Today's Local News

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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Washington and Keokuk Counties Share Assistant County Attorney

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

The Washington and Keokuk county attorney offices are sharing an assistant county attorney.

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Huckabee Continues Tour with Stop in Keokuk County

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


Mike Huckabee spoke in Washington in September at Cafe Dodici. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

A Republican hopeful for the presidential nomination is continuing his campaign tour of Iowa with a stop in Keokuk County this week.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 1:32 pm

Today on In Touch with Southeast Iowa,

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Sarah Smith of Prelude Behavioral Services about quitting smoking.

Area School in Top 10% in State

Posted: Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 6:25 am

WACO High School is in the top 10% in Iowa The Iowa School Report Card, a new systerm for determining how well a school is performing was recently released.

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Take Care of Pets in Winter Weather

Posted: Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 6:23 am

With temperatures below freezing and ice in the forecast, pet owners are reminded to take extra care of their animals.

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KCII to Award $1,000

Posted: Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Will you be $1,000 richer come Friday morning?

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Keota Sociology Continues in Push For Candidates

Posted: Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 6:22 am

In December, Keota’s sociology class was able to achieve one of its goals.

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Two Vehicle Wreck in Washington

Posted: Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Two vehicles collided on the eastern side of Washington Sunday afternoon.

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