Today’s Local News

Housing Event to Feature Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 at 6:23 am

Housing in the southern half of the Iowa City metro area including Washington County will be the focus of an event held by the Washington Economic Development Group.

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Keota Hosts State Show Choir Festival

Posted: Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 at 6:20 am

Keota High School hosted the Iowa High School Music Association State Show Choir Festival Monday.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with local author Tom Hunt about his book being published and a book signing on Saturday at the Washington Public Library.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Donor Relations Consultant Chris Ciasto. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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Pursuit Ends in Parking Lot, Ainsworth Man Arrested

Posted: Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 6:28 am

After a short pursuit in Washington an Ainsworth man was arrested Monday afternoon.

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Mid-Prairie Excels at State Jazz Band Festival

Posted: Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 6:27 am

The Mid-Prairie High School jazz band received high marks at the state jazz band festival Saturday.

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Washington Native Hunt Publishes Book, Returning for Signing Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 6:26 am

A Washington native’s fourth novel is written and the first one published comes out this week.

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Have You Kept Your New Year’s Resolution?

Posted: Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 6:24 am

As January winds down, can you say that you’ve kept your New Year’s resolution?

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Wellman Looks to Slow Down Drivers on Highway 22

Posted: Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Speeding vehicles on Highway 22 in the city limits is an issue the City of Wellman is seeking to address.

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Area Farmers See High Corn Yields, On State’s Leaderboard

Posted: Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 6:23 am

The National Corn Growers Association has released the results of their yield contest and two area farmers are some of the state’s leaders.

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Gish Announces Candidacy to Remain County Attorney

Posted: Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Washington County’s Attorney has announced his bid to keep the position in the next election.

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Donating Blood Helps Patients in Several Ways

Posted: Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 6:20 am

One blood donation can impact four lives, but did you know your donation is used in four different ways?

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News continues our conversation with Ann Williams about Night to Shine.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with State Representative Jarad Klein (R).

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RAGBRAI to Overnight in Sigourney

Posted: Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 6:29 am

RAGBRAI, the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, announced the 2018 route over the weekend and it will be coming through the KCII listening area.

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Public Hearing on Loan for Emergency Communications Equipment Tomorrow

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

A general obligation loan of up to $10.5 million for emergency communication equipment in Washington County will be discussed and considered Tuesday.

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Keota School District Hosts PPEL Funding Vote

Posted: Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 6:27 am

An increase in Keota School District’s funding will be decided by residents as they cast their ballots in a PPEL vote next week.

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Man Arrested on Trafficking Stolen Weapons Charge

Posted: Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 6:26 am

A man with a Washington County warrant was arrested in Oskaloosa early Sunday.

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Riverside Community Building Ownership Up in the Air

Posted: Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Riverside City Council met January 22. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The City of Riverside is still searching for proof of ownership of the Riverside Community Building.

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Catholic Schools Week Observed at St. James Elementary

Posted: Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 6:23 am


The Ultimate Superhero will be honored this week at St. James Elementary School in Washington as Catholic Schools Week is observed.

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