Today’s Local News

Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with International Association of Fairs and Expositions Director of Education and Member Services Lori Hart about her visit to the Washington County Fair last week.

 

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Louisa County Extension Program Manager Kathy Vance about the Louisa County Fair’s 125th anniversary.

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New Tower to Serve Statewide Radio Communications Erected in Sigourney

Posted: Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 6:28 am

Sigourney is home to one of 89 tower sites that will serve a new statewide communications system.

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Corn Played a Part in High Humidity Lately

Posted: Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Heat index readings reached 115 degrees last week with hot, muggy conditions and one thing that contributed to the humidity was the corn crop.

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Washington Home Set Aflame for Training

Posted: Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 6:26 am


Firefighters look at the empty house before their training exercise. Photo courtesy of Amy Schulte – CFO and interim CEO of the Washington YMCA.


Firefighters look on as the remains of the house burn. Photo by Sally Y. Hart – KCII

Thick, dark smoke could be seen billowing up near the intersection of West 5th and North D Avenue in Washington Monday evening, but the flames were planned.

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Summer Winding Down, Washington School Registration Now Open

Posted: Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Registration for the 2017-2018 school year with the Washington School District is now open.

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Louisa County Fair Looks Back 125 Years Ago

Posted: Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 6:25 am

As the Louisa County Fair celebrates its 125th anniversary 4-H clubs are busy exhibiting projects and livestock, but that wasn’t always the main attraction.

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International Association of Fairs and Expositions Representative Impressed by Washington County Fair

Posted: Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 6:23 am


A cow is shown at the Washington County Fair. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

A representative from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions had nothing but positive reviews of the 2017 Washington County Fair.

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Wellman Man Facing Charges After Road Rage Incident

Posted: Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 6:21 am

A Wellman man is facing multiple charges after being involved in a road rage incident in Iowa City.

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New Shop on Washington Square

Posted: Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 6:21 am

A ribbon cutting was held for a new shop on the north side of the Washington square.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with new Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator Marissa Reisen.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Kalona City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh about the Kalona Community Center renovation project.

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Motorcycle Recorded at 142 Miles Per Hour, Driver Arrested

Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 6:29 am


Travis Brown

A 32-year-old Washington man was arrested after driving 142 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone south of Wellman.

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New Gun Law Makes Permit Holder Information Confidential

Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The new gun laws for the state of Iowa are increasing the privacy of permit holders.

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Abandoned House Fully Engulfed in Flames Sunday

Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 6:27 am


Firefighters look on while an abandoned house is fully engulfed. Photo by KCII News

Firefighters from three departments were called to a house fire in rural Washington early Sunday morning and then again about seven hours later when the fire rekindled.

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Free Summer Lunches for Kids in Through August 11 in Washington

Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 6:25 am

A free, balanced lunch is available to anyone 1-18 years old this summer in Washington.

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Riverside Inspecting Drainage in City Ditches

Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 6:24 am

The Riverside City Council discussed maintenance of right-of-way ditches at their meeting July 17.

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Hy-Vee Tenderloin Fundraiser Helps Family of Longtime Employee, Over 1,000 Sandwiches Sold

Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Over 1,000 tenderloin sandwiches were sold to help benefit the family of Russ Zieglowsky.

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Higher than Normal Temperatures So Far this Year

Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Partly cloudy skies, less humid, and high temperatures in the 80s are in the forecast for this week in Washington.

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Mid-Prairie Eases School Year Preparation with Contract Bids

Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 6:20 am

The Mid-Prairie School District has undergone changes this year with their grade-alike elementary building transition.

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