Today’s Local News

Lone Tree Community School District Hosts Flash Fundraiser for Wellness Center

Posted: Friday, May 5th, 2017 at 6:25 am

A “flash fundraiser” is happening this week for the Lone Tree Community School District.

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Grant Sought for Woodlawn Cemetery Improvements

Posted: Friday, May 5th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Washington is home to one of only three examples in Iowa of Egyptian revival architecture and it’s in need of repair.

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Sunglasses – Stylish and Protective

Posted: Friday, May 5th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Sport, cat eye, round, square, browline and aviators can all help reduce the risk of cataracts and protect you from UV rays.

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Wayland Opens New Grocery Store

Posted: Friday, May 5th, 2017 at 6:21 am


Adam and Missy Newman photographed with their son Chase. The Newmans opened the Wayland Discount Grocery and More on May 2.

For a decade Wayland residents have had to travel to neighboring towns for groceries.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County Public Health administrator Danielle Pettit-Majewski about using sunscreen and tips to protect yourself from the sun during Skin Cancer Awareness Month. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Winfield Deputy Clerk Lisa Rees about the new community pool project.

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Keota School Board Votes to Terminate High School Principal Contract

Posted: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 6:29 am

The Keota school board voted to not extend high school principal Nathan Carlson’s contract ending in June.

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Washington One Step Closer to New Fire Station

Posted: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 6:27 am

The committee is in place and the anticipated time to break ground on a new $2.3 million fire station in Washington is next summer.

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Kalona Preparing for FEMA Community Rating on Flood Management

Posted: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 6:26 am

May 2017
City administrator Ryan Schlabaugh discussed preparations for a FEMA community rating at the Kalona City Council meeting May 1.

It’s flooding season, and the City of Kalona is working on getting discounted flood insurance for it’s citizens.

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LIHEAP Helped Over 400 Homes in Washington County this Winter

Posted: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Each winter Iowans don’t have to worry about being cold when they’re home.

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Kalona Man Arrested on Warrants for Drug Charges

Posted: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 6:24 am

A Kalona man was arrested on two warrants Wednesday night.

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Demons Marching at Tulip Time Friday

Posted: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 6:23 am


Washington band members march in the 2016 Tulip Time parade. Photo courtesy of KNIA/KRLS Radio.

Demons will be marching among the tulips tomorrow.

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Washington County Cattlemen’s Association Celebrating May Beef Month

Posted: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Governor Terry Branstad signed a proclamation on April 18 declaring May as Beef Month. May has long been celebrated as beef month, with the start of grilling season and a frequent time of year to see baby calfs.

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Cold Temperatures to Start May

Posted: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Overnight temperatures dropped down to 37 degrees last night.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County Public Health administrator Danielle Pettit-Majewski about using sunscreen and tips to protect yourself from the sun during Skin Cancer Awareness Month. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Highland Superintendent Chris Armstrong about presentation given at last week’s board meeting regarding the TLC Grant.

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Highland District Seeking Bids for Purchase of Ainsworth Building

Posted: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at 6:29 am

Anyone with a dollar and a dream could be the new owner of the Ainsworth Elementary School building.

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Supervisors Vote 4-1 to Purchase Property

Posted: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at 6:28 am


The house at 302 West Main Street in Washington may be purchased by the county. The board of supervisors approved an offer on the property Tuesday. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

A house across from the Washington County Courthouse may become a parking lot.

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Utility Rates to Increase in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at 6:27 am

While the bag fees for trash in the City of Washington will remain the same cost, water and sewer rates are set to increase July 1st.

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Winfield Over Halfway Finished Raising Funds for New Community Pool

Posted: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at 6:26 am

The typical lifespan of a swimming pool is 50 years. The Winfield community pool is 63 years old according to Winfield Deputy Clerk Lisa Rees.

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