Today’s Local News

Veterans Thanked Today, Free Meal and Program in Washington Tonight

Posted: Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Today is Veterans Day – a day to honor and appreciate veterans and their service to our country.

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Unlawful Passing of a School Bus Charges Results in 62% Convictions

Posted: Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at 6:26 am


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It is against the law to pass a stopped school bus in Iowa.

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Be Mindful of Space Heater Dangers this Winter

Posted: Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at 6:24 am

As temperatures are decreasing this November, Iowans may be compelled to plug in their space heaters for additional warmth, though they can be a danger for lives and homes.

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Deadline Extended to Remove Asbestos, Demo House in Washington

Posted: Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at 6:23 am


The house at 302 West Main Street in Washington was purchased by the county and will soon be demolished. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

After receiving no proposals to remove the asbestos from the property at 302 West Main Street the Washington County Board of Supervisors has decided to change the timeline of the project.

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Local Service Groups Part of Global Push to Eradicate Polio

Posted: Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Rotary International is an organization with over 1.2 million members with the aim of bettering communities, and eradicating polio worldwide.

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Women’s Choir with Local Voices to Perform Sunday

Posted: Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at 6:21 am

A women’s choir based in Iowa City, with Washington County members, will be performing in Washington Sunday.

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Mid-Prairie Middle School Students Singing in Opus Honor Choir

Posted: Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at 6:20 am

Two Mid-Prairie Middle School vocalists will be performing in the Opus Honor Choir November 16.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) about tax reform.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Louisa County Historian Tom Woodruff about the new signage near Toolesboro Mounds commemorating the six Littleton brothers who lost their lives in the Civil War.

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Riverside Car Wash Incorrectly Billed One Tenth of Actual Water Usage

Posted: Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 6:28 am

A Riverside car wash has gotten over $100,000 of free water because of a billing error with the city’s water meter.

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WCHC to End Obstetric Services

Posted: Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics averages 130 births each year and due to costs associated continuing to increase, the hospital will no longer have obstetric services.

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What Do You Want to See in Washington’s Wellness Park? Let Them Know Monday

Posted: Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 6:26 am

The public is invited to provide their opinions on Washington’s Wellness Park designs at a meeting Monday.

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Washington Prepares for Holidays with SNOW

Posted: Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 6:25 am

As you begin to plan gifts for those on your list this holiday season, Main Street Washington Director Sarah Grunewaldt is encouraging you to shop locally.

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Highland Holding Community Meeting to Discuss Lone Tree Sharing

Posted: Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 6:24 am


After a joint work session Wednesday the Highland and Lone Tree School Boards are considering sharing Superintendent Ken Crawford.

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Iowa’s Fuel Tax Funding Critical Road and Bridge Projects

Posted: Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 6:23 am


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In 2015, law was signed in Iowa increasing the gasoline tax by 10 cents for consumers and those funds have since helped with multiple projects in Washington County.

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Twenty Washington High School Students to be Inducted into National Honor Society

Posted: Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 6:22 am

New members of the National Honor Society at Washington High School will be inducted Tuesday.

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About One-Tenth of Kalona Residents Voted, Over One-Quarter of Riverside Residents

Posted: Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 6:20 am

Residents in Washington County voted for who to represent their cities in Tuesday’s election.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service Kelsey Angle about winter weather.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Mid-Prairie students Averi Kron and Rex Peck about the Veterans Day Assembly and Luncheon taking place Friday November 10 at Mid-Prairie High School.

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UPDATE: Two Vehicle Wreck On Highway 1 Leaves Three Injured

Posted: Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at 6:31 am


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Two vehicles collided between Washington and Kalona Wednesday morning, leaving three people injured.

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