Today's Local News

Trivia Night to Benefit Hospice of Washington County

Posted: Monday, March 28th, 2016 at 6:22 am

An annual trivia night that raises funds for Hospice of Washington County will be held this week and there are still a few spots for teams to sign up.

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Heating Moratorium Ends this Week

Posted: Sunday, March 27th, 2016 at 6:21 am

The winter heating moratorium ends this Friday.

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Broadband Legislation Passes U.S. House

Posted: Sunday, March 27th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Legislation regrading broadband internet service that was drafted by Congressman Dave Loebsack (D) of Iowa, along with Greg Walden (R) of Oregon has passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Washington County Population Growing

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Data Center has released 2015 county population estimates.

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Art Coming to Downtown Riverside

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Riverside plans to bring new art to the downtown area.

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Now is a Prime Time for Bird Watching

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Spring is a good time to bird watch, according to Washington County Naturalist Pam Holz.

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Washington Council Approves Seed Money for RAGBRAI Committee

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 6:23 am


Linda Drish holds the logo for Washington’s stay in RAGBRAI. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Plans are continuing to move forward as committees prepare for RAGBRAI to come to Washington July 29th.

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Lower Natural Gas Usage this Winter

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Some area residents have experienced lower heating costs this year compared to last year.

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Increased Swine Projects in Washington County 4-H

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 6:21 am


A pig at the 2015 Washington County Fair. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Washington County 4-H members have increased their involvement in the swine category for this summer’s Washington County Fair.

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County Employees Recognized for Years of Service

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Combined they have worked for Washington County for more than 60 years and they were recognized this week.

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Ernst Representative to Visit Washington

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 6:20 am

A representative from Senator Joni Ernst’s staff will visit Washington soon.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Pasaori Widiastuti, an international student studying at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On this edition of In Touch with Southeast Iowa, KCII News speaks with Lone Tree School District’s superintendent Michael Reeves about the proposed Lone Tree Wellness Center.

And the Winner is…

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 8:15 am

And the winner of KCII’s Radio Active Bingo is…

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Washington Covered in Snow, Sleet

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 6:26 am


Snow in Crawfordsville Thursday afternoon. Photo courtesy of Chris McClain.

Thursday snow, sleet and rain covered southeast Iowa.

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Turn Around, Don’t Drown

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Severe Weather Awareness Week wraps up with a focus on flash floods.

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Multiple Wrecks in Washington County Thursday

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Eight reports of vehicles going into ditches were received by the Washington County 911 Communications center Thursday.

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WACO Quiz Bowl Team Wins

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 6:25 am


WACO Quiz Bowl Team – photo courtesy of WACO Community Schools

The WACO High School Quiz Bowl team recently won first place in the SEISC Quiz Bowl.

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City of Wellman Puts Utility Deposit Increase in Effect

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 6:23 am

At their most recent meeting, the Wellman City Council adopted an increase to their required utility deposits.

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International Student at Kirkwood Washington Regional Center Awarded Scholarship

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 6:22 am


Photo courtesy of Kirkwood Washington Regional Center

An international student at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center was recently one of six students to receive a scholarship.

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