Today’s Local News

Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, June 29th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jeanette Lackender of Halcyon House who recently walked 180 miles in 10 days, all in Washington.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, June 29th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Keota Eagle Advocates President Sheila Horras.

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Strong Winds Blow into Washington

Posted: Thursday, June 29th, 2017 at 6:29 am

A tornado watch was issued from 3-10 p.m. Wednesday night for the KCII-listening area.

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Rollover Accident in Riverside Wednesday Afternoon

Posted: Thursday, June 29th, 2017 at 6:28 am

A rollover accident occurred south of Riverside Wednesday afternoon.

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Woman Walks 180 Miles in Washington in 10 Days

Posted: Thursday, June 29th, 2017 at 6:25 am


Photo courtesy of Halcyon House

As part of a fitness challenge at work, one Halcyon House employee racked up 566,439 steps in just 10 days.

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Riverside Road to be Closed Next Week

Posted: Thursday, June 29th, 2017 at 6:25 am


Image courtesy of Washington County Engineer’s Office.

Beginning July 5th a portion of Riverside Road will be closed for construction.

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Southeast Iowa Soil Moisture Levels Drop Further, Dry Conditions

Posted: Thursday, June 29th, 2017 at 6:24 am


Contributed image

Soil moisture levels in southeast Iowa worsened last week.

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Know How to Safely Use Fireworks During the Holidays

Posted: Thursday, June 29th, 2017 at 6:24 am


This year’s Independence Day will mark a distinct one for the state of Iowa, as the legislation made fireworks legal.

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Allocated County Funds Include a New Ambulance Purchase

Posted: Thursday, June 29th, 2017 at 6:23 am

A resolution totaling $432,685 for the designation of assigned funds was approved at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Crawfordsville Fun Days Returns With Variety of Activities for Young and Old

Posted: Thursday, June 29th, 2017 at 6:20 am

Due to increased popularity at last year’s festival, the Crawfordsville Fun Days has changed from a biannual event to a yearly one.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with John Hartmann about a Bible reading marathon that was held in Washington earlier this week.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Fairfield Veterinarian Dr. Phil Miller who announced his campaign to run for Iowa House District 82 Monday.

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BREAKING NEWS: Man Crashes One Car, Steals Another, Ends Up in Jail

Posted: Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at 10:12 am


John Patrick DeWispelaere

A man from Davenport is in jail after wrecking his vehicle and stealing a car at the crash site this morning.

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UPDATE: House Fire in Washington Started on the Stove

Posted: Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at 6:30 am


Firefighters work to extinguish a fire in Washington Tuesday night. Photos by Sally Y. Hart and Joe Nichols.

Emergency crews extinguished a house fire in Washington Tuesday night.

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Fairfield Veterinarian Announces Campaign for State Representative

Posted: Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Photo courtesy of Dr. Phil Miller.

A Fairfield resident announced his campaign for Iowa House District 82 Monday.

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G36 Reopened to Traffic

Posted: Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at 6:27 am


Image courtesy of Washington County Engineer’s Office.

Work is officially complete and G36 north of Washington has reopened.

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Local Vietnam Veterans Honored, Stoops Recognized

Posted: Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at 6:26 am


Washington County Veterans Service Officer Sue Rich, left, presents a Vietnam War 50th Commemoration books to Vietnam veteran and Washington County Supervisor Stan Stoops. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

The 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War is being commemorated this year.

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Increased Attendance at 33rd Annual Trekfest

Posted: Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at 6:24 am


Captain “Kirky” was unveiled Saturday afternoon at the Voyage Home Museum in Riverside during the 33rd Annual Trekfest. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

Another year is in the books for Riverside’s Trekfest and there were some new attractions with this year’s festival, from a reconstructed demolition derby pit, to the unveiling of the Captain “Kirky” Hawkeye statue at the Voyage Home Museum.

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Two Washington Businesses Experience Break Ins

Posted: Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Two electronics stores in Washington reported burglaries early Monday morning.

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Community Group Eagle Advocates Works to Support Keota School District

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

The Keota High School commons lounge is under renovation, and the group who undertook this project is a fairly new one to the community.

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