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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Ed Raber, director of Washington Economic Development Group, about the impact Modine’s closure will have on the area. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Chuck Geertz, founder and president of Washington County based English River Outfitters. In this segment, we’ll focus on the programs the veterans non-profit offers to the servicemen and women returning home and what they’ve heard from veterans who have taken advantage of the programs.

Fundraiser to Benefit Veterans Organization

Posted: Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A fundraiser being held tomorrow will benefit a Washington County non-profit that helps veterans from across the country.

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Mid-Prairie Students to Perform Classic Musical

Posted: Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Mid-Prairie High School students are preparing for the first performance of their spring musical.

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Prevent Child Abuse and Be Aware

Posted: Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 6:22 am

In Iowa, over 32,500 assessments for child abuse or neglect happened last year, a decrease of 10 percent from 2013.

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Preliminary Drawings in For New Public Health Building

Posted: Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Preliminary drawings are now in for the new Washington County Public Health Building.

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Washington Moving to Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment

Posted: Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The City of Washington is transitioning its water treatment from electrodialysis reversal to reverse osmosis.

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Annual Carnival Tomorrow to Help Stewart Elementary

Posted: Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Washington Community School District’s Stewart Elementary is playing host to a farm themed carnival tomorrow.

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Local Crafters to Showcase Work

Posted: Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Those who have a knack for crafts will showcase their wares in Kalona this weekend.

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Yard Waste Center to Have Extended Hours

Posted: Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Washington residents will soon be able to drop off yard waste on the weekends.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Ed Raber, director of Washington Economic Development Group, about the impact Modine’s closure will have on the area. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Chuck Geertz, founder and president of Washington County based non-profit English River Outfitters, to discuss what they do for veterans and what fundraisers, like the one being held on Saturday, allows them do.

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How Will Modine’s Closure Impact Greater Washington?

Posted: Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

Corporate officials in Wisconsin last week announced plans to close the Washington Modine Manufacturing plant over the next two years.

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WACO School District Selects Temporary Superintendent

Posted: Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am


WACO’s temporary superintendent will serve on a month by month basis.

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Kalona Roadwork Expected to Start This Week

Posted: Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

Roadwork in Kalona will begin soon.

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Rollover Car Accident Near Washington

Posted: Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

A one vehicle rollover accident was reported south of Washington last night.

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Kalona Quilt Show Enters 44th Year

Posted: Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

A show hosted annually in the Quilt Capitol of Iowa returns this weekend for its 44th year.

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Washington High School to Perform ‘The Bachelor’s Baby’

Posted: Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Washington High School is presenting a play this weekend, titled The Bachelor’s Baby.

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Washington Council Approves Purchase of One Truck, Two Snowplows

Posted: Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 6:20 am

Two snow plows and a truck will be purchased for the City of Washington.

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Board Approves Next Step in Bridge Project

Posted: Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 6:20 am

An agreement for final design services for a bridge in Washington County was approved by the board of supervisors this week. The design is for a pretensioned prestressed concrete beam bridge in Dutch Creek Township near the Dublin store. The contract with Calhoun-Burns and Associates, Inc., is for $23,890, including bridge design and drafting, as well as road plans. Preliminary work was previously submitted by this company for this project.

After this design work is complete, the final plans will be submitted to the county and the Iowa Department of Transportation for letting.