Today's Local News

Flu Remains Widespread in Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Flu activity in Iowa is considered minimal but widespread at this time with the State Hygienic Laboratory detecting six flu A, one flu A subtype pending, and four flu B cases.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Pastor Darryl Carr of First Baptist Church in Washington.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss the challenges members of the state legislature face as they begin working on the budget with Jarad Klein, State Representative for House District 78 .

BREAKING NEWS: Barn Fire in Rural Kalona

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 11:00 am

A barn caught fire in rural Kalona this morning.

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Legislators Field Constituents’ Questions at Briefing

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

Representative Jarad Klein, Senator Kevin Kinney and Representative Dave Heaton met with constituents Saturday morning at the second legislative briefing of the session at the Washington County Courthouse.

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Washington County Above State Averages for Corn and Soybean Yields

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

In 2014, Iowa corn growers produced the third largest crop on record with 2.37 billion bushels.

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Keota School Board Approves Budget Cuts

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

At a special meeting last week, the Keota School Board voted to reduce the size of the elementary school’s teaching staff.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

Tomorrow KCII Radio’s bi-annual Home Shopping Extravaganza will begin at 10 a.m.

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Deadline for Cities to Submit Budget Approaching

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

The deadline for Riverside to submit a budget for next fiscal year is approaching.

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Full Report Released for Fatal Accident in Washington County

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Iowa State Patrol has released the full accident report for a fatal wreck on G36 Friday morning, north of Washington near Nutmeg Avenue.

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Vacancies Remain on Kalona Boards

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

Those living in Kalona interested in volunteering their time on one of the city’s boards can contact city hall.

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Two Fires Extinguished Sunday Morning

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

Early Sunday, at 12:09 a.m., the Washington Fire Department responded to a fire call in the 1100 block of West 18th Street, east of Highway 1.

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Most of Washington County Students Vaccinated

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Iowa Department of Public Health has released a report of how many students have been vaccinated with vaccines required by law in the state’s public schools during the 2013-2014 school year.

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Vacancies Remain on Kalona Boards

Posted: Sunday, February 22nd, 2015 at 6:21 am

Those living in Kalona interested in volunteering their time on one of the city’s boards can contact city hall.

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Corn and Soybean Crops Third Largest on Record

Posted: Sunday, February 22nd, 2015 at 6:21 am


Iowa’s corn crop and soybean crop last year were the third largest on record.

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Keota Board Approves Budget Cuts

Posted: Saturday, February 21st, 2015 at 6:23 am

There will be nine teachers at Keota Elementary School next year.

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One Fatality in Wreck on G-36

Posted: Saturday, February 21st, 2015 at 6:23 am

A two-vehicle accident with one fatality happened on G-36 Friday morning.

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Kalona Boy Competing in Spelling Bee

Posted: Saturday, February 21st, 2015 at 6:22 am

A Kalona Elementary student is taking part in a spelling bee tomorrow.

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Local Business Owner to Speak at TEDx Talk

Posted: Saturday, February 21st, 2015 at 6:21 am

A local business owner will be one of the speakers at a University of Iowa event next weekend.

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Tune In Tuesday for the Home Shopping Extravaganza

Posted: Saturday, February 21st, 2015 at 6:21 am

The KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza begins Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.

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