Today’s Local News

Washington Council Looking at Sidewalk Along East Washington Street

Posted: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 6:26 am

It’s been two years since the Washington City Council last considered this project, but now they’re looking again at options – a sidewalk along East Washington Street out to Wiley Avenue and Walmart.

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Fifth Annual granGABLE Coming through Washington County Sunday

Posted: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 6:25 am

A cycling event with an anticipated 700 participants will go through portions of Washington County, it’s called the granGABLE.

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Temperatures Warmer than Normal, Precipitation Short

Posted: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Cooler temperatures are settling in after record highs experienced locally on Saturday and Sunday.

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Mid-Prairie School Board Installs Chittick, Statler Retires

Posted: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 6:24 am


Mid-Prairie board members Jim Hussey, Denise Chittick, Gabrielle Frederick, and Jodi Meader all take oaths of office. Photos by Sam McIntosh.

The Mid-Prairie school board welcomed a new member and retired a member at their recent meeting.

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Washington Alumnae to Present Three Iowa Sopranos

Posted: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 6:23 am


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Three Washington High School alumnae will serenade the audience at the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center this weekend.

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Red Flag Horseless Carriage Tour Cruises Through Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 6:20 am

Appreciating the past and enjoying the present are two mainstays of the Red Flag Horseless Carriage Tour starting in New London and ending in Brighton this Saturday.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County 4-H and Youth Coordinator about Clover Kids Clubs.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Kalona Historical Village Managing Director Nancy Roth about the Kalona Fall Festival happening September 29 and 30.

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KCII’s Home Shopping Extravaganza Kicks Off at 10 a.m. Today

Posted: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 6:29 am


An item on the KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza.

Today is the first day of the KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza.

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Henry County Sex Offender Charged with Registration, Probation Violations

Posted: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 6:28 am

A Henry County man was arrested over the weekend after violating his sex offender registration.

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Fifteen Businesses Hosting Area Wineries in Inaugural Washington Sip and Shop

Posted: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Sip some wine while visiting shops in downtown Washington Thursday.

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UPDATE: Two Vehicles Collide in Kalona

Posted: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 6:26 am


A vehicle is towed after a crash in Kalona Monday afternoon. Photo by KCII News

Two vehicles were towed after colliding in Kalona Monday afternoon.

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Contested City Elections in Riverside, Brighton, Crawfordsville

Posted: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 6:24 am

There are contested races in the upcoming elections for the cities of Riverside, Brighton, and Crawfordsville.

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Volunteers Needed to Lead Clover Kids Clubs

Posted: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 6:23 am


Clover Kids help show sheep at the 2016 fair under direction of 4-H members. Photo by Sally Y. Hart – KCII News

A group for youth that was 121 members strong last year and growing is in need of adult leaders.

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Take Precautions to Prevent Fires During Harvest

Posted: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 6:23 am


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Take steps to prevent fires during harvest and have a list of 911 addresses for your fields in case of emergency.

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Highland Student Receives Outstanding Youth Leader Award

Posted: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 6:20 am


Photo courtesy of Samuel Smith.

A Highland senior was shocked to see Principal Angela Hazelett give a speech about his character at the Youth Salute program held at the Englert Theatre in Iowa City September 10.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County Public Health nurse Lynn Fisher about the cause of and treatment for lice.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with WACO Superintendent Jeff Dicks, School Board President Tim Graber, and Athletic Director Chad Edeker about a donation the district received for a new athletic training and fitness center.

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BREAKING NEWS: Multiple Vehicle Wreck Near Kalona

Posted: Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 12:56 pm


Crews respond to a wreck on Highway 1 in Kalona Monday afternoon. Photo by KCII

Just after noon on Monday, local authorities responded to a multiple vehicle wreck in the construction zone north of the intersection of Highways 1 and 22 in Kalona.

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KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 6:29 am

Restaurant gift certificates, jewelry, event tickets, groceries and more can be purchased through KCII this week at a discounted rate.

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