Today's Local News

Hayden Fry Statue Installed in Coralville

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 6:28 am


The Hayden Fry statue, with creator Steve Maxon; Photo courtesy of Steve Maxon

The City of Coralville successfully installed the Hayden Fry statue on its permanent pedestal in front of the Coralville-Iowa City Visitors Bureau.

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Craft Fair Comes to Washington’s Central Park

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 6:27 am

Tents, tables and displays will be found around Centennial Fountain in Washington’s Central Park today for the 27th annual Washington Craft Fair.

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Hunting Seasons to Kick Off with Youth and Disabled Seasons

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 6:25 am

White-tailed deer hunting is about to kick off, and it starts with two specialized seasons.

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Candidates Forum on KCII Wednesday

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Ward 2 residents in the City of Washington will select who is going to fill the vacant seat on the city council in a special election.

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Washington to Hold Fall Clean Up

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 6:23 am

A fall clean up will be held in the City of Washington again.

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Calling All Pokemon Trainers

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 6:22 am

A Pokemon Extravaganza is being held in Washington on Monday.

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Highland to have School Board and Annual Business Meeting Monday

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Highland School Board will convene for their first September meeting on Monday, which will double as the annual business meeting.

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Iowa Soil Moisture Mostly Adequate

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Only five counties in Iowa are currently experiencing any drought conditions.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with Sarah Grunewaldt, director of Main Street Washington, about a free Google workshop for area businesses being held Monday.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Steve Maxon of Max-Cast in Kalona about the unveiling of the Hayden Fry Statue.

Today’s High School Students Learn About 9/11, Too Young to Remember

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 6:26 am

Fifteen years ago, I was sitting in a U.S. History class when I learned about the attacks on the World Trade Center complex in New York City – do you remember where you were?

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Hayden Fry Statue Unveiled

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 6:26 am


The Hayden Fry Statue; photo courtesy of Max-Cast

Four months ago, Steve Maxon and Doris Park of Max-Cast in Kalona embarked on a project to create a bronze statue of famous former University of Iowa football coach Hayden Fry, and last week at FRYfest it was revealed to the public.

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Columbus High School Celebrates Homecoming

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Columbus Community High School is having their homecoming festivities earlier than normal this year, but assistant principal and athletic director Tyler Hotz said it’s been a fun week with an overall positive vibe.

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Free Google Workshop for Local Businesses

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 6:25 am

When you have a question and can’t come up with the answer, what do you do – Google it.

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Car Wreck Near Kalona

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 6:24 am

One person was taken by ambulance to the University of Iowa hospital following a car wreck near Kalona Thursday night.

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Few Early Voting in Washington Special Election

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Two candidates are on the ballot for Washington’s special Ward 2 City Council election and only 14 people have voted early so far.

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Area Rivers Remain Below Flood Stage

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Nearly half an inch of rain fell in Washington Thursday and more is expected.

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City of Kalona Reflects on Successful State Fair Booth

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 6:22 am

During the Iowa State Fair, the City of Kalona had their annual vendor booth, and Chamber of Commerce President Casey Peck believes it was financially one of the best years they’ve ever had.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, September 8th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with Larry Smith, emergency management coordinator for Washington and Keokuk counties, about National Preparedness Month. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, September 8th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Mid-Prairie Business Manager Jeff Swartzentruber about construction projects at Mid-Prairie High School.