Today's Local News

Movies on Main Street Returns with E.T.

Posted: Thursday, June 30th, 2016 at 6:23 am

“E.T. phone home,” will be heard in Washington’s Central Park Friday night for Movies on Main Street.

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Wash Produce Before Consuming

Posted: Thursday, June 30th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Tomatoes, melons, sweet corn and more can be found at food stands across Iowa this summer and Jason Taylor with Washington County Environmental Health has some tips to make sure you’re eating safe foods.

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Lake Darling Boat Rentals a Popular Weekend Activity

Posted: Thursday, June 30th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Lake Darling offers many services and activities, and according to Park Ranger Zach Haworth, one of the most popular is boat rentals.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jason Taylor of Washington County Environmental Health about summer food safety tips.

In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking to Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Jared Schneider about gun safety. This is part two of a two part interview.

Driver Ejected in Wreck in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 9:09 am

The driver of a City of Washington truck was ejected in a wreck Tuesday morning.

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Pipeline Work in Washington County Discussed by Supervisors, Decision on Inspector Tabled

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 6:27 am


The Washington County Supervisors considered an inspector contract for pipeline work in the county, Washington County Attorney Shawn Showers (right) reviews the contract. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Work is slated to begin July 6th on a pipeline in Washington County and per Iowa Code, an inspector can be approved by the county to oversee the agricultural impact for landowners, and action to do so was tabled by the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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Multiple Vehicle Wreck Near Riverside

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 6:26 am

Two people were transported from a multiple-vehicle wreck south of Riverside Tuesday afternoon.

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Lake Darling Mostly Full for 4th of July Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 6:26 am


A bust of Ding Darling was placed at Lake Darling in 2014. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

The Lake Darling camping area has 80 total campsites, but as of Tuesday there are only eight left for the 4th of July weekend.

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Washington Council Moves Forward with Marketing Former Library Building

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 6:25 am


Realtor Jeff Edberg speaks at the Washington City Council meeting Tuesday evening. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

With a vote of 4-2 the Washington City Council approved a listing agreement for the former library building on East Main Street at their meeting Tuesday night.

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Crawfordsville Fun Days Returns this Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 6:25 am

The City of Crawfordsville is celebrating 125 years of incorporation with Fun Days this weekend.

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Bible Marathon to be Held at Washington County Courthouse this Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 6:23 am

A Bible reading marathon was approved in May to be held at the Washington County Courthouse this weekend.

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Weather Stressing Some Iowa Crops

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Last weeks’ heat and lack of moisture in some parts of Iowa stressed some crops, causing corn leaves to curl.

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Safe Firearm Handling is Key to Gun Safety

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Safe handling of firearms is an important aspect of gun safety according to Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Jared Schneider.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jason Taylor of Washington County Environmental Health about grilling meat thoroughly for safety.

In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking to Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Jared Schneider about gun safety. This is part one of a two part interview.

Marr Park Sees Record Attendance Numbers

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 6:26 am

This has been a record-setting year for attendance at Marr Park.

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Temperatures Above Normal in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 6:25 am

So far this June, temperatures have been above normal in Washington according to the National Weather Service.

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Investigation Ongoing in Fatal Fire

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 6:25 am


Fire fighters extinguished the flames that claimed the life of a woman in Washington on June 19th. Photo by KCII Staff

The investigation into a fire that took a woman’s life in downtown Washington the morning of June 19th is still ongoing.

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New Keota Superintendent to Officially Start Friday

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Tri-County/Keota Superintendent Dennis Phelps

Starting Friday, there will be a new face leading the Keota School District.

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