Dolled Up.

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Birthday Winner, Tuesday, March 1st

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 8:01 am

Tyler Lukavsky 6 years old Washington

Golden Hawks Take the Big Stage at State

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 7:01 am

The No. 14 ranked Mid-Prairie girls basketball team will be in action Tuesday in the class 3A state tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

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Several Washington Archers Ranked Ahead of State Shoot

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 7:01 am

Multiple members of the Washington archery teams are ranked among the top 50 shooters in Iowa in their respective age divisions ahead of this weekend’s Iowa National Archery in the School’s Program’s state shoot.

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Winning Tradition Continues for Lone Tree Boys’ Basketball

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 7:00 am

It was another successful season for the Lone Tree Lion boys’ basketball team (18-6 overall).

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Keota Girls Basketball: By the Numbers

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Keota girls basketball team ended the 2015-16 season with a 1-21 overall record.

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Golden Hawks to Take the Court at State Tournament Today

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 6:27 am

The No. 14 Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks girls’ basketball team is playing in the state tournament this afternoon.

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Special Election Day is Here

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 6:27 am

Ainsworth and Kalona residents will take part in special elections today.

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Heaton Supports Medicaid Privatization Approval

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 6:25 am


Rep. Dave Heaton speaks at the February legislative briefing at the Washington County Courthouse. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Medicaid privatization will go into effect April 1st in Iowa.

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Area Speech Students Earn State Bids

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 6:24 am

Students from around the area traveled to Fairfield High School Saturday for the Individual District Speech Contest.

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Golden Hawks to Take the Court at State Tournament Today

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 6:24 am

The No. 14 Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks girls’ basketball team is playing in the state tournament this afternoon.

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Wayland Woman Holds Prom Dress Giveaway

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 6:23 am

Jenny Unternaher of All Dolled Up is giving away free prom dresses in Wayland.

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Trans-Pacific Partnership Important to Agriculture

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) includes rules for global trade for 12 countries on the Pacific Rim and a legislator from Iowa says it’s important for Iowa’s agriculture community.

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March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 6:22 am

Eighty-eight percent of Iowans gamble and three percent develop a problem, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.

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Winter Weather in the Forecast

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 6:21 am


Accuweather radar at 6:30 a.m.

Snow and rain are in the forecast for the KCII-listening area over the next couple of days.

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