Today’s Local News

Highland Sees Loss of Open Enrolled Students from Washington, Iowa City Area

Posted: Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Highland School District has seen a decrease of 18 students open enrolling into the district and an uptick of nearly eight students open enrolling out of the district.

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Talk to Your Teen about Safe Driving

Posted: Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Car crashes are the leading cause of death for kids 15-18 years old in the United States, ahead of all other types of injury, disease, or violence according to the Iowa Department of Public Safety.

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All-State Music Auditions in Washington Saturday

Posted: Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Washington High School will host musicians from 17 area counties for All-State auditions this Saturday.

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Kalona Chamber Hosting Kid-Centric Wellness Fair Saturday

Posted: Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at 6:20 am

From exercise to oils, massage therapy to local clinics, the Kalona Chamber of Commerce is promoting health and living well at their Wellness Fair this weekend.

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BREAKING NEWS: Woman Charged for Theft from School Booster Club

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 2:02 pm

An Ainsworth woman has been charged for theft from the Stewart Boosters.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaking with Elaine Moore who is running for the At-Large Washington city council seat.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa program we’re talking with Sigourney resident Casey Thompson who wore a 59 pound vest in honor of the 59 people killed in the Las Vegas shooting at the Des Moines IMT Marathon.

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McNurlen and Thompson Honor Las Vegas Victims at Des Moines Marathon

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Casey Thompson and Preston McNurlen compete in the Des Moines IMT Marathon October 15. Photos courtesy of Casey Thompson.

A Sigourney-based duo carried the weight of the lives lost from the Las Vegas shooting as they ran the Des Moines IMT Marathon.

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Former Archers Appliance Employee Arrested for Theft

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Greg Schindler

A former employee of Archers Appliance and Electronics in Washington has been arrested following a theft from the store.

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HACAP Food Boxes Assist Over 1,300 Individuals Since April

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Since April, Hawkeye Area Community Action Program (HACAP has provided family harvest supplemental food boxes to 608 households, for a total of 1,332 people served locally.

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Washington Council Approves Survey Work for Sidewalk Along Highway 92

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 6:26 am

The City of Washington is one step closer to having a sidewalk along East Washington Street and Highway 92, on the east side of town extend to Wiley Avenue.

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Mid-Prairie Contracts with External Driver’s Education Provider

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Following the retirement of the district’s driver’s education teacher Mid-Prairie has decided to contract out their program with Open Road Driving School.

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Wet Conditions Slow Harvest in Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 6:24 am


USDA image

Rain throughout Iowa last week caused many farmers to fall further behind on harvest, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Final Farmers’ Market of the Season this Thursday in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 6:24 am


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A sign of the seasons has arrived, Thursday is the final day of this year’s farmers’ market in Washington.

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Man Asleep in Vehicle in Salem Arrested on Washington County Warrant

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 6:20 am

An Ottumwa man was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Washington County Tuesday morning.

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BREAKING NEWS: Former Archers Appliance Employee Arrested for Theft

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 1:24 pm


Greg Schindler

A former employee of Archers Appliance and Electronics in Washington has been arrested following a theft from the store.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaking Pete Schaefer who is running for the Washington City Council mayor seat.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Rebecca Kuehn, PA-C about different ways to detect breast cancer.

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Washington School District Sees Slight Increase in Enrollment Figures

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Photo by Sally Y. Hart – KCII News

Washington School District’s certified enrollment is up to 1778.05.

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Three Steps for Women to Detect Breast Cancer Early

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 6:28 am

As October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s good to remind women of three ways they can detect breast cancer early.

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