Today's Local News

WACO C.R.O.P. Drive Underway

Posted: Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A fundraiser in the cities WACO School District encompasses began Sunday.

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Winter Squash Nearing Harvest

Posted: Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Acorn, butternut and hubbard squash as approaching harvest.

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Demons Celebrate Homecoming Week

Posted: Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Orange and black will be prominent this week in Washington as homecoming week is celebrated.

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Local Quilters Taking Trip to Show in Des Moines

Posted: Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 6:20 am

A bus is taking local quilters to an exhibition in Des Moines later this week.

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WHS Powderpuff Game Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington High School’s annual Powederpuff Flag Football game for female students will be held tomorrow night instead of the traditional Thursday evening game.

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Keep Safety in Mind with Harvest Underway

Posted: Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 6:22 am

As farmers harvest fields it is important to keep safety in mind.

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Tips for Harvesting and Storing Pumpkins

Posted: Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Pumpkins are finding new homes on porches and near entryways as fall continues and Halloween draws closer.

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Washington Kirkwood Regional Center to Hold Grand Opening

Posted: Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Washington Kirkwood Regional Center has held classes for over a month now and is opening its doors for its grand opening in two weeks.

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Brighton Holding Reception for Antique Motor Car Run

Posted: Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A group of antique vehicle owners will make their way from New London to Brighton this morning.

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Democratic Candidates Visiting Washington

Posted: Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Candidates on November’s ballot are stopping in Washington today.

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Supervisors to Consider Mobile Home Tax Abatement

Posted: Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors have a light agenda for their next meeting.

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Community Invited to Visit Local Alpaca Farm

Posted: Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 6:19 am

A rural Wayland couple is inviting the public to visit their farm.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Tera Pickens, Director of the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center, about their upcoming grand opening and continuing education courses. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss Alpaca Days with Brian and Marianne Pattyson, owners of Apple Blossom Alpaca Farm.

Wellness Park Infrastructure to be Added to Plan

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Fiscal Year 2015 to 2019 Capital Improvements Plan for the City of Washington was approved with updates at this week’s city council meeting.

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Kalona Fall Festival Begins Today

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Kalona Historical Village’s annual fall festival begins today.

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Wayland Road Project to be Finished Next Month

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Wayland Road will be closed to thru traffic from Coppock Road to 275th Street beginning Monday.

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Average First Frost Weeks Away

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington County is a few weeks away from its average first frost.

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Library Celebrates the ‘Freedom to Read’

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Catcher in the Rye, The Great Gatsby, To Kill a Mockingbird and Where the Wild Things Are are all books that have been banned at one point in time.

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English River Outfitters Holding Open House

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The community can help support a local non-profit this weekend.

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