Today’s Local News

Lincoln Sunrise Singers Serenade Washington

Posted: Friday, December 22nd, 2017 at 6:26 am


Lincoln Sunrise Singers perform at WCDC Thursday afternoon. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

The Lincoln Elementary choir group the Sunrise Singers serenaded Washington Thursday.

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Main Street and 2nd Avenue Now a Four-Way Stop in Washington

Posted: Friday, December 22nd, 2017 at 6:24 am

The intersection of Main Street and 2nd Avenue in Washington is now a four-way stop.

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Winfield Fills Fundraising Gap for Community Pool CAT Grant

Posted: Friday, December 22nd, 2017 at 6:24 am

The Winfield Community Development Group (WCDG) is on the last leg of its journey in raising funds for the Rick Rodgers Community Pool.

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December in Washington Warmer than Normal, Chance of Snow this Weekend

Posted: Friday, December 22nd, 2017 at 6:23 am

The temperatures so far this December are above normal while precipitation is under the typical mark.

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Over 100 Students Have Nearly 200 Market Beef Animals Weigh-In

Posted: Friday, December 22nd, 2017 at 6:22 am

Nearly 200 market beef animals were enrolled and weighed in at the recent Washington County 4-H and FFA annual beef weigh-in.

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Riverside Elementary Rated High-Performing in Iowa School Report Card

Posted: Friday, December 22nd, 2017 at 6:20 am


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The two formerly separate Highland Elementary schools received different ratings for the 2017 Iowa School Report Card.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, December 21st, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Brad Koenig with the Washington County Domestic Violence Coalition about helping local families during the holidays. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, December 21st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re featuring interviews with Highland Elementary students, P.E. Teacher Clay Eaton, and wrestling legend Dan Gable at Gable’s assembly presentation December 18.

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Washington Council Says Farewell to Johnson and Salazar, Well Wishes Shared

Posted: Thursday, December 21st, 2017 at 6:27 am


With gavel in hand, Mayor Sandra Johnson begins the city council meeting Tuesday. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Well wishes were shared as the Washington City Council said farewell and best of luck in retirement to Mayor Sandra Johnson and councilor Kathy Salazar.

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Wellman Purchasing Emergency Backup Generator for Parkside Activities Center

Posted: Thursday, December 21st, 2017 at 6:27 am


Wellman officials accept a Washington County Riverboat Foundation grant December 6. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

Ten years ago an ice storm caused a five-day power outage in the City of Wellman.

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Big Red Radio to Visit Hy-Vee Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, December 21st, 2017 at 6:26 am

Find the KCII Big Red Radio at your Washington Hy-Vee this Friday for the 15th annual KCII Caring Christmas Food Drive.

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Washington School District Winter Break Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, December 21st, 2017 at 6:26 am

Winter is now officially here and soon area students will be enjoying their winter breaks from classes.

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Riverside City Council Gives Final Payment on 2nd and Washburn Street Project

Posted: Thursday, December 21st, 2017 at 6:24 am


Riverside City Council met December 11. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The Riverside City Council gave a final payment for the 2nd and Washburn Street improvements project at their recent meeting.

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Vote for Your Favorite Gingerbread Creation by Saturday

Posted: Thursday, December 21st, 2017 at 6:23 am


Photo courtesy of Washington Public Library

Gumdrops, marshmallows, licorice and more have been turned into shingles and siding at the Washington Public Library.

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Golden Hawks Flock Home Tomorrow for Mid-Prairie Winter Break

Posted: Thursday, December 21st, 2017 at 6:20 am

Students and faculty will be putting down their pencils and spending time with loved ones as Mid-Prairie has its winter break.

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Jolly Holly Planting Tips

Posted: Thursday, December 21st, 2017 at 6:20 am

Greenery and holly can be seen in holiday decorations this season.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Brad Koenig with the Washington County Domestic Violence Coalition about helping local families during the holidays. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with WACO School District Technology Coach Drew Ayrit about a $25,000 Washington County Riverboat Foundation grant WACO received for their innovation lab and eSports arena. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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Two-Vehicle Collision in Ollie Sends One Person to Hospital

Posted: Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at 6:28 am


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Multiple agencies responded to a two-vehicle wreck near Ollie Monday.

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County Budgets Discussed by Supervisors

Posted: Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Budgets for the upcoming year were discussed at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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