Today's Local News

Annual Dinner Held in Riverside

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

In lieu of awards this year, the Washington Chamber of Commerce highlighted accomplishments and growth of businesses in Washington with a presentation at last night’s annual dinner.

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Washington Jazz Bands to Perform Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am


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All of the Washington jazz bands will perform tonight for the All School Jazz Concert.

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Washington Realtors Join Iowa City Listings

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The English Valley Realtors Association in Washington recently disbanded and joined the Iowa City Area Association of Realtors.

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Kalona Agrees to Pay for Aerial Photos

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Kalona has agreed to pay for aerial photos being taken of the county.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, March 23rd, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Larry Stone about his A History of Deer presentation at Halcyon House Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, March 23rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we begin a two part series focused on the pipeline a subsidiary of Texas corporation Energy Transfer Partners plans to build that would bring oil from North Dakota to Illinois. The pipeline’s proposed route cuts through Iowa and many counties in the southeast region. In part one, we’re joined by an individual who opposes the construction of the pipeline, former Democratic state representative Ed Fallon. Tomorrow, we’ll talk to current representative for Iowa House District 78, Republican Jarad Klein, about the benefits of the pipeline.

Statewide Tornado Drill Wednesday

Posted: Monday, March 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

Wednesday the annual statewide tornado drill will be held starting at 10 a.m.

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Local Farmer Travels to D.C. to Discuss Ag Issues

Posted: Monday, March 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

A Keokuk County farmer was in Washington, D.C. last week.

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Rollover Near Ainsworth Monday Morning

Posted: Monday, March 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

A truck rolled on Highway 218 this morning.

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A History of Deer in Iowa to be Presented Thursday

Posted: Monday, March 23rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

A nature writer and Humanities Iowa speaker will be presenting “A History of Deer in Iowa” in Washington Thursday.

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Work to Begin on Lake Darling State Park Cabins

Posted: Monday, March 23rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

Ground is being broken at Lake Darling State Park today for six new cabins.

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Final Legislative Briefing of the Session Held

Posted: Monday, March 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

FThe third and final legislative briefing of this year’s legislative session was held Saturday at the Washington County Courthouse.

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Annual Chamber, Main Street and WEDG Dinner Tonight

Posted: Monday, March 23rd, 2015 at 6:20 am

Each year the Washington Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Washington and Washington Economic Development Group host a dinner, which highlights area businesses and volunteers.

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Kalona Sewer Relining Nearly Done

Posted: Monday, March 23rd, 2015 at 6:20 am

A sewer relining project in Kalona is nearly complete.

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Statewide Tornado Drill Wednesday

Posted: Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 at 6:22 am

The annual statewide tornado drill will be held Wednesday.

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Kalona Sewer Relining Nearly Done

Posted: Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 at 6:19 am

A sewer relining project in Kalona is nearly complete.

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Riverside Celebrating Captain Kirk’s Birthday

Posted: Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 6:23 am

A birthday that hasn’t occurred yet will be celebrated this evening.

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Relay for Life Partners with Corn Country Cruisers

Posted: Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 6:22 am

Washington County’s Relay for Life event will again be held in June.

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Fairfield Restaurant in Burger Contest’s Top Ten

Posted: Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 6:21 am

Ten restaurants are competing to have their burger named the best in Iowa.

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Flu Still Circulating in Iowa

Posted: Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 6:21 am

Influenza is still regional in its geographic spread in Iowa with minimal activity.

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