Today’s Local News

Gubernatorial Candidate Boulton Visits Washington Thursday

Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 6:28 am


State Senator and candidate for governor Nate Boulton speaks with former State Senator Thomas Courtney and his wife Nancy in downtown Washington. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

Democratic candidate for governor Nate Boulton visited Washington on his “Hometown Values Tour” Thursday.

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Safety Tips for a Happy Halloween

Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Halloween is October 31, and children will be going house to house trick or treating.

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Pheasant Hunting Season Begins Saturday

Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Adult pheasant hunting season fires off this weekend and lasts until January 10.

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Brighton, Fairfield Residents receiving Annual Sierra Club Awards

Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 6:20 am

The Iowa Chapter of the Sierra Club has named three local residents as winners of their annual awards.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Riverside mayoral candidate Joseph Graff.

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Still Fall Colors to be Seen in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 6:30 am

Despite drought conditions in the southeast part of the state bringing color change to area vegetation earlier than expected, fall colors are still showing around the KCII listening area.

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Harvest Remains Behind Schedule

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 6:30 am

Dry weather allowed Iowa farmers to spend more time in the field last week.

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Man in Custody at Washington County Jail Faces Additional Charges

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Casey Leedham

A Burlington man in custody at the Washington County Jail faces burglary charges from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.

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Washington County Hosts Drug Take Back Program Saturday

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, an initiative to curb drug abuse and address a public safety issue.

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Shelter Dog Adoption Encouraged During Month of October

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 6:25 am

October is recognized as adopt-a-shelter-dog month and there are opportunities to care for shelter dogs in Washington.

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New Toolesboro Mounds Signs Honor Littleton Brothers Perished in Civil War

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 6:24 am


Littleton Brothers Memorial in Toolesboro. Photo courtesy of Tom Woodruff.

New signs at Toolesboro Mounds have been erected to honor the largest loss of life in one family in a U.S. war.

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Haunted Demon Rail Line Continues this Weekend

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 6:24 am

A haunted attraction to raise funds for the Washington Music Boosters is being held this weekend.

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Last Weekend for Madness in the Machine Shed in Winfield

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 6:20 am


Madness in the Machine Shed in Winfield. Photo by Sam McIntosh

From clowns and chainsaw-wielding foes, to dead bar maids and sickly surgery, Madness in the Machine Shed has a variety of surprises and obstacles for visitors at the haunted attraction in Winfield.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 1:01 am

On today’s edition of the Washington Page KCII News is talking with attendees of the Garrett Health & Wellness Center ribbon cutting at United Presbyterian Home.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaking with Chris Gault who is running for the Ward 4 Washington City Council seat.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Ralph Schnoebelen who is running for reelection to the Riverside City Council.

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North Liberty Woman Arrested on Washington County Warrant

Posted: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 6:30 am

A 24 year old North Liberty woman was arrested Monday on a Washington County warrant.

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UP Home Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Addition, Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Posted: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 6:29 am


UP Home staff, residents, and contributors cut the ribbon for the Garrett Health & Wellness Center October 24. Photos by Sam McIntosh.

A ribbon cutting typically signifies the start of something new, but for the United Presbyterian Home in Washington it meant celebrating the new while honoring the legacy of the senior residential campus.

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Kalona Implementing New Stop Signs at Intersections

Posted: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The City of Kalona will be installing stop signs at former yield intersections this week.

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Supervisors Review Riverside 28E Agreement

Posted: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Washington County Board of Supervisors reviewed a 28E agreement with the City of Riverside at Tuesday’s meeting.

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