Today's Local News

Final Pesticide Applicator Training in the Area

Posted: Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 6:20 am

Area farmers’ last chance to attend private pesticide applicator training locally is April 14th.

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Jazz Band Students Awarded

Posted: Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 6:20 am

Earlier this month Washington’s jazz band participants brought home awards.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, March 20th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Sarah Sadrakula, Director of Main Street Washington, about the State Theater updates.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, March 20th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, Riverside City Administrator Rusty Rogerson joins us to discuss this week’s city council meeting.

Theater Facade Work Underway

Posted: Thursday, March 20th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Work is underway on the front facade of the State Theater in Washington

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Funding Cuts Play Part in Drug Task Force Change

Posted: Thursday, March 20th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar has announced that there will soon be changes with the drug task force.

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Wetland Taxation Bill Going Through Senate Committees

Posted: Thursday, March 20th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Legislation dealing with how wetland is taxed is making its way through committees in the Iowa Senate.

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New Trail Project in Planning Stages

Posted: Thursday, March 20th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Plans for extending the Kewash Trail and paving a portion of it are underway.

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Library Memorial Proposed

Posted: Thursday, March 20th, 2014 at 6:22 am

At the Kalona Library board’s meeting last week, a memorial for Velma Skola was proposed.

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Healthcare Enrollment Deadline March 31st

Posted: Thursday, March 20th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Those without health insurance have about a week and a half to enroll if they want to avoid a fine on their income taxes next year.

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Spring is Here

Posted: Thursday, March 20th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Today is the Vernal Equinox or first day of spring.

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Northey to Visit Kalona

Posted: Thursday, March 20th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey will be in the area tomorrow as part of a rural solar energy tour.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Kalona City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh joins us for today’s program to discuss Monday’s City Council meeting.

Unemployment Rates Rise Locally

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

Washington County’s unemployment rate rose nearly 2% from December to January.

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West Chester Water to be Shut Off Tomorrow

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

The City of West Chester will be without running water for most of the morning and early afternoon tomorrow.

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Washington Counil Approves Preliminary Plans for Street Project

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

The Washington City Council approved preliminary plans for a street construction project for this year.

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Washington County Conservation Receives Award

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

Washington County Naturalist Pamela Holz accepts the award from IAN workshop coordinator Annette Wittrock. (Photo submitted)

For the third time, Washington County has won the Outstanding Environmental Education Program with two or less naturalists award from the Iowa Conservation Education Coalition and the Iowa Association of Naturalists.

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County Sets Policy for Events on Roads

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

On a 3 to 2 vote the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved new policy regarding the use of county secondary roads for special events.

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Mini Libraries Discussed by Kalona City Council

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

The Kalona City Council discussed a way to make books more accessible to the public at their meeting Monday.

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Proposed Riverside Community Center Receives Donation

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

A group in Riverside presented a donation for the community center to the city council this week.

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