Today's Local News

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Larry Sanders, one of the individuals involved with the effort to install a new veterans memorial in Keota.

Fatal Motorcycle Wreck Near Columbus City

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 6:25 am

A fatal motorcycle accident occurred outside of Columbus City Wednesday evening at approximately 6:03 p.m.

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Huskies Play in Semifinal Today

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 6:24 am

With a record of 32-1 the Highland Huskies softball team is advancing to the semifinals at the state softball tournament today.

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Home Base Iowa Program May Come to Washington

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 6:24 am

An initiative to hire veterans in Iowa may be a designation Washington County seeks.

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Lake Darling State Park Opens Today

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The public is invited to help celebrate the opening of Lake Darling State Park this afternoon.

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New Group Focuses on Art in Washington

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A new non-profit organization focusing on arts has been created in Washington.

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Alternating Lane Closures Taking Place on Another Section of Highway 1

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Lane closures are expected on another portion of Highway 1 through mid-August.

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Golden Hawks Take Fifth Place

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks softball team has won the 5th place trophy at the state tournament.

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Former Mid-Prairie Employee Charged With Felony

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The formal reading of the felony charge a former Mid-Prairie School District employee faces will take place tomorrow.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 1:02 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Lorraine Williams about the L.E.T.’s Center for the Healing and Creative Arts. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Kalona City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh to discuss possible reimbursement for damage caused by flooding this month, and also the possible grant funding for flood mitigation.

Defense Rests in Techel Murder Trial

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 6:28 am

The third trial of a man accused of killing his pregnant wife continues in Scott County.

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Jailers’ Wages Discussed Again

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

The second work session regarding jailers wages in Washington County was held yesterday following the the supervisors’ meeting.

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Car Accident Sends One to WCHC By Ambulance

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

A two-vehicle wreck in Washington sent one subject to the hospital by ambulance.

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Auditorium Project Waiting for Response from Vision Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

The new Washington auditorium project committee is waiting to hear from the Vision Iowa Board regarding their most recent revised application for a grant worth $1.4 million.

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Estimated Financial Impact of Flooding in Kalona Nearly $200,000

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

The FEMA office in Kansas City is currently evaluating Kalona’s storm damage to determine if the city is eligible for federal assistance.

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Mid-Prairie Softball Playing for 5th Place

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

A local team is vying for 5th place in the state softball tournament.

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Funds Available for Water Quality Initiative

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

Washington Soil and Water Conservation District has announced funds are still available for the Water Quality Initiative.

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Bubble Show Coming to Washington

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 6:20 am

A bubble artist is coming to downtown Washington tomorrow.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County Public Health Nurse Lynn Fisher about HPV and vaccines.