Today’s Local News

Keep Livestock Body Temperatures in Mind in the Summer Heat

Posted: Thursday, June 15th, 2017 at 6:26 am


Photo by Sally Y. Hart

 

As high temperatures have been in the 90’s for the past week, it may seem easy to jump in the pool or turn on air conditioning.

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A Magical Night – Special Needs Prom to be Held in Washington

Posted: Thursday, June 15th, 2017 at 6:26 am

A Magical Night is the theme of a special needs prom being held in Washington this month.

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Superpowers and Singer Powers at Brighton Whoopee Days

Posted: Thursday, June 15th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Pull out the spandex and capes, it’s time to suit up for the 107th Annual Brighton Whoopee Days.

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Case Management Services Moved Away from Local Providers to MCOs

Posted: Thursday, June 15th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Health care agencies are expressing frustration with the three Managed Care Organizations in Iowa and their case management, as well as the time for reimbursements for services, as was expressed by Washington County Supervisor Jack Seward.

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Topsoil in SE Iowa Short on Moisture

Posted: Thursday, June 15th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Most of the topsoil in southeast Iowa is short on moisture.

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Sigourney High School Offering Metalsmithing and Stained Glass Art Classes

Posted: Thursday, June 15th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Sigourney High School students will be delving into forms of art that weren’t previously offered by the school.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Genie Davis about A Magical Night Prom on June 30th.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Washington Daughters of the American Revolution Vice Regent Julie Mangold.

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Flag Day Celebrates the Symbol of Liberty in the United States

Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Photo by Sally Y. Hart.

We have national holidays celebrating the history of this country and the struggles that have been fought for liberty and freedom for Americans, but there is one holiday that is overlooked by some.

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Keep Cool During Heat Advisories

Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 6:27 am

The thermometer approached 100 degrees in Washington Tuesday with a high temperature of 93 degrees.

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UPDATE: One Man Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting in North English

Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Authorities have released more details regarding an officer-involved shooting that happened in North English Saturday and left one man dead.

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Washington School Board to Consider Sharing Art, Math Instructors

Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Tonight the Washington School Board will meet in Brighton and on the agenda are sharing agreements with other school districts.

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Highland Board Discusses Ainsworth Elementary Building

Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 6:24 am


The Highland School Board met June 12. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The Highland School Board is considering what to do with the Ainsworth Elementary building since it will no longer hold classes for the district.

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Airbags Deployed in Wreck Near Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Airbags deployed in a two-vehicle wreck east of Kalona Tuesday.

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Dry Conditions Stressing Plants, Locally Crops Ahead of Five-Year Average

Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Last week’s dry conditions allowed farmers 6.8 days suitable for fieldwork statewide.

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Riverside City Council Holding Work Session to Discuss Business Incentives

Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 6:21 am

The City of Riverside is working to improve economic development in the community.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Police Officer Ron See about the dangers of leaving children in cars this time of year.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with John Busbee about the six Littleton brothers from Louisa County who lost their lives serving in the Civil War.

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Into the Black a Rousing Success for Iowa Mennonite School

Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The Iowa Mennonite School remained true to their event’s name at their “Into the Black Celebration” June 9.

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Sitler’s LED Supplies Top Growing Company in Corridor

Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 6:27 am


Photos courtesy of Washington Economic Development Group – Ed Raber

A Washington business has been named the fastest growing company in the Corridor.

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