Today's Local News

Childcare Needs in Washington County Discussed

Posted: Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 at 6:22 am

Recently a public discussion regarding childcare in Washington County was held and parents, providers and others took part in the event.

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Division of TIF Approved

Posted: Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 at 6:21 am

Unanimously the Washington City Council approved an ordinance providing for division of TIF, or tax increment financing, revenue for the Oakwood Village subdivision.

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Testing Well Water Could Uncover Contaminants

Posted: Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 at 6:21 am

Free testing that can identify contaminants commonly found in well water is available to local homeowners.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Sarah Smith of MECCA Services about quitting tobacco use. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

As we continue our discussion with Washington County author Thomas Nye, we shift our focus to his first novel, Under the Heavens.

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Riverside City Council Approves Fire Department Request

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Riverside is preparing to sell one of the trucks the volunteer fire department is retiring.

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Auditorium Project Still Needs Donations

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A $400,000 gap in funding for the new Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center is being chipped away with donations.

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Cold Weather Throughout the Area

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Temperatures aren’t anticipated to be above freezing until Friday with today’s high expected to be 15 degrees.

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Wellman Renegotiating Contract with Telephone Cooperative

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The City of Wellman and a telephone cooperative are renegotiating the terms of their contract.

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Keota Restructuring Discussion to Continue in January

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Keota School Board will consider its options for restructuring the district’s administrative staff next month.

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As Temperatures Fall Take Care of Outdoor Animals

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Temperature are expected to be below freezing most of the week and with the cold weather remember to take extra care for outdoor animals.

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Washington City Council to Discuss TIF Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Washington City Council will meet in special session tonight with just one item on the agenda – consideration of an ordinance providing for division of TIF, or tax increment financing, revenue for Oakwood Village.

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Christmas Trees May be Placed in Central Park

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Christmas trees in the City of Washington may be disposed of in Central Park.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, December 29th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Sarah Smith of MECCA Services about quitting tobacco use. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, December 29th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Washington County author, Thomas Nye. In the first portion of our conversation, we’ll go over what led him to write his first novel, and what he had to do to get it published.

Attorney General’s Office Looking Into Non-Delivery Claims

Posted: Monday, December 29th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Attorney General’s Office is receiving complaints from individuals in southeast Iowa who have paid for services they didn’t receive.

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Need a New Year’s Resolution? Quit Using Tobacco

Posted: Monday, December 29th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The new year starts in just three days and many people are considering resolutions.

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School Board Reviewing Superintendent Applications

Posted: Monday, December 29th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Applications for Washington Community School District’s superintendent position will be reviewed by the school board tomorrow.

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Washington Man Wins $100,000

Posted: Monday, December 29th, 2014 at 6:23 am


(Contributed photo.)

A Washington man is $100,000 richer after buying a winning lottery ticket.

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Kalona & YMCA of Washington County to Begin Next Week

Posted: Monday, December 29th, 2014 at 6:22 am

YMCA of Washington County and Kalona will begin their partnership on Monday.

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