Today’s Local News

Four County Employees Recognized for 90 Combined Years of Service

Posted: Thursday, May 24th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Four Washington County employees were recognized this week for their years of service to the county.

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Washington County Conservation Set to Finish Foster Woods County Park Project

Posted: Thursday, May 24th, 2018 at 6:20 am

A Washington County Conservation Board project that’s been a few years in the making is set to be completed this summer.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County Public Health Nurse Lynn Fisher about protecting yourself from bug bites and bee stings this summer. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Pastor Trey Hegar of First Presbyterian Church in Mount Pleasant about how the church is assisting the families of the 32 men that were arrested in Mount Pleasant for administrative immigration violations. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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Kalona City Council Tours Community Center, Discusses YMCA Contract

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 6:26 am

The Kalona City Council toured the community center to see the construction progress Monday.

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Supervisors Continue Discussion of Bank Building Purchase

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 6:26 am

With a price tag of $1.7 million Washington County could purchase the Federation Bank Building in downtown Washington.

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Washington Community Center Receives $100,000 for Improvements

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 6:25 am

The Washington Community Center was built 42 years ago and will be undergoing a stage project this summer with funding help from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Two Vehicles Collide on G36

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 6:25 am

Two vehicles collided near 220th Street and Spruce Avenue resulting in injuries Tuesday afternoon.

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School’s Out for Highland Thursday

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 6:24 am

After a year of homework, tests, field trips, and activities Highland students will be heading out of school and into summer break this Thursday.

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Increase in Attendance at 2018 Kidzfest

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 6:24 am

The weather cooperated at Washington County Hospital and Clinic’s annual Kidzfest that was held outdoors this year, and saw an increase in attendance.

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Iowa Farmers Make Planting Progress

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 6:23 am

Last week Iowa’s farmers were able to make significant planting progress according to Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig.

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Pleasantview Home in Kalona to Take Part in Telemedicine Program

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 6:20 am

A Kalona long-term care facility is one of several in the state set to participate in a new telemedicine program.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County Public Health Nurse Lynn Fisher about protecting yourself from bug bites and bee stings this summer. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Pastor Trey Hegar of First Presbyterian Church in Mount Pleasant about how the church is assisting the families of the 32 men that were arrested in Mount Pleasant for administrative immigration violations. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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Washington Council Special Election to be in July

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 6:28 am

A date has been set for a special election to fill the vacant seat on the Washington City Council.

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Ainsworth Residents Save 154,000 Gallons of Water During Conservation Order

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 6:26 am

A water conservation order remains in effect for Ainsworth residents as the water department works on flushing and disinfecting the new well.

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Golfers From Washington, Mid-Prairie, Winfield-Mt. Union and Columbus Advance to State

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 6:26 am

After strong performances Monday, area golfers are advancing to the Iowa State Girls Golf Tournament.

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New Scoreboard Coming to Case Field

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 6:25 am

Case Field in Washington is getting an upgrade with the help of the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Louisa County to Celebrate Home Base Iowa Designation and Freedom Rock Friday

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 6:24 am

As we recognize those who died in military service this Memorial Day weekend, Louisa County will be celebrating veterans and the county’s designation as a Home Base Iowa community this Friday.

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Washington County 4-H Club Honors Local EMS Volunteers and Personnel

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 6:23 am


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A local 4-H Club is honoring first responders and emergency medical services personnel this week for National EMS Week.

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