Today's Local News

Kalona Rate Increase Takes Effect in October

Posted: Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Kalona residents will see a slight increase to their sewer bill next month.

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Foul Play Ruled Out in Fairfield Death

Posted: Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 6:22 am

An autopsy has revealed that the man found unresponsive in a vacant building in Fairfield died of natural causes.

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Train Accident Investigation Still Active

Posted: Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 6:21 am

An investigation into the death of a man who was fatally hit by a train in Fairfield continues.

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Rotary Fundraiser Looks to Help Community

Posted: Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 6:20 am

An area service club will be holding a fundraiser for scholarships for area students next weekend.

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Manure Applicator Programs Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Commercial and confinement manure applicator programs will be shown by Washington County Extension tomorrow for those who were unable to attend a work shop.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Susan Wellington President of Washington Rotary about the club and an upcoming fundraiser. This is part one of a two-part interview.

City of Washington Agrees to Land Sale with YMCA

Posted: Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:25 am

The purchase agreement between the City of Washington and the Washington YMCA of 4.8 acres on West 5th Street, near North D Avenue, was approved on a 4 to 2 vote at last night’s city council meeting.

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Supervisors Reject Mooar Powdertown Project Resolution 4-1

Posted: Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted four to one against a resolution supporting a sewer system project with Regional Utility Service Systems, or RUSS, in the Mooar Powdertown area of Lee County

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Property Maintenance Code Passes First Reading

Posted: Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

The first reading of Chapter 157 of the City of Washington’s code was passed unanimously at last night’s Washington City Council meeting.

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Fairfield Deaths Under Investigation

Posted: Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Deaths that occurred in Fairfield over the weekend are under investigation.

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Washington Drivers Cited for School Bus Violations

Posted: Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Two people were cited for violations related to school buses.

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New Protection Program for Dairy Producers

Posted: Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s dairy producers can now enroll in the Margin Protection Program through the United States Department of Agriculture and the Iowa Farm Service Agency.

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More Heritage, Century Farms Added to Iowa’s Long List

Posted: Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

This year 344 Century Farms and 86 Heritage Farms have been recognized in the state.

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Work on Kalona Park to Get Underway Soon

Posted: Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

A new park in Kalona will begin taking shape over the next few weeks.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Dani Kane Assistant Director of the Washington Chamber of Commerce about Saturday’s 25th Annual Craft Fair.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Ann Skaden, Director of the Kalona Public Library, joins us for today’s program to discuss upcoming programs and provides an update on the Partners in Reading Park.

Deaths in Fairfield Under Investigation

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 11:15 am

Deaths that occurred in Fairfield over the weekend are under investigation.

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Public Hearings for Land Sale to YMCA, Property Codes to be Held Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:25 am

The first public hearing regarding the City of Washington selling a piece of land to the Washington YMCA will be held tonight at the regular session meeting of the city council.

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25th Annual Craft Fair Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

The 25th annual Washington Craft Fair is this weekend.

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Washington County Sees Rain on Anniversary of Devastating Hail Storm

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Thunder and lightning rolled through the area late Sunday night, the anniversary of a devastating storm that hit the area in the late 1800s.

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