Today's Local News

Lions Hold Convention in Washington

Posted: Saturday, March 29th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The South East District of the Iowa Lions Club will continue its convention in Washington today.

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Fundraiser Planned for Oldest Building in Mount Pleasant

Posted: Saturday, March 29th, 2014 at 6:22 am
A fundraiser for a historic building in Mount Pleasant is being held tomorrow afternoon.

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Cold Spring Delays Planting of Specialty Crop

Posted: Saturday, March 29th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The cold winter and start to spring is keeping one specialty crop farmer from getting his growing season started.

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Supervisors to Meet Monday

Posted: Saturday, March 29th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Due to Tuesday’s bond referendum vote, the Washington County Supervisors will hold their weekly meeting Monday morning at 9:30 a.m.

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Washington Prom Next Weekend

Posted: Saturday, March 29th, 2014 at 6:20 am


Washington High School’s prom is next weekend.

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Master Gardeners Discuss Design

Posted: Saturday, March 29th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Washington County Master Gardeners recently discussed garden design at an area meeting.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Millie Youngquist and Diane Gallagher about Washington’s 175th celebration. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

We continue our conversation with President of the Johnson County Songbird Project, Jim Walters, about the Purple Martin Workshop, which he helped organize.

McClure Opens U.S. Senate with Prayer

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 6:24 am

A Washington man served as Senate Guest Chaplain Wednesday in Washington D.C.

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List of County Candidates

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The deadline for county candidates to file nomination papers for the June 3rd primary was this week.

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Woman Found Guilty of Possession of Meth Ingredient

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A West Chester woman is awaiting her sentence following this week’s decision by a Washington County jury.

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Those Trying to Get Health Insurance Given More Time

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Individuals now have until mid-April to sign up for healthcare and avoid a penalty on next year’s income taxes.

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Chamber Confirms Legitimate Business

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Executive Director of the Washingotn Chamber of Commerce, Michelle Redlinger, has announced that Permier Map, a company selling historic maps in the area is a legitimate business from the Quad Cities.

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Sheriff Suggests Having Disaster Plan in Place Before Severe Weather Strikes

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Severe weather awareness week is this week.

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WEDG Awards Presented

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington Economic Development Group, or WEDG, presented an award at this week’s Annual Dinner co-hosted with Washington Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Washington.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week Comes to a Close

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The factors that lead to severe weather warnings issued by the National Weather Service are straight forward, but that isn’t the case for a weather watch.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Millie Youngquist and Diane Gallagher about Washington’s 175th celebration. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, Jim Walters, the President of the Johnson County Songbird Project and one of the organizers of this weekend’s Purple Martin Workshop, joins us to talk about the Songbird Project, purple martins, and what to expect from the workshop.

County Candidates File Nomination Forms

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 10:23 am

The deadline for county candidates to file nomination papers for the June 3rd primary was this week.

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UPDATE: Two Injured After Explosion, Fire Yesterday

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 8:47 am

Two employees were injured at a hog confinement at 1664 Larch Avenue just north of G20 yesterday morning.

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