Today’s Local News

Highland Elementary Hosts Inaugural STEM Day

Posted: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Creative thinking, problem solving, and working cooperatively will all be encouraged at Highland Elementary’s inaugural STEM Day this Friday.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Chamber of Commerce Director Michelle Redlinger about Tractorcade coming to Washington.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with National Wild Turkey Federation Regional Director Jamie Hollins and Program Coordinator Michele Pegg about their partnership with Washington County Conservation for their yearlong Connecting Individuals to the Outdoors program. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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One Injured in Wreck in Washington Tuesday

Posted: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 6:27 am

One person was taken to the hospital by ambulance after a car wreck in Washington early Tuesday.

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Garage Fire in Kalona Monday

Posted: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Multiple fire departments were paged out to a fire in Kalona Monday night.

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Wayland Man Arrested on Domestic Abuse, Criminal Mischief Charges

Posted: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 6:27 am


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A Wayland man has been arrested on domestic abuse and criminal mischief charges.

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Tractorcade Announces Washington for 19th Annual Event

Posted: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Washington will host 500 tractors this summer for the annual Tractorcade.

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Helping Hands Looks to Assist Local Homeowners

Posted: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Repairing roofs, adding ramps, and fixing furnaces are just a few of the projects Helping Hands can do to improve housing in Washington County.

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Nomination Papers Now Available for County Offices for June Primary

Posted: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 6:24 am

If you’ve considered running for office, now is the time to work on nomination papers for the June primary.

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Riverside City Council Unable to Finalize Sale of Community Building

Posted: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A recent discovery has stalled the sale of the Riverside Community Building.

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Washington County Conservation Looking to Hire New Ranger

Posted: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 6:20 am

As the Washington County Conservation Board is working on hiring a new education center coordinator, the board is now looking to fill a ranger/technician position.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Scott Hawes with Habitat for Humanity about Helping Hands in Washington County.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Mid-Prairie Alternative Learning Center Director Amy Shalla and Professional Partner Traci Zahradnik about the high school library coffee shop renovation for which they received a $95,188 grant from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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BREAKING NEWS: Water Main Break at WCHC Saturday Restricts Water Usage During Weekend

Posted: Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 10:48 am

A water main break at Washington County Hospital and Clinics restricted water usage over the weekend.

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Riverside Requesting Design, Cost Estimates for Northern Housing Development

Posted: Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 6:28 am

The Riverside City Council has granted MMS Consultants approval to create a proposal for a 70-home subdivision northwest of Tupelo Boulevard, also known as the Northern Development project.

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Blood Donors Needed, Urgent Call Across the Country

Posted: Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 6:25 am

There is an urgent call for blood and platelet donors across the country.

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Kirkwood Spring Term Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Tuesday is the first day of classes for the spring term at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center.

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Brighton Looks to Further Improvements as Dollar General Store Opens

Posted: Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A Dollar General store will soon be opening in Brighton, and this could have a positive impact on the city.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Today

Posted: Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and many offices are observing the holiday.

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Supervisors to Consider Setting Hearing for Loan for Communications Equipment

Posted: Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Bridge inspections, an animal confinement feeding operation, and a general obligation loan are on the agenda for Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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