Today's Local News

Washington to be Part of Jail Transition Program

Posted: Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Currently Des Moines and Lee counties in southeast Iowa share a jail transition program, but soon Washington, Louisa and Henry counties will be joining the program.

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Kalona Products Being Promoted at State Fair

Posted: Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Iowa State Fair begins today.

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Mid-Prairie Practice Facility to be Reevaluated

Posted: Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Supporters of a Mid-Prairie practice facility will give a presentation at the school board’s next meeting on how they plan to move forward.

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Washington Summer Programs Well Attended

Posted: Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The summer programs for Washington Community School District were discussed at last night’s school board meeting.

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Keota Farmer Finishing Term on Iowa Soybean Board

Posted: Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 6:21 am

John Heisdorffer is retiring from his role on the Iowa Soybean Association board of directors.

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Registration Due Today for Free ESL Classes

Posted: Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Registration is being held tonight for free ESL, or English as a second language, courses in Washington that begin next week.

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Supervisors Approve Road Improvement Application

Posted: Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved an application for $500,000 to improve Riverside Road.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington superintendent Jeff Dicks about the start of school. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Chris Finnell, mayor of Winfield and member of the Winfield Betterment Group, regarding the group’s Mudwolf Mayhem and Hero’s Run races on Saturday.

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Washington Freshmen Registration Date Changed

Posted: Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 at 6:23 am


Orientation and computer roll out for Washington High School freshmen and new students will be held Monday, August 24th.

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Kalona Business Looking for Help Identifying Thief

Posted: Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A Kalona business is attempting to identify the individual who stole from one of its employees.

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Flood Warning Continues for Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The English River at Kalona rose approximately half a foot Tuesday.

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Mid-Prairie School Board Touring District’s Facilities

Posted: Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Construction continues at Mid-Prairie School District’s facilities.

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New Vision Screening Requirement for Students

Posted: Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Some students will need to get their vision tested before school starts.

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Washington County Exhibitors at the State Fair

Posted: Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 at 6:21 am
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The Washington County Fair wrapped up nearly three weeks ago and tomorrow the Iowa State Fair opens its gates.

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Construction Around Washington High School Progressing

Posted: Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 at 6:21 am


A view of the plans for Sitler Drive.

Crews have been working on Sitler Drive and the new auditorium project at Washington High School this summer.

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Rollover Wreck on 218 Results in Arrest

Posted: Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Tuesday evening a rollover accident was reported on Highway 218 south of Crawfordsville.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Lynn Fisher, nurse with Washington County Public Health, about required vaccines for students going to school. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today;s program, we’re joined by Chris Finnell, mayor of Winfield and member of the Winfield Betterment Group. We’ll discuss the group’s event on Saturday, the Mudwolf Mayhem and Hero’s Run, and what its members are setting out to do.

Free ESL Classes Offered in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Starting next week free English as a Second Language, or ESL, classes will be held in Washington.

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