Today's Local News

Kalona to Purchase Excavator

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2016 at 6:20 am

At Monday’s Kalona City Council meeting city officials made plans to purchase a Vac Star excavator.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition, KCII News takes a look back at 2015. This is part two of a four-part series.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Today on In Touch with Southeast Iowa we are joined by Bill Poch.

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UPDATE: Wreck on G36

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Airbags deployed and one person was taken by ambulance to a local hospital following a car accident north of Washington Tuesday afternoon.

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Tele-Caucus to Help Out of State Iowan’s Vote

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 at 6:25 am

The Iowa Democratic Party is looking to make its first in the nation caucus more accessible.

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Fight at Washington County Jail

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 at 6:24 am

A fight broke out at the Washington County Jail Tuesday and three people face charges.

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Bids Now Being Accepted for Washington Business Park Phase One

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 at 6:23 am

An estimated $2.3 million project in Washington is now ready for bids.

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Blood Supplies in Iowa Critically Low

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Blood donors are needed as the state sees supplies slip.

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Clear Ice and Snow From Sidewalks

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 at 6:22 am


People walked in downtown Washington while the snow fell last week. Photo by Sally Hart

Approximately 160 Washington residences were tagged to clean ice and snow off of sidewalks following last week’s snowfall.

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Safe Roads in Washington County Over New Year’s Holiday

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Roads were safe in Washington County over the New Year’s weekend.

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ISU Economist to Speak to Area Farmers

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 at 6:20 am

Few things are as complicated to understand as commodity markets and crop insurance.

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BREAKING NEWS: Two Car Accident on G36

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 at 1:33 pm

A two-car accident north of Washington kept emergency crews busy Tuesday afternoon.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition, KCII News takes a look back at 2015. This is part one of a four-part series.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Today on In Touch with Southeast Iowa we are joined by Bill Poch.

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Wage Increases Approved by Supervisors

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 at 6:25 am


Richard Young (right) was elected the new chairman of the Washington County Board of Supervisors and Abe Miller (left) is the new vice chair. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Wages will increase in the Washington County Courthouse.

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Efforts Continue to Create Riverside Community Center

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 at 6:25 am

For 15 years Bill Poch has served Riverside as a councilman, mayor, and now he sets his sights on bringing a community center to the Riverside.

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Drako, Basco Working for Washington County Sheriff

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 at 6:24 am


Drako looks at officer Nathan Schmuecker while visiting a Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Detecting hundreds of grams of drugs, helping recover $50,000 worth of stolen property and assisting in a homicide case is all part of the job for Washington County’s K-9 officers.

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Washington Man Faces Four Charges After Traffic Stop

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 at 6:23 am

A Washington man was arrested over the weekend for multiple misdemeanors.

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Record Warm and Wet December

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 at 6:23 am

The state of Iowa experienced a very unusual December in 2015.

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Traffic Stop Turns Into Wreck

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 at 6:22 am


Kevin Brown

A routine stop for a speeding violation turned into a wreck in Henry County, on December 30th near New London.

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