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Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Jason Moats who is seeking the Democratic nomination for State Representative District 84.

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Washington High School Adds 140 Alumni to Its Ranks

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2018 at 6:29 am

The 140 members of the 2018 class of Washington High School received their diplomas and tossed their caps in the air Sunday afternoon.

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Fatal Wreck in Jefferson County

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2018 at 6:28 am

A single-vehicle wreck resulted in one fatality and another injured in Jefferson County Saturday morning.

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Area Girls Advance to State Golf Tournament, Tee Off Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Four area high schools will have golfers competing in the Iowa State Girls Golf Tournament this week.

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Kalona Pool Opens Monday, City Looks at YMCA Managing this Summer

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Mid-Prairie students can leave school and dive head first into summer this Wednesday as the Kalona Municipal Pool opens.

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Memorial Day Observed Today

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Today is Memorial Day. In observance of the holiday many businesses, offices, and services are closed.

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Road Construction on Highway 22 from Wellman to Kalona Starts Wednesday

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Motorists traveling on Highway 22 from Wellman to Kalona are advised of a road construction project beginning Wednesday.

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Washington Pool Opens Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The City of Washington’s Steele Family Aquatic Center opens for the season this week.

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Wayland Garden Grows Free Produce for Community Members

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2018 at 6:20 am


Photo courtesy of Wayland Community Garden.

Free produce, fresh air, and a chance to get to know new people, all are benefits of the Wayland Community Garden.

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Free Events for Children and Adults this Summer at Wellman-Scofield Library

Posted: Sunday, May 27th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Readers of all ages are encouraged to get involved in the summer reading programs at the Wellman-Scofield Library.

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Mental Health Services on Supervisors’ Agenda

Posted: Sunday, May 27th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Healthcare services for inmates of the Washington County Jail will be discussed Tuesday by the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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Main Street Washington Incentive Fund Looks to Improve Downtown Buildings

Posted: Saturday, May 26th, 2018 at 6:27 am


Building improvement grants for downtown Washington will be awarded through the Washington Incentive Fund.

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Prevent Spread of Diseases When Grilling this Memorial Day Weekend

Posted: Saturday, May 26th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Don’t let poor food safety choices dampen your Memorial Day weekend barbecue.

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Demons and Wolves Compete at State Boys Golf Tournament

Posted: Saturday, May 26th, 2018 at 6:27 am

The Washington and Winfield-Mt. Union boys golf teams competed at the state golf tournament Thursday and Friday.

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Early Voting Available Through June 4th for Primary Races

Posted: Saturday, May 26th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Voters will cast ballots in primary races on June 5th, but they may also vote ahead of election day.

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Iowa Mennonite School Holds Commencement Sunday

Posted: Saturday, May 26th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The school year is complete for Iowa Mennonite School students as the final bell rang Friday at 2 p.m.

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Loebsack Tours Downtown Washington

Posted: Saturday, May 26th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Downtown Washington had a visitor from Washington, D.C. Friday.

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Washington Woman Wins $30,000 on Scratch Off Game

Posted: Saturday, May 26th, 2018 at 6:21 am

A trip to Texas is now in the works after a Washington County woman won thousands of dollars as an Iowa lottery prize.

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Louisa County Fair Board Increases Accessibility with New Grandstand Seating

Posted: Saturday, May 26th, 2018 at 6:20 am


Photo courtesy of Kathy Vance.

Louisa County is making their fairgrounds more accessible and enjoyable for all patrons.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Friday, May 25th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with local historian Michael Zahs with an update on Saving Brinton in New York City and South Korea. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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