Today’s Local News

Recount Requested in House District 82

Posted: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A recount has been requested by Democrat incumbent of Iowa House District 82 Phil Miller.

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More Snow than Normal in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Washington has had 3.1 inches of snowfall so far this month, over the normal amount according to the National Weather Service.

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Mid-Prairie Trio Each Place Second at State Bowling Competition

Posted: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 at 6:22 am


Mid-Prairie had three students place second place in their division in the Special Olympics State Bowling Tournament.

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Night to Shine Returning to Washington

Posted: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Night to Shine is returning to Washington in February.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with Washington County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Shawn Ellingson about safe travel during the holidays.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re joined by Naturalist Pam Holz to talk about the first #OptOutside Hike going on at Marr Park on Friday

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Juveniles Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 8:45 am

Three juveniles in Washington have been charged with possession of child pornography.

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Avoid Fires this Thanksgiving

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Thanksgiving is a time for family and giving thanks, but the holiday brings its own safety risks. 

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Washington Music Boosters Getting New Instruments

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Tubas, keyboards, a french horn and a marimba will be coming to the Washington School District’s high school and middle school bands.

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Opt Outside this Black Friday

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Conservation Department is hosting their first Opt Outside Hike this Friday. 

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Green Presented 4-H Distinguished Service Award

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Amy Green (left) receives 4-H Distinguished Service Award at 4-H Youth Fest in Ames. Also pictured Mary Taggs from Shelby County (center) and Andrea Nelson, 4-H Program Leader. Photo courtesy of Washington County 4-H

The 4-H Distinguished Service Award was recently presented to Amy Green of Washington County.

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Dress for the Weather

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 6:23 am

When going outside for holiday festivities, remember to dress accordingly.

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Washington Students to Have Five-Day Thanksgiving Break

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Thanksgiving will be celebrated Thursday and many schools will have fewer classes this week.

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More Iowans are Volunteering

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 6:22 am

The highest percentage of adults volunteering since 2005 was recorded in 2017 with a worth estimated at $1.32 billion.

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Mid-Prairie High School to Replace Entrance Sign

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie School District will be replacing the 15-year-old sign that stands in front of Mid-Prairie High School. 

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Wellman Skating Rink Receive Funding for New Skates

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The 62-year-old Wellman Skating Rink will be receiving some upgrades.

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Supervisors to Consider Road Closure

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2018 at 6:20 am

The possible vacation of a section of road will be discussed at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Wapello Man Survives Wreck, Two Others Killed

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 6:28 am

A Wapello man was transported to the hospital by helicopter after a two-vehicle wreck in Johnson County.

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Iowa Wesleyan University to Remain Open

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Iowa Wesleyan will move forward with their spring semester.

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Flu Activity Remains Low in Iowa

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 6:24 am


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Two Iowa Schools had 10% or greater absenteeism due to influenza activity in the last week.

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