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Congressman Loebsack Visits Keota High School

Posted: Friday, January 22nd, 2016 at 6:22 am

Democratic Congressman Dave Loebsack visited Keota high school yesterday.

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Washington County Breeder’s Inspection Approved, Regardless of Concerns

Posted: Friday, January 22nd, 2016 at 6:22 am

One commercial dog breeder in rural Riverside was approved for a license but according to the Iowa Department of Agriculture the inspection cites a number of concerns.

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Fairfield Shelter Hosts Animal Vaccine Clinic

Posted: Friday, January 22nd, 2016 at 6:21 am

The Noah’s Ark Animal Foundation will host a low-cost microchip and vaccination clinic this weekend.

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Spirit Day at Keota

Posted: Friday, January 22nd, 2016 at 6:20 am

Today is the final day of Homecoming festivities at Keota Schools.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Sarah Sadrakula director of Main Street Washington about Savor Washington and an upcoming lip sync battle.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Today on In Touch with Southeast Iowa I am joined by Highland Superintendent Chris Armstrong.

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BREAKING NEWS: Multiple Vehicle Accident on Hwy 218

Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2016 at 9:02 am


Emergency crews work at the site of a two-vehicle wreck at 175th Street and Highway 218 Thursday morning. Photo by Sally Hart

A two-car accident in the northbound lane of Highway 218 in Washington County caused a slowdown of traffic near Highland High School Thursday morning.

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Interim Mayor of Sigourney Named

Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2016 at 6:27 am

The Sigourney City Council approved an interim mayor at Wednesday’s meeting.

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Highland Board Votes to Renew

Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2016 at 6:25 am

At the latest Highland School Board meeting the board held a public hearing on the instructional support levy.

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Big Red Radio Delivers Donations

Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2016 at 6:23 am


The Big Red Radio stops at the Ainsworth Community Church to deliver donations of food and toiletry items, which will then be dispersed to those in need in the community. Photo by Sally Hart

The Big Red Radio delivered boxes of food and toiletry items across the KCII-listening area Wednesday.

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UPDATE: Multiple Vehicle Accident in Washington

Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2016 at 6:23 am


A car accident happened at the intersection of Lexington Boulevard and Highway 1 Wednesday morning. Photo by Sally Hart

A three-vehicle accident happened just after 11 a.m. in Washington Wednesday.

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Supervisors Show Support for Kalona Project

Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2016 at 6:22 am


Conceptual rendering of the gymnasium created by Martin Gardner Architecture.

A $4 million project is gaining momentum in Washington County.

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Keota Homecoming Events Continue

Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2016 at 6:22 am

Keota Community Schools are continuing with Homecoming festivities this week.

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UPDATE: Disabled Vehicle on Highway 218

Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2016 at 6:21 am


Emergency crews slow down vehicles on Highway 218 while flames are extinguished on a car. Photos by Sally Hart

A car caught fire on Highway 218 Wednesday, causing traffic in the area to be slowed for some time.

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Southeast Sanitary Sewer Basin Examined in Washington

Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2016 at 6:21 am

A presentation of the southeast sanitary sewer basin in Washington was given at this week’s Washington City Council meeting.

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Louisa County to Host Night Hike

Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2016 at 6:20 am

Louisa County Conservation and the Langwood Education Center will host a night hike called Langwood by Moonlight this month.

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BREAKING NEWS: Disabled Vehicle on Highway 218

Posted: Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 at 4:16 pm

At around 4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, a disabled vehicle was blocking traffic on the northbound lanes of Highway 218 about one mile north of Crawfordsville.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Community Schools Superintendent Jeff Dicks about the legislative session, budgets and open enrollment. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Today on In Touch with Southeast Iowa I am joined by Highland Superintendent Chris Armstrong.

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Multiple Vehicle Accident in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 at 11:45 am

Crews were called to a multiple-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Highway 1 and Lexington Boulevard shortly after 11 a.m. Wednesday.

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