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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Nancy Salemink, Jean Macenski and Regina Schantz about this weekend’s Washington Community Theater production of 70, Girls, 70. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Neal Adams, a comic book artist known for helping create the imagery of Superman and Batman in the 1970s we’re familiar with today. We’ll discuss the history of comic books in the United
States, his thoughts on modern adaptations of Batman and Superman, and what his work involves.

Washington Receives Nearly One Inch of Rain

Posted: Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 6:23 am


Washington received three-quarters of an inch of rain Thursday followed by 0.13 inches in the first six hours of Friday.

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Governor Reviewing Budget Bills

Posted: Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Legislators are waiting to see if the budgets they helped craft will pass untouched or if Governor Terry Branstad will use his line-item veto power.

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Local Actors to Perform 70, Girls, 70 Musical this Weekend

Posted: Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A musical comedy set in the 1970s will open its run at the Washington Community Center this evening.

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Relay for Life Joins Corn Country Cruisers for Annual Event Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Over $40,000 has been raised by 139 participants on 20 teams, all part of tomorrow’s Washington County Relay for Life.

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Area River Levels Below Flood Stage

Posted: Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Area river levels remained well below flood stage as of 6 a.m. Friday.

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Nutrient Reduction Goal of Cost Sharing for Landowners

Posted: Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Funds are available to help farmers take advantage of nutrient reduction practices.

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Keota Fun Days Continues

Posted: Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Keota Fun Days 2015 continues this evening.

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WRAP Review Provided, 10 Graduate, 8 Take Extra Classes

Posted: Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 6:20 am


WRAP students earn honors, awards at an end of year ceremony held in May. Photo by KCII’s Sally Hart.

Thirty-two students from Washington attended the Washington Regional Alternative Program, or WRAP, this past school year.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Nancy Salemink, Jean Macenski and Regina Schantz about this weekend’s Washington Community Theater production of 70, Girls, 70. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, the second half of our conversation with Andy Conrad, organizer of Keota Fun Days.

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Ground Likely to Break in July for Auditorium Project

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:25 am


In a meeting in Brighton, the Washington school board approves bids for the auditorium project. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Ground is likely to be broken in July for Washington’s new auditorium project.

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Louisa County Shooting Under Investigation

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:23 am

An investigation into a shooting involving Louisa County Sheriff’s deputies continues.

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Report Leads to Arrest of Mount Pleasant Man

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A Mount Pleasant man is in custody for sexual assault involving a child.

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Motorcyclist Hits Deer

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A motorcycle hit a deer on Vine Avenue, north of G36, yesterday.

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Cycling Event in Washington County to Benefit Cancer Research

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A cycling event will be held in Washington County with proceeds going to fight cancer.

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Temperatures Rise Above 90 Degrees

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:21 am

This week temperatures rose above 90 degrees for the first time this year.

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Money Continues to be Raised for Relay

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Teams continue to raise money for cancer research as Saturday’s Relay for Life of Washington County approaches.

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Three Injured in Two Vehicle Wreck

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A Fairfield man attempted to pass a vehicle on the shoulder near Bloomfield and a car accident occurred.

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