Today's Local News

Woman Found Guilty of Possession of Meth Ingredient

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A West Chester woman is awaiting her sentence following this week’s decision by a Washington County jury.

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Those Trying to Get Health Insurance Given More Time

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Individuals now have until mid-April to sign up for healthcare and avoid a penalty on next year’s income taxes.

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Chamber Confirms Legitimate Business

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Executive Director of the Washingotn Chamber of Commerce, Michelle Redlinger, has announced that Permier Map, a company selling historic maps in the area is a legitimate business from the Quad Cities.

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Sheriff Suggests Having Disaster Plan in Place Before Severe Weather Strikes

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Severe weather awareness week is this week.

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WEDG Awards Presented

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington Economic Development Group, or WEDG, presented an award at this week’s Annual Dinner co-hosted with Washington Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Washington.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week Comes to a Close

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The factors that lead to severe weather warnings issued by the National Weather Service are straight forward, but that isn’t the case for a weather watch.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Millie Youngquist and Diane Gallagher about Washington’s 175th celebration. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, Jim Walters, the President of the Johnson County Songbird Project and one of the organizers of this weekend’s Purple Martin Workshop, joins us to talk about the Songbird Project, purple martins, and what to expect from the workshop.

County Candidates File Nomination Forms

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 10:23 am

The deadline for county candidates to file nomination papers for the June 3rd primary was this week.

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UPDATE: Two Injured After Explosion, Fire Yesterday

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 8:47 am

Two employees were injured at a hog confinement at 1664 Larch Avenue just north of G20 yesterday morning.

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Lake Darling Nearly Full

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will begin stocking Lake Darling with fish next week.

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Washington County is 47th in the State

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The State’s county health rankings have been released and Washington is 47th.

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Secretary of Ag Heading to China to Promote Trade

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 6:22 am

An elected official will head to China in a few days to promote Iowa’s beef and pork.

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Relay for Life Kick Off Tonight

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Tonight Washington County’s Relay for Life Kick Off for 2014 will be held.

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Purple Martin Workshop in its Ninth Year

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The 9th Annual Purple Martin Workshop is being held north of Kalona on Saturday.

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Flu Activity is Local

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Flu activity for Iowa is local at this time.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington and Keokuk Counties Emergency Mangament Coordinator Larry Smith about severe weather preparedness.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

We continue our conversation with Meteorologist Ray Miller for today’s program. We’ll focus on what you should do at your home and car when severe weather strikes.

Breaking News: Hog Confinement Fire South of Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 10:51 am

At around 9:45 AM Wednesday a call was received regarding a hog confinement fire at 1664 Larch Avenue south of Kalona.

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Voters to Decide on Mid-Prairie Bond Referendum Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie’s bond referendum is less than a week away.

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