Today's Local News

County Candidates File Nomination Forms

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 10:23 am

The deadline for county candidates to file nomination papers for the June 3rd primary was this week.

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UPDATE: Two Injured After Explosion, Fire Yesterday

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 8:47 am

Two employees were injured at a hog confinement at 1664 Larch Avenue just north of G20 yesterday morning.

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Lake Darling Nearly Full

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will begin stocking Lake Darling with fish next week.

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Washington County is 47th in the State

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The State’s county health rankings have been released and Washington is 47th.

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Secretary of Ag Heading to China to Promote Trade

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 6:22 am

An elected official will head to China in a few days to promote Iowa’s beef and pork.

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Relay for Life Kick Off Tonight

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Tonight Washington County’s Relay for Life Kick Off for 2014 will be held.

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Purple Martin Workshop in its Ninth Year

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The 9th Annual Purple Martin Workshop is being held north of Kalona on Saturday.

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Flu Activity is Local

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Flu activity for Iowa is local at this time.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington and Keokuk Counties Emergency Mangament Coordinator Larry Smith about severe weather preparedness.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

We continue our conversation with Meteorologist Ray Miller for today’s program. We’ll focus on what you should do at your home and car when severe weather strikes.

Breaking News: Hog Confinement Fire South of Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 10:51 am

At around 9:45 AM Wednesday a call was received regarding a hog confinement fire at 1664 Larch Avenue south of Kalona.

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Voters to Decide on Mid-Prairie Bond Referendum Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie’s bond referendum is less than a week away.

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Rollover Wreck Near Riverside

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 6:23 am

One person was transported by ambulance to the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City following a rollover car accident.

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Semi Driver Cited in Ainsworth Accident

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Yesterday a PT Cruiser struck a semi-truck on Highway 92 near the Ainsworth Four Corners Restaurant and gas station, near the Highway 218 southbound lanes on-ramp.

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LIHEAP Applications Accepted Until April 15

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Hawkeye Area Community Action Program, or HACAP, is accepting applications for the Low Income Heating Energy Assistance Program until April 15th.

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Watershed Open House Scheduled for Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The English River Watershed Management Authority is hosting a kickoff event tomorrow.

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Main Street Washington Presents Awards

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Monday evening Main Street Washington presented four awards at the Annual Dinner held in partnership with the Washington Chamber of Commerce and Washington Economic Development Group.

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Washington Auditorium Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Tomorrow evening an informational meeting regarding the $7 million new auditorium project at the Washington High School will be held.

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Number of Weather Spotters Growing

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The growing number of weather spotters has improved warnings issued for severe weather and awareness efforts have improved their effectiveness.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Ruchell Hiller about Relay for Life Kick-Off.