Today's Local News

WCHC Named in Top 20

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics has been named as a top 20 critical access hospital in the nation for quality.

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Riverside Fire Department to Begin Cadet Program

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2016 at 6:25 am

The Riverside Fire Department will soon begin a cadet program in conjunction with Highland High School.

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ReLeaf Applications Available

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2016 at 6:24 am


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Area residents have a chance to purchase trees at a discounted price through a program called Operation ReLeaf.

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Wine and Whiskers to Benefit PAWS and More

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Area organizations are coming together for a fundraiser called Wine and Whiskers Gala for PAWS and More Animal Shelter in Washington.

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Rescue Member Recognized for 25 Years

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2016 at 6:23 am


Richard Conrad (left) receives a certificate of appreciation from Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar. Contributed photo.

A member of the Washington Rescue unit was recently presented a certificate of appreciation for 25 years of service.

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Immunization Month Focuses on Expectant Mothers

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2016 at 6:22 am

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and each week has specific people in mind.

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Washington County Conservation to Discuss TAP Grant

Posted: Sunday, August 7th, 2016 at 6:28 am

The Washington County Conservation Board will be meeting Thursday to hold preliminary discussions regarding a grant from the Transportation Alternatives Program, or TAP.

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Nomination Papers Available for Non-Party Offices

Posted: Sunday, August 7th, 2016 at 6:24 am

The deadline to file nomination papers for non-party offices with the Washington County Auditor’s Office is August 31st.

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UPDATE: Wreck North of Washington

Posted: Saturday, August 6th, 2016 at 4:24 pm

At around 3:15 Friday afternoon, August 5th a car versus semi wreck occurred on 12th street north of Washington.

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Riverside Fire Department Looks to Sell Trucks

Posted: Saturday, August 6th, 2016 at 6:28 am

The Riverside Volunteer Fire Department is looking into the possibility of selling two of their older trucks in order to purchase a new one.

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Public Library Available to Help Students with Internet Access

Posted: Saturday, August 6th, 2016 at 6:26 am

Washington’s High School is 1:1 with laptop computers students take home throughout the school year, but not everyone has internet access at home – that’s where the public library can come in to play.

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Keota Approves Contract for CDBG Program

Posted: Saturday, August 6th, 2016 at 6:25 am

At their most recent meeting, the Keota City Council approved the contract with the Iowa Economic Development Authority for the Community Development Block Grant program.

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Today is Final Day of Tax-Free Weekend

Posted: Saturday, August 6th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Today is the final day of Iowa’s annual tax free holiday.

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Louisa County Freedom Rock Project Receives More Funding

Posted: Saturday, August 6th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Louisa County will become the 49th Iowa county to participate in the Freedom Rock painting program, and were recently given aid from two sources.

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Prevent Crabgrass, Maintain a Healthy Lawn

Posted: Saturday, August 6th, 2016 at 6:20 am


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Summer is in full swing and people have been mowing lawns and taking care of landscapes, however crabgrass can pop up and damage a landscape’s appearance.

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BREAKING: Wreck North of Washington

Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2016 at 3:31 pm

At approximately 3:15p.m. Friday afternoon, authorities responded to the report of a semi versus vehicle wreck on Twelfth Street north of Washington.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Stewart Elementary principal Adam Miller about preparing children for the school year.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Governor Terry Branstad about the West Fork Crooked Creek bioreactor installation.

Adult Vaccines are this Week’s Focus for Immunization Month

Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2016 at 6:28 am

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and each week is targeted at a specific group.

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Start Preparing Young Students for School

Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2016 at 6:27 am

The school year is quickly approaching with less than three weeks until classes start in the Washington School District and elementary principal Adam Miller has some tips for parents to get their kids ready.

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