Today’s Local News

Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington School Board President Eric Turner about the selection of a new superintendent.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Winfield Mayor Chris Finnell about Winfield Community Development Group’s progress on raising funds for the Rick Rodgers Community Pool and their efforts to receive a grant from the Enhance Iowa Community Attraction and Tourism grant program.

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Two People Arrested for Theft of Lottery Tickets from Kalona

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at 6:28 am

Two people were arrested on multiple charges including forgery or theft of lottery tickets from Kalona.

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WACO Searching for New Superintendent

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at 6:27 am

The WACO School District has to find a new superintendent by July 1st.

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Two Washington High School Seniors to Have AA Degree in Hand Before High School Diploma

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at 6:27 am

Two Washington High School seniors will earn their Associate of Arts Degrees before being handed their high school diplomas later this month.

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Janecek Steps Down from Washington City Council

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at 6:26 am

The Washington City Council will be looking to fill a vacancy soon.

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Dry, Windy Conditions Caused Fire Danger Monday

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at 6:24 am

A high fire danger warning was issued for eastern Iowa by the National Weather Service Monday afternoon.

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Wellman Prohibits Parking on Narrow Streets for Emergency Vehicles

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at 6:24 am

Concern for space for emergency vehicles is a factor in newly restricted parking areas in downtown Wellman.

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Record Cold April in Washington Observed

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at 6:24 am


Snowfall on April 15th

Washington’s temperatures in April made it the coldest on record.

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Lake Darling State Park Welcomes More Campers this Summer

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at 6:20 am

Closures of state parks in southeast Iowa are causing campers to flock to Lake Darling State Park.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Hospice of Washington County Executive Director Katrina Altenhofen about the non-profit celebrating its 30th year this year.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with University of Iowa Mobile Clinic Columbus Junction coordinator Victoria Mendoza about National Minority Health Month. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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Yoder Restricted from Volunteering, Board to Take Vote on Superintendent

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2018 at 6:29 am


Trent Yoder spoke at a special Mid-Prairie School Board meeting April 28. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The Mid-Prairie High School multipurpose room was filled with community members, parents, and staff Saturday morning as the school board held a special meeting to discuss policies and procedures related to volunteers and community organizations.

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UPDATE: Motorcycle Crashes After Pursuit in Washington

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2018 at 6:27 am


Ryan Tusing

A motorcycle crashed in Washington Friday after a pursuit with law enforcement.

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Washington and WACO Superintendent Sharing Agreement to End in July

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2018 at 6:27 am

The superintendent sharing agreement between Washington and WACO school districts will end this summer.

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Downtown Washington to Become Golf Course for One Night

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Washington’s downtown will turn into a golf course this Friday, well minigolf course that is.

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Washington Man Injured in Wreck in Keokuk County

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2018 at 6:25 am

A Washington man was injured in a wreck with a semi Friday in Keokuk County.

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Cold Case Murder Trial for Syperda Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Elizabeth Syperda

A trial begins this week for a man charged with murder in a cold case out of Henry County.

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Supervisors to Discuss Real Estate, Video Surveillance System

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2018 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will have two meetings this week.

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Washington High School Students to Perform Spring Vocal Concert Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2018 at 6:22 am

On the first day of May the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center will be full with the vocal talents of Washington High School students.

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