Today’s Local News

House Fire in Washington Early Wednesday

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A house caught fire in the early hours Wednesday in Washington.

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Loebsack to Meet with Constituents in Washington and Sigourney Saturday

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Area residents will have an opportunity to have coffee with their congressman this weekend.

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Tips for Planting Tomatoes in Home Gardens

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 6:20 am


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Tomatoes are a popular vegetable to grow in home gardens and you may be wondering when is the best time to plant them.

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Communicate with Your Children Before Prom

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 6:20 am

A rite of passage is coming up for many area high school students and it can serve as a key time to communicate with your son or daughter about making safe and smart decisions.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Farmers’ Market Market Master Bob Shepherd about the upcoming 30th year of the market in Washington. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Sigourney RAGBRAI Executive Committee Co-Chair Amber Kephart about Sigourney’s theme and entertainment for their overnight stop on July 26.

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Keota Man Arrested After High Speed Chase

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 6:29 am

A Keota man has been arrested after a high speed chase that reached speeds of 95 to 100 miles per hour.

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Washington County Conservation Eliminating Current Firewood Permits

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 6:26 am


Washington County Conservation Board met on April 12. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

Liability concerns have caused the Washington County Conservation Board to cancel firewood permits at this time.

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Washington Farmers’ Market Preparing for 30th Year

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The Washington Farmers’ Market is celebrating its 30th year in town this summer.

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Learn How to Make Efficient 911 Calls this April

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Imagine you’re in an emergency situation.

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Freezing Temperatures, Snow in the Forecast

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Temperatures dipped down to below freezing Monday, but remained above the record low.

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PAWS and More Fundraising for 12 Live Traps

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 6:23 am


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PAWS and More Animal Shelter is working to reduce the population of cats in the county and needs more live traps.

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Spring Cleaning Underway in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Even though the temperatures may feel more like winter, this week is spring cleaning in Washington.

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Highland High School Performs Spring Play this Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Chaos, intrigue, and hilarity will ensue this weekend as the Highland High School Fine Arts Department performs their spring play “(NO) Vacancy.”

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with 4-H and Youth Coordinator for Washington County Amy Green in honor of National Volunteer Week.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Abby Heller and Audrey Schroer with Prelude Behavioral Services and Washington County Sheriff Jared Schneider about the sheriff’s office becoming equipped with Narcan, a nasal spray that can treat narcotic overdoses. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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Five Interviews Scheduled this Week for Washington Superintendent Post

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 6:28 am

Five special sessions of the Washington School Board will be held this week to further narrow down the search for a new superintendent.

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Sigourney Reveals RAGBRAI Theme, Logo, and Entertainment

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 6:27 am

When pigs fly. That’s the chance some residents thought of Sigourney becoming an overnight stop on RAGBRAI since its previous turn in 1995.

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Washington County 4-H Shares Thanks During National Volunteer Week

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Organizing meetings, demonstrating skills, preparing facilities, chaperoning trips, these are just a few of the ways that volunteers give to 4-H.

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Kalona Digitizing Residents’ History with First Community Scan Day

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Kalona’s history could be sitting in your home waiting to be shared with the world.

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