Today’s Local News

Iowa’s Farmland Value Drops Slightly, Washington County Follows Suit

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2018 at 6:26 am

The state average for farmland values in Iowa dropped in the last year by 0.8%.

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Hats for Heroes Helps Pediatric Patients

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Surgery can be scary, especially for children, but one local group is working to put smiles on kids’ faces before medical treatment at the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital.

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Mid-Prairie Exploring Future Enrollment Study

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2018 at 6:26 am


The Mid-Prairie School District will be using a third-party firm to asses the future enrollment for the district.

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Shop Locally for the Holidays

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Shoppers have one week left to get gifts purchased, wrapped, and under the tree ahead of Christmas.

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Iowa County Named a Home Base Iowa Community

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2018 at 6:24 am


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Iowa County is now a Home Base Iowa Community.

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Highland Approves Bond Petition Request

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The Highland School District is taking the next step to proceed with $2.6 million bond petition.

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Washington School District’s Winter Break Starts Friday

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2018 at 6:23 am

While many are counting down the days to Christmas, students are counting down the days until winter break from classes begins.

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Make Sure Your Pets are Taken Care of Over the Holidays

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Within all the chaos of traveling over the holidays, it can be easy to overlook our four-legged family members.

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Supervisors to Consider Elected Officials Compensation

Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Personnel changes, funding requests, and compensation for elected officials will be discussed at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Keota Native Earns Rising Star

Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Photo taken by The Iowa Soybean Association

The award recognizes those who excel at promotion, and show passion for agriculture.

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Mid-Prairie Updating Conduct Policy

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 6:26 am


Mid-Prairie is updating it’s conduct policy for students involved in athletics, arts, and student leadership.

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One Injured After Tire Blows Up

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 6:26 am

One person was injured in Kalona when a tire blew up Thursday afternoon.

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Washington County Sees $1 Million in Housing in Improvements from ECIHTF

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Over $1 million in housing improvements has been spent in Washington County by the East Central Iowa Housing Trust Fund.

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Highway 22 Project On Hold for Winter

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The Highway 22 project in Riverside has stopped operations for the winter.

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Grassley Votes to Confirm ‘Not Qualified’ Judge

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 6:23 am

A judge rated “Not Qualified” by the American Bar Association (ABA) was confirmed with a tie-breaking vote by Vice President Mike Pence.

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IMS is Hosting Annual Alumni Night

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 6:22 am


Graduates from Iowa Mennonite School are invited to the festivities taking place during the Columbus basketball game.

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Renew Registrations for Off-Road Vehicles

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Off-road vehicle registrations are due by the end of December.

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No Drought Conditions in Iowa

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 6:20 am

One year ago over half of Iowa was experiencing drought conditions, but that’s not the case today.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with Washington Public Library Director Bryna Walker and adult service librarian Allie Paarsmith about technology upgrades at the library.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re joined by Edgar McGuire, who was elected to the Riverside City Council earlier this week. We discuss what he hopes to accomplish with his time on the council.

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