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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Today, we wrap-up our three part series on staying safe while outdoors this summer with Pam Holz, Marr Park Naturalist.

Washington County a Leader in Agriculture

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington County is in the top six counties in the state for production of turkeys, hogs, goats and organic agriculture.

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Fiscal Year Ends Today

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Fiscal year 2014 comes to an end tomorrow for area cities.

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Greener Seeking House District 78 Seat

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

There will be a contested race in Iowa House District 78 in November.

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Four Washington County Students Selected for Elite 4-H Award

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Of the 52 Iowa 4-H students selected to receive state project awards this year, four are from Washington County.

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Producers Now Required to Report PEDV

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

It’s now mandatory to report porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, or PEDV, found in hog herds.

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Watch Out for Wild Parsnip

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 6:21 am

While poison ivy is the most well known for its ability to irritate anyone that brushes up against it, there are plenty of other plants capable of harm.

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Click It or Ticket

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Last year there were six traffic fatalities during the 4th of July weekend, three of which were alcohol related, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for KCII Listening Area

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 12:01 am

The KCII Severe Weather Action Team responded to a severe thunderstorm warning in Washington County last night.

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Fiscal Year Ends Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Fiscal year 2014 comes to an end tomorrow for area cities.

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Supervisors to Meet Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will discuss end of fiscal year business tomorrow.

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Never Leave Pets in Parked Cars

Posted: Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Animals can die from heat stroke in a matter of minutes.

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County to Train Employees on HIPAA

Posted: Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington County is updating its HIPAA, or health insurance probability and accountability act, policy as legislation updates are impacting the county as a whole.

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Grassley to Stop in Columbus Junction

Posted: Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

United States Senator Chuck Grassley will be in the area next week.

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Greater Jefferson County Fair Ends Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Greater Jefferson County Fair wraps up this weekend.

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Less Than 3% of Iowa in Drought Conditions

Posted: Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Only six counties in the state are experiencing moderate drought conditions at this time.

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Growing Season Going Well Thus Far

Posted: Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Soybean progress is ahead of last season and the five year average.

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Protect Against Bugs and Sun

Posted: Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Parents are reminded to protect children from biting insects and too much sun.

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Supervisors to Discuss End of Fiscal Year Business

Posted: Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The final day of the fiscal year is Monday and the weekly board of supervisors meeting will be held.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, June 27th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Professor of Entomology Donald Lewis of Iowa State University. This is part two of a two-part interview.