Today's Local News

Iowa Students Graduate with Nearly $30,000 in Student Loans

Posted: Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Iowa ranks sixth in the country for student loan debt.

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Mid-Prairie Holds First Bond Sale

Posted: Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Mid-Prairie School District sold $10 million worth of bonds Monday.

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Supervisors Seek Full Payment in 14 Days

Posted: Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 at 6:22 am

An $8,000 check was returned by the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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Main Street Washington Receives National Accreditation

Posted: Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Main Street Washington is again an accredited National Main Street Program.

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Small Park in Keota Now Church’s Responsibility

Posted: Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A church in Keota will take on the responsibilities associated with a park they own, but the city has maintained for nearly three decades.

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Best Cookie Contest Added to County Fair

Posted: Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A new contest for community members will be held at this year’s Washington County Fair.

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Mobile Museum to Stop at Trek Fest

Posted: Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A museum on wheels is planning a stop at a local festival this weekend.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Amy Green, 4-H and Youth Coordinator for Washington County about getting ready for the county fair. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Mike Meinders, organizer of Riverside’s Trek Fest, joins us for today’s program to go over what’s new this year.

One Death in Plane Crash Near Fairfield

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 6:25 am

A Fairfield man died Sunday when the plane he was piloting crashed.

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Congressional Record Presented to Mayor

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 6:24 am


A Congressional Record was presented to Mayor Sandra Johnson yesterday by Alison Hart, Regional Director for Senator Tom Harkin’s office.

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Wellman Utility Rates to Increase July 1st

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Rate increases take effect next month in Wellman.

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Special Nominating Convention to be Held

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A special political convention will be held in Washington tomorrow to nominate a candidate.

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Community Chest Musical Fundraiser Wednesday

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Community Chest of Washington is hosting a musical and vendor fair as a fundraiser tomorrow.

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30th Annual Trek Fest Coming This Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Riverside’s Trek Fest enters a new generation this weekend.

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Swinging Bridge Festival Proceeds to Benefit Bridge

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Proceeds from this past weekend’s Swinging Bridge Festival in Columbus Junction are going toward routine maintenance on the structure.

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Council to Discuss Former Library, ATV Ordinance and Adult Entertainment

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The sale of the former public library in Washington request for proposals will be discussed at tonight’s special session meeting of the Washington City Council.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, June 23rd, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Amy Green, 4-H and Youth Coordinator for Washington County about getting ready for the county fair. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, June 23rd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Mid-Prairie High School Principal Jim Cayton joins us for today’s program to discuss their newly painted gym.

Washington County Part of Top 40 Rank

Posted: Monday, June 23rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

As part of the Iowa City metropolitan statistical area, or MSA, Washington County along with Johnson County ranks in the top 40 overall among 379 United States metro areas.

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