Today’s Local News

State Girls Golf Tournament Tees Off, Washington and W-MU Competing

Posted: Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 6:29 am

Demons and Wolves are looking for the lowest scores as they compete in the Class 4A and 1A girls state golf tournaments.

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Lack of Visibility and Failure to Yield Common Factors in Motorcycle Accidents

Posted: Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 6:28 am

Summer is the time for people wanting to head out on the open road, and while it may be a fun time for driving, it’s also a time to be cautious of neighbors on the highway.

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Three OWI Charges in 25 Minutes in Washington County

Posted: Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 6:27 am


Jacob M. Nay


Michael R. McDole
Lemer Gomez-Lopez

Officials had three operating while intoxicated charges in less than half an hour Saturday night in Washington County, including one where a man got out of his car, urinated, and then got back in the car proceeding to drive.

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Tri-Rivers Conservation Foundation Receives Grant for Trails Project

Posted: Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 6:25 am

The Tri-Rivers Conservation Foundation received a $35,000 grant from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation on May 17.

The Tri-Rivers Conservation Foundation is inching closer to completing their fundraising for a trails project in Louisa County.

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SUV Rolls Near Crawfordsville Sunday

Posted: Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 6:25 am

At 2:15 p.m. Sunday afternoon, multiple calls came into the Washington County Communications Office of an SUV that flipped several times on Highway 218.

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Movies on Main Street Returns Friday

Posted: Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Whales will be in Washington’s Central Park Friday, at least on the big screen that is.

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Brighton Whoopee Days Hosting Bill Riley Talent Show

Posted: Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Those who dream of showcasing their talent at the Iowa State Fair listen up.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Director of the Washington Chamber of Commerce Michelle Redlinger, and event intern Emily Schweitzer about the Summer Classic. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Kirt Sickels, director of the National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament.

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Buchholz Washington’s Valedictorian, 117 Demons Graduate

Posted: Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 6:30 am


Superintendent Jeff Dicks takes a selfie with his daughter, graduate Taylor Dicks. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Diplomas were awarded, tassels moved from one side to the other, and caps were thrown in the air as 117 Washington High School seniors became alumni Sunday.

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National Disabled Veterans Golf Tournament Taking Place in Kalona, Riverside

Posted: Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 6:28 am

While Memorial Day serves to recognize veterans we have lost, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Iowa City VA Health Care System seek to support disabled veterans with the National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament.

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Remember Why Memorial Day is Observed

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

Services are being held, flags are being flown, wreaths will be laid, and Taps will be played across the country today as Memorial Day is observed.

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Winfield-Mt. Union’s Hagge Wins State Title, Wolves Finish in Top Three

Posted: Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Winfield-Mt. Union’s Kaleb Hagge has another championship to add to his resume.

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Demons and Wolves Sending Golfers to State Girls Tournaments

Posted: Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Marshalltown will host Washington and Winfield-Mt. Union girls golfers this week for the state tournament.

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Severe Weather Saturday in Washington and Keokuk Counties

Posted: Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 6:25 am

A funnel cloud was spotted near Richland Saturday and tornado warnings were issued for portions of Keokuk and Washington Counties.

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Supervisors to Consider Recycling Equipment, Road 28E Agreement, and More Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Equipment, personnel, and a 28E agreement with the City of Keota are on tomorrow’s agenda for the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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City of Keota Taking Possession of Abandoned Building

Posted: Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 6:21 am

The Keota City Council is taking action on an abandoned building.

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Avenue of Flags on Display for Memorial Day

Posted: Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Elm Grove Cemetery is covered in stars and stripes this weekend for Memorial Day.

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Riverside VFW Attending Four Memorial Day Services, Holding Luncheon

Posted: Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Memorial Day services are usually held at cemeteries to honor those veterans who have served our country. But what about those who aren’t enshrined in stone?

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Tornado Warning Issued for Washington and Keokuk Counties

Posted: Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at 5:33 pm

The KCII Severe Weather Action Team responded to a tornado warning for portions of Washington and Keokuk County at 4:50 p.m. Saturday.

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