Today's Local News

Brighton Man Arrested on Assault Charges

Posted: Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at 6:24 am


Austin Thomas Brown

A 19-year-old Brighton man was arrested Tuesday morning for multiple charges.

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Supervisors to Gift Land to Washington Schools

Posted: Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at 6:23 am

A piece of land is going to be gifted to the Washington Community School District.

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Washington Library Preparing for Summer Reading

Posted: Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Staff at the Washington Public Library are already preparing for summer reading programs.

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Free Private Well Water Tests Offered in Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Environmental Department is encouraging people with private wells to take advantage of their free water tests.

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Iowa Mennonite School Students Help Fight Hunger

Posted: Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Last week the Compassion Club at Iowa Mennonite School helped package meals for the”Kids Against Hunger” Campaign.

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Foundation Distributes Over $35,000

Posted: Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at 6:21 am


Front row (from left): Marde McConnell (Washington Iowa Betterment Foundation), Monica Miller (Crooked Creek Christian Camp), Jill McNurlen (Camp R.E.E.C.E.), Greg Boyd (Kalona Historical Society.) Back row: Steve Anderson (Washington County Conservation Foundation), RenElla Crawford (HACAP), Dr. Mary Anson (Friends of Lake Darling), Anne Skaden (Kalona Public Library), Cindy Michel (Highland School Endowment), and Debbie Stanton (Washington Public Library Foundation). Submitted photo.

At it’s 10th Anniversary reception Monday evening the Community Foundation of Washington County distributed over $35,000 to area non-profits.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Washington Page, KCII news speaks with Debbie Stanton, director of the Washington Public Library, about upcoming events. This is part one of a two-part interview.

Mid-Prairie and W-MU Bands Compete at Iowa Jazz Championships Today

Posted: Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 at 6:27 am

Two area high school jazz bands are competing in the Iowa Jazz Championships today.

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Washington City Council to Consider YMCA Funding Request, Engineer Agreements and More

Posted: Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 at 6:24 am

A full agenda awaits the Washington City Council for their meeting tonight.

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Mid-Prairie Continues Search for High School Principal

Posted: Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 at 6:23 am

On Monday, March 28th, the Mid-Prairie School District held interviews with five finalist candidates for the high school principal position.

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Main Street Washington Fundraising Over Halfway to Goal

Posted: Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 at 6:23 am

As of the end of the day Monday, $11,000 had been raised for Main Street Washington.

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Geocache Louisa County This Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 at 6:22 am

A modern day treasure hunt is taking place this weekend at the Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge.

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Windy Washington Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 at 6:22 am

It was a windy weekend across the area.

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Loebsack Staff to Hold Office Hours Locally

Posted: Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff in southeast Iowa for open office hours on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Roaring 20’s Coming to Washington for Prom

Posted: Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 at 6:12 am

The Roaring 20’s are coming to Washington High School for prom this spring.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, April 4th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Mike Tschantz about the Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, April 4th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s edition of In Touch with Southeast Iowa KCII News speaks with Dave Long about Belva Deer Park in Keokuk County. This is part one of a two-part interview.

Golden Hawks, Wolves to Compete at Jazz Championships

Posted: Monday, April 4th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Two area high school jazz bands are set to compete at the Iowa Jazz Championships this week.

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Watch Out for Tax Phone Scams

Posted: Monday, April 4th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Phone scams regarding income taxes have been reported in Washington County recently.

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Mid-Prairie Therapy Dog May Leave District with Handler

Posted: Monday, April 4th, 2016 at 6:24 am

The future of Coral, a therapy dog at the Mid-Prairie School District, is up to the school board.

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