Archive for August, 2016

BREAKING NEWS: Cigarette Believed to be Cause of Fatal House Fire

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 11:31 am


Fire fighters stand outside of the home where a fire took the life of a woman on June 19th. Photo by KCII staff

On Father’s Day, June 19th, a house fire in downtown Washington claimed one life and it is believed the early morning fire was started by a cigarette.

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For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 8:59 am

8ft. Pool Table
excellent condition
500 obo
319 653 8841

Birthday / Anniversary Winners for Tuesday, August 23rd

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 8:00 am

Birthday: Linda Edwards – Wayland
Anniversary: Fred & Mary Schneider – Washington

For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 7:35 am

1983 F-150 with snowplow
good condition
$1600 – with plow
$1200 – without plow

1987 Honda Accord
$500

319-461-0456

Carter Familiar with Albia Football Program

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 7:01 am

It’s been nearly 15 years since the Washington Demons met the Albia Blue Demons on the gridiron.

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Mid-Prairie Offense Set for 2016

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk football team is entering their final week of preparation before their 2016 opener Friday night against Louisa-Muscatine.

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Lone Tree Football Leads State in Rushing Yards, Interceptions

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 7:00 am

Only 12 football teams had games on their schedule last week.

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Golden Hawks Take Title in Keota Tournament

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk volleyball team kicked off the season with a championship, winning the Keota tournament Monday night, hosted at English Valleys High School.

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Kalona Elementary Student Wins State Fair Spelling Bee

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 6:28 am

The annual Iowa Youth Spelling Bee competition was held recently at the State Fair, and students from Kalona Elementary took the top two spots at the 1st and 2nd grade levels.

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No Candidates Yet for Washington City Council

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 6:25 am


Map courtesy of Washington County Auditor

A special election will be held in Washington next month to fill a seat on the city council but so far nobody has filed papers to be on the ballot.

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Sheriff Warns Kids and Parents About Stranger Danger

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 6:25 am

Area children are headed back to school this week, and Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar says one of the most important ways parents can keep their kids safe is by talking about strangers.

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Riverboat Foundation Board Looking for Directors

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation is looking to fill three volunteer directors’ positions.

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Rain Expected Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 6:23 am

Forecasts show over two inches of rain falling in Washington Wednesday and Saturday this week, according to AccuWeather.

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Driver Arrested After Going Wrong Way on Highway

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 6:23 am

A driver was arrested in Washington County after a vehicle was found going the wrong way on Highway 218.

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Washington Classes Begin Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 6:22 am

School bells will ring for the first classes of the 2016-2017 school year at schools in Washington tomorrow.

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Weather Cooperates to Help Make Lone Tree Fall Festival a Success

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 6:22 am

The annual Lone Tree Fall Festival was this past weekend, and Russell Forbes of the Lone Tree Chamber of Commerce said it was a success.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with pastor Dave Watson of the First Assembly of God in Washington.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar about back to school safety.

Carol Callahan

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 10:07 am

Celebration of life services for 73-year-old Carol Callahan of Brighton will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday (8/27) at the Lake Darling State Park Cottonwood Pavilion.

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Anniversary Winner for Monday, August 22nd

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 9:00 am

Ed & Janice Reed – Keota