Today's Local News

Property Maintenance and Rental Inspections Tabled

Posted: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

With only four council members in attendance toward the end of last night’s Washington City Council meeting, the council voted to table the third reading of Chapter 157 property maintenance code, consideration of setting rental registration and inspection fees, and the first reading of Chapter 147 rental housing regulatory and inspection program.

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Corn Harvest Weeks Behind Norm

Posted: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The corn harvest in Iowa is three weeks behind normal pace, according to Monday’s Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report from the United States Department of Agriculture.

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Kalona Assisting with Flood Mitigation Project

Posted: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona is assisting a mobile home park prepare for future flooding.

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Bed Bugs an Issue in Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Bed bugs are becoming a problem in Washington County.

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Muzzleloader Season Opens Saturday

Posted: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The season opener for muzzleloader deer hunting is just a few days away.

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Pfeiffer Named Governor of Club

Posted: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A Washington Optimist Club member has been named Governor of the Iowa District Optimists.

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Yard Waste Burning Allowed Through November in Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Kalona residents have until the end of November to burn leaves and other yard waste.

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Sieren, Stout Win 4-H 5K

Posted: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The sixth annual 4-H one-mile and 5k run event was held over the weekend as part of National 4-H week.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with 4-h member Kaylee Vogel about 4-H as part of National 4-H week.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss this year’s Healthiest State Walk with Lynn Fisher, Washington County Public Health Nurse.

Rental Inspection and Registration Fees to be Considered

Posted: Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The third and final reading of a resolution adding Chapter 157 Property Maintenance Code to the City of Washington’s code of ordinances will be held tonight.

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Washington Voters Casting Ballots Early

Posted: Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 6:23 am

So far, 456 people have voted in Washington County.

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Test Smoke Alarms Monthly

Posted: Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Working smoke alarms save lives and should be tested each month is part of this year’s campaign for Fire Prevention Week.

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Kalona Historical Village Hosting School House Conference

Posted: Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Kalona Historical Village is hosting the 15th Annual Iowa Country School House Conference later this week.

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Total Lunar Eclipse to Occur Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A total lunar eclipse will be visible tomorrow morning.

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Public Invited to Tour New Facility

Posted: Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A grand opening and ribbon cutting will be held this week at the new Kirkwood Washington Regional Center.

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Community Invited to Take Part in Healthiest State Walk

Posted: Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 6:22 am

An annual event nearly 300,000 Iowans took part in last year is scheduled for tomorrow.

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Riverboat Foundation Grant Applications Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Applications for the fall cycle of Washington County Riverboat Foundation grants are due tomorrow by 5 p.m.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with local 4-H student Macy Marek for National 4-H Week.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Jay Morrow, a WACO graduate and professional bull rider, who will be appearing on a reality tv show later this month.