Today’s Local News

LIHEAP Helped Over 400 Homes in Washington County this Winter

Posted: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Each winter Iowans don’t have to worry about being cold when they’re home.

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Kalona Man Arrested on Warrants for Drug Charges

Posted: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 6:24 am

A Kalona man was arrested on two warrants Wednesday night.

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Demons Marching at Tulip Time Friday

Posted: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 6:23 am


Washington band members march in the 2016 Tulip Time parade. Photo courtesy of KNIA/KRLS Radio.

Demons will be marching among the tulips tomorrow.

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Washington County Cattlemen’s Association Celebrating May Beef Month

Posted: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Governor Terry Branstad signed a proclamation on April 18 declaring May as Beef Month. May has long been celebrated as beef month, with the start of grilling season and a frequent time of year to see baby calfs.

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Cold Temperatures to Start May

Posted: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Overnight temperatures dropped down to 37 degrees last night.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County Public Health administrator Danielle Pettit-Majewski about using sunscreen and tips to protect yourself from the sun during Skin Cancer Awareness Month. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Highland Superintendent Chris Armstrong about presentation given at last week’s board meeting regarding the TLC Grant.

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Highland District Seeking Bids for Purchase of Ainsworth Building

Posted: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at 6:29 am

Anyone with a dollar and a dream could be the new owner of the Ainsworth Elementary School building.

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Supervisors Vote 4-1 to Purchase Property

Posted: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at 6:28 am


The house at 302 West Main Street in Washington may be purchased by the county. The board of supervisors approved an offer on the property Tuesday. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

A house across from the Washington County Courthouse may become a parking lot.

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Utility Rates to Increase in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at 6:27 am

While the bag fees for trash in the City of Washington will remain the same cost, water and sewer rates are set to increase July 1st.

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Winfield Over Halfway Finished Raising Funds for New Community Pool

Posted: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at 6:26 am

The typical lifespan of a swimming pool is 50 years. The Winfield community pool is 63 years old according to Winfield Deputy Clerk Lisa Rees.

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Asbestos Removal Complete, Clean Up Ongoing at Middle School

Posted: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at 6:25 am

Asbestos abatement was completed at the Washington Middle School.

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Mother of the State Patrol Honored with Car Tour Sunday

Posted: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at 6:24 am

The “mother” of the Iowa State Patrol was from Washington and this weekend she’ll be celebrated along with the 82nd anniversary of the organization.

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Televisions and Tires Are Being Dumped in Washington County Ditches

Posted: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at 6:23 am

Televisions and tires are being found in Washington County ditches.

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Southeast Iowa Seniors Recognized for Academic Excellence at Governor Ceremony

Posted: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at 6:22 am

The top academically ranked students in Iowa were honored April 30 at the 15th Annual Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Russ Parker of House of Heroes. An organization that helps improve area veterans’ homes. The organization is needing more volunteers and board members.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with WACO Superintendent Jeff Dicks about the changes be made to the “plus one” day program for the district for the 2017-2018 school year.

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Highland District Reviews TLC Grant Program

Posted: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 at 6:29 am

A presentation was given at last week’s Highland school board meeting about the implementation of the Teacher Leadership and Compensation (TLC) Grant.

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House of Heroes Needs Volunteers to Improve Veterans’ Homes Locally, ‘This Gift to You for Your Gift to Us’

Posted: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 at 6:28 am

Helping veterans and former public safety personnel in Washington County is the goal of House of Heroes.

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Former Library Sold, Council Looks to New Fire Station Project

Posted: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 at 6:26 am

The City of Washington’s former library building sale has been finalized and now the council is proceeding with appointing a committee for the new fire station project.

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