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KCII Team Responds to Severe Thunderstorm

Posted: Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 6:29 pm

The KCII Severe Weather Action Team responded to a severe thunderstorm warning for southeastern Washington County and northern Henry County at 5:45 p.m. Monday.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Debbie Stanton, director of the Washington Public Library, about upcoming events.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, conversations with Republican State Representative Dave Heaton and Democratic State Senator Rich Taylor regarding the Mount Pleasant Mental Health Institute.

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Air Care Transports One Person from Motorcycle Wreck Sunday

Posted: Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 6:24 am

Air Care transported one person from a motorcycle accident near Wayland over the weekend.

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Washington Leaders Disappointed in Education Funding Veto

Posted: Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Governor Terry Branstad vetoed over $55 million in additional funding for Iowa’s public schools for the 2015-2016 school year.

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Green Acres 4-H Club Awarded

Posted: Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 6:22 am


Contributed photo. From left: leader Tanya Stalder, Ava Wulf, Natalie McCleary, Sophie Bell, Fred Greiner, Ellie Bell, Baylee Stalder, Ally Rees, Sammy Mellinger and Bailey Rees.  Not pictured are: Ellie Todd, Maggie Smith, Emma Craig and Millie Craig.

A Washington County 4-H club was selected as one of 15 clubs across the state for a grant for a community improvement project.

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Two Accidents on 218 Sunday Night

Posted: Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 6:22 am

At 9:21 p.m. Sunday a caller reported a vehicle striking a deer on Highway 218, her leg was injured and her husband was possibly trapped in the vehicle.

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Mid-Prairie Continues Search for Chinese Instructor

Posted: Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Mid-Prairie School District is continuing its search for an elementary Chinese instructor.

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Outdoor Concert Planned for Tomorrow Night

Posted: Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 6:22 am

An outdoor concert series hosted in rural Kalona continues tomorrow.

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Changes Coming to Libraries’ Digital Resources

Posted: Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A change is coming to Iowa’s public libraries’ digital resources later this month.

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Funding Available for West Fork Crooked Creek Farmers

Posted: Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Time is running out for farmers looking to utilize practices that protect soil to receive financial assistance.

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KCII Observes 4th of July

Posted: Sunday, July 5th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Tonight is the final night of patriotic music on KCII this Independence Day weekend.

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Funding Available for West Fork Crooked Creek Farmers

Posted: Sunday, July 5th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Time is running out for farmers looking to utilize practices that protect soil to receive financial assistance.

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Southeast Iowans Have Several Options Tonight

Posted: Saturday, July 4th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Independence Day is upon us and several area communities are celebrating with special events.

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Be Careful with Fireworks

Posted: Saturday, July 4th, 2015 at 6:23 am


Fireworks at Shiloh in 2014. Photo by KCII’s Sally Hart.

Under the Federal Hazardous Substances Act fireworks are classified as hazardous substances.

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Prevent Tick Bites, Lyme Disease

Posted: Saturday, July 4th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Last year, there were 194 cases of Lyme disease reported in Iowa.

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Extra Law Enforcement On Patrol for Holiday Weekend

Posted: Saturday, July 4th, 2015 at 6:22 am

During this 4th of July holiday weekend extra law enforcement officials will be monitoring Iowa’s roadways.

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Law Enforcement Looking for Impaired Drivers

Posted: Saturday, July 4th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Law enforcement will have a more pronounced presence on area roadways this weekend.

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Wellman’s History Focus of Downtown Museum

Posted: Saturday, July 4th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Those who visit Wellman for the Fourth of July Celebration are encouraged to learn about the city’s history.

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Cookie Contest Returning to Washington County Fair

Posted: Saturday, July 4th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A cookie contest is returning to the Washington County Fair this year.

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