Today's Local News

Washington Yard Waste Center No Longer Open Saturdays

Posted: Friday, June 5th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The City of Washington’s Yard Waste Center and Waste Water Treatment Plant is no longer open on Saturday mornings.

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Washington Resident Injured in Johnson County Accident

Posted: Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at 9:31 pm

A Washington resident is recovering from injuries sustained during a traffic accident in Coralville Thursday morning.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jerome Vittetoe about Ag Day, part of Washington’s Summer Classic.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss radon mitigation with Dave Manly, owner of Manly’s Construction in Kalona.

Golden Shovels Break Ground for Halcyon House Project

Posted: Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Following a ceremony yesterday, ground was officially broken by seven golden shovels for the $10.5 million project at Halcyon House in Washington.

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Fairfield Officers Placed on Administrative Leave

Posted: Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is looking into an incident where members of the Fairfield Police Department discharged their weapons.

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Summer Classic Begins Today

Posted: Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Join KCII’s Big Red Radio downtown today for the first ever Washington Summer Classic.

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Mount Pleasant Mental Health Institute to Remain State Funded Under Legislation

Posted: Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Mount Pleasant Mental Health Institute would stay open under a piece of legislation that has bipartisan support.

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Kalona Man in Custody for Sexual Abuse Offenses

Posted: Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A Kalona man turned himself in to authorities yesterday on a Washington County warrant for sexual abuse charges.

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Washington Council to Review Requests for Alcohol in Central Park

Posted: Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at 6:21 am

On a 4-2 vote the Washington City Council passed the third and final reading amending an ordinance regarding alcohol in Central Park.

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Downtown Kalona Gets New Handicapped Spot

Posted: Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Signage is being installed in downtown Kalona denoting the new handicapped parking space.

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Samples of Aronia Berry Jam Requested

Posted: Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at 6:20 am


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A research project in Iowa is needing samples of aronia berry jam or jelly.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Chris Marshall of Halcyon House about their ground breaking and upcoming $10.5 million project.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Washington County Environmental Health Director Jennine Wolf to discuss radon and the importance of testing your home for the gas.

Washington Wins State Golf Title

Posted: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at 6:25 am

Washington High School has a new championship banner to hang.

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Fairfield Officers Discharge Weapons During Incident

Posted: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

Investigators are trying to determine what led Fairfield police officers to fire their weapons early Tuesday morning.

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Washington Police to Replace Fleet Vehicle

Posted: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

A 2015 Dodge Durango will be the newest addition to the City of Washington’s Police fleet.

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Pictures on Online Account Lead to Arrest

Posted: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

A Hills sex offender is being held at a Johnson County residential confinement facility after he was caught with an image that depicted a female minor in a sex act.

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Summer Classic Begins with Ag Day Thursday

Posted: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

Tractors will be on parade through Washington tomorrow afternoon.

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Local Athletes Place at State Golf Competition

Posted: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

Local golfers are returning home after playing 36 holes of golf at the state competition.

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