Today's Local News

Rental Inspections to be Discussed Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Rental housing regulations and inspections will be discussed tonight at a special session meeting of the Washington City Council.

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Washington Library to Change Hours

Posted: Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Changes in hours of operation are coming to the Washington Public Library.

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Washington County Families Awarded by Governor, DNR

Posted: Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Four Washington County families were recognized with the Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award. Those recognized include Dennis D. Berger & Sons of Wellman, Jim Cuddeback of Cuddeback Farms of Washington, Joel and Laura Huber of Huber Crops and Chops of Wellman, and Steve and George Schaefer of Kalona.

In total 88 families from across the state were awarded at the Iowa State Fair by Governor Terry Branstad, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Director Chuck Gipp. The award recognizes farmers’ efforts to improve water quality and healthy soils through voluntary actions which protect the environment and natural resources.

Kalona Closer to Funding for Trail

Posted: Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The City of Kalona is a step closer to receiving funding for a trail.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, August 25th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Director of the Washington YMCA Becky Harkema about hour at the pool changing and the acquistion of Bodywrx.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, August 25th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

In today’s program, we discuss dental care for children with  I-Smile Coordinator at Washington County Public Health, Sheila Temple.

Child Bit by Dog in Washington

Posted: Monday, August 25th, 2014 at 6:24 am

A child was bit by a dog at the National Guard Armory in Washington on Highway 1 Saturday afternoon.

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Mid-Prairie School Board Picks Legislative Priorities

Posted: Monday, August 25th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board has put together a list of legislative priorities ahead of the Iowa Association of School Boards Delegate Assembly.

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Kalona Preparing for Future Roadwork

Posted: Monday, August 25th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The City of Kalona will hold a bid letting next week for this fiscal year’s road work.

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New Building for Communications on Agenda

Posted: Monday, August 25th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A new building for the Washington County communications facility will be discussed tonight.

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Positive Changes to the Washington YMCA

Posted: Monday, August 25th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Nearly three months ago the Washington YMCA and Bodywrx Fitness in downtown Washington merged.

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Record Corn Crop Predicted

Posted: Monday, August 25th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Corn production for the country for this year is over 15,243 million bushels, a record crop according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

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Washington 4-H’ers Bring Home Awards from State Fair

Posted: Monday, August 25th, 2014 at 6:22 am


Lauren Sieren

Washington County 4-H’ers took many animals to Des Moines for this year’s Iowa State Fair livestock exhibits.

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Proof of Vaccines Needed for College

Posted: Monday, August 25th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Students heading to college this fall may need some shots before classes start.

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Proof of Vaccines Needed for College

Posted: Sunday, August 24th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Students heading to college this fall may need some shots before classes start.

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PEDV Project Receives Award

Posted: Sunday, August 24th, 2014 at 6:20 am

More than 300 agriculture and natural resources entries were part of this year’s Iowa State Fair and a Washington student was one of 10 to receive a prestigious honor.

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Tailgate Against Cancer Today

Posted: Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Area citizens are raising awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society today through Washington’s annual Relay for Life event.

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Juveniles Injured in Rollover Accident

Posted: Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Two Riverside juveniles were injured in a one vehicle accident Thursday afternoon.

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Washington 4-H’er Receives Award from Threads Magazine

Posted: Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

A special award from Threads Magazine was presented to Washington 4-H’er Addison Gaal at the Iowa State Fair.

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Soil Moisture Adequate in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

Soil moisture across Iowa has experienced a drop due to below average precipitation.

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