Today's Local News

Bank Robbery Suspects Enter Plea of Not Guilty

Posted: Friday, August 22nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

The suspects in a robbery at the Hills Bank location in Hills have entered pleas of not guilty.

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LED Lighting Proposed for Washington Square

Posted: Friday, August 22nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Energy consumption by the lights on the square in downtown Washington can be reduced by 74 percent.

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Kalona Families to Host Ukrainian Orphans

Posted: Friday, August 22nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

A group of orphans from Eastern Europe will arrive in Kalona tomorrow.

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Washington County 4-H’ers Win Photography Awards

Posted: Friday, August 22nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

Of 20 special photography awards given at the Iowa State Fair two came home to Washington County.

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Corn Ahead of Last Year

Posted: Friday, August 22nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

The corn crop continues to be ahead of last year’s across the state.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, August 21st, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Senator Chuck Grassley about Iraq, Russia and the Tyson and Hillshire foods deal. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, August 21st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

We continue our conversation with chair of the Henry County Historical Society, Caroline Lehman, for today’s program.

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Eleven Arrested on Meth Related Charges

Posted: Thursday, August 21st, 2014 at 6:25 am

Eleven individuals accused of manufacturing meth face up to 25 years in prison.

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Stop for School Buses

Posted: Thursday, August 21st, 2014 at 6:23 am

School is back in session and drivers should watch for students walking to school and school buses stopping.

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Y Director Hopes to Manage Aquatic Center Again

Posted: Thursday, August 21st, 2014 at 6:22 am

As the summer ends and classes begin the hours at the Steele Family Aquatic Center in Washington are changing.

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Drops

Posted: Thursday, August 21st, 2014 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s unemployment rate rose slightly in July, from 4.4 percent in June to 4.5 percent in July.

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Three Washington County Cities Working Together

Posted: Thursday, August 21st, 2014 at 6:22 am

The City of Kalona is working with Wellman and Riverside to improve its chances of receiving a grant from the Department of Natural Resources.

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Harper Man Trapped in Accident

Posted: Thursday, August 21st, 2014 at 6:22 am

A Harper man was transported to the University of Iowa hospitals following a rollover car wreck near Wellman yesterday morning.

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Keota Council Approves Demolition of Vacant Home

Posted: Thursday, August 21st, 2014 at 6:21 am

A house is being demolished in Keota to make room for a veterans memorial.

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Soybeans Ahead of Average

Posted: Thursday, August 21st, 2014 at 6:20 am

Nearly three-quarters of soybeans in Iowa are in good or excellent condition.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Michelle Redlinger, Director of the Washington Chamber of Commerce, about a new logo for area schools and upcoming volunteer opportunities with Habitat for Humanity.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Caroline Lehman, chairperson of the Henry County Historical Society, to discuss the process they go through to get properties on the National Register of Historic Places.

UPDATE: Rollover Accident Near Wellman

Posted: Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 10:03 am

A rollover accident happened Wednesday morning about two miles south of Wellman on Gingko Avenue or W38.

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Rollover Wreck Near Wellman

Posted: Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 8:23 am


A rollover accident happened Wednesday morning about two miles south of Wellman on Gingko Avenue or W38.

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Severe Weather Rolled Through Area this Morning

Posted: Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 8:14 am

The KCII Severe Weather Action Team responded to a severe thunderstorm warning this morning.

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