Today's Local News

Washington Page

Posted: Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Teri Hartzler about this weekend’s Demon Dash.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss an opportunity for local artists to exhibit their work with Margaret Schwind, coordinator for the Iowa Artists’ Region 12 Show coming up on Saturday at the Art Center of Burlington.

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School Start Date Legislation Going to Branstad

Posted: Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

The state legislature has come to a compromise on the school start date issue.

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Easter Celebrations this Weekend

Posted: Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

Christians around the world will celebrate Easter this weekend.

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Scholarship Available to High School Seniors through KCII

Posted: Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

Area students have one month left to apply for KCII Radio’s scholarship.

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Southeast Iowa Considered Abnormally Dry

Posted: Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

Only trace amounts of rain fell in Washington Thursday.

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Byways Tours to be Offered Prior to Official Start Date

Posted: Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

Tours through the Amish community outside of Kalona will be held this weekend.

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Demon Dash to Raise Funds for Schools

Posted: Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

An annual fundraiser for the Washington Community Schools’ physical education programs is being held tomorrow.

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Community Organizations Holding Egg Hunts

Posted: Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

Easter is just a few days away. In recognition of the holiday, several organizations are holding Easter egg hunts for children in the area.

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Big Red Radio at Egg Hunt Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Easter Bunny will be busy this weekend hiding eggs and tomorrow area organizations will help him out by hosting Easter egg hunts.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with pastor Dave Watson of the First Assembly of God in Washington about Easter.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by state Senator Rich Taylor to discuss legislation that would keep the Mount Pleasant and Clarinda Mental Health Institutes open until a transition plan is developed. The bill is being considered by the Iowa House Appropriations Committee today.

Bill Would Stop Mental Health Facility Closings Until Plan is Developed

Posted: Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Iowa House Appropriations Committee will consider legislation today that would keep the Mount Pleasant and Clarinda Mental Health Institutes open until a transition plan is in place.

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A Cross Will be Carried in Downtown Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 6:22 am

Tomorrow people from different churches will come together for the annual Cross Walk on Good Friday in downtown Washington.

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Donations Continue to Come in for K-9 Fund

Posted: Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office received $2,855 this week for their K-9 fund.

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Local Artists Have Opportunity to Exhibit Work

Posted: Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 6:21 am

Southeast Iowa artists have an opportunity to exhibit their work at a local gallery.

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Residents Invited to Sponsor Downtown Kalona Flowers

Posted: Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Kalona Chamber of Commerce is looking for individuals interested in sponsoring the downtown’s hanging flower baskets.

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Grass Fires Reported Across Washington County

Posted: Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 6:21 am

Red Flag warnings for dangerous fire weather conditions were issued Wednesday afternoon and early evening for Washington and the area.

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Directory of Iowa’s CSAs Now Available

Posted: Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 6:20 am


Contributed photo by Jerry DeWitt.

There are 85 community supported agriculture enterprises, or CSAs, across Iowa offering fresh produce and other products for consumers.

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What Company Volunteers the Most?

Posted: Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 6:20 am

Iowa’s employers are invited to a six-week challenge.

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