Today’s Local News

Ground Officially Broken on New Fire Station in Washington

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 6:28 am

Ground has officially been broken on the new Washington fire station.

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WACO Community School District Ready to Open Kaufman Athletic Training and Fitness Center

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 6:26 am


The new Kaufman Athletic Training and Fitness Center on the WACO campus will open to the public on Monday, October 22nd.

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LIHEAP Offers Heating Assistance to Area Residents

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 6:25 am

With temperatures plunging below the freezing mark for the first time this fall earlier in the week, residents are reminded that assistance is available for home heating costs.

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Southeast Iowa Leading the Way in the Fields

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 6:25 am

While weather hindered harvest activities last week, southeast Iowa still leads the state in corn and soybeans harvested so far this season.

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New County YMCA Receives Council Approval on Land and Site Plan

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 6:25 am

A new Washington County YMCA facility moved one step closer to reality at Tuesday’s Washington City Council meeting.

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Washington Sidewalk Project Moves Forward

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 6:25 am

At Tuesday’s meeting of the Washington City Council, a public hearing was held regarding a sidewalk project on East Washington street that would allow foot traffic access to Walmart and other entities in the area.

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Wellman-Scofield Library Pumpkin Decorating Event This Saturday

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The Wellman-Scofield Public Library is hosting a pumpkin decorating event and contest on Saturday.

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Riverside Declares October Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 6:20 am

The Riverside City Council officially declared October Domestic Violence Awareness month at Monday’s city council meeting.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with Washington Superintendent Willie Stone about having kids ready for cool weather and a recent school board meeting.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we talk to Jared Klein, the current representative of Iowa House District 78, as he’s running for re-election.

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Temperature Drops Below Freezing

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Temperatures dropped below freezing for the first time this season early Tuesday.

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Iowa Mennonite School has Formed Principal Search Committee

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Iowa Mennonite School has formed a seven-person committee in charge of finding IMS’s next principal.

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First Housing Subdivision with More than Two Lots Recorded in Over Two Years

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 6:24 am

While most of the happenings of the first quarter of the fiscal year were normal for the Washington County Recorder’s Office, one thing regarding home building was noticed.

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Two Arrested After Shoplifting, Leaving Store in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 6:24 am


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A man and a woman were arrested after shoplifting and leaving the store late Monday night.

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Washington Board Discusses Goals, Elects Board President

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Goals for the school year and a board president were discussed at the recent Washington School Board meeting.

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The City of Kalona to Replace Seven Light Poles

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council has agreed to replace seven light poles on 12th place.

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Vehicles Collide at South Iowa and East Van Buren

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Multiple vehicles collided in Washington at the intersection of South Iowa Avenue and East Van Buren Street Monday afternoon.

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Ainsworth Opera Community Center Hosting Monster Mash

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 6:20 am

The Ainsworth Opera Community Center is hosting their annual Monster Mash event this Saturday.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with Washington Chamber of Commerce Events Coordinator Alisha Davis about upcoming October events.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we talk with Kimberly Davis, democratic candidate for Iowa House District 78, about what she hopes to accomplish if elected.

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