Today's Local News

Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, January 14th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Amy Green, 4-H coordinator for Washington County, about an upcoming 4-H trips and the lift on poultry exhibits. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, January 14th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Today on In Touch with Southeast Iowa we are joined by Candi Schmieder.

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Fairfield School Put in Lockdown

Posted: Thursday, January 14th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Fairfield High School was put under a lockdown this week after a threat was received.

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Washington and Louisa Counties to Share Mental Health Staff

Posted: Thursday, January 14th, 2016 at 6:23 am

A 28E agreement between Washington and Louisa counties to share mental health and disability services staff was approved at this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Plans Approved for Stewart Addition

Posted: Thursday, January 14th, 2016 at 6:23 am


Photos of plans for the Stewart Elementary School project.

Final construction documents for the preschool addition at Stewart Elementary were approved Wednesday evening.

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Millions Saved with Bond Change in Washington County

Posted: Thursday, January 14th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Another step in the transfer of bonds from Washington County Hospital and Clinics to general obligation bonds under the county was approved unanimously at this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisor’s meeting.

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Kalona Committee Seeking Input from Residents

Posted: Thursday, January 14th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Survey packets will be mailed randomly to selected residents of Kalona this week.

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Three Strains of Influenza in Iowa

Posted: Thursday, January 14th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Iowa’s influenza activity is now regional and the Iowa Department of Public Health says flu activity is increasing in the state.

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Area Students Invited to Visit IMS

Posted: Thursday, January 14th, 2016 at 6:20 am

The Iowa Mennonite School annual visit day for prospective students will be held on Monday.

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Tax Season Begins Next Week

Posted: Thursday, January 14th, 2016 at 6:20 am

Tax season officially begins next week.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Amy Green, 4-H coordinator for Washington County, about an upcoming Valentine’s Ball, 4-H trips and the lift on poultry exhibits. This is part one of a two-part interview.

Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Amy Green, 4-H coordinator for Washington County, about upcoming events including a father-daughter dance, 4-H trips, and a lift on the poultry exhibit ban. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Today on In Touch with Southeast Iowa we are joined by area veterinarian Faye Vittetoe.

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Man Charged with Vehicular Homicide Following Fatal Wreck in Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 6:27 am


Emergency crews responded to the scene of a fatal accident on July 8, 2015. Photo by KCII News

A man has been arrested and faces charges, stemming from a fatal car wreck in Washington County.

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Special Election to be Held in Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 6:24 am

The Kalona City Council unanimously approved one item in a special session held Monday night.

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Huckabee Visits Washington, Again

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 6:23 am


Former governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee speaks at The Coffee Corner Tuesday. Photo by Sally Hart

A fair tax, de-funding Planned Parenthood, instilling term limits and supporting the Second Amendment were all positions former Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee supported when speaking to a group of Iowans Tuesday morning.

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STP Funds to Go Toward Crawfordsville Project

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 6:22 am

A Crawfordsville project was selected for Surface Transportation Program fund, or STP, applications.

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Sigourney Hosts World Championship Qualifying Event

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 6:22 am

On Monday Keoco Auction Company in Sigourney played host to the Midwest Qualifier for the 2016 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship.

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Keokuk County Sheriff to Add K9 Unit

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 6:21 am

The Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office has announced it’s intentions to add a K9 unit to it’s force.

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Prevent Home Fires this Winter

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 6:21 am

In 2015, 28 people died in fires across Iowa.

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