Today's Local News

Body, Car Found in Ditch of Highway 218 Yesterday

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 6:27 am

A fatal wreck was discovered yesterday morning between Highway 218 and Vine Avenue just north of Ainsworth and one deceased person was located outside of the vehicle.

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Rental Inspections to Further be Considered, Apartment Project Site Approved

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The third and final reading of the Rental Housing Regulatory and Inspection Program Chapter 147 for the City of Washington was tabled last night.

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Bus Rollover Reported in Louisa County

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Louisa-Muscatine students are recovering following a school bus accident that occurred Tuesday morning.

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Shop Locally Friday with Washington’s ‘Twilight Shop and Stroll’

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Shoppers will bundle up and head to downtown Washington Friday evening to take part in the annual Twilight Shop and Stroll.

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Former Kinross City Employee Receives Probation for Embezzlement

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A former city clerk in a small Keokuk County community will serve five years of probation for embezzling money.

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Riverboat Foundation to Present Grants Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Fall 2014 grants from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation will be presented to area non-profits tonight.

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Mid-Prairie and Keota Evaluating Superintendent Sharing Agreement

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Mid-Prairie and Keota School District’s sharing agreement is being assessed.

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Community Invited to Take Part in Memorial Service

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Today is the last day to submit photos of a loved one for the Community Memorial Service held this weekend.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Tera Pickens director of the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center about tonight’s informational session and tomorrow’s traffic study.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Missie Forbes with the Domestic Violence Intervention Program to discuss the services they provide and an online auction that supports those services.

UPDATE – BREAKING NEWS: Vehicle Found was Fatal Wreck

Posted: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 11:28 am

UPDATED STORY: The vehicle found in the 2400 block of Vine Avenue, just north of Ainsworth this morning, was a fatal wreck as confirmed by local authorities.

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BREAKING NEWS: Vehicle Found in Ditch Between Vine Avenue and Highway 218

Posted: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 10:41 am

A vehicle has been found in the 2400 block of Vine Avenue, just north of Ainsworth this morning, as confirmed by local authorities.

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Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?

Posted: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Thursday is the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout and the Iowa Department of Public Health is encouraging Iowans to quit smoking or using smokeless tobacco.

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Iowa Could See Above or Below Average Temperatures This Winter

Posted: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Experts aren’t sure what kind of winter Iowa will see.

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Preventative Measures Taken at WCHC for Ebola Virus

Posted: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics has announced it is prepared for Ebola.

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Accident in Riverside Sends Teenager to University Hospitals

Posted: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 6:22 am

AirCare was placed on standby and disregarded for an accident in Riverside Friday and one person was transported by Washington County Ambulance.

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Traffic Study to be Conducted Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Volunteers are still needed for a traffic count at the intersection of Highway 1 and Lexington Boulevard in Washington tomorrow.

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Washington Represented at State 4-H Council

Posted: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 6:21 am


Both Emma Stout and Kaitlin Hora received Leadership Awards at the recent 4-H Awards & Family Fun Night for showing leadership at the county and state level through their involvement with the State 4-H Council. (Photo courtesy of Washington County 4-H.)

Two Washington County 4-H’ers have been selected and inducted into the State 4-H Council.

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Louisa County Extension Starting Safety Program

Posted: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A local extension office is planning to educate schoolchildren on the importance of farm safety.

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Riverside Senior Dining Seeking Assistance

Posted: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The senior dining program in Riverside is looking for assistance.

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