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Send a Singing Valentine to Loved Ones

Posted: Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at 6:21 am

There are still chances to send your friends and family a singing valentine next week.

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WACO Theatre Department Seeking Assistance

Posted: Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The WACO Theatre Department is seeking assistance as it prepares for an upcoming production.

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January Snowfall Above Normal

Posted: Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at 6:21 am

In Washington in the month of January total snowfall was above the normal amount, according to the National Weather Service.

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Halcyon House Name Tree Committee’s Volunteer of the Year

Posted: Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Washington’s Tree Committee gave their annual report at this week’s Washington City Council meeting and named their volunteer of the year recipient.

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Kidzfest to be “Under the Big Top”

Posted: Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The annual kids health fair in downtown Washington will be “Under the Big Top” this year.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington and Keokuk Counties Emergency Management Coordinator Larry Smith and director of the Washington County Ambulance Service Richard Young about CERT teams and how it could help Washington County to establish one. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Mac Hopper, speech coach at Mid-Prairie High School.

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Public Health Looks to Build New Facility on County Lots

Posted: Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 6:25 am

After looking at 11 locations and seriously considering two, the building committee for the Washington County Board of Health has recommended a site for the Public Health department.

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Construction at Lake Darling State Park to Begin This Spring

Posted: Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Construction at Lake Darling State Park this year will not have much of an impact on park operations.

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Contractors Selected for Mid-Prairie Middle School Projects

Posted: Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A spring start is anticipated for the $3.5 million project at Mid-Prairie Middle School in Kalona

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Cardiology Services to Expand at WCHC

Posted: Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 6:23 am


Dr. Stephan Schomer

During this National Heart Month, Washington Community Hospital and Clinics has announced the addition of full-time cardiology services to help area citizens overcome heart disease.

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Should Washington County Have a CERT?

Posted: Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A CERT team, or Community Emergency Response Team, may be in Washington County’s future.

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Flu Activity Continues to Grow

Posted: Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Twelve schools across Iowa reported 10-percent or greater absenteeism due to illness according to the most recent flu surveillance report from the Iowa Department of Public Health.

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Mid-Prairie Speech Students Heading to State Contest

Posted: Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Mid-Prairie students will head to Cedar Rapids early tomorrow morning.

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First Reading to Amend Rental Inspection Code Passes

Posted: Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Tuesday the Washington City Council approved the first reading of an amendment for Chapter 147 “Rental Housing Regulatory and Inspection Program.”

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, February 5th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jan Gallagher about the progress of the new auditorium project – the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, February 5th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by speech coach at Mid-Prairie High School, Mac Hopper, to discuss the district’s upcoming appearance at the State Large Group Speech Contest.

Results from Inspection of Kalona’s Trees Presented at Council Meeting

Posted: Thursday, February 5th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The results of a tree inventory in Kalona will be reviewed before action is taken this spring.

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Winfield-Mt. Union Hires Superintendent for 2015-2016 School Year

Posted: Thursday, February 5th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Winfield-Mount Union School District’s new superintendent begins in July.

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Celebrate Fiber Arts February at the Washington Library

Posted: Thursday, February 5th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Fiber Arts February is underway at the Washington Public Library.

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