Today’s Local News

Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with Tera Pickens with the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center about the upcoming school year and how high school students can prepare furthering their education.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Courage Ride Executive Director Leora Houghton. This is part one of a two part interview.

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Hussey Announces Resignation from Mid-Prairie School Board

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 6:28 am


The Mid-Prairie School Board met on August 13th. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

As the Mid-Prairie School District prepares for a special election to fill a school board vacancy August 28th, another school board member has announced his resignation.

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Washington Man Arrested on Alcohol and Weapons Charges

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 6:25 am

At 8p.m. Tuesday night the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to 411 S. 2nd Avenue in Washington for a report of someone with a knife.

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Washington School Board Talks Transportation

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Safety and efficiency were the main focus of a discussion regarding district transportation at Wednesday’s Washington School Board meeting.

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Washington High School Welcome and Computer Roll-Out Set for Tuesday

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Washington High School reminds all incoming freshmen, new students and their parent or guardians to attend the New Student Welcome and Mandatory Computer Roll-Out Event.

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Supervisors Grant Jurisdiction to Conservation Rangers

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Washington County Conservation Rangers now have extra authority in the county.

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Courage Ride for Sarcoma Research this Saturday

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Hundreds of bicyclists will be riding around the Iowa Mennonite School area this Saturday for the 14th annual Courage Ride.

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Pool Season Ending at Steele Family Aquatic Center Saturday

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 6:21 am

As summer winds down residents have only a few days left to cool off at the Washington Steele Family Aquatic Center.

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Port Louisa Refuge Auto Tour Opens Friday

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Those wanting to drive through the Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge have the opportunity this month.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News talks with Washington County Public Health Nurse Lynn Fisher about National Immunization Month.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Highland and Lone Tree Superintendent Ken Crawford. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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Washington Woman Wanted Out of Henry County on Contraband, Drug Charges

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 6:29 am


Krystal Stutzman

A warrant was entered for contraband and drug charges on a Washington woman.

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Henry County Sheriff’s Office Asking for Help Finding Wanted Man

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 6:28 am


Ty Matthew Vaughn

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a wanted man who failed to return from work release.

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Road Closure on Highway 1/92 West for Railroad Bridge Repairs Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Motorists are reminded of a road closure happening in the City of Washington next week.

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RACOM Corporation to Meet With Washington County Officials On Communications Project

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Thursday several members of Washington County government will meet with the contracted communications company about possible implementation of a new radio system.

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Mid-Prairie Approves First Reading of Volunteer, Community Group Policies

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 6:25 am


Mid-Prairie School Board met on August 13th. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The Mid-Prairie School Board approved the first reading of volunteer, visitor, and community group policies Monday.

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Riverside Working on Final Phase of Downtown Streetscape Construction

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 6:20 am


Photo by Sam McIntosh

Downtown Riverside has seen a facelift this summer in its downtown streetscape project.

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Washington Schools Offer Guide to Ease Transition to High School

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 6:00 am

On Thursday, August 16th the Washington School District is offering a presentation to all incoming freshman and their parents entitled “Freshman Transitions: A Guide to Beginning High School.”

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Mid-August Crop Report Released

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 5:59 am

The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service crop report  for the week ending August 12 has been released.

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