Today's Local News

Fiscal Year Ends Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Fiscal year 2014 comes to an end tomorrow for area cities.

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Supervisors to Meet Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will discuss end of fiscal year business tomorrow.

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Never Leave Pets in Parked Cars

Posted: Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Animals can die from heat stroke in a matter of minutes.

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County to Train Employees on HIPAA

Posted: Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington County is updating its HIPAA, or health insurance probability and accountability act, policy as legislation updates are impacting the county as a whole.

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Grassley to Stop in Columbus Junction

Posted: Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

United States Senator Chuck Grassley will be in the area next week.

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Greater Jefferson County Fair Ends Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Greater Jefferson County Fair wraps up this weekend.

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Less Than 3% of Iowa in Drought Conditions

Posted: Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Only six counties in the state are experiencing moderate drought conditions at this time.

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Growing Season Going Well Thus Far

Posted: Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Soybean progress is ahead of last season and the five year average.

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Protect Against Bugs and Sun

Posted: Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Parents are reminded to protect children from biting insects and too much sun.

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Supervisors to Discuss End of Fiscal Year Business

Posted: Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The final day of the fiscal year is Monday and the weekly board of supervisors meeting will be held.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, June 27th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Professor of Entomology Donald Lewis of Iowa State University. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, June 27th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

We continue our conversation with Naturalist Pam Holz about camping safety, including plants to keep an eye out for and animal behavior to be wary of.

Are You Hungry?

Posted: Friday, June 27th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Many citizens in Washington County don’t know where their next meal is going to come from.

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Fire Reported at Modine

Posted: Friday, June 27th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Shortly after midnight authorities responded to Modine Manufacturing

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Middle School Addition in Design Phase

Posted: Friday, June 27th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Plans are being put together for the Mid-Prairie Middle School addition.

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Unemployment Drops Slightly in Washington County

Posted: Friday, June 27th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington County saw a slight decrease in unemployment from April to May, from 3.3% to 3.2%.

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Riverboat Foundation Presents Over $250,000 to Area Cities

Posted: Friday, June 27th, 2014 at 6:22 am

More than a quarter of a million dollars was presented to the nine cities of Washington County in the second quarter Municipal Grant program.

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Winfield Building to be Demolished

Posted: Friday, June 27th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A building with structural problems in Winfield will be torn down after a long legal battle.

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Trek Fest Begins Today

Posted: Friday, June 27th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The 30th Anniversary of Riverside’s Trek Fest is this weekend.

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Fireworks Permits Approved

Posted: Friday, June 27th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Multiple fireworks permits were approved at this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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