Today’s Local News

Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Farmers’ Market Market Master Bob Shepherd about the upcoming 30th year of the market in Washington. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with University of Iowa graduate student Laura Michelson who is organizing a community scan day for Kalona and surrounding residents to digitize historical items on Saturday, April 21. This is part one of a two-part interview. To make an appointment for the community scan day call the Kalona Public Library at 319-656-3501.

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Kalona City Council Discusses RAGBRAI Vendors

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 6:27 am


Kalona City Council met on April 16. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

Vendor fee rates for RAGBRAI were approved by the Kalona City Council at their recent meeting.

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Company Selected for Preconstruction Management for New Communications Center

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 6:26 am

A construction management contract has been approved for a new Washington County Communications Center.

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Grassley Comments on Syria Situation

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Chemical weapons were recently used in Syria, resulting in the deaths of civilians, violating international law.

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Bid Opening for Kewash Trail Project Soon, Possible Trailhead at Kirkwood Regional Center

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A bid opening for the Kewash Nature Trail spur is less than a month away.

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House Fire in Washington Early Wednesday

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A house caught fire in the early hours Wednesday in Washington.

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Loebsack to Meet with Constituents in Washington and Sigourney Saturday

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Area residents will have an opportunity to have coffee with their congressman this weekend.

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Tips for Planting Tomatoes in Home Gardens

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 6:20 am


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Tomatoes are a popular vegetable to grow in home gardens and you may be wondering when is the best time to plant them.

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Communicate with Your Children Before Prom

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 6:20 am

A rite of passage is coming up for many area high school students and it can serve as a key time to communicate with your son or daughter about making safe and smart decisions.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Farmers’ Market Market Master Bob Shepherd about the upcoming 30th year of the market in Washington. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Sigourney RAGBRAI Executive Committee Co-Chair Amber Kephart about Sigourney’s theme and entertainment for their overnight stop on July 26.

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Keota Man Arrested After High Speed Chase

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 6:29 am

A Keota man has been arrested after a high speed chase that reached speeds of 95 to 100 miles per hour.

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Washington County Conservation Eliminating Current Firewood Permits

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 6:26 am


Washington County Conservation Board met on April 12. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

Liability concerns have caused the Washington County Conservation Board to cancel firewood permits at this time.

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Washington Farmers’ Market Preparing for 30th Year

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The Washington Farmers’ Market is celebrating its 30th year in town this summer.

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Learn How to Make Efficient 911 Calls this April

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Imagine you’re in an emergency situation.

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Freezing Temperatures, Snow in the Forecast

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Temperatures dipped down to below freezing Monday, but remained above the record low.

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PAWS and More Fundraising for 12 Live Traps

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 6:23 am


Photo courtesy of PAWS and More

PAWS and More Animal Shelter is working to reduce the population of cats in the county and needs more live traps.

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Spring Cleaning Underway in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Even though the temperatures may feel more like winter, this week is spring cleaning in Washington.

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Highland High School Performs Spring Play this Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Chaos, intrigue, and hilarity will ensue this weekend as the Highland High School Fine Arts Department performs their spring play “(NO) Vacancy.”

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