Today's Local News

Washington Woman Going to Prison for Meth Charges

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2016 at 6:27 am

A Washington woman was sentenced Wednesday to 50 months in prison on drug related charges.

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Veterans Thanked Today

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2016 at 6:26 am

Today is Veterans Day and many in the community are finding a way to say thanks to those who have served.

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Income Survey to be Conducted in Washington

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2016 at 6:26 am

Residents of Washington will be asked income questions by a contractor so the City can apply for a $600,000 grant.

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Senator Kinney Champions Iowa’s Fight Against Human Trafficking

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2016 at 6:25 am

With cases of human trafficking becoming more prevalent in the United States and the State of Iowa, Senator Kevin Kinney has taken it upon himself to lead the fight against it.

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Big Red Radio Visiting Hy-Vee Saturday

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2016 at 6:23 am

The KCII Big Red Radio will be making its first stop on the KCII Caring Christmas Food Drive this weekend.

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Soil Short on Moisture in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Over a third of the soil in southeast Iowa is short or very short on moisture.

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Mid-Prairie to Recognize Teachers’ Hard Work During American Education Week

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Next week is American Education Week, and the Mid-Prairie school district will be showing their appreciation for teachers and staff.

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BREAKING: Mt. Union Stalemate Broken by Last-Minute Absentee Ballot

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 1:07 pm

One vote, an absentee ballot, broke a tie and now the City of Mt. Union will unincorporate, proving that every vote does matter.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with Samantha Batterson and Nikki Sines of St. James Elementary School about a project to help service members.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Army veteran Art Tousignant about Veterans Day. This is part one of a two part interview.

High Voter Turnout in Washington County Tuesday

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 6:27 am

Nearly three-quarters of registered voters in Washington County cast ballots in Tuesday’s election.

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Mt. Union Waits on One Ballot to Break Tie

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 6:27 am

For those who think their vote doesn’t matter, the people of Mt. Union beg to differ.

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Elementary Students’ Project Aims to Help Soldiers

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 6:26 am


KCII News photo

Two teachers at St. James Elementary School in Washington are teaming up to help local troops overseas.

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Mid-Prairie Invites Area Veterans to School Friday

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 6:25 am

In honor of Veterans Day, Mid-Prairie High School is bringing more than 20 area veterans to the school Friday for an assembly and luncheon with the students.

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Classrooms Practice Flexible Seating at Stewart Elementary

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Alternative seating options for elementary students is bringing a positive environment to kids at Stewart Elementary School in Washington.

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LIHEAP Applications Being Accepted

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 6:23 am

A family of four that has an annual gross income of less than $42,525 can apply for heating energy assistance.

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Expect Closures Friday for Veterans Day

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 6:23 am


A memorial for soldiers can be seen in Elm Grove Cemetery. KCII photo

Many area offices and services will be closed Friday in observance of Veterans Day.

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Keota Property to be Torn Down Through Revitalization Program

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 6:22 am

At their most recent meeting, the Keota City Council spoke with the new owners of a property at 206 South Ellis Street about tearing down the house.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with Dave Stoufer about a free dinner and program for veterans and their families being held in Washington Friday evening.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Executive Director of Iowa Young Birders Tyler Harms about their field trip to the Port Louisa Wildlife Refuge.