Today's Local News

Semi and SUV Collide in Riverside

Posted: Monday, November 14th, 2016 at 6:28 am

A semi and an SUV collided in Riverside Sunday evening, sending one person to the University of Iowa hospital.

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Ainsworth Woman Arrested, Drug Charges Pending

Posted: Monday, November 14th, 2016 at 6:26 am


Rebecca Lynn Lucas – image from Iowa Department of Corrections

An Ainsworth woman was arrested following a traffic stop south of Wellman Sunday evening.

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Washington FFA Sending Toys to Third World Countries

Posted: Monday, November 14th, 2016 at 6:26 am

Boxes of toys will be mailed from Washington to third world countries ahead of the holidays thanks to the Washington High School FFA chapter.

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STEM Festival for Elementary and Middle School Students Coming to Washington

Posted: Monday, November 14th, 2016 at 6:26 am


Contributed image

Science, technology, engineering and math will be the focus of a festival in Washington later this month.

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Keota Certified Enrollment Numbers Show Growth

Posted: Monday, November 14th, 2016 at 6:25 am

At their most recent school board meeting, Keota Superintendent Dennis Phelps revealed to the board the district’s certified enrollment numbers, and they indicate the district is growing.

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Washington County Conservation Submits Grant for Foster Woods Fishery Improvements

Posted: Monday, November 14th, 2016 at 6:22 am

At their most recent meeting, the Washington County Conservation Board approved a grant proposal to be submitted to the Fish Habitat Stamp Fund to make improvements to the Foster Woods fishery.

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Washington City Council to Consider Business Park Change Order, Bid for Well Improvements and Pool Management Contract

Posted: Monday, November 14th, 2016 at 6:22 am

A change order for the Washington Business Park, the management agreement with the YMCA for the Steele Family Aquatic Center, Well #6 improvements and the financial report for the fiscal year that ended June 30th are all on the agenda for Tuesday’s Washington City Council meeting.

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Mid-Prairie School Board to Meet Monday

Posted: Sunday, November 13th, 2016 at 6:28 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board will convene Monday, and a focus of the meeting will be the English Language Learner Program.

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Supervisors to Canvass Vote, Consider WEMIGA Contract

Posted: Sunday, November 13th, 2016 at 6:21 am

The official canvass of the general election ballots will be done in Washington County Tuesday.

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Keota’s Unspent Balance Up From Last Year

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 6:28 am

At their most recent meeting, the Keota School Board received a report from Business Manager Cherie Westendorf regarding the district’s unspent balance and received good news.

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WHS Holds First Play in New Auditorium

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 6:26 am


Photo by Sally Y. Hart

The first Washington High School play in the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center is being held this weekend.

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Washington County Conservation Enters New Lease Agreement for Farmland

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Conservation Board, along with the boards in Iowa and Keokuk Counties, owns 160 acres of land around the English River and they are now leasing a portion of it to a new person.

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Caring Christmas Food Drive at Hy-Vee with Big Red Radio

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 6:25 am

The KCII Big Red Radio is making it’s first stop of the KCII Caring Christmas Food Drive this afternoon.

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Riverboat Foundation to Award Grants Wednesday

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Eighty applications were received requesting $2.6 million from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation during this fall application period.

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LIEP Discussed at Washington School Board Meeting

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Education for English language learners was discussed at the recent Washington Community School Board meeting.

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Highland School Board to Discuss Enrollment Growth

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Highland School Board will be convening Monday, and one of the items on the agenda involves a modified allowable growth request.

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Leaf Vacuum Continues in Washington

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Trees are losing their leaves and branches are looking bare in Washington.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2016 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 a STEM festival that will be held on November 30th.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Army veteran Art Tousignant about Veterans Day. This is part two of a two part interview.

Over 250 Marijuana Plant Seized at Mt. Union Home

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2016 at 7:34 am

Over 250 marijuana plants were seized at a residence in Mt. Union Thursday after an investigation started on a citizen complaint and tip.

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