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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Economic Development director Ed Raber about a laborshed analysis being conducted. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Nancy Adrian with the Brighton Chamber of Commerce to discuss the proposed Ding Darling Visitors Center.

Vandalism to Washington Police Vehicles Under Investigation

Posted: Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Authorities are trying to determine who vandalized three Washington Police vehicles over the weekend.

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Brighton Chamber Working on Visitors Center

Posted: Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 6:22 am


Photos from the opening of Lake Darling held in July last year. Photos by KCII’s Sally Hart.

A place for visitors to learn about the namesake of Lake Darling is being developed in Brighton.

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Laborshed Analysis Being Conducted Locally

Posted: Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A laborshed analysis is being conducted in Washington County and the Creative Corridor.

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Washington County Supervisors Approve Cycling Event’s Route

Posted: Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Iowa State Road Race cycling event is returning to Washington County in two weeks.

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Ak-Sar-Ben Entries Due Soon

Posted: Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 6:21 am


Photos from the 2015 Washington County Fair by KCII News Director Sally Y. Hart.

Washington County youth who want to exhibit livestock at Ak-Sar-Ben have an entry deadline approaching.

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Asphalt Scam Reported in Washington County

Posted: Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is advising area residents of a scam reported in Washington County involving asphalt.

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Kalona Receives Water Quality Report

Posted: Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The City of Kalona has received its 2014 Water Quality Report.

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Washington to Have Fall Cleanup Event

Posted: Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 6:20 am

This week the Washington City Council took steps toward having a second cleanup event in Washington this year.

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Vandalism to Washington Police Vehicles Under Investigation

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 3:56 pm

Authorities are trying to determine who vandalized three Washington Police vehicles over the weekend.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Economic Development director Ed Raber about a laborshed analysis being conducted. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with the Kalona Brewing Company’s Nic Sabatke regarding craft beer and a study that looked at Iowa’s growing craft beer industry.

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Rotation Reported During Thunderstorm Warning

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 6:25 am

Rotation was reported as a thunderstorm made its way through southeast Iowa last night.

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California Residents Linked to Incident at Local Farm

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Animal-rights activists have been taken into custody for a cross-country crime spree that included an incident in southeast Iowa.

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Motorcycle vs. Deer Accident on Highway 1

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A motorcycle collided with a deer on Highway 1 just before noon Tuesday.

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Nutrition, Mental Health, Physical Activity to be Priorities Locally

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Nutrition and food systems, access to mental health care, and increasing physical activity will be health priorities for the local public health office in the next three to five years.

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Ribbon Cutting Held for L.E.T.’s Art Center

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 6:22 am


Photo courtesy of Craig Swift.

An official ribbon cutting was held yesterday afternoon for the L.E.T.’s Center for the Healing and Creative Arts in downtown Washington.

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Updated Traffic Counts Released

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Every four years the Iowa Department of Transportation releases updated traffic counts for the cities and counties across Iowa.

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Volunteers Continue to Collect Mobility Aids

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A cargo container filled with donations collected locally is expected to leave for South America later this year.

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