Today’s Local News

Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Deb Tisor about Relay for Life on Saturday.

 

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Trustee John Sojka about the preservation project for St. Mary’s Church in Riverside.
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Newell Native Jim Henrich Hired as Keota Superintendent and Principal

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 6:28 am


Photo courtesy of Jim Henrich.

The new superintendent and part-time high school principal for the Keota School District will be starting July 3.

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Washington Takes Step Toward $1 Million Sewer Project

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 6:27 am

A $1 million sewer project to combat inflow and infiltration issues in the City of Washington has been approved.

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Jailer Assaulted by Inmate in Washington County

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 6:26 am

An inmate at the Washington County Jail caused damage in a cell and assaulted a jailer early Thursday morning.

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Riverside Church Fundraising for Preservation Project

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 6:24 am

Riverside looks to the future as being the birthplace of Captain James Kirk, but St. Mary’s Catholic Church looks to the past as they are working on a preservation project.

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Rain Showers Observed Across KCII-Listening Area Yesterday

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 6:24 am

Washington had periods of rain throughout the day Wednesday.

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Bridge Project Complete, G26 Open

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 6:22 am

A bridge project in Washington County has been completed.

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Last Weekend to See Grease in Washington

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 6:22 am

Grease – a musical presented by the Washington Community Theater will end it’s run this weekend.

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Prairie Power Celebrates and Supports Those Who Have Fought Cancer

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 6:20 am

Some might say it’s not the finish line that’s as important as the journey.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Melissa Turner about today’s Longest Day events.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Trekfest committee members Kevin Meller and Lisa Skriver about this year’s Trekfest.

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BREAKING NEWS: One Killed When Hit by Train in Fairfield

Posted: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 10:54 am

A train came to a stop in Fairfield late Monday night after they had hit something and were trying to determine what it was.

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UPDATE: Former Local Pastor Arrested in Wisconsin

Posted: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 6:30 am

A former local pastor was arrested in Wisconsin after trying to meet who he thought was a 15-year-old girl for sex, but was really a sheriff’s investigator.

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Keota City Council Discusses Trailhead Shelter Project

Posted: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 6:28 am

The Keota City Council discussed the Kewash Nature Trailhead shelter project at their meeting Monday night.

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Fireworks Use to be Restricted in Washington City Limits

Posted: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 6:28 am


At last night’s Washington City Council meeting, councilman Jaron Rosien looks at fireworks remnants that were picked up by Washington Police officers recently. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

There will be restrictions on the use of fireworks in the City of Washington, but they will not be banned at this time.

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Reisen Hired as Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator

Posted: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 6:26 am

A new emergency management coordinator to serve only Washington County has been hired.

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Trekfest Isn’t Just for Trekkies Anymore

Posted: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 6:25 am

Trekfest is a welcome celebration for Star Trek fans, but the Riverside Area Community Club has planned this year’s 33rd Annual Trekfest to be a festival for all community members to enjoy.

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Growing Season Continues, Soybeans, Oats, Hay Ahead of Average in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 6:21 am

Cutting hay, spraying herbicides, nitrogen side-dressing and re-planting was conducted by farmers across Iowa last week.

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Mid-Prairie Updates on Changes to Transportation Program

Posted: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 6:21 am

The Mid-Prairie School District is finalizing their new bus routes this summer.

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