Today’s Local News

Mid-Prairie School Board Holding Public Hearing for New Busses

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board will have a public hearing this Monday regarding the purchase of new school busses.

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Iowa Soybean Average Yields Higher than National Average

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s 2017 soybean harvest tallied 561.6 million bushels, and according to the Iowa Soybean Association the state’s average yield was 56.5 bushels per acre.

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23rd Annual Soup Supper to Benefit Hospice of Washington County

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 6:21 am

An annual fundraiser for an organization that provides care for patients and families at the end of life will be held Tuesday.

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DOT Approves New Signage for All Veterans Memorial, Louisa County Freedom Rock

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 6:20 am


Image courtesy of Iowa Department of Transportation.

You can’t always get what you want, but sometimes you get what you need, a sentiment echoed by Louisa County Area Vietnam Veterans Treasurer Dick Grimm.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, January 19th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with State Senator Rich Taylor (D) about the legislative session.

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Efforts Underway to Bring 9/11 Exhibit to Washington County Fair

Posted: Friday, January 19th, 2018 at 6:28 am

Do you remember where you were when you learned of the attacks that happened September 11th, 2001?

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Riverside Casino Pledges $500,000 to YMCA Building Project

Posted: Friday, January 19th, 2018 at 6:27 am


Contributed photo

A half of a million dollars has been donated to the YMCA’s building project in Washington.

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Kalona Seeking to Share New Street Equipment with Wellman

Posted: Friday, January 19th, 2018 at 6:27 am


Kalona City Council met January 15. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The City of Kalona is exploring forming a 28E Agreement with the City of Wellman for equipment.

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Women’s March in Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, January 19th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Women’s rights and concerns will be voiced Saturday in Washington during a Women’s March.

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Keota Unlimited Making Improvements to Wilson Park Ball Fields

Posted: Friday, January 19th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The lights will be shining brighter on ball players this summer as Keota Unlimited will be making improvements to Wilson Park.

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Brighton Woman Arrested on Multiple Charges, Linked to 2015 Gun Theft

Posted: Friday, January 19th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Ashley L. Seaba

A Brighton woman already in jail had a warrant served Wednesday relating to a theft of guns from 2015.

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WCHC Announces Staff Changes in Emergency Room

Posted: Friday, January 19th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Emergency room staffing changes have been announced for Washington County Hospital and Clinics.

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Mid-Prairie West Elementary Offering Girls on the Run After-School Program

Posted: Friday, January 19th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Young girls will have the opportunity to build positive relationships with each other and see the benefits of exercising through the Mid-Prairie Girls on the Run program.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with local historian Michael Zahs about Saving Brinton being selected for the International Film Festival Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Technology Integration Specialist Angie Alberts and Elementary Instructional Coach Janelle Sulhoff about the STEM Day they’re hosting at Highland Elementary School.

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Big Red Radio Delivers Food Donations

Posted: Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at 6:28 am


KCII thanks all of those who gave donations that filled the Big Red Radio. Photo by Zach Ulin

The KCII Big Red Radio played Santa Claus Wednesday by making deliveries across southeast Iowa.

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Riverside City Council Awards Tax Incentive for New Downtown Business

Posted: Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at 6:27 am

A new business in Riverside will receive tax incentives that were approved by the city council at their recent meeting.

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Saving Brinton Premiering Abroad at Top Film Festival

Posted: Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Washington, Iowa, will be on display in the Netherlands later this month as Saving Brinton has been selected for the International Film Festival Rotterdam.

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Buggy and Motor Vehicle Collide Near Kalona

Posted: Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at 6:26 am

A horse buggy and a motor vehicle collided near Kalona Tuesday morning.

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WACO Junior and High School Students Present J-Term Projects

Posted: Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Sophomore Nik Coble demonstrates how to use the digital display at WACO High School. Photos by Sam McIntosh.

For one week in January, WACO junior and senior high school students took a break from the normal curricula and worked on different hands-on activities.

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