Today's Local News

Now is the Time for High School Students to Register for Kirkwood Academies

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Graduation for area high school seniors is less than two months away.

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Washington County Part of Top 40 MSAs in U.S.

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The Iowa City MSA, or metropolitan statistical area, is the third strongest state economy and 38th nationally according to a report from POLICOM.

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Planting Season Approaching

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Planting season in Southeast Iowa is approaching.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Larry Stone about his A History of Deer presentation at Halcyon House Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program,  the second half of our series focused on the pipeline a subsidiary of Texas corporation Energy Transfer Partners plans to build that would bring oil from North Dakota to Illinois. The pipeline’s proposed route cuts through Iowa, including portions of Iowa House District 78. In part two, we’re joined by Jarad Klein, State Representative for House District 78, to go over the potential benefits and the way the company plans to aquire land for the pipeline.

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Proposed Pipeline to Travel Through Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The proposed route for a pipeline that would carry crude oil from the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota to southern Illinois cuts through Iowa, including Jefferson, Keokuk and Wapello counties.

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KCII’s Severe Weather Action Team Prepares for Statewide Tornado Drill

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Severe Weather Awareness Week is underway and KCII is preparing for Wednesday’s statewide tornado drill.

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Election to Decide Fate of Sigourney’s School Board Districts

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 6:22 am

There will only be at-large seats on the Sigourney School Board if a ballot measure passes next month.

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Washington Planning for Summer Classic

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Efforts are underway to organize a four-day event in Washington in June.

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Annual Dinner Held in Riverside

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

In lieu of awards this year, the Washington Chamber of Commerce highlighted accomplishments and growth of businesses in Washington with a presentation at last night’s annual dinner.

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Washington Jazz Bands to Perform Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am


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All of the Washington jazz bands will perform tonight for the All School Jazz Concert.

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Washington Realtors Join Iowa City Listings

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The English Valley Realtors Association in Washington recently disbanded and joined the Iowa City Area Association of Realtors.

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Kalona Agrees to Pay for Aerial Photos

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

Kalona has agreed to pay for aerial photos being taken of the county.

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Washington Page

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

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Larry Stone about his A History of Deer presentation at Halcyon House Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

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

For today’s program, we begin a two part series focused on the pipeline a subsidiary of Texas corporation Energy Transfer Partners plans to build that would bring oil from North Dakota to Illinois. The pipeline’s proposed route cuts through Iowa and many counties in the southeast region. In part one, we’re joined by an individual who opposes the construction of the pipeline, former Democratic state representative Ed Fallon. Tomorrow, we’ll talk to current representative for Iowa House District 78, Republican Jarad Klein, about the benefits of the pipeline.

Statewide Tornado Drill Wednesday

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

Wednesday the annual statewide tornado drill will be held starting at 10 a.m.

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Local Farmer Travels to D.C. to Discuss Ag Issues

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

A Keokuk County farmer was in Washington, D.C. last week.

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Rollover Near Ainsworth Monday Morning

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

A truck rolled on Highway 218 this morning.

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A History of Deer in Iowa to be Presented Thursday

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

A nature writer and Humanities Iowa speaker will be presenting “A History of Deer in Iowa” in Washington Thursday.

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Work to Begin on Lake Darling State Park Cabins

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

Ground is being broken at Lake Darling State Park today for six new cabins.

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