Today's Local News

Today is the Only Day for ‘Saving of the Green’

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 6:25 am

Today is the only day for KCII’s special on air “Saving of the Green” event.

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City of Washington Budget Approved

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Washington City Council approved the fiscal year 2016 budget unanimously at last night’s meeting.

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Mid-Prairie Accepting Bids for Bond Sale

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie School District is preparing for another bond sale.

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Local Jazz Band Advancing to Championships

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A local band is preparing for its upcoming performance at the Iowa Jazz Championships.

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Property Taxes Must be Paid at the End of the Month

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The second half of real estate and mobile home taxes must be paid by March 31st, as they were due at the first of the month.

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Riverside Part of County’s Hazard Mitigation Plan

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A resolution adding the City of Riverside to Washington County’s multi-jurisdictional hazard mitigation plan was approved unanimously by the Washington County Board of Supervisors yesterday.

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March Temperatures Below Normal

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Despite the recent warm spell, temperatures for Washington so far this month have been below normal.

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Kalona Prepared for Spring Snow

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The City of Kalona fared well this winter when it came to material and equipment used to combat snow and ice.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with deputies Nathan Schmuecker and Nolan Burke of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office about efforts to add two K-9 units and tonight’s fundraiser.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by president of the Olds Lions Club, Fred Roth, to discuss what they do, how to get involved. We will also talk about an event they’re hosting tonight with a member of the Iowa Hawkeye Athletic Department.

‘Saving of the Green’ on KCII Radio Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 6:24 am

A one-day special on air event will happen on KCII Radio tomorrow.

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Sheriff’s Office Collecting Donations for K-9 Units

Posted: Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Approximately $13,000 has been raised for the Washington County Sheriff’s Office to add two K-9 units to its force.

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Greiner Buildings Awarded by NFBA

Posted: Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 6:23 am


Shawn Redlinger’s “Shome” built by Greiner Buildings. Photos contributed.

A Washington company has won three national awards.

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Suspected Abductor in Solon Case Facing Assault Charge

Posted: Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The man accused of abducting a child this past weekend is facing an additional charge.

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Jorgensen to be Awarded Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgensen will be awarded at Saturday’s state boys’ basketball tournament.

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Two Semis Collided on Highway 218

Posted: Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Yesterday morning at approximately 6:30 a.m. a two vehicle accident involving semi-tractors was reported near Olds.

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Columbus Board Selects New Superintendent

Posted: Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Columbus Community School Board has selected the individual who will serve as next school year’s superintendent and high school principal.

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Warm Weather Leaving Ice Unsafe

Posted: Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Given the current conditions, ice fishing season is likely over.

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UPDATE: Teenager Dies in Wreck in Keokuk County

Posted: Monday, March 9th, 2015 at 1:42 pm

Saturday night a two-vehicle accident with one fatality and two people transported from the scene by AirCare occurred in Keokuk County.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, March 9th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Pastor Bob Wollenberg of the United Presbyterian Church in Washington.