Today's Local News

Mid-Prairie Student Playing in All-State Band

Posted: Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 6:21 am

A local high school student will join other musicians from across the state for a performance in Ames tomorrow.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Abby Heim, director of the Washington Middle School play, about tomorrow’s production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

It’s National Hospice Month. For today’s program, we focus on hospice care and its benefits with Jim Luder, spiritual care and bereavement counselor for HCI Care Services in Mount Pleasant.

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Riverboat Foundation Awards Over $1.7 Million

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 6:27 am

Over $1.7 million was presented in 38 grants to area non-profits and cities at last night’s presentation of the Washington County Riverboat Foundation 2014 fall grants.

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Big Red Radio Kicks Off 12th Annual Food Drive

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 6:23 am


Last year’s donations filled the Little Big Red Radio.

The 12th Annual KCII Caring Christmas food drive is kicking off today at the Washington Hy-Vee.

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Man Charged in Connection with Shooting Enters Plea of Not Guilty

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A man linked to a drive-by shooting in Mount Pleasant will stand trial in January.

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Students to Perform The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe at WMS

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington Demons will perform The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe tomorrow evening.

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Kalona City Council Responds to Citizens Concerns

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 6:22 am

An ordinance amendment is being crafted in Kalona that will be prohibit parking in two areas on A Avenue.

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Vision Iowa Holding Meeting Today, Washington Project Considered

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Community Attraction and Tourism Committee and the Vision Iowa Board are meeting today and the Washington Area Performing Arts and Event Center project is on the agenda.

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Hospice Month Raising Awareness for End-of-life Care

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 6:20 am

It’s national hospice month.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Sarah Sadrakula, Director of Main Street Washington, talks about Friday’s Twilight Shop and Stroll and other upcoming SNOW events.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Kalona City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh to discuss ordinances that deal with winter weather and Monday’s city council meeting.

Body, Car Found in Ditch of Highway 218 Yesterday

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 6:27 am

A fatal wreck was discovered yesterday morning between Highway 218 and Vine Avenue just north of Ainsworth and one deceased person was located outside of the vehicle.

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Rental Inspections to Further be Considered, Apartment Project Site Approved

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The third and final reading of the Rental Housing Regulatory and Inspection Program Chapter 147 for the City of Washington was tabled last night.

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Bus Rollover Reported in Louisa County

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Louisa-Muscatine students are recovering following a school bus accident that occurred Tuesday morning.

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Shop Locally Friday with Washington’s ‘Twilight Shop and Stroll’

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Shoppers will bundle up and head to downtown Washington Friday evening to take part in the annual Twilight Shop and Stroll.

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Former Kinross City Employee Receives Probation for Embezzlement

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A former city clerk in a small Keokuk County community will serve five years of probation for embezzling money.

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Riverboat Foundation to Present Grants Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Fall 2014 grants from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation will be presented to area non-profits tonight.

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Mid-Prairie and Keota Evaluating Superintendent Sharing Agreement

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Mid-Prairie and Keota School District’s sharing agreement is being assessed.

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Community Invited to Take Part in Memorial Service

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Today is the last day to submit photos of a loved one for the Community Memorial Service held this weekend.

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