Today’s Local News

Lone Tree School District Receives Riverboat Foundation Grant for Wellness Center

Posted: Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at 6:28 am

The Lone Tree school district received the largest spring 2017 grant from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation Board of $200,000 for their wellness center project.

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Sigourney Track Team Crowned Champions, Area Athletes Win Individual Events

Posted: Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at 6:27 am

The Class 1A girls State Track and Field Meet championship belongs to Sigourney.

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Kalona Public Library Offers Wide Breadth of Summer Programming

Posted: Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at 6:25 am

The Kalona Public Library welcomes readers of all ages to “Build a Better World” with them this summer during their summer reading program.

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Girl Who Survives Wreck, Thanks Those Who Helped at Scene During EMS Week

Posted: Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at 6:24 am

Any time of day or night, during the week, on a holiday, under sunny skies or in inches of snow there are people who help at the scene of emergencies, this week we recognize them during National EMS Week.

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School Year Wraps Up Thursday for Demons

Posted: Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at 6:24 am

It’s a matter of hours until the final school bell for the year rings at Washington Community Schools.

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Graduating Classes Recognize Students for Academic Excellence

Posted: Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at 6:21 am

Several area schools said goodbye to the class of 2017 this past weekend.

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KCII Announces Scholarship Winners

Posted: Sunday, May 21st, 2017 at 6:21 am

The recipients of the two KCII Business and Broadcasting Scholarships will be announced Monday morning.

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Busy Memorial Day Weekend Anticipated for Lake Darling State Park

Posted: Sunday, May 21st, 2017 at 6:21 am

If you were still thinking of reserving a spot to camp at the Lake Darling State Park during Memorial Day weekend, you’re out of luck.

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Riverside VFW Receives Grant for New Winter Jackets

Posted: Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The Riverside VFW was presented with a grant of $1,600 at the Washington County Riverboat Foundation ceremony on May 17.

Armed forces are typically dressed in uniform for proceedings whether it’s a Memorial Day ceremony or a funeral service.

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Woman Out Walking Bit by Dog in Rural Riverside

Posted: Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 6:25 am

A woman was taken to the hospital following a dog bite in rural Riverside Thursday.

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YMCA and City Look to Approach Enhance Iowa Together

Posted: Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 6:25 am


Images courtesy of the Washington YMCA

The City of Washington and the YMCA are partnering in a grant application to Enhance Iowa.

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Research Being Conducted Over Monarch Decline in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Iowa is at the heart of the monarch butterfly summer breeding range, but recent research has shown a decline in North America’s monarch population.

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City of Washington Selling Former Linda Lou’s Diner Building

Posted: Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 6:24 am

 

A building the City of Washington purchased two years ago is up for sale.

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Final Day of State Track Has Area Runners Racing

Posted: Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 6:24 am

The Iowa High School State Track and Field meet wraps up today in Des Moines.

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Portion of G36 Closed for Bridge Project

Posted: Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Travel restrictions are now in place for a portion of G36.

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Keota School Board Interviews Candidates for Superintendent and Principal

Posted: Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 6:21 am

The Keota school board is a step closer to finding a hire for their newly combined superintendent and high school principal position.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, May 19th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Bambi Schrader from Iowa Kids Net about foster care.

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Two Tornadoes Struck Washington County

Posted: Friday, May 19th, 2017 at 6:29 am


Winds ripped of part of a roof on a building on Nutmeg Avenue. Photo submitted by Michaela Scott

Two EF-1 tornadoes touched down in Washington County Wednesday.

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Foster Care an Important Service in Washington County

Posted: Friday, May 19th, 2017 at 6:27 am

May is National Foster Care Month, and there is a need for foster parents more now than ever.

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Local Athletes Earn Gold at State Track and Field Meet

Posted: Friday, May 19th, 2017 at 6:27 am

The Iowa State Track and Field Meet continues in Des Moines and already the KCII-listening area has champions to welcome home.

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