Today’s Local News

Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with local historian Michael Zahs about Saving Brinton being selected for the International Film Festival Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Technology Integration Specialist Angie Alberts and Elementary Instructional Coach Janelle Sulhoff about the STEM Day they’re hosting at Highland Elementary School.

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Big Red Radio Delivers Food Donations

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


KCII thanks all of those who gave donations that filled the Big Red Radio. Photo by Zach Ulin

The KCII Big Red Radio played Santa Claus Wednesday by making deliveries across southeast Iowa.

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Riverside City Council Awards Tax Incentive for New Downtown Business

Posted: Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at 6:27 am

A new business in Riverside will receive tax incentives that were approved by the city council at their recent meeting.

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Saving Brinton Premiering Abroad at Top Film Festival

Posted: Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Washington, Iowa, will be on display in the Netherlands later this month as Saving Brinton has been selected for the International Film Festival Rotterdam.

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Buggy and Motor Vehicle Collide Near Kalona

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

A horse buggy and a motor vehicle collided near Kalona Tuesday morning.

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WACO Junior and High School Students Present J-Term Projects

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


Sophomore Nik Coble demonstrates how to use the digital display at WACO High School. Photos by Sam McIntosh.

For one week in January, WACO junior and senior high school students took a break from the normal curricula and worked on different hands-on activities.

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January Temperatures and Snowfall Below Normal

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

January in Washington has experienced weather conditions below normal so far.

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Grassley Discusses Possible Government Shutdown

Posted: Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at 6:23 am

A stalemate in Washington, D.C. may result in a government shutdown.

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State Senator Taylor Comments on Sexual Harassment in Legislature

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

State Senator Rich Taylor (D) says he believes there isn’t a sexual harassment problem in the state Senate overall, but with a few lawmakers named in a lawsuit.

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Washington Page

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

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Terry Philips about donating blood.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

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

On today’s program we’re talking with National Wild Turkey Federation Regional Director Jamie Hollins and Program Coordinator Michele Pegg about their partnership with Washington County Conservation for their yearlong Connecting Individuals to the Outdoors program. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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KCII Big Red Radio Delivering Food Donations Today

Posted: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 at 6:29 am

Today the KCII Big Red Radio is making its annual trek across the listening area to deliver donated food to pantries.

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Demolition Permit Recommended for Goncho Apartments

Posted: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 at 6:27 am

The Goncho Apartment building’s demolition permit was recommended at Tuesday’s Washington City Council meeting.

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Supervisors to Hold Public Hearing on Bond Up to $10.5 Million for Communications Equipment

Posted: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 at 6:27 am


A bond up to $10.5 million will have a public hearing in Washington County.

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Kalona City Council Receives Community Center Construction Budget Update

Posted: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 at 6:27 am

The City of Kalona has more funds than costs for their community center project.

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Big Red Radio to Broadcast from Halcyon House Tomorrow

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

See the Big Red Radio in Washington Thursday for a live broadcast.

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Washington County Conservation Board Appoints Stoops as Member

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

A new member was appointed to the Washington County Conservation Board (WCCB) at their recent meeting.

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Legislators to Hold Briefing in Washington Saturday

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

With the 2018 legislative session in the early stages, area legislators will visit Washington Saturday to give an update on Des Moines happenings.

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Highland Elementary Hosts Inaugural STEM Day

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

Creative thinking, problem solving, and working cooperatively will all be encouraged at Highland Elementary’s inaugural STEM Day this Friday.

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