Today’s Local News

Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Main Street Washington Director Sarah Grunewaldt about a special minigolf event coming to downtown Washington on May 4th.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with organizer Katie Karnes about the annual Kalona Quilt Show and Sale happening April 26-28 at the Kalona Historical Village.

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Highland Robotics Team Competing at World Championship in Detroit

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 6:27 am

After a year of building, competing, and advancing their skills, the Highland High School robotics team is returning to the world championship for the FIRST Tech Challenge this week in Detroit, Michigan.

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Iowans Warned of Measles Exposure

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Iowans are being warned that a confirmed case of measles exposed others to the disease.

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Corn Planting in Iowa Behind Schedule

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Iowa is behind on corn planting.

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Washington County Reviews Rural Residential Properties for 2018 Assessments

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 6:24 am

For the first time in over a decade rural residential properties were reviewed for valuation in Washington County by the Assessor’s Office.

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Time to Go Morel Mushroom Hunting

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 6:24 am


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Morel mushroom hunters should be heading out this weekend to find the elusive edible.

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Washington Has Two Officers Sworn In

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 6:22 am


Photo courtesy of Police Chief Greg Goodman

Two officers have joined the ranks of the Washington Police Department.

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Pepper Planting Pointers

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 6:21 am


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Warm temperatures are expected throughout the week with highs in the 60’s which may have you thinking about preparing and planting backyard gardens.

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Kalona Quilt Show & Sale Enters its 47th Year this Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 6:20 am


Photo by Sam McIntosh

As sunny spring weather is expected this weekend, the 47th annual Kalona Quilt Show and Sale hopes for a good turn-out at the Kalona Historical Village.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with the Washington High School cast of High School Musical.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Louisa County Conservation Naturalist Lana Artz-McComb about mushroom hunting season.

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Ainsworth Residents Conserve Water as City Plans to Drill New Well

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 6:27 am

The Ainsworth Water Department will be drilling a new well in the next month following a collapse.

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Safely Dispose of Unused Prescription Medications

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Area residents will have a chance to safely dispose of prescription drugs this weekend.

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Mid-Prairie FFA Competes at State FFA Convention

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Photo courtesy of Mid-Prairie FFA.

Nineteen Golden Hawks are attending the 90th Iowa FFA Leadership Conference in Ames.

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High School Musical to be Performed by Washington Students this Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The curtain will be raised Friday for opening night of the Washington High School spring musical.

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Wayland Man Arrested After Car Wreck Along Riverside Road

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 6:23 am


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A Wayland man was arrested following a car wreck in Washington County.

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Four Area Departments Extinguish Four Fires Across Washington County Sunday

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Area fire departments were busy Sunday extinguishing field fires.

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Healthy Asparagus Patches Can Produce for 15-20 Years

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 6:21 am


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A perennial patch of asparagus that is hardy will produce good crops for 15-20 years according to horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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IMS Banquet Travels to Ancient Greece

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 6:20 am


IMS students Emma Beachy and Caleb Gingerich attend the junior-senior banquet. Photo courtesy of Roman Slabach.

Iowa Mennonite School students traveled back in time to ancient Greece for their annual junior-senior banquet.

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