Today's Local News

Kalona Mobile Home Park Could Benefit from Tax Increment Financing Dollars

Posted: Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

A partnership between the City of Kalona and Meadow Brook Mobile Home Park is being considered.

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Voting Begins Thursday in Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Iowans can start voting in person in two days.

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Fall Festival Returns This Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

Staff at the Kalona Historical Village are busy preparing for this weekend’s Fall Festival.

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Fall Beings with Autumnal Equinox

Posted: Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

Fall is officially underway with the autumnal equinox happening last night.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Amber Talbot, Director of PAWS and More Animal Shelter in Washington, about a low cost spay and neuter program. This is part one of a two-part interview.

For a list of adoptable animals (including Marley pictured above) click here.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Mid-Prairie School District At-Risk Coordinator Kelly Galiher to discuss what she does in that role. We’ll also go over  some of the biggest issues today’s youth faces.

Call KCII Tomorrow Beginning at 10 a.m.

Posted: Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:24 am

Tomorrow marks the start of KCII’s biannual Home Shopping Extravaganza.

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Low-cost Spay and Neuter Services Available

Posted: Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington County residents can now take part in a program for low-cost spay and neuter services for their pets.

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Spring Finish Expected for Lake Darling Cabin Project

Posted: Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will put the Lake Darling State Park cabin project out for bid sometime in the next few weeks.

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Kalona Exploring Cost of Extending Services to East Edge of Town

Posted: Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

The extension of water and sewer to the east drainage ditch is being considered.

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One Sent to University Hospital After Wreck Near Kalona

Posted: Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

A vehicle wrecked near Kalona early Sunday evening and one person was transported to the University of Iowa Hospital.

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Bike vs. Car Collision in Washington

Posted: Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

A juvenile riding a bicycle in Washington Sunday afternoon ran into a vehicle.

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New Trustee Needed for Library

Posted: Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

A new trustee is needed from the City of Washington for the Washington Free Public Library board.

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Removal of Keota Tennis Courts Proposed

Posted: Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:20 am

A house in Keota was recently demolished, and the city council is now working on removing the tennis courts near the library.

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KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza Starts Tuesday 10 a.m.

Posted: Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 6:21 am

Restaurant gift certificates, tickets to area events, one of a kind items, hotel stays and more are part of KCII’s Home Shopping Extravaganza this week.

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Spring Finish Expected for Lake Darling Cabin Project

Posted: Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 6:20 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will put the Lake Darling State Park cabin project out for bid sometime in the next few weeks.

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Drive-by Shooting Reported in Mount Pleasant

Posted: Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Evidence has linked a Mount Pleasant man to a drive-by shooting that occurred Thursday night.

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More Iowans Gambled in 2013 than 2011

Posted: Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Nearly 1.8 million Iowans gambled last year, an increase of nine percent from 2011, according to a new study from the Iowa Department of Public Health.

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Quad County Pork Fest Enters Fourth Year

Posted: Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 6:22 am

An annual event is drawing pork producers and enthusiasts to Wellman today.

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Public Health Funds and Grant Applications to be Discussed by Board of Supervisors

Posted: Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A capital project and the designation of funds for a new Public Health building is on the agenda for Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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