Today's Local News

Preliminary Enrollment Numbers Revealed

Posted: Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:21 am

More students are attending classes at Mid-Prairie Schools this year.

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Early Voting Begins Next Week

Posted: Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Iowans can begin voting in this year’s midterm elections next week.

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Breaking News

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 8:42 pm

Washington Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgensen has announced his retirement at the end of the current school year. Stay tuned to KCII for more information as it becomes available.

Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Senator Charles Grassley about Islamic State.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, Mid-Prairie Superintendent Mark Schneider joins us to discuss Monday’s school board meeting.

Over Three Inches of Rain Recorded

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:25 am

Over three inches of rain fell in Washington Tuesday into Wednesday morning.

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Rollover Wreck Near Ainsworth Sends One to University Hospitals

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:24 am

A vehicle rolled over and trapped the motorists near Ainsworth yesterday.

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Auditorium Group Meeting with Vision Iowa Board

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Community Attraction and Tourism Committee as well as the Vision Iowa Board is reviewing a grant application for the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center project.

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Police Finish Fatal Train Accident Investigation

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Alcohol may have played a role in a fatal train accident that occurred in Fairfield August 31st.

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Mental Health Program at Area ER Shows Success

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A three-month pilot program the began in Washington in April at the Washington County Hospital and Clinics Emergency Room is seeing success.

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Grassley Shares Thoughts on Islamic State

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:22 am

President Barack Obama is set to address the nation tonight regarding U.S. efforts to confront Islamic State, or ISIS, in Iraq and Syria, according to the Associated Press.

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Mount Pleasant Votes Down Bond Issue

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Voters in the Mount Pleasant School District voted down a proposed bond issue yesterday, with 70% of voters against the referendum and 30% voting in favor.

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Harvest Beginning in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Local farmers are preparing for harvest as the threat of an early frost looms.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Brad Anderson who is running for Secretary of State. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, local farmer Mark Knupp joins us to discuss the growing season, harvest and corn prices.

Smith Identified as Subject in Fire

Posted: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:25 am

The name of the deceased found in the remains of a cabin following a fire south of Washington last week has been released.

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Ding Darling Highway Signs Installed

Posted: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:23 am

New signs have been installed along Highway 78 indicating its new title as the Ding Darling Highway.

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EV-D68 in Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A virus called Enterovirus-D68, or EV-D68, is causing illness in Iowa and has caused out breaks in other Midwestern states including Illinois, Ohio and Kansas, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.

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Wellman Not Included in County’s Hazard Mitigation Plan

Posted: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The City of Wellman is working with East Central Iowa Council of Governments, or ECICOG, in the hopes of being added to Washington County’s Hazard Mitigation Plan.

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Real Estate and Mobile Home Taxes Due

Posted: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The first half of real estate and mobile home taxes came due September 1st and must be paid by the end of the month.

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