Today's Local News

School Board Approves Contract for New Superintendent

Posted: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Washington Community School Board approved the new superintendent contract at a special session meeting last night.

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Testing and Mitigation Encouraged During National Radon Action Month

Posted: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Environmental Protection Agency has designated January as National Radon Action Month.

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Washington Police Budget to be Discussed at Workshop Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 6:21 am


The police budget will be discussed at tonight’s special session of the Washington City Council.

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Grassley Talks About Pipeline, Republican Approach to Senate

Posted: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Iowa’s senior senator, Republican Chuck Grassley, says he believes a bill regarding the Keystone XL Pipeline will be on the president’s desk soon, with the Senate acting on it yet this week.

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Man Accused of Child Endangerment Enters Plea of Not Guilty

Posted: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A Columbus Junction man has pled not guilty to child endangerment.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Debbie Stanton, Director of the Washington Public Library, about upcoming programs for Fiber Arts February.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss the organic dairy market and how it differs from the conventional market with Kalona Supernatural’s Phil Forbes.

Highway 1 Detour Begins Today

Posted: Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The replacement of a bridge near Brighton on Highway 1 is expected to begin today.

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Mid-Prairie School Board to Discuss Three Building Projects

Posted: Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Projects being funded by last year’s bond issue will again be a topic of discussion at today’s Mid-Prairie School Board meeting.

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Big Red Radio Delivering Food this Week

Posted: Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

This week KCII’s Big Red Radio will be out and about delivering the non-perishable food and toiletry items donated during the Caring Christmas food drive.

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Car Accidents Reported Sunday Morning

Posted: Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Approximately two-tenths of an inch of precipitation fell in the area yesterday with the high recorded at 36 degrees and the low at 18 degrees.

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Organic Dairy Prices Unaffected by Conventional Dairy Market

Posted: Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am

As conventional dairy prices fall after hitting record highs last year, the price of organic dairy continues to increase.

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Washington Selects New Superintendent

Posted: Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Washington’s superintendent next school year will be Jeff Dicks.

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Farm Transition Planning Course for Women Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Tomorrow a five-session course for women titled “Managing for Today and Tomorrow: Farm Transition Planning” begins in Washington.

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Fiber Arts February Starts Next Week

Posted: Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Washington Public Library is preparing for Fiber Arts February and there are a number of programs planned.

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Live Healthy Iowa 10-Week Program Kicks Off Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, January 25th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Tomorrow Live Healthy Iowa’s 10-week wellness challenge begins.

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Highway 1 Detour Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, January 25th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The replacement of a bridge near Brighton on Highway 1 is expected to begin tomorrow.

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Slow Down and Savor Washington Tonight

Posted: Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The annual Slow Down and Savor Washington event will be held in downtown Washington tonight from 5 to 9 p.m.

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Marr Park Hosting Ice Fishing Event

Posted: Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at 6:23 am

It wasn’t ice thickness that was the main concern leading up to Marr Park’s ice fishing clinic, but instead it was ice quality.

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Donate as Part of National Blood Donor Month

Posted: Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at 6:22 am

January is National Blood Donor Month.

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