Today’s Local News

Sidewalk Construction Near Washington County Courthouse

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Residents are warned of a sidewalk construction project occurring through this weekend near the Washington County Courthouse.

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Allie’s Alley Party in the Alley

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2018 at 6:25 am


Allie’s Alley Party will take place behind the Washington Public Library July 27th. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The Washington Public Library is hosting Allie’s Alley Party in the Alley behind the Library on Friday, July 27, in celebration of the library’s adult summer reading program.

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Sentencing for Chrzan Friday

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Ambrashia Chrzan

The sentencing for a Riverside woman convicted of child endangerment resulting in death is this Friday.

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Public Hearing Set for Development at Former Day Care Building

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The site of an empty building may see a new business in Washington.

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Kalona Man Arrested For Felony OWI

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A traffic stop Tuesday night in Riverside led to the arrest of a Kalona man.

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Financial Reports Presented to Supervisors at Recent Meeting

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Washington County Treasurer Jeff Garrett presented economic reports for county financing for review at the most recent board of supervisors meeting Tuesday.

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Be Mindful of Road Closures During RAGBRAI Friday

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2018 at 6:20 am


Image courtesy of RAGBRAI
Motorists should be aware of road closures as RAGBRAI makes it way through southeast Iowa this Friday.

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BREAKING NEWS: Boil Order Issued for Olds

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 at 5:41 pm

A boil order is in effect for the City of Olds.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with local historian Michael Zahs about the documentary Saving Brinton being shown across the country and in London this summer.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with organizer Kevin Meller about plans for RAGBRAI visiting Riverside this Friday.

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Washington City Council Approves Fire Station Plans, Purchases Tax Revenue Bonds

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 at 6:29 am

The City of Washington is getting closer to construction of its new fire station.

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Iowa Shrimp Farms in Sigourney Closes

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 at 6:27 am

A Sigourney-based business is closing its doors.

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Area Unemployment Rates Rise in June

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Washington County’s unemployment rate rose from May to June.

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Be Aware of Road Closures in Sigourney for RAGBRAI

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Motorists should be aware of road closures and traffic delays this Thursday as thousands of bicyclists travel to Sigourney in RAGBRAI.

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Supervisors Ratify Agreement with RACOM for Radio Equipment

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Washington County moved one step closer to replacing their emergency radio equipment at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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State Soybean Communications Squad Has Local Representation

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Fourteen Iowa soybean farmers have volunteered to serve on the Iowa Soybean Association’s Communications Squad.

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Washington Police Department Raising Funds for New K9 Officer

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Changes are coming to the K9 unit at the Washington Police Department. K9 Officer Brett Sorrells tells KCII Radio that he plans to retire in March of 2019.

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Kalona City Council Considers Subdivision Proposal

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 at 6:20 am

A subdivision and Tax increment financing (TIF) application was presented to the Kalona City Council at their recent meeting.

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Bruce Lathol Guy

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 at 6:00 am

Christian Mass for 62-year-old Bruce Lathol Guy will be at 11a.m. Monday, July 30th at St. James Catholic Church in Washington.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News talks with Congressman Dave Loebsack (D) and Kevin Erpelding, chair of the Washington Municipal Airport Commission about a grant the Washington Airport recently received.

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