Today's Local News

Mid-Prairie Bond Issue Approved

Posted: Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Voters in the Mid-Prairie School District have approved a $10,640,000 bond issue.

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County Operation Costs Decreased

Posted: Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

The State Auditor has released an auditor report on Washington County.

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Financial Literacy Fair Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Tomorrow, eighth grade students across Washington County, will take part in a financial literacy fair.

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Sidewalks Raise Concern for South 12th Project

Posted: Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Eight people addressed the Washington City Council at last night’s meeting regarding the street and sidewalk construction project on South 12th Avenue.

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State DNR Stocking Lake Darling with Bluegills

Posted: Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Fish will be introduced into the newly restored Lake Darling today.

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International Children’s Book Day

Posted: Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

Today is International Children’s Book Day.

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Lieutenant Governor Stopping in Sigourney

Posted: Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Lieutenant Governor is traveling to southeast Iowa today to visit a solar contractor in Keokuk County.

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Unofficial Bond Referendum Results Are In

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 9:51 pm

Both bond issues were approved by voters according to the Washington County Auditor’s Office.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Ann Brendes of the Workplace Learning Connection about Thursday’s financial literacy fair.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Iowa Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Biologist, Chad Dolan, regarding the fish they plan to stock in Lake Darling and why they selected those specific species.

More than 3,300 People Killed in Distracted Driver Wrecks

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 6:23 am

This is Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

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Three Polling Locations for Mid-Prairie Bond Referendum

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 6:23 am

Voters in the Mid-Prairie School District will decide the fate of a proposed bond issue of more than ten million dollars today.

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Snow Removal Greater Priority Than New Gravel

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 6:22 am

Finding a balance between plowing snow and putting down rock on Washington County’s gravel roads is one challenge the secondary roads department deals with annually.

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Polls Open for Bond Votes Today

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 6:22 am

Two polling places will be open for Washington School District’s bond vote today.

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County Road Projects Discussed

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 6:22 am

The five-year construction program for Washington County was presented by County Engineer Jacob Thorius yesterday in a work session with the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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Washington Woman Named to All-Iowa Academic Team

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 6:22 am

A Washington woman is one of five Kirkwood Community College students named to the All-Iowa Academic Team for exceptional scholarship.

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Amendments to Increase Columbus Junction Water & Sewer Rates Finalized

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 6:20 am

The impact of rate increases will be seen by Columbus Junction residents on their bill May 1st.

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First Secondary Road Permit Approved

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 6:20 am

The first secondary road permit was passed by the Washington County Board of Supervisors at their meeting yesterday morning.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, March 31st, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with local artist Craig Swift about the Washington 175th magazine.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, March 31st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Fisheries Biologist with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Chad Dolan, joins us for today’s program. We’ll discuss the kind of fish Lake Darling held before the restoration and what the DNR will be stocking the lake with this spring.