Today's Local News

Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News continues a conversation with Tera Pickens, Director of the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center, about college decisions and looming deadlines.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Collette McClellen, vocal music instructor at Mid-Prairie High School, to discuss their Choral Cocoa and Carols concert scheduled for tomorrow.

Supervisors Look to Leave RUSS for $54,600

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Four years of dues, totaling $54,600, will have to be paid by each county wishing to leave RUSS, Regional Utility Service Systems, which consists of Washington, Mahaska and Wapello counties at this time.

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Sharing Commitment Signed by Members of Mid-Prairie and Keota School Boards

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie and Keota school boards have agreed to sharing a superintendent for another school year.

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Will We Have a White Christmas? – Unlikely

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington’s chance of having a white Christmas, meaning at least one inch of snow, is under 30 percent.

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Now is the Time to Make College Decisions

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

In just over five months, Washington High School seniors will don a gown and mortarboard and receive diplomas at commencement ceremonies.

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Nearly 100 Students Had 180 Cattle Weighed

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Nearly 100 students weighed in 180 market beef animals at Washington County’s Beef Weigh-in for the 2014-2015 year.

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Emerald Ash Borer Now in 18 Iowa Counties

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Emerald Ash Borer is continuing its spread across Iowa.

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Washington City Council Passes Budget Amendment

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A budget amendment for fiscal year 2015 for the City of Washington was approved unanimously at last night’s meeting.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Tera Pickens, Director of the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center, about completing the first term at the center.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Tim Graber, president of the WACO School Board, and WACO Superintendent Darrell Smith.

Sex Offender Escapes Custody

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Authorities are looking for a sex offender who escaped in Burlington.

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West Chester Council Votes on Open Carry Proposal

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The West Chester City Council has decided to scrap an ordinance that would have prohibited open carrying of firearms on city property.

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WACO Board Keeping Options Open for Superintendent

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The WACO School Board will continue to weigh its options for superintendent before making a final decision.

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Record Temperatures Witnessed

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington’s warm temperatures broke a record yesterday.

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Council to Consider Budget Amendment, Strategic Priorities

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A budget amendment, sewer rehabilitation, and setting strategic priorities for 2015 and 2016 will be discussed and considered at tonight’s Washington City Council meeting.

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First Term at New Kirkwood Center Complete

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Phil Ealy shows students at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center his 1940 Chevy Hotrod.

Students have taken final exams and turned in term papers, now professors are grading and submitting final marks – the first term at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center is complete.

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Dairy Margin Protection Program Application Deadline Extended

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The application deadline for the dairy Margin Protection Program has been extended to the end of the week (12/19).

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Volunteer 4-H Retreat Registration Open

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Registration is now open for the State 4-H Volunteer Retreat.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Amber Talbot, Director of PAWS and More Animal Shelter, about a low-cost spay and neuter clinic for eastern Iowa.