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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Today on In Touch with Southeast Iowa we are joined by area veterinarian Faye Vittetoe.

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Man Charged with Vehicular Homicide Following Fatal Wreck in Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 6:27 am


Emergency crews responded to the scene of a fatal accident on July 8, 2015. Photo by KCII News

A man has been arrested and faces charges, stemming from a fatal car wreck in Washington County.

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Special Election to be Held in Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 6:24 am

The Kalona City Council unanimously approved one item in a special session held Monday night.

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Huckabee Visits Washington, Again

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 6:23 am


Former governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee speaks at The Coffee Corner Tuesday. Photo by Sally Hart

A fair tax, de-funding Planned Parenthood, instilling term limits and supporting the Second Amendment were all positions former Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee supported when speaking to a group of Iowans Tuesday morning.

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STP Funds to Go Toward Crawfordsville Project

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 6:22 am

A Crawfordsville project was selected for Surface Transportation Program fund, or STP, applications.

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Sigourney Hosts World Championship Qualifying Event

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 6:22 am

On Monday Keoco Auction Company in Sigourney played host to the Midwest Qualifier for the 2016 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship.

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Keokuk County Sheriff to Add K9 Unit

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 6:21 am

The Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office has announced it’s intentions to add a K9 unit to it’s force.

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Prevent Home Fires this Winter

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 6:21 am

In 2015, 28 people died in fires across Iowa.

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Temperatures Expected to Drop Again

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Washington County will be cold again this weekend with forecast temperatures below zero.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Debbie Stanton, director of the Washington Public Library, about upcoming events. This is part two of a two-part interview.

Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Debbie Stanton, director of the Washington Public Library, about upcoming events. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Today on In Touch with Southeast Iowa we are joined by area veterinarian Faye Vittetoe.

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Hundreds of Pancakes to be Served

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 at 6:25 am


Volunteers prepare pancakes at last year’s fundraiser dinner at the Washington Fire Department. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Hundreds of pancakes and eggs will be served this Wednesday at the Washington Fire Department’s annual pancake fundraiser.

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Online Voter Registration Now Available in Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 at 6:24 am

There is now another way to register to vote in Iowa with a new electronic voter registration system.

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Eight Washington Musicians Selected for SEIBA

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Eight Washington students recently earned honors for their musical abilities.

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Eaglerock! Takes Center Stage

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Showchoir season is in full swing at Keota High School.

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Temperatures Below Freezing, Keep Pets Warm

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 at 6:22 am


Animals at PAWS and More Animal Shelter. Contributed photos

Temperatures have fallen below zero in the last few days and are expected to remain below freezing until Thursday, with these cold temperatures pet owners are reminded to take extra care of animals.

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Valentine’s Ball for Area Fathers and Daughters

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 at 6:21 am

A Valentine’s Ball is being held next month for area girls in grades kindergarten through 4th and the special man in their lives.

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2016 Legislative Session Begins

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 at 6:21 am

State lawmakers have made their way to Des Moines for the 2016 Iowa Legislative session which began Monday.

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National Blood Donor Month

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 at 6:20 am

Forty-one-thousand blood donations are needed each day across the United States according to the Red Cross.

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