Today’s Local News

Wellman City Council Approves Completion of Sewer Project

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 6:28 am

The Wellman City Council discussed the 11th Street sanitary sewer project at their recent meeting.

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Demons Celebrate Homecoming, Dance Held Tonight

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 6:27 am


Cheerleaders lead the crowd at Spirit Night. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

The Washington Demons have been celebrating homecoming this week with Spirit Night, coronation, a parade, and the football game last night.

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Jefferson County Experiencing Extreme Drought

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 6:25 am


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Extreme drought is now covering 3.7% of Iowa and has stretched into the KCII listening area.

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Part of 180th Street to be Closed Monday

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 6:24 am


Image courtesy of Washington County Engineer’s Office.

Beginning Monday, a portion of 180th Street will be closed southeast of Wellman until early November.

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate at 3%

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 6:24 am


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Washington County’s unemployment rate this August was the same as last August, one of six counties in Iowa to have the same rate from 2016 to 2017.

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Engel Continues on Highland School Board After Write-In Victory

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 6:24 am


School board President Kevin Engel spoke at their recent board meeting. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The Highland community demonstrated that 15 years on the school board isn’t enough for director Kevin Engel.

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Ribbon Cutting Held at Pet Spaw

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 6:20 am


Photo courtesy of Washington Chamber of Commerce.

A ribbon cutting was recently held for a new pet grooming business in Washington.

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Feldman and Simonsen Crowned at Lone Tree Homecoming

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 6:20 am


2017 Lone Tree Homecoming Court. Photo courtesy of Lone Tree Community Schools.

The Lone Tree Lions faced the Baxter Bolts in their homecoming game Friday.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News gives you a glimpse of the 2017 Washington High School coronation Thursday. King is Carson Thomas and queen is Megan Mitchell.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with National Merit Scholar semifinalist David Fleming of Wellman.

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WHS Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 6:29 am


Photo by Sally Y. Hart

The Washington High School prepared for homecoming for Thursday night with Spirit Night and coronation of this year’s king and queen.

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KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza Starts Tuesday

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 6:28 am

The KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza is less than a week away.

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Beckler and Miller Reign as WACO Homecoming King and Queen

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 6:28 am


2017 WACO Homecoming Court:(L-R) Calvin Battle Jr., Briana Garcia, Beau Beckler, Kiana Miller, Cody Crawford, Taylor Roth. Photo courtesy of WACO Community Schools.

The WACO community gathered for the 2017 homecoming pep rally and coronation Wednesday night.

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Eight People Seeking Four Seats on Washington City Council

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 6:26 am

There will be eight names on the ballot vying for four seats on the Washington City Council this November.

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Open House and Ribbon Cutting at Stewart Elementary Sunday

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 6:26 am

Stewart Elementary School will be hosting a ribbon cutting this weekend for the new Early Childhood Center and the Cornelia Day Childcare Center.

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Kalona Historical Village Gearing Up for Fall Festival

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 6:24 am

The countdown is on for this year’s Kalona Fall Festival, taking place at the Kalona Historical Village September 29 and 30.

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Autumn Officially Starts Today, Record High Temperature Tied Wednesday

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 6:22 am

Autumn has officially begun. Each year the autumnal equinox is on September 22nd, the official start of fall.

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Recount of Sigourney School Board Election Shows One Vote Difference Between Candidates

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 6:20 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors is holding a special meeting today for an official canvass of a recount of the Sigourney School District.

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BREAKING NEWS: Washington High School Homecoming King and Queen

Posted: Thursday, September 21st, 2017 at 8:27 pm

The 2017 Washington Homecoming King and Queen were crowned at Spirit Night tonight.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, September 21st, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Main Street Washington Director Sarah Grunewaldt about Sip and Shop happening on September 28.