Today's Local News

Marek Honored by Iowa Soybean Assocation

Posted: Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Iowa Soybean Association recognized a Washington County senior at their 50th Anniversary Symposium.

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Classes to Resume in January

Posted: Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014 at 6:20 am

Winter break is underway for most kids in the area.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, December 22nd, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Sarah Sadrakula, Director of Main Street Washington, about ideas for last minute shopping locally.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, December 22nd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, Kalona City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh joins us to discuss renovations at the Kalona Community Center, an essay contest and a Habitat for Humanity project.

Washington School District Receives Over $500,000

Posted: Monday, December 22nd, 2014 at 6:24 am

Washington Community School District has been selected for a $550,000 grant.

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Big Red Radio at the United Presbyterian Home Today

Posted: Monday, December 22nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

KCII’s 12th Annual Caring Christmas Food Drive continues today with the Big Red Radio at the United Presbyterian Home in Washington this afternoon.

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Wreck Near Brighton Sends Two to University of Iowa Hospitals

Posted: Monday, December 22nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

AirCare was disregarded but two subjects were transported by ambulance from a wreck near Brighton early this morning.

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Shop Locally for Last Minute Gifts

Posted: Monday, December 22nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Christmas is just a couple of days away and that means there are a few options left for purchasing gifts.

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Mid-Prairie Preparing for Middle School Addition

Posted: Monday, December 22nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Mid-Prairie School District is moving forward with the Middle School addition being financed by a bond issue approved by voters in April.

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Washington Schools to Start Winter Break with Early Dismissal Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, December 22nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Tomorrow Washington Community Schools will have a 1:10 dismissal and will officially begin winter break.

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Kalona Council Reduces Building Fees for Habitat Project

Posted: Monday, December 22nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Kalona City Council has waived some of the fees Habitat for Humanity would have had to pay for the home they’re moving to town.

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Louisa County Conservation Holding Nature Camps Over Break

Posted: Sunday, December 21st, 2014 at 6:20 am

Louisa County Conservation is planning to keep students busy during their winter break.

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Kalona Council Reduces Building Fees for Habitat Project

Posted: Sunday, December 21st, 2014 at 6:20 am

The Kalona City Council has waived some of the fees Habitat for Humanity would have had to pay for the home they’re moving to town.

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Winter Solstice is Today

Posted: Sunday, December 21st, 2014 at 6:20 am

Today is the shortest day of the year, with only nine hours of daylight.

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Christmas Music on KCII

Posted: Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 6:24 am

KCII Radio’s holiday tradition of Christmas music segments begins today.

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Time Running Out to Send Christmas Cards, Presents

Posted: Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Time is running out to get postcards and packages to loved ones before Christmas.

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Mitten Tree Shares Warmth with Others

Posted: Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 6:22 am


Photo contributed by the Washington Public Library.

People in the community will be a little bit warmer this winter, thanks in part to the Mitten Tree at the Washington Public Library.

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Iowa Mennonite School Holding Alumni Night

Posted: Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Former Iowa Mennonite School students will be celebrated this evening.

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Hunters Reminded to Stay Safe

Posted: Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 6:21 am

With the shotgun deer hunting season coming to a close, hunters are reminded to keep safety in mind during these last few days.

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Winter Solstice Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Tomorrow is the winter solstice.

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