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City Offices Closed for New Years

Posted: Thursday, January 1st, 2015 at 6:20 am

City offices and libraries will keep their doors shut for the first day of 2015.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Tasha Beghtol Director of the Early Childhood Area board about childcare in the area. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, the final portion of our conversation with Washington County author, Thomas Nye.

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Flu Activity on the Rise in Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 at 6:23 am

Influenza activity is increasing in Washington County.

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Early Retirement Package Proposed at Mid-Prairie

Posted: Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board has expressed interest in offering an early retirement package.

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Drive Safely After Festivities

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

Many people will be celebrating and bringing in the new year at parties tonight.

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Opportunities for Christmas Tree Disposal in Washington County

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

Now that Christmas is behind us, those living in Washington County have opportunities to dispose of their trees.

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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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