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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington and Keokuk Counties Emergency Management Coordinator Larry Smith about Severe Weather Awareness Week. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with State Senator Rich Taylor about the latest from the current legislative session. This is part one of a two-part interview.

Two Killed in Monday Morning Wreck, Including One Sigourney Teen

Posted: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 6:29 am

Two teenagers from Sigourney were in a two-vehicle wreck Monday morning, one was injured and one died at the scene.

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Taylor Presents Issues with Gun Bill

Posted: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 6:28 am

House File 517, a bill that changes many requirements for obtaining and handling firearms in the state, recently passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee at the Iowa legislature, but one local senator has issues with some of the aspects of the bill.

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Go Inside When Storms Approach, Avoid Lightning

Posted: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 6:26 am

In 2015, two people in Iowa died due to lightning strikes.

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Awards Presented During Annual Dinner

Posted: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 6:26 am



The Annual Dinner hosted by Main Street Washington, the Washington Chamber of Commerce, and Washington Economic Development Group was held Monday and awards were presented.

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Mid-Prairie to Cut Loose, Footloose, at Prom

Posted: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Mid-Prairie will be heading back to the 80’s, with their Footloose-themed junior/senior prom.

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Park Commission, Fire Station, Historical District on Washington Council Agenda

Posted: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 6:23 am

The Park Commission, fire station, and a historical district will be discussed at tonight’s special session of the Washington City Council.

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“Put Your Best Fork Forward” with National Nutrition Month

Posted: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 6:22 am

March is National Nutrition Month, and this year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is advising, “Put your best fork forward.”

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March Precipitation Below Normal, Rain in the Forecast

Posted: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 6:21 am

March in Washington has been warmer and drier than normal.

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Two Die Following Wreck, Including One Sigourney Teen

Posted: Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 3:19 pm

Two teenagers from Sigourney were in a two-vehicle wreck Monday morning, one was injured and one died at the scene.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington and Keokuk Counties Emergency Management Coordinator Larry Smith about Severe Weather Awareness Week. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Kalona Historical Village Director Nancy Roth about two upcoming events at the village.

UPDATE: Woman Arrested After Pursuit through Three Counties Ends by Hitting a Deer

Posted: Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 10:36 am


Jaimye M. Southern

A vehicle pursuit across Jefferson, Keokuk and Washington Counties ended with a crash and an arrest Saturday morning.

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Vehicle Pursuit Results in Crash, then Arrest

Posted: Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 6:29 am

A vehicle pursuit ended with a crash and an arrest Saturday morning.

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Workers Compensation Bill Heads to Senate Floor

Posted: Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 6:28 am

House File 518 has made its way out of the Iowa House and onto the Senate floor, but if Senator Rich Taylor (D) has his way, it will go no further.

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Prepare for Severe Weather During this Awareness Week

Posted: Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Severe Weather Awareness Week is being observed this week.

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Washington Receives CDBG for Water System

Posted: Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 6:26 am

The City of Washington has been awarded a $600,000 grant for its water system.

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Search Warrant Executed, Two Arrested on Drug Charges

Posted: Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 6:26 am


Jared Jaeger


Samantha Jo Debler

Two people were arrested on drug charges in Washington Friday.

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Athletic Trainers Work to Prevent Acute and Chronic Injuries

Posted: Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 6:25 am

“Your protection is our priority,” is the slogan of the 2017 Athletic Training Month observed during March.

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