Today’s Local News

Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with administrator of Washington County Public Health Danielle Pettit-Majewski about a mobile food pantry that is in Washington this afternoon from 1-2 p.m.

 

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Wapello Mayor Shawn Maine.

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Nacos Wins State Again, Kongable Finishes in Top 10

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 6:28 am

By more than 20 strokes, Washington’s Sarah Nacos has won her third-straight state golf championship.

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Mid-Prairie Elementary Program Transition Underway

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 6:26 am

Mid-Prairie students and faculty may be relieved as summer has just begun, but this summer will be a busy one for the district transition of the elementary schools.

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Washington’s Summer Classic Starts Today

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 6:26 am

A tractor parade, the farmers market, the KCII Big Red Radio, and live music will all be featured in downtown Washington today for the first day of this year’s Summer Classic.

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Cities Prepare for Legal Fireworks Sale and Use in Iowa

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 6:24 am


Photo by Sally Y. Hart

One of the last things former Governor Terry Branstad signed before becoming ambassador to China was sign into law Senate File 489 legalizing the sale and use of fireworks in Iowa.

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Wapello Takes One Step at a Time in Restructuring North Park

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 6:24 am


This is the design plan for the Wapello North Park renovation, courtesy of Wapello Hometown Pride.

Some towns in Iowa may be seen as just “bedroom communities”, from which people leave to travel for work, entertainment, and so on.

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Washington County Cash Rent Rates Highest in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 6:23 am

Washington County’s average cash rent rate per acre is the highest in southeast Iowa.

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May Temperatures Slightly Cooler than Normal

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 6:22 am

May temperatures and precipitation were on par with normal figures.

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Wellman-Scofield Library Offering New Adult Summer Program

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 6:22 am

Free summer reading programming isn’t just for kids, as several area libraries prove with adult reading programs.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News give you a glimpse of the Memorial Day service at Washington High School that was held Monday.

 

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Louisa County Extension and Outreach Program Manager Kathy Vance about the Extension’s 100 year anniversary.

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Mobile Food Pantry Rolling Into Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 6:28 am

A food pantry on wheels full of dry and cold goods will roll into Washington Thursday afternoon.

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Louisa County Looks Back at Extension’s 100 Year History

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 6:28 am

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program is celebrating its 100th birthday this year.

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Demons and Wolves Golf at State, Nacos Leads at End of Day One

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 6:28 am

Today is the second day of the Iowa High School State Girls Golf Tournament.

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Assault with a Dangerous Weapon Arrest in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 6:26 am

Joshua Holmes

 

A Washington man was arrested Tuesday for assault with a dangerous weapon.

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Washington Council Looks to Amend Animal Protection and Control Codes

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 6:25 am

Maizie is a dog at PAWS and More in Washington waiting to be adopted. Photo courtesy of PAWS and More.

 

City of Washington staff has been directed to formally draft changes to Chapter 55 of the code – Animal Protection and Control.

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Wellman’s North Park to be Renovated this Summer

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 6:24 am

Next year Wellman residents will be seeing new improvements to one of their parks.

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Washington County to Accept Ashes at Waste Center

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 6:23 am

With a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved purchasing a special container to hold ashes at the county recycling and waste center.

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Henry County Auctioning Miscellaneous Mount Union Items

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 6:21 am

Henry County will be auctioning off various assets from the former City of Mount Union.

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