Today's Local News

Wooden Wheel Vineyard Prepares to Welcome RAGBRAI

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at 6:26 am

When RAGBRAI decided on the route for this year, they decided to include a stop at the Wooden Wheel Vineyard outside of West Chester.

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Bikes to be Given Away, Extra Wireless Access for RAGBRAI tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Thousands of bicycles will come in to Washington Friday along with extra wireless capacity and a few bikes for area children.

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Kalona Chocolates Resumes Wholesale

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Kalona Chocolates sustained smoke damage when a fire affected their neighbor the Kalona Bakery on June 25th.

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Gallery Walk Coincides with RAGBRAI in Washington

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at 6:24 am

While thousands of people pour into Washington for RAGBRAI, local artists’ work is featured in the windows of businesses downtown for the annual Gallery Walk.

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Sigourney Begins Final Preparations For RAGBRAI

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The City of Sigourney is going through their final preparations in anticipation for RAGBRAI coming through town on Friday.

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Southeast Iowa Soil Moisture Short to Adequate

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Soil moisture in Iowa is mostly adequate at this time, according to the most recent report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Austin Kirkey and director of the Washington Public Library Debbie Stanton about Pokemon Go.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar about RAGBRAI safety.

UPDATE: House Fire in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 10:47 am

Smoke coming from 321 W Van Buren St. Photo by Joe Cerwinske

Around 9:30 this morning, there was a house fire at 321 West Van Buren Street in Washington.

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BREAKING NEWS: Fire in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 10:06 am

Local authorities are responding to a house fire in Washington.

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Iowa Choir Holds Special Concert on Plane, Mid-Prairie Alum Included

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 6:28 am

Recently a choir group from Iowa, including a director with ties to Mid-Prairie High School, honored a military member during a flight and video is going viral.

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UPDATE: Two Die in Packwood, Husband and Wife Found with Gunshot Wounds

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 6:27 am

Authorities have announced that the two deaths in Packwood Monday were the result of a husband shooting his wife and then himself.

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Gotta Catch ‘Em All – Washington Library Welcomes Pokemon Go Trainers

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 6:26 am

Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle and Pikachu are just a few of the Pokemon Go creatures that can be found in Washington with the new virtual reality game.

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How Motorists Can Keep RAGBRAI Riders Safe

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 6:25 am

RAGBRAI is progressing across the state, and Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar says the best idea for motorists is to avoid the routes entirely.

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Shuttle Routes Running in Washington Friday for RAGBRAI

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Five free shuttle routes will be in operation Friday in Washington for RAGBRAI.

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Riverside City Council Approves Wastewater Contract

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Riverside City Council recently held a special meeting regarding their water and wastewater operations.

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Iowa State Road Race Championships to Again be Held in Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Iowa State Road Race Championships are returning to Washington County in August.

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Team Working to Improve Monarch Habitat

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Riders on RAGBRAI this week will be helping with an initiative to improve monarch butterflies’ breeding habitat.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Ron See with the Washington Police Department about preparing for RAGBRAI.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Washington County Conservation Director Steve Anderson about upcoming conservation projects.