Today's Local News

Cost Allocation Plan Approved

Posted: Friday, January 9th, 2015 at 6:20 am

A certificate of cost allocation plan was approved by the Washington County Supervisors at their board meeting this week.

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Kalona Deals with First Major Snowstorm

Posted: Friday, January 9th, 2015 at 6:19 am

Kalona dealt with its first major snowstorm of the winter this week.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News highlights stories from 2014. This is part four of a five-part series.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss the 3rd Annual Wild Game Feed with Katie Hammond, Executive Director of Louisa County Conservation.

Flu-Related Pediatric Deaths Confirmed in Iowa

Posted: Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 6:24 am

Over 160 people have been hospitalized across Iowa for flu-associated cases.

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Infrared Cameras Used by Local Police

Posted: Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 6:23 am

New infrared body cameras are now part of the equipment being used by the Washington Police Department.

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Mercury Falls But Not a Record Low

Posted: Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Temperatures were frigid across the area yesterday and early this morning with the overnight low recorded at -12 degrees.

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Kalona Working to Reduce Erosion Along Salveson Creek

Posted: Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona is moving forward with plans to reduce erosion on the banks of Salveson Creek north of Highway 22.

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Habitat for Humanity Accepting Applications for Kalona Home

Posted: Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Work on a home recently moved to Kalona will begin once the weather improves.

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Calendar Adjusted for Area Schools

Posted: Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 6:22 am

With 5.5 inches of snow earlier this week, snow drifting on area roads and temperatures falling well below zero, area school districts had cancellations and delays.

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Heat Homes Safely

Posted: Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Half of all home heating fires happen in December, January and February, according to the United States Fire Administration, with more home fires occurring in winter than any other season.

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ACT Registration Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The deadline to signup for a college readiness assessment is tomorrow.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News highlights stories from 2014. This is part three of a five-part series.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Last week, Washington County Conservation Director, Steve Anderson, warned that ice on local ponds was not yet thick enough to support anglers. In today’s program, Anderson joins us to share whether or not that’s still the case.

Dangerously Cold Temperatures Today

Posted: Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 6:25 am

A wind chill warning is in effect until 9 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday.

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Columbus Considering Sharing a Superintendent with Harmony

Posted: Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Columbus Community School District and a district in Van Buren County might share a superintendent next year to address their budget problems.

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Finke Appointed to Conservation Board

Posted: Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Linda Finke is the newest member of the Washington County Conservation Board.

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Parking Discussed at Washington City Council

Posted: Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Over 100 parking tickets were issued across the City of Washington during the snow emergency Monday evening and Tuesday, according to Police Chief Greg Goodman.

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A Avenue Parking Restrictions Added to Kalona’s Code of Ordinances

Posted: Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A Avenue in Kalona has a couple of new no-parking zones.

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Exercise Extreme Caution When Testing Ice

Posted: Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Most of the ice that has developed on local bodies of water is ready to support anglers.

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